Drexel (zip 28619), North Carolina 

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Population

1,443

-5.3% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

4.4%

Median Income

$34,766

Median Home Price

$117,000

Median Age

45.5

Comfort Index (Climate)

7.8 / 6.4

summer / winter


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Best Places to Live in Drexel (zip 28619), North Carolina

Small-town complex - Western North Carolina half way between Winston-Salem and Asheville. September, May and October are the most pleasant months in the 28619 zip code, while January and December are the least comfortable months.
Zip Codes: Drexel (zip 28619)
Cost of Living: -21.2% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 897 ft above sea level

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Drexel, Nc Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Pros
Nearby mountains
Cost of living
Small-town feel
Cons
Employment
Arts and culture
Low ethnic diversity

What Bert Has To Say About Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton Metro Area

This interesting tri-city area is located in the broad Catawba Valley at the eastern base of the Blue Ridge Mountains. As the name “Hickory” implies, this is an area of hardwood forests, the original resource for Hickory’s active furniture-making industry. According to local sources, 60% of the furniture made in the United States is made within 200 miles of Hickory, and names like Broyhill, Drexel Heritage and Henredon among many others are headquartered locally. Furniture factory outlets draw people from miles around. The area is also home to the one of the country’s largest fiber optic cable plants operated by Corning.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Drexel (zip 28619) is 4.4% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Drexel (zip 28619) jobs have increased by 1.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Drexel (zip 28619)'s cost of living is 21.2% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Drexel (zip 28619)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, May and October are the most pleasant months in the 28619 zip code, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Burke county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 69.5% to 29.4%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Drexel (zip 28619)'s population is 1,443 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 5.3%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21.5 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Drexel (zip 28619) is Real Estate: $117,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.4%.

SCHOOLS
Drexel (zip 28619) public schools spend $8,764 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.8 students per teacher in Drexel (zip 28619). More Education



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Housing Market in Drexel

It's a good time to buy in Drexel. Home Appreciation is up 9.6% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Drexel is $117,000.
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