28609

  1. Legal Resources for the 28609 Zip Code
  2. Statistics for the 28609 Zip Code
  3. Property/Housing/Real Estate Information for the 28609 Zip Code
  4. Family Information for the 28609 Zip Code
  5. Education Information for the 28609 Zip Code
  6. Public Benefits Information for the 28609 Zip Code
  7. Immigration & Civil Rights Information for the 28609 Zip Code
  8. Cities for the 28609 Zip Code


Legal Resources for the 28609 Zip Code

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Statistics for the 28609 Zip Code

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  • Population (2000): 5,513
  • Land Area (2000): 119.616 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 0.449 square kilometers
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Houses (2000): 2,369

Population - Urban/Rural for the 28609 Zip Code

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 0 0.00%
 Rural, Farm 111 1.97%
 Rural, Non-farm 5,529 98.03%



Employment Information for the 28609 Zip Code

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Hours Worked Per Week In 1999 for the 28609 Zip Code

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 2,842 64.23%
15-35 hours 394 8.90%
1-14 hours 67 1.51%
No regular hours 1,122 25.36%

Time Left For Work for the 28609 Zip Code

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 87 3.04%
5 AM-5:29 AM 119 4.15%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 266 9.28%
6 AM-6:29 AM 549 19.16%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 485 16.92%
7 AM-7:29 AM 345 12.04%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 345 12.04%
8 AM-8:29 AM 149 5.20%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 70 2.44%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 50 1.74%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 10 0.35%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 33 1.15%
Noon-3:59 PM 119 4.15%
4 PM-11:59 PM 239 8.34%

Length Of Commute In Minutes for the 28609 Zip Code

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 99 3.45%
5-9 150 5.23%
10-14 394 13.75%
15-19 499 17.41%
20-24 562 19.61%
25-29 240 8.37%
30-34 511 17.83%
35-39 87 3.04%
40-44 52 1.81%
45-59 122 4.26%
60-89 111 3.87%
At least 90 39 1.36%

Length Of Commute In Minutes - Public vs. Private Transportation for the 28609 Zip Code


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 0 0.00% 1,944 67.83%
30-44 0 0.00% 650 22.68%
45-59 0 0.00% 122 4.26%
At least 60 0 0.00% 150 5.23%

Type Of Commute for the 28609 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 0 0.00%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 414 14.22%
 Car / truck / van, solo 2,425 83.30%
 Motorcycle 0 0.00%
 Other 19 0.65%
 Public transportation 0 0.00%
 Walked 8 0.27%
 Worked at home 45 1.55%



Family Information for the 28609 Zip Code

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Families where both partners work (2000): 833
People at same address in 1995: 3,470

Household Income in 1999 for the 28609 Zip Code


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 203 9.32%
$10,000-$14,999 98 4.50%
$15,000-$19,999 130 5.97%
$20,000-$24,999 148 6.79%
$25,000-$29,999 172 7.89%
$30,000-$34,999 96 4.41%
$35,000-$39,999 145 6.65%
$40,000-$44,999 148 6.79%
$45,000-$49,999 161 7.39%
$50,000-$59,999 248 11.38%
$60,000-$74,999 252 11.56%
$75,000-$99,999 231 10.60%
$100,000-$124,999 54 2.48%
$125,000-$149,999 49 2.25%
$150,000-$199,999 27 1.24%
$200,000 or more 17 0.78%

Household Type for the 28609 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 447 20.84%
 Family, 2 people 704 32.82%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 57 2.66%
 Family, 3 people 430 20.05%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 5 0.23%
 Family, 4 people 338 15.76%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 3 0.14%
 Family, 5 people 112 5.22%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 1 0.05%
 Family, 6 people 33 1.54%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 0 0.00%
 Family, 7 or more people 14 0.65%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 1 0.05%

Household Income Type for the 28609 Zip Code

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 1,845 33.17%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 655 11.77%
Public Assistance 36 0.65%
Retirement 274 4.93%
Self Employment 196 3.52%
Social Security 544 9.78%
Supplemental Security 59 1.06%
Wage / Salary 1,792 32.21%
Other 162 2.91%

Family Type for the 28609 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 827 58.36%
 With children under 18 590 41.64%

Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000) for the 28609 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 107 4.61%
 Married 1,553 66.94%
 Never Married 587 25.30%
 Widowed 73 3.15%

Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000) for the 28609 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 150 6.79%
 Married 1,512 68.45%
 Never Married 280 12.68%
 Widowed 267 12.09%



Education Information for the 28609 Zip Code

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Highest Degree Earned (18 or older) for the 28609 Zip Code

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 338 7.84%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 818 18.98%
 High school diploma or equivalent 1,649 38.27%
 Some college, no degree 903 20.96%
 Associate degree 325 7.54%
 Bachelors degree 186 4.32%
 Graduate or professional degree 90 2.09%

Population In School (3 or older) for the 28609 Zip Code

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 50 0.91% 8 0.15% 58 1.05%
Kindergarten 54 0.98% 8 0.15% 62 1.12%
Grades 1-4 275 4.99% 18 0.33% 293 5.31%
Grades 5-8 304 5.51% 6 0.11% 310 5.62%
Grades 9-12 310 5.62% 2 0.04% 312 5.66%
Undergrad college 128 2.32% 29 0.53% 157 2.85%
Graduate or professional school 0 0.00% 4 0.07% 4 0.07%
Total 1,121 20.33% 75 1.36% 1,196 21.69%



Public Benefits Information for the 28609 Zip Code

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Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999 for the 28609 Zip Code

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 5,219 92.57%
 Below Poverty Level 419 7.43%



Immigration & Civil Rights Information for the 28609 Zip Code

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Population By Age for the 28609 Zip Code

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 735 13.33%
10-19 Years 728 13.21%
20-29 Years 643 11.66%
30-39 Years 942 17.09%
40-49 Years 892 16.18%
50-59 Years 738 13.39%
60-69 Years 403 7.31%
70-79 Years 295 5.35%
80-89 Years 123 2.23%
90+ Years 14 0.25%

Population - Male/Female for the 28609 Zip Code

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 2,785 50.52%
 Female 2,728 49.48%

Population By Ethnicity for the 28609 Zip Code

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 4,842 87.83%
 African-American 505 9.16%
 Hispanic/Latino 88 1.60%
 Asian 34 0.62%
 Multiracial 23 0.42%
 Amerindian 15 0.27%
 Other Race 5 0.09%
 Pacific Islander 1 0.02%

Top Specified Ancestries for the 28609 Zip Code

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. United States Or American 1,431 42.75%
2. German 664 19.84%
3. English 372 11.11%
4. Irish 294 8.78%
5. Scotch Irish 172 5.14%
6. Dutch 111 3.32%
7. European 98 2.93%
8. Polish 38 1.14%
9. Italian 37 1.11%
10. Scottish 21 0.63%

Top Languages Spoken At Home for the 28609 Zip Code

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 4,871 92.34%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 316 5.99%
3. Miao / Hmong 68 1.29%
4. French 20 0.38%

Citizen Type for the 28609 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 5,403 95.80%
 Naturalized immigrant 48 0.85%
 Not a citizen 189 3.35%



Cities for the 28609 Zip Code

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Alphabetical | By Population

Catawba