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28694 is the zip code for

West Jefferson, NC

Also in this location:
Jefferson, NC

Total population
7,744
Housing units
4,733
Land area
(sq. miles)
66.17
Density
(people per sq. mile)
117.03
Water area
(sq. miles)
0.51

Demographic data for zip code 28694

Gender:

Male
3,809
Female
3,935
Median age
Male
42.70
Female
47.60
Gender

Households:

Total households
3,392
Family households
2,281
Nonfamily households
1,111
Average household size
2.28
Average family size
2.74
Households

Housing units:

Total housing units
4,733
Occupied housing units
3,392
Owner-occupied
2,486
Renter-occupied
906
Vacant housing units
1,341
Housing units

Age:

Under 5 years
420
5 to 9 years
395
10 to 14 years
456
15 to 19 years
426
20 to 24 years
354
25 to 34 years
844
35 to 44 years
949
45 to 54 years
1,180
55 to 59 years
562
60 to 64 years
568
65 to 74 years
891
75 to 84 years
505
85 years and over
194
Median age
45.20
Age

Race:

White
7,124
Hispanic or Latino
453
Black or African American
51
Asian
33
American Indian & Alaska Native
17
Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander
0
Other (One Race)
1
Two or More Races
65
Race
* Based on 2010, 2000 U.S. Census data

Economic data for zip code 28694

Employment status:

Population
(16 years and over)
6,418
Civilian labor force
3,802
Employed
3,432
Unemployed
370
Armed Forces
0
Not in labor force
2,616
Percent Unemployed
9.7%
Employment status

Commuting to work:

Workers
(16 years and over)
3,354
Car, truck, or van
Drove alone
2,564
Carpooled
625
Public transportation
(excluding taxicab)
0
Walked
9
Other means
22
Worked at home
134
Mean travel time
22.8 min.
Commuting to work

Occupation:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
3,432
Management / business / science / arts
862
Service
491
Sales / office
1,056
Natural resources / construction / maintenance
369
Production / transportation / material moving
654
Occupation

Industry:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
3,432
Agriculture / forestry / fishing / hunting / mining
58
Construction
234
Manufacturing
461
Wholesale trade
51
Retail trade
690
Transportation / warehousing / utilities
120
Information
156
Finance / insurance / real estate / rental / leasing
224
Professional / scientific / management / administrative / waste management services
330
Educational services / health care / social assistance
527
Arts / entertainment / recreation / accommodation / food services
198
Public administration
117
Other services
266
Industry

Class of worker:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
3,432
Private wage & salary workers
2,648
Government workers
501
Self-employed
(in own not incorporated business)
283
Unpaid family workers
0
Class of worker

Income:

Total households
3,541
Less than $10,000
354
$10,000 to $14,999
386
$15,000 to $24,999
524
$25,000 to $34,999
408
$35,000 to $49,999
478
$50,000 to $74,999
879
$75,000 to $99,999
228
$100,000 to $149,999
229
$150,000 to $199,999
18
$200,000 or more
37
Median household income
$38,467
Mean household income
$45,983
Percentage of people whose income in the past 12 months is below the poverty level
17.2%
Income
* Based on 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-year estimates

Public schools in 28694

Name & AddressPhone# of studentsFree lunchPupils per teacher
Ashe County High
184 Campus Drive
(336) 246-24001,01128012.8
Westwood Elementary
4083 Us Hwy 221s
(336) 877-29216801690.0

Public libraries around West Jefferson, NC

NameAddress
Appalachian Regional Library
148 Library Drive
West Jefferson, NC 28694

Universities and Colleges around 28694

NameAddressPhone
ASHE Campus-Wilkes Community College363 Campus Drive
West Jefferson, NC 28694
(336) 846-3900

Hospitals and Medical Centers around 28694

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 28694

Hotel nameAddress# of RoomsLow rateHigh rate
Hampton Inn West Jefferson203 HAMPTON PLACE CT
WEST JEFFERSON, NC 28694
587583
Nations Inn107 Beaver Creek School Rd
West Jefferson, NC 28694
4866150

Restaurants, dining rooms and coffee shops in 28694

Restaurant nameAddressCuisinePhone
Domino's Pizza2471 Mount Jefferson Rd
West Jefferson, NC 28694
Pizza336-246-7500
McDonald's11 Ashemont Dr
West Jefferson, NC 28694
Fast Food, Hamburgers, Sandwiches336-246-3061
Subway Sandwiches & Salads108 Jefferson Dr
West Jefferson, NC 28694
Fast Food, Salads, Sandwiches336-246-7827

Crime rates


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