Valdese (zip 28690), North Carolina 

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Population

9,071

-2.4% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.3%

Median Income

$40,505

Median Home Price

$133,500

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Best Places to Live in Valdese (zip 28690), 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 28690 zip code, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Valdese, NC Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
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.


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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: North Carolina
County: Burke County
Metro Area: Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat conservative
City: Valdese
Zip Codes: Valdese (zip 28690)
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 897 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Valdese (zip 28690) is 4.3% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Valdese (zip 28690) jobs have increased by 1.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Valdese (zip 28690)'s cost of living is 16.5% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Valdese (zip 28690)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
Burke county voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Valdese (zip 28690)'s population is 9,071 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 2.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 19.8 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Valdese (zip 28690) is Real Estate: $133,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.8%.

SCHOOLS
Valdese (zip 28690) 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 Valdese (zip 28690). More Education



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The median home price in Valdese is $133,500.

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