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28043 is the zip code for

Forest City, NC

Also in this location:
Spindale, NC
Caroleen, NC

Total population
21,055
Housing units
9,723
Land area
(sq. miles)
63.36
Density
(people per sq. mile)
332.31
Water area
(sq. miles)
0.11

Demographic data for zip code 28043

Gender:

Male
9,913
Female
11,142
Median age
Male
39.20
Female
42.30
Gender

Households:

Total households
8,547
Family households
5,741
Nonfamily households
2,806
Average household size
2.43
Average family size
2.95
Households

Housing units:

Total housing units
9,723
Occupied housing units
8,547
Owner-occupied
5,500
Renter-occupied
3,047
Vacant housing units
1,176
Housing units

Age:

Under 5 years
1,331
5 to 9 years
1,364
10 to 14 years
1,406
15 to 19 years
1,467
20 to 24 years
1,180
25 to 34 years
2,245
35 to 44 years
2,708
45 to 54 years
3,040
55 to 59 years
1,404
60 to 64 years
1,321
65 to 74 years
2,004
75 to 84 years
1,121
85 years and over
464
Median age
40.80
Age

Race:

White
15,973
Hispanic or Latino
1,289
Black or African American
3,181
Asian
110
American Indian & Alaska Native
49
Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander
2
Other (One Race)
27
Two or More Races
424
Race
* Based on 2010, 2000 U.S. Census data

Economic data for zip code 28043

Employment status:

Population
(16 years and over)
17,317
Civilian labor force
9,800
Employed
8,277
Unemployed
1,523
Armed Forces
10
Not in labor force
7,507
Percent Unemployed
15.5%
Employment status

Commuting to work:

Workers
(16 years and over)
7,903
Car, truck, or van
Drove alone
6,648
Carpooled
960
Public transportation
(excluding taxicab)
9
Walked
45
Other means
104
Worked at home
137
Mean travel time
21.6 min.
Commuting to work

Occupation:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
8,277
Management / business / science / arts
2,052
Service
1,719
Sales / office
1,652
Natural resources / construction / maintenance
928
Production / transportation / material moving
1,926
Occupation

Industry:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
8,277
Agriculture / forestry / fishing / hunting / mining
71
Construction
566
Manufacturing
1,742
Wholesale trade
214
Retail trade
1,213
Transportation / warehousing / utilities
333
Information
62
Finance / insurance / real estate / rental / leasing
194
Professional / scientific / management / administrative / waste management services
426
Educational services / health care / social assistance
2,273
Arts / entertainment / recreation / accommodation / food services
529
Public administration
138
Other services
516
Industry

Class of worker:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
8,277
Private wage & salary workers
6,554
Government workers
1,152
Self-employed
(in own not incorporated business)
571
Unpaid family workers
0
Class of worker

Income:

Total households
8,969
Less than $10,000
1,109
$10,000 to $14,999
1,001
$15,000 to $24,999
1,520
$25,000 to $34,999
1,031
$35,000 to $49,999
1,386
$50,000 to $74,999
1,657
$75,000 to $99,999
769
$100,000 to $149,999
362
$150,000 to $199,999
89
$200,000 or more
45
Median household income
$33,544
Mean household income
$41,896
Percentage of people whose income in the past 12 months is below the poverty level
26.9%
Income
* Based on 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-year estimates

Public schools in 28043

Name & AddressPhone# of studentsFree lunchPupils per teacher
Chase High
1603 Chase High Road
(828) 245-766888929915.8
Chase Middle
840 Chase High Road
(828) 247-104472328915.6
East Rutherford High
Cavalier Dr
(828) 245-642488732614.2
Forrest W Hunt Elementary
100 Forrest Hunt Drive
(828) 245-21614542310.0
Harris Elementary
3330 Us 221 S Hwy
(828) 248-23546382610.0
Mt Vernon-ruth Elementary
2785 Hudlow Road
(828) 287-47923601700.0
Paul L Dunbar School
286 Learning Parkway
(828) 245-49785293740.0

Hospitals and Medical Centers around 28043

NameAddressPhone# of beds
Crawley Memorial Hospital
315 West College Avenue
Boiling Springs, NC 28017
(704) 434-946651
Gaston Memorial Hospital
2525 Court Drive
Gastonia, NC 28054
(704) 834-2000360
Kings Mountain Hospital706 West King Street
Kings Mountain, NC 28086
(704) 739-360182
Lincoln Medical Center
200 Gamble Drive
Lincolnton, NC 28092
(704) 735-307175
Northeast Medical Center
920 Church Street North
Concord, NC 28025
(704) 783-3000321
Stanly Memorial Hospital
301 Yadkin Street
Albemarle, NC 28001
(704) 984-4000119

Hotels, Motels and other accommodations around 28043

Hotel nameAddress# of RoomsLow rateHigh rate
Ramada Limited Forest City2600 Hwy 74 A
Forest City, NC 28043
14559
Quality Inn Forest City205 Commercial Dr
Forest City, NC 28043
657576
Jameson Inn Forest City164 Jameson Inn Dr
Forest City, NC 28043
597071
Holiday Inn Exp Forest City200 Holiday Inn Dr
Forest City, NC 28043
 80104

Restaurants, dining rooms and coffee shops in 28043

Restaurant nameAddressCuisinePhone
Long John Silver's693 Oak Street
Forest City, NC 28043
American, Fast Food, Salads, Sandwiches, Seafood828-248-1746
Arby's703 S Broadway St
Forest City, NC 28043
American, Fast Food, Sandwiches828-248-9307
Burger King2612 Hwy 74 Byp # 217
Forest City, NC 28043
Fast Food, Hamburgers828-245-5264
Domino's Pizza372 S Broadway St
Forest City, NC 28043
Pizza828-245-3030
Hardee's665 S Broadway St
Forest City, NC 28043
American, Fast Food, Hamburgers, Sandwiches828-248-2770
KFCHighway 74 Byp
Forest City, NC 28043
Fast Food828-245-5716
McDonald's740 Oak St
Forest City, NC 28043
Fast Food, Hamburgers, Sandwiches828-245-1421
McDonald's111 Wells Dr
Forest City, NC 28043
Fast Food, Hamburgers, Sandwiches828-245-8555
Papa John's133 Plaza Dr
Forest City, NC 28043
Pizza828-287-2744
Pizza Hut786 S Church St
Forest City, NC 28043
Italian, Pizza828-245-8697
Taco Bell74 Oak St
Forest City, NC 28043
Fast Food, Mexican828-245-5171
Wendy's165 Commercial St
Forest City, NC 28043
American, Fast Food, Hamburgers, Salads828-245-8820
Zaxby's217 Plaza Dr
Forest City, NC 28043
American828-286-4141

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