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Data Last Updated: August 1, 2022

Zip Code 28043, Forest City, NC

ZIP Code 28043 Details

Zip Code:28043
City:Forest City
State:NC [North Carolina]
Multi County:No
City Alias(es):Forest City
Alexander Mills
Alexander Mls
Area Code:828
City Type:P [Post Office]
Classification: [Non-Unique]
Time Zone:Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Observes Daylight Saving:Yes
Elevation:892 ft
State FIPS:37
County FIPS:161
Division:South Atlantic
Intro Date:<2004-10

ZIP Code 28043 2010 Census Demographics

Current Population:20,730
2010 Population:21,055
Households per ZIP Code:8,547
Average House Value:$122,300
Avg. Income Per Household:$35,993
Persons Per Household:2.43
White Population:16,962
Black Population:3,536
Hispanic Population:1,289
Asian Population:166
American Indian Population:188
Hawaiian Population:19
Other Population:756
Male Population:9,913
Female Population:11,142
Median Age:40.80 years
Male Median Age:39.20 years
Female Median Age:42.30 years

ZIP Code 28043 Other Demographics

# Residential Mailboxes:8,531
# Business Mailboxes:785
Total Delivery Receptacles:9,910
Number of Businesses:477
1st Quarter Payroll:$59,546,000
Annual Payroll:$238,999,000
# of Employees:6,925
Water Area:0.141 sq mi
Land Area:66.285 sq mi
113th Congressional District:10
113th Congressional Land Area:2575.16 sq mi
Single Family Delivery Units:7,914
Multi Family Delivery Units:144
# Residential Mailboxes:8,531
# Business Mailboxes:785
Total Delivery Receptacles:9,910

ZIP Code 28043 Social Security Benefits

  2018 2019 Delta
Total Beneficiaries: 5,175 5,235 +60
Retired Workers: 3,505 3,560 +55
Disabled Workers: 990 990 0
Widow(er)s and Parents: 280 280 0
Spouses: 70 75 +5
Children: 330 330 0
65+: 3,565 3,635 +70
Monthly Benefits - All: $6,503,000 $6,702,000 +$199,000
Monthly Benefits - Retired Workers: $4,759,000 $4,933,000 +$174,000
Monthly Benefits - Widow(ers): $337,000 $345,000 +$8,000

ZIP Code 28043 Statistical Areas

CBSA: 22580
CBSA Name: Forest City, NC
CBSA Type: Micro
CBSA Division: 
CBSA Division Name: 
CBSA Population:67,810
CBSA Division Population:0
MSA Name: 
PMSA Name: 
City State Key:Y15338
Preferred Last Line Key:Y15338
28042: Previous ZIP Code
Next ZIP Code: 28052


  1. U.S. Postal Service [Last Updated: 8/1/2022],
  2. Internal Data Creation [Last Updated: 8/1/2022],
  3. U.S. Geological Survey [Updated as needed],
  4. U.S. Census [Updated Yearly],
  5. U.S. Census American National Standards Institute (ANSI) [Last Updated: 8/1/2022],
  6. U.S. Census 2010 [Decennial] [Last Updated: 1/1/2010],
  7. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services [Updated Yearly],