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28609 is the zip code for

Catawba, NC

Also in this location:
Lake Norman of Catawba, NC

Total population
5,864
Housing units
2,659
Land area
(sq. miles)
44.51
Density
(people per sq. mile)
131.75
Water area
(sq. miles)
2.01

Demographic data for zip code 28609

Gender:

Male
2,992
Female
2,872
Median age
Male
42.20
Female
43.20
Gender

Households:

Total households
2,302
Family households
1,715
Nonfamily households
587
Average household size
2.55
Average family size
2.93
Households

Housing units:

Total housing units
2,659
Occupied housing units
2,302
Owner-occupied
1,905
Renter-occupied
397
Vacant housing units
357
Housing units

Age:

Under 5 years
256
5 to 9 years
364
10 to 14 years
405
15 to 19 years
432
20 to 24 years
255
25 to 34 years
548
35 to 44 years
892
45 to 54 years
1,030
55 to 59 years
431
60 to 64 years
411
65 to 74 years
506
75 to 84 years
254
85 years and over
80
Median age
42.60
Age

Race:

White
5,172
Hispanic or Latino
188
Black or African American
404
Asian
36
American Indian & Alaska Native
23
Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander
4
Other (One Race)
3
Two or More Races
34
Race
* Based on 2010, 2000 U.S. Census data

Economic data for zip code 28609

Employment status:

Population
(16 years and over)
4,467
Civilian labor force
2,854
Employed
2,654
Unemployed
200
Armed Forces
8
Not in labor force
1,605
Percent Unemployed
7.0%
Employment status

Commuting to work:

Workers
(16 years and over)
2,615
Car, truck, or van
Drove alone
2,153
Carpooled
333
Public transportation
(excluding taxicab)
24
Walked
37
Other means
9
Worked at home
59
Mean travel time
29.3 min.
Commuting to work

Occupation:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
2,654
Management / business / science / arts
673
Service
447
Sales / office
766
Natural resources / construction / maintenance
208
Production / transportation / material moving
560
Occupation

Industry:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
2,654
Agriculture / forestry / fishing / hunting / mining
15
Construction
138
Manufacturing
803
Wholesale trade
135
Retail trade
354
Transportation / warehousing / utilities
88
Information
0
Finance / insurance / real estate / rental / leasing
92
Professional / scientific / management / administrative / waste management services
282
Educational services / health care / social assistance
370
Arts / entertainment / recreation / accommodation / food services
221
Public administration
51
Other services
105
Industry

Class of worker:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
2,654
Private wage & salary workers
2,327
Government workers
219
Self-employed
(in own not incorporated business)
108
Unpaid family workers
0
Class of worker

Income:

Total households
2,120
Less than $10,000
59
$10,000 to $14,999
126
$15,000 to $24,999
165
$25,000 to $34,999
322
$35,000 to $49,999
252
$50,000 to $74,999
528
$75,000 to $99,999
343
$100,000 to $149,999
180
$150,000 to $199,999
80
$200,000 or more
65
Median household income
$52,282
Mean household income
$66,799
Percentage of people whose income in the past 12 months is below the poverty level
6.2%
Income
* Based on 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-year estimates

Public schools in 28609

Name & AddressPhone# of studentsFree lunchPupils per teacher
Bandys High
5040 E Bandys Road
(828) 241-317199716415.3
Catawba Intermediate
403 6th Avenue Sw
(828) 241-3131329890.0
Catawba Rosenwald Education Center
403 6th Ave Sw
(Special Education School)
(828) 464-8333000.0

Public libraries around Catawba, NC

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

Universities and Colleges around 28609

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 28609

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

Crime rates


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