Zip Code 28694 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameWest Jefferson
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Ashe
Secondary County: Wilkes
Area Code336 / 743
Alternate Zip Code NamesW JEFFERSON
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesBALDWIN
BEAVER CREEK
IDLEWILD
INDEX
SMETHPORT
TREETOP
Current Population:7744
Racial Majority:White 94.55%
Public School Racial Majority:White 87%
Unemployment Rate:4.9%
Median Household Income$35098
Average Adjusted Gross Income$51200
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time22.8 Minutes
Current Time:
EST
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range2595 - 3717 ft.
Area72 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)36.35790200, -81.46751600

Zip Code 28694 Description

Zip Code 28694 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Metro Charlotte metro area. Zip code 28694 is primarily located in Ashe County. Portions of 28694 are also located in Wilkes County. The official US Postal Service name for 28694 is WEST JEFFERSON, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 28694 are contained within or border the city limits of West Jefferson, NC, Jefferson, NC, . The area code for zip code 28694 is 336. 28694 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 28694 is 4.9% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.6% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 6.1% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 28694 increased to 7744 from 6752 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 28694 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 28694 public schools is White. 57.2% of students in 28694 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 6854 94.55% 7124 -4%
 Black Or African American 32 0.44% 51 -37%
 Hispanic 260 3.59% 453 -43%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 55 0.76% 17 +224%
 Asian 24 0.33% 33 -27%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 1 0% 1 -100%
 Two Or More Races 65 0.33% 65 -63%

Zip Code 28694 Race/Ethnicity

 White 87%
 Black Or African American 0.6%
 Hispanic 9.1%
 Asian 0.7%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 2.5%

Zip Code 28694 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population77446752
Male Population49.20%
Female Population50.80%
Total Households3392
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
57.2%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$35098
Income Under $50K Per Year67.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year26.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year6.80%
28694 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 5Virginia FoxxRepublican
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28694 North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
93C. Ray RussellDemocrat
94Jeffrey ElmoreRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$282936
Average Real Estate Sale Price$152551
Current Unemployment Level 4.9%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.0%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfb - Oceanic Climate
Ecoregion 66c - New River Plateau
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 11 - 20

Zip Code 28694 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)21222936455358565038302338
Avg Max Temp (°F)42455361697680787363544561
Avg Precip (In.)4.163.924.964.375.184.654.544.174.283.934.373.4251.96
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Type
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours