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Zip Code 28602, Hickory, NC

ZIP Code 28602 Details

Zip Code:28602
State:NC [North Carolina]
Counties:CATAWBA, NC
Multi County:Yes
City Alias(es):Hickory
City Alias(es) To Avoid Using:Long View
Mountain View
Mt View
Area Code:828
City Type:P [Post Office]
Classification: [Non-Unique]
Time Zone:Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Observes Daylight Saving:Yes
Elevation:1168 ft
State FIPS:37
County FIPS:035
Division:South Atlantic
Intro Date:<2004-10

ZIP Code 28602 2010 Census Demographics

Current Population:31,081
2010 Population:28,981
Households per ZIP Code:11,325
Average House Value:$136,800
Avg. Income Per Household:$47,015
Persons Per Household:2.53
White Population:22,626
Black Population:4,475
Hispanic Population:2,140
Asian Population:1,193
American Indian Population:203
Hawaiian Population:17
Other Population:1,064
Male Population:14,356
Female Population:14,625
Median Age:39.00 years
Male Median Age:38.20 years
Female Median Age:39.90 years

ZIP Code 28602 Other Demographics

# Residential Mailboxes:12,285
# Business Mailboxes:1,678
Total Delivery Receptacles:18,898
Number of Businesses:1280
1st Quarter Payroll:$263,297,000
Annual Payroll:$1,042,564,000
# of Employees:26,781
Water Area:0.467 sq mi
Land Area:70.661 sq mi
113th Congressional District:10|11
113th Congressional Land Area:2575.16|6838.24 sq mi
Single Family Delivery Units:9,086
Multi Family Delivery Units:851
# Residential Mailboxes:12,285
# Business Mailboxes:1,678
Total Delivery Receptacles:18,898

ZIP Code 28602 Social Security Benefits

  2018 2019 Delta
Total Beneficiaries: 6,215 6,320 +105
Retired Workers: 4,290 4,410 +120
Disabled Workers: 1,070 1,055 -15
Widow(er)s and Parents: 320 325 +5
Spouses: 90 90 0
Children: 445 440 -5
65+: 4,315 4,475 +160
Monthly Benefits - All: $7,955,000 $8,323,000 +$368,000
Monthly Benefits - Retired Workers: $5,911,000 $6,229,000 +$318,000
Monthly Benefits - Widow(ers): $383,000 $416,000 +$33,000

ZIP Code 28602 Statistical Areas

CBSA: 25860
CBSA Name: Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC
CBSA Type: Metro
CBSA Division: 
CBSA Division Name: 
CBSA Population:365,497
CBSA Division Population:0
MSA: 3290
MSA Name: Hickory-Morganton-Lenoir, NC MSA
PMSA Name: 
City State Key:Y15554
Preferred Last Line Key:Y15554
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  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],