28601

  1. Legal Resources for the 28601 Zip Code
  2. Statistics for the 28601 Zip Code
  3. Property/Housing/Real Estate Information for the 28601 Zip Code
  4. Family Information for the 28601 Zip Code
  5. Education Information for the 28601 Zip Code
  6. Public Benefits Information for the 28601 Zip Code
  7. Immigration & Civil Rights Information for the 28601 Zip Code
  8. Cities for the 28601 Zip Code


Legal Resources for the 28601 Zip Code

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Statistics for the 28601 Zip Code

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  • Population (2000): 46,176
  • Land Area (2000): 112.334 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 0.001 square kilometers
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Houses (2000): 19,988

Population - Urban/Rural for the 28601 Zip Code

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 45,137 97.62%
 Rural, Farm 0 0.00%
 Rural, Non-farm 1,102 2.38%



Employment Information for the 28601 Zip Code

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Hours Worked Per Week In 1999 for the 28601 Zip Code

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 22,161 60.48%
15-35 hours 3,995 10.90%
1-14 hours 1,118 3.05%
No regular hours 9,366 25.56%

Time Left For Work for the 28601 Zip Code

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 406 1.68%
5 AM-5:29 AM 419 1.74%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 967 4.01%
6 AM-6:29 AM 2,349 9.74%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 2,818 11.68%
7 AM-7:29 AM 3,584 14.85%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 4,230 17.53%
8 AM-8:29 AM 2,571 10.66%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 1,372 5.69%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 1,275 5.28%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 387 1.60%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 165 0.68%
Noon-3:59 PM 1,750 7.25%
4 PM-11:59 PM 1,835 7.61%

Length Of Commute In Minutes for the 28601 Zip Code

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 684 2.83%
5-9 3,310 13.72%
10-14 5,568 23.08%
15-19 5,870 24.33%
20-24 4,061 16.83%
25-29 1,189 4.93%
30-34 1,701 7.05%
35-39 262 1.09%
40-44 208 0.86%
45-59 445 1.84%
60-89 453 1.88%
At least 90 377 1.56%

Length Of Commute In Minutes - Public vs. Private Transportation for the 28601 Zip Code


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 70 0.29% 20,612 85.43%
30-44 2 0.01% 2,169 8.99%
45-59 0 0.00% 445 1.84%
At least 60 20 0.08% 810 3.36%

Type Of Commute for the 28601 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 5 0.02%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 3,248 13.24%
 Car / truck / van, solo 20,365 83.01%
 Motorcycle 17 0.07%
 Other 124 0.51%
 Public transportation 92 0.38%
 Walked 277 1.13%
 Worked at home 405 1.65%



Family Information for the 28601 Zip Code

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Families where both partners work (2000): 5,438
People at same address in 1995: 22,306

Household Income in 1999 for the 28601 Zip Code


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 1,334 7.15%
$10,000-$14,999 1,121 6.01%
$15,000-$19,999 1,201 6.44%
$20,000-$24,999 1,284 6.89%
$25,000-$29,999 1,405 7.53%
$30,000-$34,999 1,245 6.68%
$35,000-$39,999 1,281 6.87%
$40,000-$44,999 1,030 5.52%
$45,000-$49,999 1,040 5.58%
$50,000-$59,999 1,764 9.46%
$60,000-$74,999 1,941 10.41%
$75,000-$99,999 1,825 9.79%
$100,000-$124,999 825 4.42%
$125,000-$149,999 427 2.29%
$150,000-$199,999 368 1.97%
$200,000 or more 558 2.99%

Household Type for the 28601 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 5,259 28.13%
 Family, 2 people 5,722 30.61%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 889 4.76%
 Family, 3 people 2,895 15.49%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 128 0.68%
 Family, 4 people 2,335 12.49%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 52 0.28%
 Family, 5 people 898 4.80%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 20 0.11%
 Family, 6 people 278 1.49%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 9 0.05%
 Family, 7 or more people 201 1.08%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 7 0.04%

Household Income Type for the 28601 Zip Code

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 15,523 31.43%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 6,596 13.36%
Public Assistance 269 0.54%
Retirement 2,574 5.21%
Self Employment 2,064 4.18%
Social Security 4,765 9.65%
Supplemental Security 387 0.78%
Wage / Salary 15,157 30.69%
Other 2,054 4.16%

Family Type for the 28601 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 5,731 58.08%
 With children under 18 4,136 41.92%

Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000) for the 28601 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 1,376 7.63%
 Married 10,964 60.81%
 Never Married 5,346 29.65%
 Widowed 344 1.91%

Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000) for the 28601 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 2,045 10.65%
 Married 10,947 57.03%
 Never Married 3,862 20.12%
 Widowed 2,340 12.19%



Education Information for the 28601 Zip Code

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Highest Degree Earned (18 or older) for the 28601 Zip Code

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 2,965 8.35%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 4,541 12.79%
 High school diploma or equivalent 9,214 25.95%
 Some college, no degree 7,945 22.37%
 Associate degree 2,413 6.80%
 Bachelors degree 5,989 16.87%
 Graduate or professional degree 2,442 6.88%

Population In School (3 or older) for the 28601 Zip Code

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 405 0.88% 359 0.78% 764 1.65%
Kindergarten 486 1.05% 83 0.18% 569 1.23%
Grades 1-4 2,314 5.01% 178 0.39% 2,492 5.40%
Grades 5-8 2,275 4.93% 131 0.28% 2,406 5.21%
Grades 9-12 2,297 4.97% 102 0.22% 2,399 5.20%
Undergrad college 1,115 2.41% 1,011 2.19% 2,126 4.60%
Graduate or professional school 195 0.42% 80 0.17% 275 0.60%
Total 9,087 19.68% 1,944 4.21% 11,031 23.89%



Public Benefits Information for the 28601 Zip Code

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Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999 for the 28601 Zip Code

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 41,346 91.78%
 Below Poverty Level 3,701 8.22%



Immigration & Civil Rights Information for the 28601 Zip Code

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Population By Age for the 28601 Zip Code

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 6,052 13.11%
10-19 Years 5,957 12.90%
20-29 Years 6,828 14.79%
30-39 Years 6,971 15.10%
40-49 Years 6,698 14.51%
50-59 Years 5,579 12.08%
60-69 Years 3,765 8.15%
70-79 Years 2,830 6.13%
80-89 Years 1,249 2.70%
90+ Years 247 0.53%

Population - Male/Female for the 28601 Zip Code

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 22,568 48.87%
 Female 23,608 51.13%

Population By Ethnicity for the 28601 Zip Code

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 38,877 84.19%
 Hispanic/Latino 3,137 6.79%
 African-American 2,248 4.87%
 Asian 1,375 2.98%
 Multiracial 415 0.90%
 Amerindian 76 0.16%
 Other Race 38 0.08%
 Pacific Islander 10 0.02%

Top Specified Ancestries for the 28601 Zip Code

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. German 8,508 25.84%
2. United States Or American 6,693 20.33%
3. English 4,604 13.99%
4. Irish 3,725 11.32%
5. Scotch Irish 1,762 5.35%
6. Dutch 1,212 3.68%
7. Scottish 1,177 3.58%
8. Italian 987 3.00%
9. French Non-Basque 880 2.67%
10. European 442 1.34%

Top Languages Spoken At Home for the 28601 Zip Code

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 37,969 87.70%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 3,174 7.33%
3. Miao / Hmong 606 1.40%
4. Vietnamese 367 0.85%
5. French 331 0.76%
6. German 307 0.71%
7. Other Indo European 111 0.26%
8. Chinese 94 0.22%
9. Urdu 61 0.14%
10. Laotian 58 0.13%

Citizen Type for the 28601 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 42,058 90.96%
 Naturalized immigrant 901 1.95%
 Not a citizen 3,280 7.09%



Cities for the 28601 Zip Code

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Alphabetical | By Population

Hickory