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28659 Zip Code (North Wilkesboro, NC) Detailed Profile



Cities: North Wilkesboro, NC (6.44%), Mulberry, NC (4.99%), Fairplains, NC (4.13%), Cricket, NC (3.38%), Hays, NC (1.15%), Wilkesboro, NC (0.16%)
County: Wilkes County, NC
Estimated zip code population in 2015: 20,251
Zip code population in 2010: 21,134
Zip code population in 2000: 21,559

Houses and condos: 9,549
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,650
% of renters here:

32%
State:

36%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 28659: 81.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 102.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 199 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 28659
Zip code 28659 (North Wilkesboro, North Carolina) real estate house value trends

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2015:
This zip code:

0.7% ($831)
North Carolina:

0.9% ($1,365)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $914 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $744 (0.7%)

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Males: 9,900  (48.9%)
Females: 10,351  (51.1%)

For population 25 years and over in 28659:

  • High school or higher: 70.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 11.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 28659:

  • Never married: 25.1%
  • Now married: 50.9%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

Zip code 28659 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 28659

  • Zip code 28659 races chart
    • 17,786White population
    • 1,222Black population
    • 40American Indian population
    • 69Asian population
    • 3Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 47Some other race population
    • 248Two or more races population
    • 1,719Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 9,443
Rural population: 10,807

Estimated median house/condo value in 2015: $111,600
28659:

$111,600
North Carolina:

$160,100



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 43 registered sex offenders living in 28659 zip code as of April 24, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 28659 to the number of sex offenders is 422 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

43.8 years
North Carolina median age:

38.4 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.4 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 28659, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $46,124 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$46,124
State:

$54,937

Salary/wage: $32,781 (reported on 84.4% of returns)
Here:

$32,781
State:

$46,336
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 76.3% for AGIs below $25k, 81.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 75.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 69.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 59.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 19.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,128 (reported on 29.6% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,128
North Carolina:

$1,298
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $5,414 (reported on 16.8% of returns)
Here:

$5,414
State:

$6,213
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$27,146 (reported on 12.8% of returns)
Here:

+$27,146
State:

+$12,740
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 23.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$8,881 (reported on 15.4% of returns)
Here:

+$8,881
State:

+$10,311
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.0% for AGIs below $25k, 2.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $18,176 (reported on 11.7% of returns)
28659:

$18,176
North Carolina:

$15,575
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.0% for AGIs below $25k, 3.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 6.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $14,000 (reported on 0.2% of returns)
28659:

$14,000
North Carolina:

$21,078

Total itemized deductions: $21,789 (19% of AGI, reported on 21.0% of returns)
Here:

$21,789
State:

$23,438

Here:

18.6% of AGI
State:

21.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.3% for AGIs below $25k, 8.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 11.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 12.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 9.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $5,841 (reported on 17.0% of returns)
Here:

$5,841
State:

$4,687
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $7,795 (reported on 20.8% of returns)
28659:

$7,795
State:

$8,823
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,348 (reported on 26.8% of returns)
Here:

$2,348
State:

$2,376
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.5% for AGIs below $25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 64.0%
Here:

64%
State:

53%
(% for various income ranges: 60.3% for AGIs below $25k, 62.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 70.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 72.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 76.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 90.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 28659, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $39,211 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$39,211
State:

$45,376

Salary/wage: $31,783 (reported on 85.8% of returns)
Here:

$31,783
State:

$39,442
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 93.0% for AGIs below $10k, 80.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 85.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 80.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 74.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 40.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,523 (reported on 38.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,523
North Carolina:

$1,515
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.3% for AGIs below $10k, 1.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $4,216 (reported on 21.5% of returns)
Here:

$4,216
State:

$4,016
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.1% for AGIs below $10k, 0.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$7,985 (reported on 15.4% of returns)
Here:

+$7,985
State:

+$11,152
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.2% for AGIs below $10k, 0.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$8,844 (reported on 16.5% of returns)
Here:

+$8,844
State:

+$9,490
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.7% for AGIs below $10k, 5.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.0% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,140 (reported on 2.4% of returns)
28659:

$3,140
North Carolina:

$2,967
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $13,382 (reported on 0.4% of returns)
Here:

$13,382
North Carolina:

$14,754

Total itemized deductions: $19,908 (23% of AGI, reported on 25.1% of returns)
Here:

$19,908
State:

$19,464

Here:

23.1% of AGI
State:

22.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.8% for AGIs below $10k, 6.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 12.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 13.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 15.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $5,474 (6% of AGI, reported on 21.6% of returns)
Here:

$5,474
State:

$4,035

Here:

6.0% of AGI
State:

4.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $10k, 0.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $5,968 (reported on 71.3% of returns)
28659:

$5,968
State:

$7,257
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.0% for AGIs below $10k, 3.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 20.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,795 (reported on 21.8% of returns)
Here:

$1,795
State:

$1,851

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 71.0%
Here:

71%
State:

62%
(% for various income ranges: 64.0% for AGIs below $10k, 73.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 71.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 71.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 73.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 80.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2015:
This zip code:

$28,638
North Carolina:

$47,830
North Wilkesboro, NC (28659) map Nearest zip codes: 28697, 28635, 28649, 28669, 28654, 28685.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

44.9%
North Carolina:

48.7%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

6.6%
North Carolina:

5.7%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,659
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 6,506


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 140 (66 now married, 74 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 4,205 (2,122 now married, 2,083 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 28659 with a mortgage: 2,849 (67 second mortgage, 586 home equity loan, 25 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,666

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $953
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $290

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2015:
This zip code:

27.7%
Whole state:

16.4%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2015:
This zip code:

16.2%
Whole state:

9.3%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

6.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.5
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 28659: Midtown Shopping Plaza (A), Northview Plaza (B), New River Mental Health Center (C), North Wilkesboro Womens Club (D), Wilkes Area Poultry Association Laboratory (E), Wilkes Art Gallery (F), Wilkes County Jaycees Clubhouse (G), Woodlawn Community Center (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Centers: West Park Shopping Center (1), Wilkes Mall (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 28659 include: Harmony Church (A), Hill Top Church (B), Hinshaw Street Church (C), Home Church (D), Arbor Grove Church (E), Liberty Grove Baptist Church (F), Little Mountain Church (G), Union Church (H), Bethany Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Union Tarheel Cemetery (1), Mountlawn Memorial Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Fishing Creek (A), East Prong Roaring River (B), Bee Tree Branch (C), Rock Creek (D), Mulberry Creek (E), Reddies River (F), Lousy Creek (G), Kilby Branch (H), Hoopers Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 28659 include: YMCA Park (1), William K Newton Memorial Park (2), Smoot Park (3), Optimist Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 0Built 2014 or later
  • 23Built 2010 to 2013
  • 761Built 2000 to 2009
  • 1,449Built 1990 to 1999
  • 1,643Built 1980 to 1989
  • 1,887Built 1970 to 1979
  • 1,594Built 1960 to 1969
  • 1,172Built 1950 to 1959
  • 542Built 1940 to 1949
  • 478Built 1939 or earlier
Note: State values scaled to 28659 population

Zip code 28659 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in North Wilkesboro, NC (28659)

  • 25no bedroom
  • 741 bedroom
  • 1,1972 bedrooms
  • 3,4153 bedrooms
  • 6454 bedrooms
  • 1595+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 28659 population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in North Wilkesboro, NC (28659)

  • 69no bedroom
  • 3631 bedroom
  • 1,3732 bedrooms
  • 6823 bedrooms
  • 1554 bedrooms
  • 85+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 28659 population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in North Wilkesboro, NC (28659) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 312no vehicle
  • 1,1341 vehicle
  • 2,2652 vehicles
  • 1,1463 vehicles
  • 4534 vehicles
  • 2055+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 28659 population

Cars and other vehicles available in North Wilkesboro, NC (28659) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 534no vehicle
  • 1,2971 vehicle
  • 6732 vehicles
  • 1003 vehicles
  • 394 vehicles
  • 75+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 28659 population

  • Zip code 28659 household income distribution in 2015

  • Zip code 28659 household income distribution in 2015
  • 1,072Less than $10,000
  • 855$10,000 to $14,999
  • 979$15,000 to $19,999
  • 705$20,000 to $24,999
  • 623$25,000 to $29,999
  • 442$30,000 to $34,999
  • 348$35,000 to $39,999
  • 457$40,000 to $44,999
  • 443$45,000 to $49,999
  • 632$50,000 to $59,999
  • 477$60,000 to $74,999
  • 466$75,000 to $99,999
  • 256$100,000 to $124,999
  • 170$125,000 to $149,999
  • 146$150,000 to $199,999
  • 94$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 28659

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 28659
  • 197Less than $10,000
  • 107$10,000 to $14,999
  • 54$15,000 to $19,999
  • 84$20,000 to $24,999
  • 140$25,000 to $29,999
  • 63$30,000 to $34,999
  • 68$35,000 to $39,999
  • 165$40,000 to $49,999
  • 210$50,000 to $59,999
  • 263$60,000 to $69,999
  • 297$70,000 to $79,999
  • 299$80,000 to $89,999
  • 396$90,000 to $99,999
  • 892$100,000 to $124,999
  • 469$125,000 to $149,999
  • 675$150,000 to $174,999
  • 277$175,000 to $199,999
  • 342$200,000 to $249,999
  • 273$250,000 to $299,999
  • 96$300,000 to $399,999
  • 79$400,000 to $499,999
  • 27$500,000 to $749,999
  • 7$750,000 to $999,999
  • 35$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 28659

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 28659
  • 8Less than $100
  • 70$100 to $149
  • 41$150 to $199
  • 138$200 to $249
  • 139$250 to $299
  • 376$300 to $349
  • 291$350 to $399
  • 361$400 to $449
  • 174$450 to $499
  • 318$500 to $549
  • 101$550 to $599
  • 163$600 to $649
  • 21$650 to $699
  • 62$700 to $749
  • 27$750 to $799
  • 57$800 to $899
  • 20$900 to $999
  • 283No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2015: $581.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015: $101,121.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2015 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $122,377
  • Black or African American householders: $101,390
  • Some other race householders: $80,828
  • Two or more races householders: $63,811
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $84,231

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $111,600
28659:

$111,600
North Carolina:

$160,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $70,900 - $166,000

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Note: State values scaled to Here population

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,381
  • One, attached: 33
  • Two: 188
  • 3 or 4: 309
  • 5 to 9: 200
  • 10 to 19: 140
  • 20 to 49: 164
  • 50 or more: 41
  • Mobile homes: 2,070
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 23

Unemployment: 11.7%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 28659

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 28659
  • 84.8%6,419Drove a car alone
  • 12.7%965Carpooled
  • 0.2%13Bicycle
  • 0.4%27Walked
  • 0.2%15Other means
  • 1.8%134Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 28659

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 28659
  • 141Less than 5 minutes
  • 6015 to 9 minutes
  • 1,19610 to 14 minutes
  • 1,92215 to 19 minutes
  • 1,45820 to 24 minutes
  • 38225 to 29 minutes
  • 46430 to 34 minutes
  • 7335 to 39 minutes
  • 14240 to 44 minutes
  • 57045 to 59 minutes
  • 37860 to 89 minutes
  • 11290 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 84.2%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 19,798
  • In family households: 16,179 (2,574 male householders, 2,570 female householders)
    3,819 spouses, 5,441 children (4,902 natural, 136 adopted, 404 stepchildren), 353 grandchildren, 156 brothers or sisters, 330 parents, 223 other relatives, 654 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,619 (1,274 male householders (1,116 living alone)), 1,747 female householders (1,554 living alone)), 598 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 453 (394 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,526 2-persons, 1,217 3-persons, 683 4-persons, 495 5-persons, 107 6-persons, 116 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 2,670 1-person, 281 2-persons, 58 4-persons, 12 5-persons

2,643 married couples with children.
1,060 single-parent households (299 men, 761 women).

90.5% of residents of 28659 zip code speak English at home.
8.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (47% very well, 22% well, 21% not well, 10% not at all).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (68% very well, 32% well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% very well).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (76% well, 24% not well).

Foreign born population: 1,382 (6.8%)
(11.5% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

6.8%
Whole state:

7.9%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%)

  • 16%El Salvador
  • 14%Guatemala
  • 9%Morocco
  • 6%Costa Rica
  • 3%Japan
  • 2%Burma
  • 2%Taiwan

Most common first ancestries reported in 28659 (%)

  • 46%American
  • 8%English
  • 5%Irish
  • 2%German
  • 2%Scotch-Irish
  • 1%Scottish
  • 1%African

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1102010 or later
  • 6672000 to 2009
  • 3341990 to 1999
  • 301Before 1990
Note: State values scaled to 28659 population

Zip code 28659 topographic map

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • CERTAINTEED CORPORATION (1149 ABTCO ROAD in NORTH WILKESBORO, NC)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS) - ICIS-, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY
    STATE MASTER (North Carolina facility info) - -115DA4YG00NXYD64FBEP05AFS8, WASTEWATER FACILITY, -4743, 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
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: RECONSTITUTED WOOD PRODUCTS
    Business NAICS classification: ALL OTHER MISCELLANEOUS WOOD PRODUCT MANUFACTURING.; ALL OTHER MISCELLANEOUS WOOD PRODUCT MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: THE MANAGER (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: CERTAINTEED CONCRETE PRODUCTS
  • AMERICAN DREW PLANT 12 (110 WILKESBORO ROAD in NORTH WILKESBORO, NC)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (North Carolina facility info) - UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PROGRAM, -115DA4YG00V22W84DX0G0AJWCE, WASTEWATER FACILITY, -4351, 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
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    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: WOOD HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, EXCEPT UPHOLSTERED; NONCLASSIFIABLE ESTABLISHMENTS
    Business NAICS classification: ALL OTHER MISCELLANEOUS WOOD PRODUCT MANUFACTURING.; NONUPHOLSTERED WOOD HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE MANUFACTURING.; NONUPHOLSTERED WOOD HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: LA-Z-BOY INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: AMERICAN DREW PLANT 12130130, AMERICAN DREW PLANT NO. 12130130, LADD FURNITURE, INC-WILKS SITE
  • B & C CONCRETE PRODUCTS (228 NEW BRICKYARD ROAD in NORTH WILKESBORO, NC)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (North Carolina facility info) - -115DA4YG00M29W84AY3WR1MF0J, WASTEWATER FACILITY, -4495, 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
    Business SIC classification: CONCRETE WORK; CONCRETE PRODUCTS, EXCEPT BLOCK AND BRICK
  • ARNDT&HERMAN LUMBER MANU INACTIVE (HIGHWAY 18 NORTH in N WILKESBORO, NC)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (North Carolina facility info) - AIR PROGRAM
    Business SIC classification: SAWMILLS AND PLANING MILLS, GENERAL
  • BASSETT WALKER INCORPORATED (501-505 ELKIN ROAD HWY 268 in N WILKESBORO, NC)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (North Carolina facility info) - AIR PROGRAM
    Business SIC classification: WOMEN'S, MISSES', CHILDREN'S, AND INFANTS' UNDERWEAR AND NIGHTWEAR
    Alternative names: BASSETT-WALKER INCORPORATED
  • BUSTER BROWN APPAREL INC INACTIVE (EAST MAIN STREET in N WILKESBORO, NC)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (North Carolina facility info) - AIR PROGRAM
    Business SIC classification: WOMEN'S FULL-LENGTH AND KNEE-LENGTH HOSIERY, EXCEPT SOCKS
    Alternative names: BUSTER BROWN APPAREL INCORPORATED
  • CARL ROSE & SONS PAVING WILKESBORO PLANT (600 OLD BRICKYARD ROAD in N WILKESBORO, NC)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (North Carolina facility info) - AIR PROGRAM
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Business SIC classification: ASPHALT PAVING MIXTURES AND BLOCKS
    Business NAICS classification: ASPHALT PAVING MIXTURE AND BLOCK MANUFACTURING.; ASPHALT PAVING MIXTURE AND BLOCK MANUFACTURING.
  • CARL ROSE AND SONS - STATESVIL (115 VULCAN QUARRY RD SR2 in NORTH WILKESBORO, NC)
    STATE MASTER (North Carolina facility info) - -115DA4YG00M69W84AY3X02MR0X, WASTEWATER FACILITY
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: ASPHALT PAVING MIXTURES AND BLOCKS
    Alternative names: CARL ROSE AND SONS READY MIX CONCRETE
  • CITY CLEANERS (158 SPARTA ROAD in N WILKESBORO, NC)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (North Carolina facility info) - AIR PROGRAM
    Business SIC classification: DRYCLEANING PLANTS, EXCEPT RUG CLEANING
    Alternative names: CITY CLEANERS **INACTIVE**
  • DUKE ENERGY CORPORATION - LOWES CORPORAT (401 ELKIN HIGHWAY in NORTH WILKESBORO, NC)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (North Carolina facility info) - AIR PROGRAM
    Business SIC classification: ELECTRIC AND OTHER SERVICES COMBINED; NONCLASSIFIABLE ESTABLISHMENTS
    Alternative names: DUKE ENERGY CORPORATION - LOWES CORPORATION
  • C.C. WRIGHT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (200 C.C. WRIGHT SCHOOL RD in NORTH WILKESBORO, NC)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-312
    Organizations: WILKES COUNTY SCHOOLS (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • CAROLINA MIRROR COMPANY LLC (201 ELKIN HIGHWAY in NORTH WILKESBORO, NC)
    AIR MAJOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: GLASS PRODUCTS, MADE OF PURCHASED GLASS
    Business NAICS classification: GLASS PRODUCT MANUFACTURING MADE OF PURCHASED GLASS.
    Organizations: SUN MIRROR PARTNERS LP (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: CAROLINA MIRROR CO.
  • AMERICAN DREW PLANT II (1101 D STREET in N WILKESBORO, NC)
    AIR MAJOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: WOOD HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, EXCEPT UPHOLSTERED
    Organizations: LADD FURNITURE INC. (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: AMERICAN DREW PLANT #11

Zip code 28659 marital status for males
Zip code 28659 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2.6%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3.9%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 71%Electricity
  • 11%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5%Wood
  • 3%Utility gas
  • 2%No fuel used

Population in 1990: 20,167. Population change in the 1990s: +1,392 (+6.9%).

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

  • This state: 15,688
  • Northeast: 698
  • Midwest: 572
  • South: 1,561
  • West: 320

65% of the 28659 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 69% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in North Carolina.

93% of the 28659 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 59% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 30% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 11% moved from different state.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 74
Here:

3.7%
North Carolina:

9.3%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 76
Here:

7.7%
North Carolina:

8.9%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 75
Here:

12.8%
North Carolina:

17.7%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • 70,294Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 57,903Business and financial operations occupations
  • 45,357Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 43,086Management occupations
  • 33,929Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 30,850Law enforcement workers including supervisors
Note: State values scaled to 28659 population

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • LOWE'S HOME CENTERS INC (HWY 268 E in NORTH WILKESBORO, NC)
    $3,882 with Public Buildings Service for Office Furniture. Taking place in WY. Signed on 2003-08-15. Completion date: 2003-12-15.

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

  • Management of Companies and Enterprises: Corporate, Subsidiary, and Regional Managing Offices (over 1000 employees: 2 establishments, 500-999 employees: 1 establishment, 100-249 employees: 1 establishment, 1-4 employees: 2 establishments)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (500-999: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (50-99: 2, 20-49: 4, 10-19: 2, 5-9: 2, 1-4: 1)
  • Construction: Electrical Contractors (100-249: 1, 20-49: 2, 10-19: 4, 5-9: 2, 1-4: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists) (20-49: 1, 10-19: 11, 5-9: 9, 1-4: 6)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (20-49: 4, 10-19: 4, 5-9: 6, 1-4: 6)
  • Wholesale Trade: Lumber, Plywood, Millwork, and Wood Panel Merchant Wholesalers (100-249: 1, 20-49: 1, 1-4: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 223 people in state prisons
  • 182 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 23 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 20 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 13 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 10 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 3 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 257 people in state prisons
  • 122 people in nursing homes
  • 36 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 15 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 28659 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James19772.0 years
William14272.8 years
John13775.2 years
Mary10376.8 years
Robert9868.5 years
Ruth4777.6 years
Ruby4776.9 years
Charlie4675.7 years
Paul4570.8 years
Charles4568.7 years
Most common last names in zip code 28659 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson13072.2 years
Brown10272.2 years
Church9976.1 years
Anderson8071.7 years
Adams7872.9 years
Miller7074.6 years
Wyatt6673.7 years
Shumate6172.1 years
Foster6072.9 years
Hayes5877.4 years
Businesses in zip code 28659
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1MasterBrand Cabinets1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Burger King1Nike1
CVS2Pizza Hut1
Decora Cabinetry1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
Dunkin Donuts2Sprint Nextel1
FedEx2Subway1
Ford1Taco Bell1
GNC1Toyota1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Hyundai1UPS2
Kincaid1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's1
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