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28621 Zip Code (Elkin, NC) Detailed Profile




Cities: Elkin, NC (9.50%), Pleasant Hill, NC (3.66%), Dobson, NC (0.10%)
Counties: Surry County, NC (67.12%), Wilkes County, NC (32.88%)
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 10,753
Zip code population in 2010: 10,472
Zip code population in 2000: 10,357

Houses and condos: 4,791
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,225
% of renters here:

29%
State:

35%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 28621: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 70.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.6 sq. mi.
Population density: 153 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 28621
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

0.7% ($996)
North Carolina:

0.8% ($1,493)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,049 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $936 (0.8%)

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Males: 5,454  (50.7%)
Females: 5,298  (49.3%)

For population 25 years and over in 28621:

  • High school or higher: 82.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 28621:

  • Never married: 22.1%
  • Now married: 57.7%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

Zip code 28621 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 28621 (2019)
    • 8,78683.9%White
    • 1,19411.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3603.4%Black
    • 700.7%Two or more races
    • 360.3%Asian
    • 160.2%Some other race
    • 90.09%American Indian
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Urban population: 4,816
Rural population: 5,936

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $142,973
28621:

$142,973
North Carolina:

$193,200



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 14 registered sex offenders living in 28621 zip code as of December 08, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 28621 is 773 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is lower than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

40.6 years
North Carolina median age:

39.1 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.5 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 28621, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $41,584 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$41,584
State:

$54,937

Salary/wage: $36,238 (reported on 82.1% of returns)
Here:

$36,238
State:

$46,336
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 72.7% for AGIs below $25k, 76.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 78.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 74.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 72.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 45.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,172 (reported on 34.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,172
North Carolina:

$1,298
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $3,988 (reported on 17.2% of returns)
Here:

$3,988
State:

$6,213
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$4,707 (reported on 14.2% of returns)
Here:

+$4,707
State:

+$12,740
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 8.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$9,988 (reported on 15.9% of returns)
Here:

+$9,988
State:

+$10,311
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.8% for AGIs below $25k, 3.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $12,288 (reported on 12.4% of returns)
28621:

$12,288
North Carolina:

$15,575
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.4% for AGIs below $25k, 3.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $20,495 (23% of AGI, reported on 23.1% of returns)
Here:

$20,495
State:

$23,438

Here:

23.4% of AGI
State:

21.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.7% for AGIs below $25k, 7.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 13.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 14.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $5,135 (reported on 19.7% of returns)
Here:

$5,135
State:

$4,687
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $6,729 (reported on 22.9% of returns)
28621:

$6,729
State:

$8,823
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs below $25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,250 (reported on 22.9% of returns)
Here:

$2,250
State:

$2,376
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 66.9%
Here:

67%
State:

53%
(% for various income ranges: 63.7% for AGIs below $25k, 67.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 69.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 72.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 71.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 83.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 28621, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $35,769 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$35,769
State:

$45,376

Salary/wage: $32,281 (reported on 84.2% of returns)
Here:

$32,281
State:

$39,442
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 94.4% for AGIs below $10k, 78.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 81.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 82.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 79.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 55.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,267 (reported on 42.3% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,267
North Carolina:

$1,515
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.7% for AGIs below $10k, 2.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $3,551 (reported on 22.2% of returns)
Here:

$3,551
State:

$4,016
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.7% for AGIs below $10k, 1.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$6,535 (reported on 14.7% of returns)
Here:

+$6,535
State:

+$11,152
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.7% for AGIs below $10k, 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 9.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$8,407 (reported on 18.4% of returns)
Here:

+$8,407
State:

+$9,490
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.1% for AGIs below $10k, 4.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.6% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,500 (reported on 2.0% of returns)
28621:

$3,500
North Carolina:

$2,967
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Self-employed pension: $12,706 (reported on 0.4% of returns)
Here:

$12,706
North Carolina:

$14,754

Total itemized deductions: $16,531 (24% of AGI, reported on 27.3% of returns)
Here:

$16,531
State:

$19,464

Here:

24.3% of AGI
State:

22.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 17.2% for AGIs below $10k, 7.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 10.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 13.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 16.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,890 (5% of AGI, reported on 23.3% of returns)
Here:

$3,890
State:

$4,035

Here:

5.5% of AGI
State:

4.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.4% for AGIs below $10k, 1.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,486 (reported on 71.1% of returns)
28621:

$4,486
State:

$7,257
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.6% for AGIs below $10k, 3.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,745 (reported on 16.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,745
State:

$1,851

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 73.3%
Here:

73%
State:

62%
(% for various income ranges: 65.6% for AGIs below $10k, 74.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 75.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 75.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 72.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 86.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$53,581
North Carolina:

$57,341
Elkin, NC (28621) map Nearest zip codes: 28670, 28676, 28669, 28642, 28683, 28668.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

52.1%
North Carolina:

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

4.6%
North Carolina:

47.6%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 380
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 3,840


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 52 (53 now married, 0 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 2,283 (1,288 now married, 983 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 28621 with a mortgage: 1,509 (10 second mortgage, 169 home equity loan, 23 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,492

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,048
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $364

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

14.4%
Whole state:

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

8.6%
Whole state:

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

5.9
State:

6.4
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

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

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  • Notable location: Kapps Mill (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Shopping Center: Elkin Village Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Churches in zip code 28621 include: Gum Orchard Baptist Church (A), Union Cross Baptist Church (B), Benham Church (C), Bessies Chapel Baptist Church (D), Valley Church (E), Little Richmond Baptist Church (F), First Baptist Church (G), Elkin Valley Church (H), Mulberry Primitive Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Zephyr Cemetery (1), Union Cross Cemetery (2), Open Door Cemetery (3), Mulberry Cemetery (4), Little Richmond Cemetery (5), Friendship Cemetery (6), Bessies Chapel Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Reservoirs: Willowbrook Lake (A), Elkin Reservoir (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Elkin Creek (A), Williams Creek (B), Turkey Creek (C), Snow Creek (D), Mitchell River (E), Mill Creek (F), Long Branch (G), Little Creek (H), Grassy Fork (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Park in zip code 28621: Elkin City Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 2082014 or later
  • 502010 to 2013
  • 3842000 to 2009
  • 5621990 to 1999
  • 8341980 to 1989
  • 8071970 to 1979
  • 5431960 to 1969
  • 4841950 to 1959
  • 5221940 to 1949
  • 4011939 or earlier

Zip code 28621 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Elkin, NC (28621)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Elkin, NC (28621)
  • 13no bedroom
  • 481 bedroom
  • 8472 bedrooms
  • 1,6433 bedrooms
  • 3244 bedrooms
  • 1015+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Elkin, NC (28621)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Elkin, NC (28621)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 2301 bedroom
  • 5222 bedrooms
  • 4183 bedrooms
  • 494 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Elkin, NC (28621) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Elkin, NC (28621) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 59no vehicle
  • 4871 vehicle
  • 1,3292 vehicles
  • 6243 vehicles
  • 3234 vehicles
  • 1845+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Elkin, NC (28621) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Elkin, NC (28621) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 196no vehicle
  • 4921 vehicle
  • 3912 vehicles
  • 1293 vehicles
  • 164 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 28621 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 28621 household income distribution in 2019
  • 305Less than $10,000
  • 215$10,000 to $14,999
  • 314$15,000 to $19,999
  • 134$20,000 to $24,999
  • 218$25,000 to $29,999
  • 135$30,000 to $34,999
  • 230$35,000 to $39,999
  • 161$40,000 to $44,999
  • 198$45,000 to $49,999
  • 525$50,000 to $59,999
  • 501$60,000 to $74,999
  • 493$75,000 to $99,999
  • 365$100,000 to $124,999
  • 64$125,000 to $149,999
  • 127$150,000 to $199,999
  • 156$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 28621

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 28621
  • 74Less than $10,000
  • 20$10,000 to $14,999
  • 38$15,000 to $19,999
  • 22$20,000 to $24,999
  • 20$35,000 to $39,999
  • 28$40,000 to $49,999
  • 58$50,000 to $59,999
  • 118$60,000 to $69,999
  • 198$70,000 to $79,999
  • 146$80,000 to $89,999
  • 251$90,000 to $99,999
  • 234$100,000 to $124,999
  • 417$125,000 to $149,999
  • 317$150,000 to $174,999
  • 202$175,000 to $199,999
  • 132$200,000 to $249,999
  • 125$250,000 to $299,999
  • 162$300,000 to $399,999
  • 56$400,000 to $499,999
  • 18$500,000 to $749,999
  • 42$750,000 to $999,999
  • 9$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 39$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 28621

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 28621
  • 47Less than $100
  • 10$100 to $149
  • 18$150 to $199
  • 19$200 to $249
  • 30$250 to $299
  • 42$300 to $349
  • 143$350 to $399
  • 211$400 to $449
  • 61$450 to $499
  • 128$500 to $549
  • 63$550 to $599
  • 41$600 to $649
  • 38$650 to $699
  • 28$700 to $749
  • 84$800 to $899
  • 8$900 to $999
  • 19$1,000 to $1,249
  • 29$1,250 to $1,499
  • 105No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $659.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $219,748.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $162,181
  • Black or African American householders: $99,664
  • Some other race householders: $172,147
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $172,147

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $142,973
28621:

$142,973
North Carolina:

$193,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $94,966 - $187,136

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $170,494
Here:

$170,494
State:

$265,100

Townhouses or other attached units: $273,587
Here:

$273,587
State:

$217,635

Mobile homes: $198,955
Here:

$198,955
State:

$77,551
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 28621

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,319
  • One, attached: 46
  • Two: 78
  • 3 or 4: 115
  • 5 to 9: 95
  • 10 to 19: 202
  • 20 to 49: 149
  • 50 or more: 49
  • Mobile homes: 701
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 10

Unemployment: 4.0%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 28621

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 28621
  • 83.7%4,129Drove a car alone
  • 8.3%409Carpooled
  • 0.7%33Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.6%28Walked
  • 3.3%165Other means
  • 3.4%168Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 28621

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 28621
  • 210Less than 5 minutes
  • 7885 to 9 minutes
  • 1,06910 to 14 minutes
  • 47615 to 19 minutes
  • 48620 to 24 minutes
  • 21825 to 29 minutes
  • 41830 to 34 minutes
  • 24435 to 39 minutes
  • 11040 to 44 minutes
  • 46345 to 59 minutes
  • 16160 to 89 minutes
  • 10790 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 53.7%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 10,753
  • Male householders: 2,466 (655 living alone), Female householders: 1,748 (409 living alone)
  • 2,372 spouses (2,331 opposite-sex spouses), 211 unmarried partners, (211 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 2,923 children (2,708 natural, 80 adopted, 136 stepchildren), 168 grandchildren, 194 brothers or sisters, 120 parents, 0 foster children, 54 other relatives, 259 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 232 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,409 2-persons, 649 3-persons, 713 4-persons, 130 5-persons, 21 6-persons, 51 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,061 1-person, 147 2-persons, 15 4-persons

1,623 married couples with children.
638 single-parent households (111 men, 527 women).

91.0% of residents of 28621 zip code speak English at home.
7.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (62% very well, 23% well, 13% not well, 2% not at all).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (72% very well, 17% well, 11% not at all).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (69% very well, 31% well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 644 (6.0%)
(34.1% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

6.0%
Whole state:

8.4%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 75%Honduras
  • 9%Thailand
  • 3%Romania
  • 2%Netherlands
  • 2%Colombia
  • 1%Bangladesh
  • 1%Barbados
Most common first ancestries reported in 28621
  • 45%American
  • 5%German
  • 5%English
  • 4%European
  • 2%Irish
  • 2%Scotch-Irish
  • 1%Scottish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 792010 or later
  • 1542000 to 2009
  • 3201990 to 1999
  • 105Before 1990

Zip code 28621 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • CHATHAM MANUFACTURING COMPANY (304 EAST MAIN STREET in ELKIN, NC)
    AIR MAJOR (AIRS/AFS)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-04-2002-5016, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    STATE MASTER (North Carolina facility info) - UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PROGRAM
    STATE MASTER (North Carolina facility info) - -115DA4YG00PE6W64FBEPG2G3S9, WASTEWATER FACILITY, -4286, AIR PROGRAM
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: BROADWOVEN FABRIC MILLS, COTTON; BROADWOVEN FABRIC MILLS, MANMADE FIBER AND SILK; FINISHERS OF BROADWOVEN FABRICS OF COTTON; FINISHERS OF BROADWOVEN FABRICS OF MANMADE FIBER AND SILK; YARN SPINNING MILLS; YARN TEXTURIZING, THROWING, TWISTING, AND WINDING MILLS; NONCLASSIFIABLE ESTABLISHMENTS
    Organizations: INTERFACE FABRICS INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: CHATHAM INC., CHATHAM INC/INTERFACE FABRICS, CMI INDS. INC., INTERFACE FABRICS INC, INTERFACE FABRICS GROUP, INTERFACE FABRICS GROUP S INC, INTERFACE FABRICS GROUP SOUTH, INCORPORATED, INTERFACE FABRICS GRP S INC CH
  • CANDLE CORPORATION OF AMERICA (430 GENTRY ROAD in ELKIN, NC)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (North Carolina facility info) - -115DA4YG00M69W84AY3XR37NS2, WASTEWATER FACILITY, -4314, AIR PROGRAM, -4138, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM, -NC0286502, DRINKING WATER PROGRAM
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES; NONCLASSIFIABLE ESTABLISHMENTS
    Business NAICS classification: ALL OTHER MISCELLANEOUS MANUFACTURING.; ALL OTHER MISCELLANEOUS MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: CANDLE CORP OF AMERICA (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: BLYTH HOMESCENTS INTERNATIONAL, CANDLE CORP. OF AMERICA WWTP
  • C B ELLER ELEM SCHOOL (1288 CB ELLER SCHOOL RD in ELKIN, NC)
    STATE MASTER (North Carolina facility info) - DRINKING WATER PROGRAM, UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PROGRAM,
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-310
    Business SIC classification: NONCLASSIFIABLE ESTABLISHMENTS
    Organizations: WILKES COUNTY SCHOOLS (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
    Alternative names: C B ELLER ELEMENTARY
  • APAC - GA INC (I-77 AT CC CAMP ROAD in ELKIN, NC)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (North Carolina facility info) - AIR PROGRAM
    Business SIC classification: READY-MIXED CONCRETE
  • ARNDT AND HERMAN LUMBER COMPANY (STATE ROAD 1141 in ELKIN, NC)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (North Carolina facility info) - AIR PROGRAM
    Business SIC classification: MILLWORK
    Alternative names: ARNDT & HERMAN LUMBER COMPANY **INACTIV*
  • CENTEL OF NORTH CAROLINA D/B/A SPRINT - ELKIN CENTRAL OFFICE (280 BRIDGE STREET in ELKIN, NC)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (North Carolina facility info) - AIR PROGRAM
    Business SIC classification: TELEPHONE COMMUNICATIONS, EXCEPT RADIOTELEPHONE
    Alternative names: CENTRAL TELEPHONE COMPANY D/B/A EMBARQ
  • CARL ROSE & SONS, INC. - ELKIN ASPHALT P (ELKIN WILDLIFE SR 1142 in ELKIN, NC)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: CONSTRUCTION SAND AND GRAVEL; ASPHALT PAVING MIXTURES AND BLOCKS
    Business NAICS classification: ASPHALT PAVING MIXTURE AND BLOCK MANUFACTURING.
    Alternative names: CARL ROSE & SONS- ELKIN ASP #3, CARL ROSE & SONS - ELKIN ASPHALT, CARL ROSE & SONS READY MIX CNC, CARL ROSE AND SONS - SURRY
  • BURCHETTE & BURCHETTE FLOORS (196 AUSTIN TRAPHILL RD in ELKIN, NC)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: RON BURCHETTE (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
  • CAROLINA TIRE CO (1475 NORTHBRIDGE ST in ELKIN, NC)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: BRAD RAGAN INC (CONTACT/OWNER)

Zip code 28621 marital status for males
Zip code 28621 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2.7%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2.9%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 62.9%Electricity
  • 15.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 11.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.6%Wood
  • 3.2%Utility gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used

Population in 1990: 10,672.

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

  • This state: 7,978
  • Northeast: 445
  • Midwest: 286
  • South: 1,086
  • West: 257

61% of the 28621 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 49% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in North Carolina.

96% of the 28621 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 47% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 21% moved from different state.

Year householders moved into unit in Elkin, NC (28621)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 20
Here:

1.7%
North Carolina:

11.4%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 30
Here:

6.6%
North Carolina:

9.1%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 19
Here:

6.1%
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 ($)
  • 96,081Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 52,657Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 51,015Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 46,360Community and social service occupations
  • 44,618Management occupations
  • 42,114Business and financial operations occupations

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

  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Temporary Help Services (250-499 employees: 2 establishments, 100-249 employees: 1 establishment, 1-4 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (250-499: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (100-249: 2)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (50-99: 1, 20-49: 5, 10-19: 2, 1-4: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists) (20-49: 4, 10-19: 4, 5-9: 5, 1-4: 6)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (20-49: 4, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 6, 1-4: 4)
  • Wholesale Trade: Lumber, Plywood, Millwork, and Wood Panel Merchant Wholesalers (100-249: 1, 20-49: 1)

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:

  • 187 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 17 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 5 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 323 people in nursing homes
  • 24 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

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

Fatal accident statistics in 2012:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • 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 48. The highest number of fires - 84 took place in 2015, and the least - 9 in 2002. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 28621 When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (43.5%), and Outside Fires (26.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 28621
    • 35643.5%Structure Fires
    • 21626.4%Outside Fires
    • 14717.9%Other
    • 10012.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 28621, North Carolina

Most common first names in zip code 28621 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James11571.7 years
Mary9178.6 years
John8774.2 years
William7875.7 years
Robert5270.0 years
Thomas3477.0 years
Charles3370.8 years
Ruth2979.6 years
Ruby2977.3 years
Annie2977.3 years
Most common last names in zip code 28621 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Carter6274.1 years
Smith5476.1 years
Harris5175.6 years
Cockerham4877.4 years
Gentry4777.4 years
Collins4672.0 years
Couch4277.8 years
Johnson4177.2 years
Blackburn3774.7 years
Martin3678.7 years
Businesses in zip code 28621
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lowe's1
Advance Auto Parts1Marriott1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Bath & Body Works1Nike1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
Dunkin Donuts2Subway2
FedEx2T-Mobile1
Ford1Taco Bell1
GNC1U-Haul1
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular1
Jones New York1UPS3
KFC1Walgreens1
Kincaid1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1
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