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28640 is the zip code for

Jefferson, NC

Total population
4,719
Housing units
2,722
Land area
(sq. miles)
38.85
Density
(people per sq. mile)
121.47
Water area
(sq. miles)
0.49

Demographic data for zip code 28640

Gender:

Male
2,279
Female
2,440
Median age
Male
43.50
Female
48.70
Gender

Households:

Total households
1,979
Family households
1,331
Nonfamily households
648
Average household size
2.25
Average family size
2.70
Households

Housing units:

Total housing units
2,722
Occupied housing units
1,979
Owner-occupied
1,400
Renter-occupied
579
Vacant housing units
743
Housing units

Age:

Under 5 years
241
5 to 9 years
233
10 to 14 years
246
15 to 19 years
241
20 to 24 years
269
25 to 34 years
509
35 to 44 years
537
45 to 54 years
662
55 to 59 years
328
60 to 64 years
341
65 to 74 years
554
75 to 84 years
363
85 years and over
195
Median age
46.20
Age

Race:

White
4,286
Hispanic or Latino
314
Black or African American
50
Asian
32
American Indian & Alaska Native
5
Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander
0
Other (One Race)
4
Two or More Races
28
Race
* Based on 2010, 2000 U.S. Census data

Economic data for zip code 28640

Employment status:

Population
(16 years and over)
4,050
Civilian labor force
2,260
Employed
1,982
Unemployed
278
Armed Forces
0
Not in labor force
1,790
Percent Unemployed
12.3%
Employment status

Commuting to work:

Workers
(16 years and over)
1,903
Car, truck, or van
Drove alone
1,371
Carpooled
491
Public transportation
(excluding taxicab)
0
Walked
10
Other means
7
Worked at home
24
Mean travel time
22.9 min.
Commuting to work

Occupation:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
1,982
Management / business / science / arts
516
Service
201
Sales / office
454
Natural resources / construction / maintenance
436
Production / transportation / material moving
375
Occupation

Industry:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
1,982
Agriculture / forestry / fishing / hunting / mining
225
Construction
260
Manufacturing
307
Wholesale trade
0
Retail trade
284
Transportation / warehousing / utilities
72
Information
84
Finance / insurance / real estate / rental / leasing
87
Professional / scientific / management / administrative / waste management services
82
Educational services / health care / social assistance
289
Arts / entertainment / recreation / accommodation / food services
133
Public administration
23
Other services
136
Industry

Class of worker:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
1,982
Private wage & salary workers
1,607
Government workers
218
Self-employed
(in own not incorporated business)
157
Unpaid family workers
0
Class of worker

Income:

Total households
1,931
Less than $10,000
270
$10,000 to $14,999
152
$15,000 to $24,999
394
$25,000 to $34,999
200
$35,000 to $49,999
134
$50,000 to $74,999
349
$75,000 to $99,999
189
$100,000 to $149,999
133
$150,000 to $199,999
106
$200,000 or more
4
Median household income
$33,893
Mean household income
$49,618
Percentage of people whose income in the past 12 months is below the poverty level
23.2%
Income
* Based on 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-year estimates

Public schools in 28640

Name & AddressPhone# of studentsFree lunchPupils per teacher
Mountain View Elementary
2789 Hwy 221 N
(336) 982-42006711870.0

Public libraries around Jefferson, NC

NameAddress
Caldwell County Public Library
120 Hospital Avenue
Lenoir, NC 28645

Hospitals and Medical Centers around 28640

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 28640

Hotel nameAddress# of RoomsLow rateHigh rate
Best Western Eldreth InnHIGHWAYS US 221 AND NC 88
Jefferson, NC 28640
487696

Restaurants, dining rooms and coffee shops in 28640

Restaurant nameAddressCuisinePhone
Burger King798 E Main St
Jefferson, NC 28640
Fast Food, Hamburgers336-246-5093
Hardee'sMountain Village Shopping Ctr
Jefferson, NC 28640
American, Fast Food, Hamburgers, Sandwiches336-246-5504
Pizza HutHighway 221 Cherry St
Jefferson, NC 28640
Italian, Pizza336-246-6077

Crime rates


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State info:

North Carolina

North Carolina, Old North State, Tar Heel State, NC; a state in southeastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies

North Carolina is a state located on the Atlantic Seaboard in the southeastern United States. The state borders South Carolina and Georgia to the south, Tennessee to the west and Virginia to the north. North Carolina contains 100 counties and its capital is Raleigh.


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