Catawba (zip 28609), North Carolina 

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Population

5,892

+0.5% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.5%

Median Income

$53,750

Median Home Price

$146,600

Best Places to Live in Catawba (zip 28609), 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 28609 zip code, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Nearby mountains
-Cost of living
-Small-town feel
Cons
-Employment
-Arts and culture
-Low ethnic diversity

Local Listings in 28609
 $1,000,000 
1336 Astoria Pkwy
Bed 4 | Bath 4 | 4120 SqFt
 $135,000 
2963 Mathis Church Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1053 SqFt
 $795,000 
8304 Aeromarine Blvd
Bed 3 | Bath 4 | 5582 SqFt

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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City: Catawba
Zip Codes: Catawba (zip 28609)
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 897 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Catawba (zip 28609) is 3.5% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Catawba (zip 28609) jobs have increased by 1.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Catawba (zip 28609)'s cost of living is 12.4% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Catawba (zip 28609)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, May and October are the most pleasant months in the 28609 zip code, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Catawba county voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Catawba (zip 28609)'s population is 5,892 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 0.5%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 26.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Catawba (zip 28609) is $146,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 11.7%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Catawba (zip 28609) public schools spend $8,232 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16 students per teacher in Catawba (zip 28609). More Education


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NEW LISTINGS IN 28609
$1,000,000
1336 Astoria Pkwy
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$135,000
2963 Mathis Church Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$795,000
8304 Aeromarine Blvd
Bed 3 | Bath 4

$269,900
5960 Sherrills Ford Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$449,900
7680 Long Bay Pkwy
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$195,000
5867 Sunset View Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$850,000
1810 Joe Johnson Rd Unit 2
Bed 4 | Bath 5

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