ZIP Code 28705 - Bakersville North Carolina

ZIP Code 28705 is located in Bakersville North Carolina. Portions of 28705 are also in Harrell Township and Snow Creek Township (Mitchell County) and Fork Mountain-Little Rock Creek Township and Bakersville Township and Cane Creek Township. 28705 is entirely within Mitchell County. Regionally, it is located in the Tri-Cities Region.

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ZIP Code 28705 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameBakersville
Primary CountyMitchell County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)6,708
Area Code(s)828
Current Time
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28705 Demographics

28705 can be classified socioeconomically as Lower Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in North Carolina based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 28705 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 28705 is White. The current unemployment level in 28705 is 4.4%.

Population6,708
Population Growth Rate-3.21%
Population Density48 People per Square Mile
Total Households2,795
Percentage High Income Households1.2%
Median Houshold Income (2021)$47,363
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2020)$50,200
Current Unemployment Rate (February 2024)4.4%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 95.69%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 90.14%

28705 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Race/EthnictyTotalPercentage
White6,54895.69%
Black330.48%
Hispanic2093.05%
Asian210.31%
Native American320.47%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

28705 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Race/EthnictyTotalPercentage
White82391.44%
Black30.33%
Hispanic677.44%
Asian70.78%
Native American00%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

28705 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College3168.35%
Bachelor Degree58715.51%
High School Diploma1,48339.19%
No High School Diploma260.69%
GED or Alternate3679.7%
1 or More Years of College49012.95%
Associates Degree3098.17%
Masters Degree1634.31%
Professional Degree431.14%
Doctorate Degree00%

28705 Geography

Coordinates36.05105972,-82.18073273
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RegionTri-Cities Region
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/New_York
Area139 Square Miles

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28705 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Average First Frost DateOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DateMay 11 - 20
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneCfb - Oceanic Climate
Ecoregion66d - Southern Crystalline Ridges and Mountains

28705 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)23243138475459585239322540
Avg Max Temp (°F)46495867748083827768584966
Avg Precip (In.)4.284.165.484.175.354.634.544.44.083.764.253.7852.87

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