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28697 is the zip code for

Wilkesboro, NC

Also in this location:
Moravian Falls, NC
Cricket, NC
North Wilkesboro, NC

Total population
12,930
Housing units
6,043
Land area
(sq. miles)
63.51
Density
(people per sq. mile)
203.59
Water area
(sq. miles)
1.78

Demographic data for zip code 28697

Gender:

Male
6,330
Female
6,600
Median age
Male
41.80
Female
45.60
Gender

Households:

Total households
5,364
Family households
3,574
Nonfamily households
1,790
Average household size
2.34
Average family size
2.86
Households

Housing units:

Total housing units
6,043
Occupied housing units
5,364
Owner-occupied
3,780
Renter-occupied
1,584
Vacant housing units
679
Housing units

Age:

Under 5 years
726
5 to 9 years
827
10 to 14 years
812
15 to 19 years
728
20 to 24 years
623
25 to 34 years
1,390
35 to 44 years
1,586
45 to 54 years
1,978
55 to 59 years
979
60 to 64 years
866
65 to 74 years
1,252
75 to 84 years
800
85 years and over
363
Median age
43.60
Age

Race:

White
10,852
Hispanic or Latino
1,008
Black or African American
725
Asian
144
American Indian & Alaska Native
18
Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander
7
Other (One Race)
8
Two or More Races
168
Race
* Based on 2010, 2000 U.S. Census data

Economic data for zip code 28697

Employment status:

Population
(16 years and over)
10,080
Civilian labor force
6,136
Employed
5,311
Unemployed
825
Armed Forces
14
Not in labor force
3,930
Percent Unemployed
13.4%
Employment status

Commuting to work:

Workers
(16 years and over)
5,129
Car, truck, or van
Drove alone
4,452
Carpooled
523
Public transportation
(excluding taxicab)
10
Walked
61
Other means
0
Worked at home
83
Mean travel time
19.8 min.
Commuting to work

Occupation:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
5,311
Management / business / science / arts
1,734
Service
601
Sales / office
1,420
Natural resources / construction / maintenance
665
Production / transportation / material moving
891
Occupation

Industry:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
5,311
Agriculture / forestry / fishing / hunting / mining
134
Construction
453
Manufacturing
884
Wholesale trade
151
Retail trade
866
Transportation / warehousing / utilities
201
Information
74
Finance / insurance / real estate / rental / leasing
325
Professional / scientific / management / administrative / waste management services
261
Educational services / health care / social assistance
1,113
Arts / entertainment / recreation / accommodation / food services
378
Public administration
198
Other services
273
Industry

Class of worker:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
5,311
Private wage & salary workers
4,090
Government workers
805
Self-employed
(in own not incorporated business)
407
Unpaid family workers
9
Class of worker

Income:

Total households
5,243
Less than $10,000
535
$10,000 to $14,999
507
$15,000 to $24,999
699
$25,000 to $34,999
463
$35,000 to $49,999
909
$50,000 to $74,999
836
$75,000 to $99,999
677
$100,000 to $149,999
354
$150,000 to $199,999
83
$200,000 or more
180
Median household income
$39,608
Mean household income
$64,323
Percentage of people whose income in the past 12 months is below the poverty level
23.8%
Income
* Based on 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-year estimates

Public schools in 28697

Name & AddressPhone# of studentsFree lunchPupils per teacher
West Wilkes Middle
1677 North Nc Hwy 16
(336) 973-170055920115.4
Wilkes Central High
1179 Moravian Falls Rd
(336) 667-527791231216.7
Wilkes County Career Center
374 Lincoln Heights Rd
(Vocational School)
(336) 667-3653000.0
Wilkesboro Elementary
1248 School St
(336) 838-42614381630.0

Public libraries around Wilkesboro, NC

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

Universities and Colleges around 28697

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

Hospitals and Medical Centers around 28697

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 28697

Hotel nameAddress# of RoomsLow rateHigh rate
Hampton Inn Wilkesboro1300 COLLEGIATE DRIVE
WILKESBORO , NC 28697
7598149
Holiday Inn Express Wilkesboro1700 Winkler St
Wilkesboro, NC 28697
 77128

Restaurants, dining rooms and coffee shops in 28697

Restaurant nameAddressCuisinePhone
Long John Silver's1303 W. Curtis Bridge Rd.
Wilkesboro, NC 28697
American, Fast Food, Salads, Sandwiches, Seafood336-667-1837
Applebee's Neighborhood Grill1909-A Highway 421
Wilkesboro, NC 28697
American, Barbecue, Cajun, Hamburgers, International, Ribs, Steaks336-838-3533
Arby's1400 Curtis Bridge Rd
Wilkesboro, NC 28697
American, Fast Food, Sandwiches336-838-5858
Burger King1203 River St
Wilkesboro, NC 28697
Fast Food, Hamburgers336-667-5900
Hardee'sUs Highway 421 N
Wilkesboro, NC 28697
American, Fast Food, Hamburgers, Sandwiches336-667-4344
McDonald'sHighway 421
Wilkesboro, NC 28697
Fast Food, Hamburgers, Sandwiches336-667-7401
Papa John's1512 Us Highway 421
Wilkesboro, NC 28697
Pizza336-838-7272
Pizza Hut1204 School St
Wilkesboro, NC 28697
Italian, Pizza336-667-2023
Subway Sandwiches & Salads1826 Winkler St
Wilkesboro, NC 28697
Fast Food, Salads, Sandwiches336-838-7782
Taco BellHighway 421 & Winkler Rd
Wilkesboro, NC 28697
Fast Food, Mexican336-838-9950
Wendy's1301 Collegiate Dr
Wilkesboro, NC 28697
American, Fast Food, Hamburgers, Salads336-667-1712

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