28602

  1. Legal Resources for the 28602 Zip Code
  2. Statistics for the 28602 Zip Code
  3. Property/Housing/Real Estate Information for the 28602 Zip Code
  4. Family Information for the 28602 Zip Code
  5. Education Information for the 28602 Zip Code
  6. Public Benefits Information for the 28602 Zip Code
  7. Immigration & Civil Rights Information for the 28602 Zip Code
  8. Cities for the 28602 Zip Code


Legal Resources for the 28602 Zip Code

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Statistics for the 28602 Zip Code

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  • Population (2000): 27,482
  • Land Area (2000): 178.029 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 0.051 square kilometers
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Houses (2000): 11,484

Population - Urban/Rural for the 28602 Zip Code

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 17,865 64.31%
 Rural, Farm 162 0.58%
 Rural, Non-farm 9,753 35.11%



Employment Information for the 28602 Zip Code

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Hours Worked Per Week In 1999 for the 28602 Zip Code

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 13,014 61.51%
15-35 hours 2,108 9.96%
1-14 hours 387 1.83%
No regular hours 5,648 26.70%

Time Left For Work for the 28602 Zip Code

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 417 3.12%
5 AM-5:29 AM 209 1.56%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 834 6.24%
6 AM-6:29 AM 1,535 11.48%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 2,202 16.47%
7 AM-7:29 AM 1,614 12.07%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 2,411 18.03%
8 AM-8:29 AM 1,045 7.81%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 461 3.45%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 411 3.07%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 213 1.59%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 75 0.56%
Noon-3:59 PM 892 6.67%
4 PM-11:59 PM 1,053 7.87%

Length Of Commute In Minutes for the 28602 Zip Code

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 290 2.17%
5-9 1,713 12.81%
10-14 2,809 21.01%
15-19 3,295 24.64%
20-24 2,608 19.50%
25-29 590 4.41%
30-34 934 6.98%
35-39 154 1.15%
40-44 135 1.01%
45-59 281 2.10%
60-89 325 2.43%
At least 90 238 1.78%

Length Of Commute In Minutes - Public vs. Private Transportation for the 28602 Zip Code


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 52 0.39% 11,253 84.15%
30-44 0 0.00% 1,223 9.15%
45-59 0 0.00% 281 2.10%
At least 60 27 0.20% 536 4.01%

Type Of Commute for the 28602 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 39 0.29%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 1,976 14.50%
 Car / truck / van, solo 10,843 79.59%
 Motorcycle 4 0.03%
 Other 236 1.73%
 Public transportation 79 0.58%
 Walked 195 1.43%
 Worked at home 252 1.85%



Family Information for the 28602 Zip Code

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Families where both partners work (2000): 3,232
People at same address in 1995: 15,236

Household Income in 1999 for the 28602 Zip Code


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 1,138 10.62%
$10,000-$14,999 638 5.95%
$15,000-$19,999 769 7.17%
$20,000-$24,999 758 7.07%
$25,000-$29,999 865 8.07%
$30,000-$34,999 943 8.80%
$35,000-$39,999 676 6.31%
$40,000-$44,999 707 6.60%
$45,000-$49,999 611 5.70%
$50,000-$59,999 1,198 11.18%
$60,000-$74,999 1,009 9.41%
$75,000-$99,999 813 7.58%
$100,000-$124,999 274 2.56%
$125,000-$149,999 150 1.40%
$150,000-$199,999 75 0.70%
$200,000 or more 96 0.90%

Household Type for the 28602 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 2,700 25.25%
 Family, 2 people 3,142 29.38%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 414 3.87%
 Family, 3 people 1,935 18.09%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 48 0.45%
 Family, 4 people 1,504 14.06%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 31 0.29%
 Family, 5 people 572 5.35%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 5 0.05%
 Family, 6 people 183 1.71%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 1 0.01%
 Family, 7 or more people 159 1.49%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 1 0.01%

Household Income Type for the 28602 Zip Code

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 8,999 32.48%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 2,562 9.25%
Public Assistance 341 1.23%
Retirement 1,340 4.84%
Self Employment 996 3.59%
Social Security 2,839 10.25%
Supplemental Security 560 2.02%
Wage / Salary 8,704 31.41%
Other 1,366 4.93%

Family Type for the 28602 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 3,116 55.75%
 With children under 18 2,473 44.25%

Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000) for the 28602 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 1,016 9.91%
 Married 6,250 60.95%
 Never Married 2,767 26.98%
 Widowed 222 2.16%

Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000) for the 28602 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 1,275 11.31%
 Married 6,407 56.81%
 Never Married 2,320 20.57%
 Widowed 1,275 11.31%



Education Information for the 28602 Zip Code

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Highest Degree Earned (18 or older) for the 28602 Zip Code

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 2,077 10.16%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 4,620 22.59%
 High school diploma or equivalent 6,419 31.39%
 Some college, no degree 3,756 18.36%
 Associate degree 1,291 6.31%
 Bachelors degree 1,676 8.19%
 Graduate or professional degree 613 3.00%

Population In School (3 or older) for the 28602 Zip Code

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 194 0.71% 211 0.77% 405 1.47%
Kindergarten 463 1.68% 12 0.04% 475 1.73%
Grades 1-4 1,622 5.90% 101 0.37% 1,723 6.27%
Grades 5-8 1,662 6.05% 81 0.29% 1,743 6.34%
Grades 9-12 1,445 5.26% 95 0.35% 1,540 5.60%
Undergrad college 737 2.68% 118 0.43% 855 3.11%
Graduate or professional school 98 0.36% 21 0.08% 119 0.43%
Total 6,221 22.64% 639 2.33% 6,860 24.96%



Public Benefits Information for the 28602 Zip Code

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Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999 for the 28602 Zip Code

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 24,189 87.89%
 Below Poverty Level 3,333 12.11%



Immigration & Civil Rights Information for the 28602 Zip Code

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Population By Age for the 28602 Zip Code

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 4,024 14.64%
10-19 Years 3,616 13.16%
20-29 Years 3,637 13.23%
30-39 Years 4,376 15.92%
40-49 Years 4,126 15.01%
50-59 Years 3,308 12.04%
60-69 Years 2,161 7.86%
70-79 Years 1,547 5.63%
80-89 Years 605 2.20%
90+ Years 82 0.30%

Population - Male/Female for the 28602 Zip Code

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 13,483 49.06%
 Female 13,999 50.94%

Population By Ethnicity for the 28602 Zip Code

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 20,589 74.92%
 African-American 4,219 15.35%
 Hispanic/Latino 1,337 4.87%
 Asian 980 3.57%
 Multiracial 278 1.01%
 Amerindian 52 0.19%
 Other Race 21 0.08%
 Pacific Islander 6 0.02%

Top Specified Ancestries for the 28602 Zip Code

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. United States Or American 4,898 33.14%
2. German 3,183 21.54%
3. English 1,731 11.71%
4. Irish 1,444 9.77%
5. Scotch Irish 625 4.23%
6. Dutch 550 3.72%
7. Scottish 539 3.65%
8. Italian 428 2.90%
9. French Non-Basque 285 1.93%
10. African 182 1.23%

Top Languages Spoken At Home for the 28602 Zip Code

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 23,727 91.82%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 1,163 4.50%
3. Miao / Hmong 474 1.83%
4. French 121 0.47%
5. German 98 0.38%
6. Other Indo European 67 0.26%
7. Other Asian 60 0.23%
8. Vietnamese 33 0.13%
9. Chinese 28 0.11%
10. Laotian 26 0.10%

Citizen Type for the 28602 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 26,442 95.18%
 Naturalized immigrant 281 1.01%
 Not a citizen 1,057 3.80%



Cities for the 28602 Zip Code

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Alphabetical | By Population

Hickory