Zip Code 28698 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameZionville
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Watauga
Secondary County: Ashe
Area Code828
Current Population:2256
Racial Majority:White 98.64%
Public School Racial Majority:White 94%
Unemployment Rate:3.7%
Median Household Income$39850
Average Adjusted Gross Income$46250
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time27.4 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range3202 - 4521 ft.
Area23 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)36.34349600, -81.73409700

Zip Code 28698 Description

Zip Code 28698 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Metro Charlotte metro area. Zip code 28698 is primarily located in Watauga County. Portions of 28698 are also located in Ashe County. The official US Postal Service name for 28698 is ZIONVILLE, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 28698 are contained within or border the city limits of . Zip code 28698 is within area code 828 and area code 336. 28698 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 28698 is 3.7% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.7% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 4.4% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 28698 decreased to 2256 from 2258 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 28698 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 28698 public schools is White. 59.2% of students in 28698 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 2111 98.64% 2194 -4%
 Black Or African American 2 0.09% 6 -67%
 Hispanic 3 0.14% 29 -90%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 2 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 6 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 2 0% 2 -100%
 Two Or More Races 17 1.12% 17 +41%

Zip Code 28698 Race/Ethnicity

 White 94%
 Black Or African American 0.5%
 Hispanic 2.7%
 Asian 0.5%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 2.2%

Zip Code 28698 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population22562258
Male Population50.40%
Female Population49.60%
Total Households994
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
59.2%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$39850
Income Under $50K Per Year63.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year30.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year7.00%
28698 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 5Virginia FoxxRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All North Carolina Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$233821
Average Real Estate Sale Price$166000
Current Unemployment Level 3.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.1%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfb - Oceanic Climate
Ecoregion 66d - Southern Crystalline Ridges and Mountains
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 28698 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)20222937465357565038302338
Avg Max Temp (°F)41445260687478777263534560
Avg Precip (In.)4.444.265.54.645.625.284.834.574.534.144.533.8656.19
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Boone, NC
CBSA Type28698
CBSA Population46678
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours