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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 2011: 21,820
Zip code population in 2010: 21,134
Zip code population in 2000: 21,559




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Houses and condos: 10,141
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,936
% of renters here:

34%
State:

33%

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in zip code 28659: 82.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 102.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 214 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2011:
This zip code:

0.7% ($703)
North Carolina:

0.8% ($1,283)

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $746 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $654 (0.7%)

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Males: 10,969  (50.3%)
Females: 10,851  (49.7%)

For population 25 years and over in 28659:

  • High school or higher: 68.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 13.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 28659:

  • Never married: 24.4%
  • Now married: 52.2%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

Zip code 28659 compared to state average:

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

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Urban population: 10,174
Rural population: 11,645

Estimated median house/condo value in 2011: $103,600
28659:

$103,600
North Carolina:

$153,700



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 41 registered sex offenders living in 28659 zip code as of December 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 28659 to the number of sex offenders is 443 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

39.4 years
North Carolina median age:

37.7 years

Average household size:
This zip code:

2.4 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

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 2011:
This zip code:

$28,723
North Carolina:

$43,916

North Wilkesboro, NC (28659) map

Nearest zip codes: 28697, 28635, 28649, 28669, 28654, 28685.
Wilkesboro Zip Code Map

Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

50.1%
North Carolina:

52.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

5.9%
North Carolina:

5.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,805
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 6,927


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 385 (223 now married, 162 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 4,653 (2,628 now married, 2,025 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 28659 with a mortgage: 2,993 (113 second mortgage, 528 home equity loan, 37 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,803

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $949
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $253

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2011:
This zip code:

25.7%
Whole state:

17.9%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2011:
This zip code:

14.2%
Whole state:

10.0%

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.4


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

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

  • 2005 or later: 194
  • 2000 to 2004: 407
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,248
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,460
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,197
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,962
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,358
  • 1940 to 1949: 706
  • 1939 or earlier: 609


Zip code 28659 satellite photo by USGS

Bedrooms in houses/apartments in 28659
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 16
  • 1 bedroom: 44
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,528
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,255
  • 4 bedrooms: 793
  • 5+ bedrooms: 160
  • no bedroom: 67
  • 1 bedroom: 552
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,267
  • 3 bedrooms: 920
  • 4 bedrooms: 69
  • 5+ bedrooms: 61
Cars and other vehicles available in 28659 in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 418
  • 1 vehicle: 1,249
  • 2 vehicles: 2,260
  • 3 vehicles: 1,220
  • 4 vehicles: 487
  • 5+ vehicles: 162
  • no vehicle: 539
  • 1 vehicle: 1,528
  • 2 vehicles: 719
  • 3 vehicles: 104
  • 4 vehicles: 35
  • 5+ vehicles: 11


Estimated household income distribution in 2009:

Zip code 28659 household income distribution in 2009

Zip code 28659 house/condo values in 2011

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2011 in zip code 28659:

  • Less than $10,000: 317
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 117
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 124
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 65
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 65
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 94
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 73
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 232
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 91
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 207
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 378
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 519
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 487
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 895
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 446
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 627
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 194
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 382
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 172
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 168
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 64
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 38
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 28
  • $1,000,000 or more: 13

 



28659 rent paid by renters

Rent paid by renters in 2011 in zip code 28659:

  • Less than $100: 62
  • $100 to $149: 123
  • $150 to $199: 90
  • $200 to $249: 173
  • $250 to $299: 173
  • $300 to $349: 356
  • $350 to $399: 385
  • $400 to $449: 389
  • $450 to $499: 191
  • $500 to $549: 219
  • $550 to $599: 80
  • $600 to $649: 164
  • $650 to $699: 43
  • $700 to $749: 15
  • $800 to $899: 47
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 12
  • No cash rent: 414
 


Median gross rent in 2011: $537.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2011: $164,553.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2011 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $113,604
  • Black or African American householders: $94,121
  • Some other race householders: $75,034
  • Two or more races householders: $59,237
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $78,193

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $103,600
28659:

$103,600
North Carolina:

$153,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $71,700 - $159,500

Mean price in 2011:

Detached houses: $144,063
Here:

$144,063
State:

$216,682

Mobile homes: $74,824
Here:

$74,824
State:

$73,066

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,715
  • One, attached: 21
  • Two: 316
  • 3 or 4: 301
  • 5 to 9: 306
  • 10 to 19: 138
  • 20 to 49: 98
  • 50 or more: 68
  • Mobile homes: 2,166
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 12

Unemployment: 13.0%
28659 zip code mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 7,045 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 1,040 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 11 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 11 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 29 (0%)
  • Walked: 120 (1%)
  • Other means: 24 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 211 (2%)
 

28659 zip code travel time to work (commute)

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 237
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 839
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,611
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1,743
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1,560
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 297
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 671
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 110
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 217
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 588
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 248
  • 90 or more minutes: 159
 

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

Household type by relationship:

Households: 21,346
  • In family households: 17,829 (3,053 male householders, 2,708 female householders)
    4,189 spouses, 6,278 children (5,657 natural, 157 adopted, 466 stepchildren), 359 grandchildren, 276 brothers or sisters, 186 parents, 381 other relatives, 399 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,517 (1,315 male householders (1,081 living alone)), 1,656 female householders (1,510 living alone)), 546 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 474 (394 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,620 2-persons, 1,479 3-persons, 855 4-persons, 528 5-persons, 158 6-persons, 121 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 2,591 1-person, 308 2-persons, 57 3-persons, 15 5-persons

3,251 married couples with children.
1,384 single-parent households (330 men, 1,054 women).

91.6% of residents of 28659 zip code speak English at home.
7.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (51% very well, 20% well, 24% not well, 5% not at all).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (54% very well, 46% well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 1,303 (6.0%)
(10.2% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

6.0%
Whole state:

7.3%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • Mexico (64%)
  • El Salvador (12%)
  • Guatemala (6%)
  • India (3%)
  • Germany (3%)
  • Honduras (3%)
  • Canada (2%)

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2000 or later: 720
  • 1990 to 1999: 450
  • 1980 to 1989: 107
  • Before 1980: 182

Races in zip code 28659:

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

Most common first ancestries reported in 28659 (%):



  • American (37%)
  • Other groups (20%)
  • English (8%)
  • German (5%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)


Zip code 28659 topographic map

Private primary/middle schools not listed on the city page:

  • MONTESSORI LEARNING CENTER (Students: 56; Location: 601 BOSTON AVE, N WILKESBORO, NC; Grades: PK - KG)
  • MCKINLEY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 6; Location: 97 SPARTA RD, N WILKESBORO, NC; Grades: 2 - 9)

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: 3.6%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3.8%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (61%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (21%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

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

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

  • This state: 16,639
  • Northeast: 660
  • Midwest: 688
  • South: 1,963
  • West: 411

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.

91% of the 28659 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 73% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 18% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 8% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 2% moved from abroad.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 132
Here:

5.7%
North Carolina:

8.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 22
Here:

1.9%
North Carolina:

8.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 27
Here:

4.1%
North Carolina:

17.5%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Class of Workers (%)


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

  • Computer and mathematical occupations: 60,625
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations: 50,227
  • Business and financial operations occupations: 49,625
  • Management occupations: 40,958
  • Transportation occupations: 34,735
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations: 33,036

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 (Noninst.)




People in group quarters:

  • 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 2011:

  • 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

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • 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
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Burger King1Nike1
CVS2Pizza Hut1
Decora Cabinetry1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
Dunkin Donuts2Sprint Nextel1
FedEx2Subway1
GNC1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Kincaid1UPS2
La-Z-Boy1Walgreens1
MasterBrand Cabinets1Wendy's1


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