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28694 Zip Code (West Jefferson, NC) Detailed Profile



Cities: West Jefferson, NC (3.13%), Jefferson, NC (0.00%)
Counties: Ashe County, NC (99.83%), Wilkes County, NC (0.17%)
Estimated zip code population in 2015: 7,298
Zip code population in 2010: 7,744
Zip code population in 2000: 6,752

Houses and condos: 4,805
Renter-occupied apartments: 974
% of renters here:

28%
State:

36%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 28694: 82.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 66.2 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.5 sq. mi.
Population density: 110 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 28694
Zip code 28694 (West Jefferson, North Carolina) real estate house value trends

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

0.6% ($888)
North Carolina:

0.9% ($1,365)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $890 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $887 (0.7%)

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Males: 3,389  (46.4%)
Females: 3,909  (53.6%)

For population 25 years and over in 28694:

  • High school or higher: 83.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 28694:

  • Never married: 18.4%
  • Now married: 59.6%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

Zip code 28694 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Races in zip code 28694

  • Zip code 28694 races chart
    • 7,124White population
    • 51Black population
    • 17American Indian population
    • 33Asian population
    • 0Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 1Some other race population
    • 65Two or more races population
    • 453Hispanic or Latino population

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Estimated median house/condo value in 2015: $160,800
28694:

$160,800
North Carolina:

$160,100



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 12 registered sex offenders living in 28694 zip code as of August 18, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 28694 to the number of sex offenders is 584 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this zip code is near the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

46.8 years
North Carolina median age:

38.4 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.1 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 28694, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $41,074 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$41,074
State:

$54,937

Salary/wage: $33,884 (reported on 76.1% of returns)
Here:

$33,884
State:

$46,336
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 69.5% for AGIs below $25k, 74.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 67.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 68.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 50.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 36.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,605 (reported on 39.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,605
North Carolina:

$1,298
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.1% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $3,972 (reported on 17.0% of returns)
Here:

$3,972
State:

$6,213
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$12,744 (reported on 14.9% of returns)
Here:

+$12,744
State:

+$12,740
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 27.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$8,989 (reported on 21.8% of returns)
Here:

+$8,989
State:

+$10,311
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.4% for AGIs below $25k, 3.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $13,944 (reported on 14.3% of returns)
28694:

$13,944
North Carolina:

$15,575
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.5% for AGIs below $25k, 3.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $20,936 (26% of AGI, reported on 25.7% of returns)
Here:

$20,936
State:

$23,438

Here:

25.5% of AGI
State:

21.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.4% for AGIs below $25k, 8.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 14.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 15.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 15.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $4,534 (reported on 21.2% of returns)
Here:

$4,534
State:

$4,687
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $6,050 (reported on 25.7% of returns)
28694:

$6,050
State:

$8,823
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs below $25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 7.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,036 (reported on 23.0% of returns)
Here:

$2,036
State:

$2,376
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.0% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 59.7%
Here:

60%
State:

53%
(% for various income ranges: 55.0% for AGIs below $25k, 61.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 62.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 66.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 75.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 75.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 28694, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $36,695 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$36,695
State:

$45,376

Salary/wage: $29,677 (reported on 79.7% of returns)
Here:

$29,677
State:

$39,442
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 102.4% for AGIs below $10k, 75.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 78.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 75.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 59.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 37.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $2,174 (reported on 48.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$2,174
North Carolina:

$1,515
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.5% for AGIs below $10k, 3.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $3,723 (reported on 20.4% of returns)
Here:

$3,723
State:

$4,016
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.9% for AGIs below $10k, 0.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$26,169 (reported on 17.8% of returns)
Here:

+$26,169
State:

+$11,152
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs below $10k, 1.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 7.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 38.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$7,597 (reported on 22.6% of returns)
Here:

+$7,597
State:

+$9,490
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 15.5% for AGIs below $10k, 9.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 4.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.9% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,638 (reported on 3.2% of returns)
28694:

$3,638
North Carolina:

$2,967
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Self-employed pension: $6,467 (reported on 0.5% of returns)
Here:

$6,467
North Carolina:

$14,754

Total itemized deductions: $16,843 (22% of AGI, reported on 25.6% of returns)
Here:

$16,843
State:

$19,464

Here:

21.9% of AGI
State:

22.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.1% for AGIs below $10k, 8.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 10.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 14.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 16.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,951 (5% of AGI, reported on 22.5% of returns)
Here:

$3,951
State:

$4,035

Here:

5.0% of AGI
State:

4.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $10k, 1.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,762 (reported on 74.0% of returns)
28694:

$4,762
State:

$7,257
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.2% for AGIs below $10k, 4.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,673 (reported on 18.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,673
State:

$1,851

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 73.6%
Here:

74%
State:

62%
(% for various income ranges: 68.1% for AGIs below $10k, 74.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 75.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 71.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 76.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 85.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2015:
This zip code:

$36,183
North Carolina:

$47,830
West Jefferson, NC (28694) map Nearest zip codes: 28640, 28629, 28626, 28693, 28617, 28684.
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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:

4.3%
North Carolina:

5.7%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 610
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 2,842


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 108 (34 now married, 74 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 1,434 (828 now married, 606 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 28694 with a mortgage: 1,292 (21 second mortgage, 129 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,186

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $960
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $327

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

19.2%
Whole state:

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

13.3%
Whole state:

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

5.8
State:

6.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 28694: Tree Top (A), Elk Shoals Camp (B), Mountain Aire Golf Club (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 28694 include: Bald Mountain Church (A), Beaver Creek Church (B), Bethany Church (C), Bethel Church (D), Blue Ridge Church (E), Midway Church (F), Buffalo Church (G), Mount Jefferson Church (H), Mount Paddy Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes and reservoirs: Lake Ashe (A), Ashe Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Cole Branch (A), Claybank Creek (B), Beaver Creek (C), Obids Creek (D), Little Buffalo Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 0Built 2014 or later
  • 30Built 2010 to 2013
  • 595Built 2000 to 2009
  • 847Built 1990 to 1999
  • 926Built 1980 to 1989
  • 953Built 1970 to 1979
  • 575Built 1960 to 1969
  • 342Built 1950 to 1959
  • 225Built 1940 to 1949
  • 312Built 1939 or earlier
Note: State values scaled to 28694 population

Zip code 28694 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in West Jefferson, NC (28694)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 341 bedroom
  • 4732 bedrooms
  • 1,6603 bedrooms
  • 2714 bedrooms
  • 405+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 28694 population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in West Jefferson, NC (28694)

  • 35no bedroom
  • 1101 bedroom
  • 4322 bedrooms
  • 2943 bedrooms
  • 1034 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 28694 population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in West Jefferson, NC (28694) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 99no vehicle
  • 5731 vehicle
  • 9662 vehicles
  • 6203 vehicles
  • 1494 vehicles
  • 715+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 28694 population

Cars and other vehicles available in West Jefferson, NC (28694) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 200no vehicle
  • 3571 vehicle
  • 3572 vehicles
  • 453 vehicles
  • 154 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 28694 population

  • Zip code 28694 household income distribution in 2015

  • Zip code 28694 household income distribution in 2015
  • 391Less than $10,000
  • 375$10,000 to $14,999
  • 325$15,000 to $19,999
  • 104$20,000 to $24,999
  • 223$25,000 to $29,999
  • 211$30,000 to $34,999
  • 330$35,000 to $39,999
  • 32$40,000 to $44,999
  • 147$45,000 to $49,999
  • 267$50,000 to $59,999
  • 401$60,000 to $74,999
  • 237$75,000 to $99,999
  • 195$100,000 to $124,999
  • 76$125,000 to $149,999
  • 78$150,000 to $199,999
  • 60$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 28694

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 28694
  • 131Less than $10,000
  • 8$10,000 to $14,999
  • 13$15,000 to $19,999
  • 42$20,000 to $24,999
  • 14$30,000 to $34,999
  • 79$40,000 to $49,999
  • 23$50,000 to $59,999
  • 36$60,000 to $69,999
  • 115$70,000 to $79,999
  • 167$80,000 to $89,999
  • 49$90,000 to $99,999
  • 304$100,000 to $124,999
  • 100$125,000 to $149,999
  • 367$150,000 to $174,999
  • 188$175,000 to $199,999
  • 352$200,000 to $249,999
  • 215$250,000 to $299,999
  • 128$300,000 to $399,999
  • 43$400,000 to $499,999
  • 87$500,000 to $749,999
  • 2$750,000 to $999,999
  • 15$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 28694

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 28694
  • 15Less than $100
  • 42$100 to $149
  • 6$150 to $199
  • 9$200 to $249
  • 66$250 to $299
  • 83$300 to $349
  • 92$350 to $399
  • 85$400 to $449
  • 48$450 to $499
  • 90$500 to $549
  • 41$550 to $599
  • 72$600 to $649
  • 23$650 to $699
  • 32$700 to $749
  • 97$800 to $899
  • 8$1,000 to $1,249
  • 165No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2015: $650.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015: $125,311.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $166,581
  • Black or African American householders: $99,370
  • Asian householders: $144,539
  • Two or more races householders: $203,258
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $196,754

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $160,800
28694:

$160,800
North Carolina:

$160,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $89,500 - $231,600

Mean price in 2015:

Detached houses: $221,999
Here:

$221,999
State:

$232,982

Townhouses or other attached units: $103,900
Here:

$103,900
State:

$188,010

In 2-unit structures: $611,572
Here:

$611,572
State:

$171,360

Mobile homes: $127,738
Here:

$127,738
State:

$71,084

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: 3,610
  • One, attached: 52
  • Two: 60
  • 3 or 4: 22
  • 5 to 9: 183
  • 10 to 19: 84
  • 20 to 49: 78
  • 50 or more: 14
  • Mobile homes: 688
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 14

Unemployment: 9.6%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 28694

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 28694
  • 82.4%2,554Drove a car alone
  • 11.3%349Carpooled
  • 0.2%7Walked
  • 2.1%64Other means
  • 4.0%124Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 28694

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 28694
  • 16Less than 5 minutes
  • 3915 to 9 minutes
  • 58410 to 14 minutes
  • 73815 to 19 minutes
  • 28420 to 24 minutes
  • 5825 to 29 minutes
  • 23530 to 34 minutes
  • 9335 to 39 minutes
  • 16540 to 44 minutes
  • 17145 to 59 minutes
  • 7960 to 89 minutes
  • 16090 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 69.7%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,271
  • In family households: 5,986 (1,313 male householders, 1,006 female householders)
    1,799 spouses, 1,604 children (1,500 natural, 31 adopted, 75 stepchildren), 71 grandchildren, 57 brothers or sisters, 13 parents, 56 other relatives, 67 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,285 (427 male householders (355 living alone)), 706 female householders (618 living alone)), 152 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 27 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,408 2-persons, 418 3-persons, 418 4-persons, 58 5-persons, 17 6-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 973 1-person, 151 2-persons, 9 4-persons

879 married couples with children.
240 single-parent households (33 men, 207 women).

96.5% of residents of 28694 zip code speak English at home.
3.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% very well, 23% well, 19% not well).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 232 (3.2%)
(18.1% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

3.2%
Whole state:

7.9%

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

  • 6%France
  • 4%Burma
  • 3%Venezuela
  • 2%Pakistan

Most common first ancestries reported in 28694 (%)

  • 57%American
  • 8%English
  • 7%German
  • 4%Irish
  • 2%Scottish
  • 2%Scotch-Irish
  • 1%French

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 112000 to 2009
  • 1341990 to 1999
  • 104Before 1990
Note: State values scaled to 28694 population

Zip code 28694 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • CATAWISSA LUMBER & SPECILATY (301 LOCUST STREET in WEST JEFFERSON, NC)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (North Carolina facility info) - -115DA4YG00NP0W64FBENRAXT18, WASTEWATER FACILITY, -3706, 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
    Business SIC classification: HARDWOOD DIMENSION AND FLOORING MILLS; WOOD HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, EXCEPT UPHOLSTERED
    Business NAICS classification: NONUPHOLSTERED WOOD HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE MANUFACTURING.; NONUPHOLSTERED WOOD HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE MANUFACTURING.
    Alternative names: CATAWISSA LUMBER & SPECIALTY COMPANY INCORPORATED
  • ASHE COUNTY MOTORS. INCORPORATED (BOX 66 - HIGHWAY 221 in WEST JEFFERSON, NC)
    STATE MASTER (North Carolina facility info) - UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PROGRAM
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: NONCLASSIFIABLE ESTABLISHMENTS
    Organizations: TURNMIRE HOWARD (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • CARDINAL QUARRIES, LLC - SMETHPORT QUAR (1200 CLAYBANK RD in W JEFFERSON, NC)
    AIR 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
    Business SIC classification: CRUSHED AND BROKEN GRANITE; CRUSHED AND BROKEN STONE
    Business NAICS classification: OTHER CRUSHED AND BROKEN STONE MINING AND QUARRYING.
    Alternative names: CARDINAL QUARIES LLC SMITHPORT, CARDINAL QUARRIES, LLC - SMETHPORT QUARR, CARDINAL STONE COMPANY
  • BUFFALO MEADOWS WWTP (BUFFALO MEADOWS SUBDIVISION in WEST JEFFERSON, NC)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
    Alternative names: BUFFALO MEADOWS-DDK, ENV., VEOLIA WTR N AMERICA OPERATING
  • DR PEPPER BOTTLING CO (159 N. 3RD AVE. in W JEFFERSON, NC)
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)

Zip code 28694 marital status for males
Zip code 28694 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.2%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.4%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 45%Electricity
  • 35%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 10%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8%Wood
  • 1%Utility gas

Population in 1990: 6,348. Population change in the 1990s: +404 (+6.4%).

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

  • This state: 5,293
  • Northeast: 426
  • Midwest: 260
  • South: 972
  • West: 98

64% of the 28694 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 65% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in North Carolina.

95% of the 28694 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 68% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 16% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 6% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 9% 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):
Here:

0.0%
North Carolina:

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

0.0%
North Carolina:

8.9%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 5
Here:

1.9%
North Carolina:

17.7%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 55,972Legal occupations
  • 53,646Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 50,625Management occupations
  • 43,289Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors
  • 41,750Health technologists and technicians
  • 40,833Business and financial operations occupations
Note: State values scaled to 28694 population

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • INTERNATIONAL RESOURCES INC (467 CALLOWAY GAP RD in WEST JEFFERSON, NC; small business) : $21,318,035 in 108 contracts from 2001 to 2006
    Contracts for Fuels, Solid, Fuel Oils by Defense Logistics Agency, Federal Supply Service
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $2,211,138; 2002: $987,000; 2003: $0; 2004: $3,856,154; 2005: $7,984,022; 2006: $6,279,721.

    Biggest contracts:
    $4,800,400 with Defense Logistics Agency for Fuels, Solid. Taking place in WV. Signed on 2006-04-28. Completion date: 2007-05-31.
    $4,753,600, same as above. Signed on 2005-03-04. Completion date: 2006-04-30.
    $3,144,800, same as above. Signed on 2004-02-23. Completion date: 2005-04-30.
    $1,375,138 with Defense Logistics Agency for Fuels, Solid. Signed on 2001-07-11. Completion date: 2002-04-30.

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

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (50-99 employees: 1 establishment, 20-49 employees: 5 establishments, 10-19 employees: 3 establishments, 5-9 employees: 1 establishment, 1-4 employees: 3 establishments)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities (100-249: 1, 10-19: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (20-49: 2, 10-19: 3, 5-9: 1)
  • Information: Wired Telecommunications Carriers (50-99: 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:

  • 22 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 7 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 2 people in unknown juvenile institutions

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: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2012:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 28694 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James8073.9 years
William6375.8 years
John4178.9 years
Robert3973.0 years
Mary3676.5 years
Walter3074.4 years
Charles2773.0 years
Thomas2571.0 years
Ruth2376.5 years
Joseph2275.7 years
Most common last names in zip code 28694 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller9674.2 years
Blevins4176.8 years
Lewis3774.9 years
Parsons3477.4 years
Phillips3079.1 years
Mcneill2977.7 years
Houck2977.8 years
Harless2778.8 years
Johnson2771.8 years
Taylor2773.5 years
Businesses in zip code 28694
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1Lowe's1
CVS1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Chevrolet1McDonald's1
Decora Cabinetry1Sears1
Dunkin Donuts1Subway2
FedEx2Taco Bell1
Ford1True Value1
Goodwill3U-Haul1
Hilton1UPS3
KFC1Walmart1
Kincaid1Wendy's1
Lane Furniture1
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