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28605 Zip Code (Blowing Rock, NC) Detailed Profile




City: Blowing Rock, NC (10.36%)
Counties: Watauga County, NC (74.61%), Caldwell County, NC (20.09%), Avery County, NC (5.30%)
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 3,348
Zip code population in 2010: 3,412
Zip code population in 2000: 3,280

Houses and condos: 4,244
Renter-occupied apartments: 455
% of renters here:

28%
State:

35%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 28605: 83.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 28.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.
Population density: 116 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

0.4% ($1,778)
North Carolina:

0.8% ($1,493)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,733 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,878 (0.4%)

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Males: 1,688  (50.4%)
Females: 1,659  (49.6%)

For population 25 years and over in 28605:

  • High school or higher: 97.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 55.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 25.4%
  • Unemployed: 0.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 28605:

  • Never married: 23.4%
  • Now married: 59.5%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

Zip code 28605 compared to state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
  • Races in zip code 28605 (2019)
    • 3,27395.9%White
    • 521.5%Two or more races
    • 511.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 170.5%Asian
    • 110.3%Black
    • 60.2%American Indian
    • 20.06%Some other race
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Urban population: 37
Rural population: 3,310

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $396,853
28605:

$396,853
North Carolina:

$193,200



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in 28605 zip code as of January 26, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 28605 is 1,804 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is much lower than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

52.5 years
North Carolina median age:

39.1 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.1 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 28605, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $85,769 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$85,769
State:

$54,937

Salary/wage: $50,641 (reported on 70.7% of returns)
Here:

$50,641
State:

$46,336
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 69.1% for AGIs below $25k, 65.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 55.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 47.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 50.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 26.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $2,912 (reported on 51.6% of returns)
This zip code:

$2,912
North Carolina:

$1,298
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $11,526 (reported on 34.6% of returns)
Here:

$11,526
State:

$6,213
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.3% for AGIs below $25k, 3.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$35,052 (reported on 27.7% of returns)
Here:

+$35,052
State:

+$12,740
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 22.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$13,590 (reported on 25.5% of returns)
Here:

+$13,590
State:

+$10,311
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.7% for AGIs below $25k, 8.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $23,433 (reported on 17.6% of returns)
28605:

$23,433
North Carolina:

$15,575
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.2% for AGIs below $25k, 3.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 6.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $20,250 (reported on 1.1% of returns)
28605:

$20,250
North Carolina:

$21,078

Total itemized deductions: $30,531 (20% of AGI, reported on 45.7% of returns)
Here:

$30,531
State:

$23,438

Here:

20.2% of AGI
State:

21.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 23.3% for AGIs below $25k, 17.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 19.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 21.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 19.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 12.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $5,379 (reported on 40.4% of returns)
Here:

$5,379
State:

$4,687
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.4% for AGIs below $25k, 2.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $11,403 (reported on 45.7% of returns)
28605:

$11,403
State:

$8,823
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.1% for AGIs below $25k, 3.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $1,381 (reported on 11.2% of returns)
Here:

$1,381
State:

$2,376
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.7% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 63.3%
Here:

63%
State:

53%
(% for various income ranges: 53.6% for AGIs below $25k, 56.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 66.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 77.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 75.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 91.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 28605, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $60,611 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$60,611
State:

$45,376

Salary/wage: $40,549 (reported on 71.5% of returns)
Here:

$40,549
State:

$39,442
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 67.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 62.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 60.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 55.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 36.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $2,915 (reported on 60.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$2,915
North Carolina:

$1,515
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $8,109 (reported on 41.3% of returns)
Here:

$8,109
State:

$4,016
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 4.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$20,550 (reported on 39.3% of returns)
Here:

+$20,550
State:

+$11,152
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 20.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$16,266 (reported on 25.7% of returns)
Here:

+$16,266
State:

+$9,490
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 10.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 8.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.9% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,744 (reported on 4.1% of returns)
28605:

$3,744
North Carolina:

$2,967
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $14,152 (reported on 1.7% of returns)
Here:

$14,152
North Carolina:

$14,754

Total itemized deductions: $24,221 (23% of AGI, reported on 45.1% of returns)
Here:

$24,221
State:

$19,464

Here:

22.6% of AGI
State:

22.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 21.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 17.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 21.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 21.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $5,075 (4% of AGI, reported on 40.3% of returns)
Here:

$5,075
State:

$4,035

Here:

4.5% of AGI
State:

4.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $10,871 (reported on 81.2% of returns)
28605:

$10,871
State:

$7,257
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,219 (reported on 9.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,219
State:

$1,851

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 64.7%
Here:

65%
State:

62%
(% for various income ranges: 55.6% for AGIs below $10k, 56.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 64.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 70.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 72.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 80.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$72,630
North Carolina:

$57,341
Blowing Rock, NC (28605) map Nearest zip codes: 28607, 28611, 28646, 28604, 28692, 28679.
Blowing Rock Zip Code Map

Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

36.6%
North Carolina:

46.8%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

5.7%
North Carolina:

47.6%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 15
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,609


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 17 (17 now married, 0 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 615 (332 now married, 280 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 28605 with a mortgage: 668 (97 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 487

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,482
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $500

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

7.5%
Whole state:

13.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

3.7%
Whole state:

7.5%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.2
State:

6.4
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.4
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 28605: Camp Sky Ranch (A), Camp Catawba (B), Appalachian Camp (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 28605 include: Mount Bethel Church (A), Middle Fork Baptist Church (B), Boones Fork Baptist Church (C), Cool Springs Baptist Church (D), Blue Ridge Church (E), Sandy Flats Baptist Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Green Cemetery (1), Frye Cemetery (2), Cone Cemetery (3), Cool Springs Cemetery (4), Baldwin Cemetery (5), Craig Cemetery (6), Woodlawn Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes and reservoirs: Sims Pond (A), Chetola Lake (B), Trout Lake (C), Bass Lake (D), Price Lake (E), Appalachian Ski Mountain Lake (F), Heart Lake (G), Cone Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Penley Branch (A), Hoot Camp Branch (B), Payne Branch (C), Green Mountain Creek (D), Green Branch (E), Goldmine Branch (F), Flat Top Branch (G), Cold Prong (H), China Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 28605 include: Moses H Cone Memorial Park (1), Blowing Rock City Park (2), Broyhill Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 492014 or later
  • 652010 to 2013
  • 6152000 to 2009
  • 9931990 to 1999
  • 9071980 to 1989
  • 5111970 to 1979
  • 3731960 to 1969
  • 2451950 to 1959
  • 1891940 to 1949
  • 2351939 or earlier

Zip code 28605 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Blowing Rock, NC (28605)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Blowing Rock, NC (28605)
  • 3no bedroom
  • 411 bedroom
  • 1202 bedrooms
  • 6133 bedrooms
  • 2444 bedrooms
  • 1345+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Blowing Rock, NC (28605)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Blowing Rock, NC (28605)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 841 bedroom
  • 1492 bedrooms
  • 2113 bedrooms
  • 84 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Blowing Rock, NC (28605) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Blowing Rock, NC (28605) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 26no vehicle
  • 1721 vehicle
  • 7182 vehicles
  • 1883 vehicles
  • 444 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Blowing Rock, NC (28605) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Blowing Rock, NC (28605) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 3no vehicle
  • 2301 vehicle
  • 1702 vehicles
  • 293 vehicles
  • 234 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 28605 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 28605 household income distribution in 2019
  • 52Less than $10,000
  • 83$10,000 to $14,999
  • 74$20,000 to $24,999
  • 70$25,000 to $29,999
  • 101$30,000 to $34,999
  • 64$35,000 to $39,999
  • 83$40,000 to $44,999
  • 64$45,000 to $49,999
  • 86$50,000 to $59,999
  • 118$60,000 to $74,999
  • 248$75,000 to $99,999
  • 126$100,000 to $124,999
  • 156$125,000 to $149,999
  • 170$150,000 to $199,999
  • 111$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 28605

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 28605
  • 7$15,000 to $19,999
  • 26$60,000 to $69,999
  • 30$100,000 to $124,999
  • 35$125,000 to $149,999
  • 66$150,000 to $174,999
  • 22$175,000 to $199,999
  • 186$200,000 to $249,999
  • 66$250,000 to $299,999
  • 227$300,000 to $399,999
  • 178$400,000 to $499,999
  • 210$500,000 to $749,999
  • 110$750,000 to $999,999
  • 32$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 16$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 12$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 28605

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 28605
  • 11Less than $100
  • 3$150 to $199
  • 2$200 to $249
  • 9$250 to $299
  • 18$350 to $399
  • 49$400 to $449
  • 26$450 to $499
  • 36$500 to $549
  • 3$550 to $599
  • 11$600 to $649
  • 16$650 to $699
  • 20$700 to $749
  • 46$750 to $799
  • 26$800 to $899
  • 17$900 to $999
  • 16$1,000 to $1,249
  • 76$1,250 to $1,499
  • 30$1,500 to $1,999
  • 8No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $884.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $702,145.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $400,173
  • Black or African American householders: $337,283
  • Two or more races householders: $337,283

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $396,853
28605:

$396,853
North Carolina:

$193,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $248,124 - $598,238

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $349,236
Here:

$349,236
State:

$265,100

Townhouses or other attached units: $288,302
Here:

$288,302
State:

$217,635

In 2-unit structures: $230,783
Here:

$230,783
State:

$185,455

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $194,563
Here:

$194,563
State:

$181,079

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $263,671
Here:

$263,671
State:

$231,999

Mobile homes: $88,505
Here:

$88,505
State:

$77,551
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 28605
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,148
  • One, attached: 85
  • Two: 139
  • 3 or 4: 162
  • 5 to 9: 282
  • 10 to 19: 108
  • 20 to 49: 28
  • 50 or more: 4
  • Mobile homes: 262

Unemployment: 0.9%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 28605

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 28605
  • 74.8%1,392Drove a car alone
  • 12.8%239Carpooled
  • 2.3%43Walked
  • 10.3%191Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 28605

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 28605
  • 85Less than 5 minutes
  • 1745 to 9 minutes
  • 30010 to 14 minutes
  • 44815 to 19 minutes
  • 28620 to 24 minutes
  • 5625 to 29 minutes
  • 12330 to 34 minutes
  • 5240 to 44 minutes
  • 6945 to 59 minutes
  • 460 to 89 minutes
  • 7690 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 81.9%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,348
  • Male householders: 906 (231 living alone), Female householders: 703 (212 living alone)
  • 847 spouses (828 opposite-sex spouses), 94 unmarried partners, (94 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 538 children (516 natural, 0 adopted, 21 stepchildren), 5 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 foster children, 0 other relatives, 222 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 34 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 696 2-persons, 140 3-persons, 113 4-persons, 53 5-persons, 4 6-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 442 1-person, 137 2-persons, 28 3-persons

275 married couples with children.
43 single-parent households (24 men, 19 women).

97.7% of residents of 28605 zip code speak English at home.
0.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% very well).
1.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (76% very well, 24% well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 93 (2.8%)
(87.4% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

2.8%
Whole state:

8.4%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 33%France
  • 21%Belgium
  • 17%Malaysia
  • 8%Thailand
  • 7%Sweden
  • 7%United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
  • 3%Grenada
Most common first ancestries reported in 28605
  • 26%American
  • 17%English
  • 14%German
  • 9%Irish
  • 6%European
  • 5%Scotch-Irish
  • 3%Scottish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 82010 or later
  • 162000 to 2009
  • 731990 to 1999
  • 32Before 1990

Zip code 28605 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • BLACKBERRY SEWER SYSTEM (BLACKBERRY RD in BLOWING ROCK, NC)
    STATE MASTER (North Carolina facility info) - -115DA4YG00M69W84AY3VRFKU1T, WASTEWATER FACILITY
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
  • BLOWING ROCK WTP (US HIGHWAY 321 in BLOWING ROCK, NC)
    STATE MASTER (North Carolina facility info) - -66AN2CF000D6WDA489NR08DJDV, WASTEWATER FACILITY
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: WATER SUPPLY; SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
    Alternative names: BLOWING ROCK, TOWC-WWTP, BLOWING ROCK WWTP
  • BLOWING ROCK ELEMENTARY (165 MORRIS STREET in BLOWING ROCK, NC)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-312
    Organizations: WATAUGA COUNTY SCHOOLS (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • BUCKEYE CREEK WWTP (US HWY 221 NEAR KNOB RD in BLOWING ROCK, NC)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS

Zip code 28605 marital status for males
Zip code 28605 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.6%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0.7%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 49.7%Electricity
  • 27.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 11.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.7%Wood
  • 4.2%Utility gas

Population in 1990: 2,372. Population change in the 1990s: +908 (+38.3%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 1,835
  • Northeast: 221
  • Midwest: 247
  • South: 831
  • West: 71

55% of the 28605 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in North Carolina.

91% of the 28605 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 28% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 6% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Blowing Rock, NC (28605)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school):
Here:

0.0%
North Carolina:

11.4%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school):
Here:

0.0%
North Carolina:

9.1%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 13
Here:

10.2%
North Carolina:

19.1%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 172,248Transportation occupations
  • 101,655Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 64,403Management occupations
  • 49,738Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 43,190Community and social service occupations
  • 42,679Education, training, and library occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • CHETOLA RSK,LLC (NORTH MAIN STREET in BLOWING ROCK, NC; small business) : $21,663 in 2 contracts from 2004 to 2005
    $17,458 with Department of Defense for Lodging - Hotel/Motel. Signed on 2004-10-15. Completion date: 2004-11-21.
    $4,205 with U.S. Special Operations Command for Lodging - Hotel/Motel. Signed on 2005-11-09. Completion date: 2006-03-08.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (50-99 employees: 2 establishments, 20-49 employees: 7 establishments, 10-19 employees: 3 establishments, 5-9 employees: 1 establishment, 1-4 employees: 4 establishments)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Hotels (except Casino Hotels) and Motels (100-249: 1, 20-49: 2, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 8)
  • Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: Skiing Facilities (100-249: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (100-249: 1)
  • Construction: New Single-Family Housing Construction (except Operative Builders) (50-99: 1, 10-19: 2, 5-9: 4, 1-4: 10)
  • Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers (50-99: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (10-19: 3, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 2)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (10-19: 2, 5-9: 2)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 65 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 67 people in nursing homes
  • 24 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 2 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 11
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 19. The highest number of reported fires - 47 took place in 2016, and the least - 4 in 2008. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 28605 When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (43.5%), and Outside Fires (34.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 28605
    • 13743.5%Structure Fires
    • 11034.9%Outside Fires
    • 5517.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 134.1%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 28605, North Carolina

Most common first names in zip code 28605 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary4280.4 years
William2674.4 years
James2273.9 years
John2276.4 years
Charles1776.5 years
Margaret1481.0 years
Robert1476.2 years
George1381.8 years
Elizabeth1277.9 years
Thomas1070.1 years
Most common last names in zip code 28605 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Coffey4877.4 years
Greene2677.7 years
Gragg1876.0 years
Miller1478.1 years
Williams1282.2 years
Lentz1277.4 years
Bolick1283.3 years
Hodges1184.3 years
Craig1181.8 years
Brown1184.2 years
Businesses in zip code 28605
NameCountNameCount
Ann Taylor1J.Crew1
Banana Republic1Lane Furniture1
Chico's1Levi Strauss & Co.1
DressBarn1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Dressbarn1Outback1
FedEx1Outback Steakhouse1
Gap1Skechers USA1
Gymboree1Subway1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul1
IZOD1UPS1
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