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28605 is the zip code for

Blowing Rock, NC

Total population
3,412
Housing units
4,239
Land area
(sq. miles)
28.94
Density
(people per sq. mile)
117.90
Water area
(sq. miles)
0.21

Demographic data for zip code 28605

Gender:

Male
1,686
Female
1,726
Median age
Male
46.80
Female
50.60
Gender

Households:

Total households
1,599
Family households
930
Nonfamily households
669
Average household size
2.09
Average family size
2.63
Households

Housing units:

Total housing units
4,239
Occupied housing units
1,599
Owner-occupied
1,081
Renter-occupied
518
Vacant housing units
2,640
Housing units

Age:

Under 5 years
101
5 to 9 years
163
10 to 14 years
131
15 to 19 years
155
20 to 24 years
275
25 to 34 years
305
35 to 44 years
375
45 to 54 years
499
55 to 59 years
288
60 to 64 years
337
65 to 74 years
462
75 to 84 years
231
85 years and over
90
Median age
49.10
Age

Race:

White
3,273
Hispanic or Latino
51
Black or African American
11
Asian
17
American Indian & Alaska Native
6
Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander
0
Other (One Race)
2
Two or More Races
52
Race
* Based on 2010, 2000 U.S. Census data

Economic data for zip code 28605

Employment status:

Population
(16 years and over)
3,171
Civilian labor force
2,049
Employed
1,920
Unemployed
129
Armed Forces
0
Not in labor force
1,122
Percent Unemployed
6.3%
Employment status

Commuting to work:

Workers
(16 years and over)
1,850
Car, truck, or van
Drove alone
1,582
Carpooled
83
Public transportation
(excluding taxicab)
0
Walked
41
Other means
4
Worked at home
140
Mean travel time
15.0 min.
Commuting to work

Occupation:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
1,920
Management / business / science / arts
821
Service
308
Sales / office
583
Natural resources / construction / maintenance
140
Production / transportation / material moving
68
Occupation

Industry:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
1,920
Agriculture / forestry / fishing / hunting / mining
0
Construction
103
Manufacturing
38
Wholesale trade
74
Retail trade
171
Transportation / warehousing / utilities
8
Information
5
Finance / insurance / real estate / rental / leasing
248
Professional / scientific / management / administrative / waste management services
129
Educational services / health care / social assistance
614
Arts / entertainment / recreation / accommodation / food services
371
Public administration
45
Other services
114
Industry

Class of worker:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
1,920
Private wage & salary workers
1,377
Government workers
360
Self-employed
(in own not incorporated business)
183
Unpaid family workers
0
Class of worker

Income:

Total households
1,735
Less than $10,000
100
$10,000 to $14,999
112
$15,000 to $24,999
335
$25,000 to $34,999
165
$35,000 to $49,999
290
$50,000 to $74,999
242
$75,000 to $99,999
127
$100,000 to $149,999
200
$150,000 to $199,999
52
$200,000 or more
112
Median household income
$40,950
Mean household income
$72,540
Percentage of people whose income in the past 12 months is below the poverty level
17.3%
Income
* Based on 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-year estimates

Public schools in 28605

Name & AddressPhone# of studentsFree lunchPupils per teacher
Blowing Rock Elementary
165 Morris Street
(828) 295-3204382340.0

Public libraries around Blowing Rock, NC

NameAddress
Hickory Public Library
375 3rd Street, Ne
Hickory, NC 28601

Universities and Colleges around 28605

NameAddressPhone
Gardner-Webb University1375 Lenoir Rhyne Boulevard Southeast
Hickory, NC 28602
(828) 327-9531
Catawba Valley Community College
2550 USHighway 70 Southeast
Hickory, NC 28602
(828) 327-7000
Hickory Metro Higher Education Center2760 USHighway 70 Southeast
Hickory, NC 28602
(828) 324-5546
Arndt H M Middle School3350 34th Street Drive Northeast
Hickory, NC 28601
(828) 256-9545
Caldwell Community College-Watauga Campus - Evening Program at Watauga High Sc400 High School Drive
Boone, NC 28607
(828) 265-1836
Lenoir-Rhyne College - Gifts Office625 7th Avenue Northeast
Hickory, NC 28601
(828) 328-7336
Basic Skills CenterHighway 421 & Highway 10
Boone, NC 28607
(828) 297-5253

Hospitals and Medical Centers around 28605

NameAddressPhone# of beds
Alleghany Memorial Hospital233 Doctors Street
Sparta, NC 28675
(336) 372-551146
Ashe Memorial Hospital
200 Hospital Avenue
Jefferson, NC 28640
(336) 246-7101115
Blowing Rock HospitalChestnut Street
Blowing Rock, NC 28605
(828) 295-3136100
Broughton Hospital
1000 South Sterling Street
Morganton, NC 28655
(828) 433-2111507
Caldwell Memorial Hospital321 Mulberry Street Sw
Lenoir, NC 28645
(828) 757-510071
Catawba Memorial Hospital
810 Fairgrove Church Road Se
Hickory, NC 28602
(828) 326-3000191
Charles A Cannon Jr Mem Hosp434 Hospital Drive
Linville, NC 28646
(828) 737-700070
Davis Regional Medical Center218 Old Mocksville Road
Statesville, NC 28625
(704) 873-0281132
Frye Regional Medical Center420 North Center Street
Hickory, NC 28601
(828) 322-6070355
Grace Hospital
2201 South Sterling Street
Morganton, NC 28655
(828) 580-5000269
Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital
Parkwood Drive
Elkin, NC 28621
(336) 527-7000201
Iredell Memorial Hospital
557 Brookdale Drive
Statesville, NC 28677
(704) 873-5661202
Valdese General Hospital

Valdese, NC 28690
(828) 874-2251199
Watauga Medical Center
Deerfield Road
Boone, NC 28607
(828) 262-4100105
Wilkes Regional Medical Center
1370 West D Street
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659
(336) 651-8100130

Hotels, Motels and other accommodations around 28605

Hotel nameAddress# of RoomsLow rateHigh rate
Chetola Lodge And Conf CtrNORTH MAIN STREET
Blowing Rock, NC 28605
42  

Restaurants, dining rooms and coffee shops in 28605

Restaurant nameAddressCuisinePhone
Woodlands Barbeque & Pickin' Parlor321BY PASS
Blowing Rock, NC 28605
American, Barbecue, Hamburgers, Mexican, Ribs, Salads, Sandwiches, Vegetarian828-295-3651
Bistro Roca and Antlers Bar143 Wonderland Trail
Blowing Rock, NC 28605
American, Continental828-295-4008
Blowing Rock Grille349 Sunset Dr
Blowing Rock, NC 28605
American, Seafood828-295-9747
Crippens Country inn and Restaurant239 Sunset Dr.
Blowing Rock, NC 28605
American, Comfort Food, Wine Bar828-295-3487
Outback Steakhouse8280 Valley Blvd
Blowing Rock, NC 28605
Ribs, Salads, Sandwiches, Seafood, Steaks, American, Barbecue828-295-6283
Rowland's Restaurant at Westglow Resort and Spa224 Westglow Circle
Blowing Rock, NC 28605
Continental828-295-5141
Storie Street Grille1167 Main St.
Blowing Rock, NC 28605
American828-295-7075
Subway Sandwiches & Salads321 Valley Blvd
Blowing Rock, NC 28605
Fast Food, Salads, Sandwiches828-295-7827

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