Jefferson, NC 28640 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28640: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Jefferson, NC 28640

Not Acceptable, USPS
Orion, NC 28640
Rhine, NC 28640
Theta, NC 28640
Wagoner, NC 28640

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Ashe County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.409, Longitude -81.41
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 28640 has segments in 2 Counties (Ashe, Wilkes).

  • Businesses Addresses: 284
  • PO Box Addresses: 497
  • Residential Addresses: 1,986
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 99
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,887

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: August 1, 2019, Maps updated: May 8, 2019.

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  1. 28640 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 28640 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
  2. North Carolina Research Tools (Easy Tools & Current Data)
  3. North Carolina Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

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Jefferson, NC 28640 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

POPULATION

Total Population 4,805
Population in Households 4,654
Population in Familes 3,697
Population in Group Qrtrs 151
Population Density2 127
Diversity Index3 29
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $38,632
Average Household Income $53,203
Per Capita Income $22,626

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,852 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,314 (46.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 726 (25.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 812 (28.5%)
Median Home Value $177,559
Average Home Value $207,686
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,040
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 1,338
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.38% 0.53%
Households 0.49% 0.52%
Families 0.35% 0.43%
Median Household Income   1.69%
Per Capita Income   2.26%

Jefferson, NC 28640 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28640 to the other 779 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 455 42nd
Population Density # 402 49th
Diversity Index # 578 26th
Median Household Income # 634 19th
Per Capita Income # 536 31st

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