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ZIP Code 28079

Primary City:Indian Trail, NC (View All Cities)
County: Union County
Timezone: Eastern (10:52pm)
Area code: 704 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.1, -80.6
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28079

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28079. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 28079. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28079, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Indian Trail, NC
Acceptable:
Lake Park
Unacceptable:
Hemby, Hemby Bridge, Indian Trl

Stats and Demographics for the 28079 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28079 is located in central North Carolina and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 28079 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28079 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 31,979
Population Density 728 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,431
Median Home Value $183,200
Land Area 43.91 sq mi
Water Area 0.40 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,861
Median Household Income $66,385

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,2381,5341,4711,1446927261,0691,3911,4441,27697873364550533119812370
Female1,1781,4061,4521,1416268121,2341,5181,5211,3211,010796718625405266180202
Total2,4162,9402,9232,2851,3181,5382,3032,9092,9652,5971,9881,5291,3631,130736464303272

Gender

 Male 15,568 49%
 Female 16,411 51%
Gender

Race

 White 26,735 83.6%
 Black Or African American 2,978 9.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 167 0.5%
 Asian 560 1.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 887 2.8%
 Two Or More Races 646 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner721,3062,6472,2581,5091,00342496
Renter102345473340136993813
Total1741,6513,1202,5981,6451,102462109

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 7,220 66%
 Single Guardian 1,560 14%
 Singles 1,697 16%
 Singles With Roommate 384 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,681 52%
 Households with Kids 5,180 48%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male219254266285274309307321323317300294313247271258241218156146
Female231220248255262255276286327322257277312284263274248202154126
Total450474514540536564583607650639557571625531534532489420310272

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28079 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28079 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 28079 real estate data, the median home value of $183,200 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 28079. Rentals in 28079 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28079 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 31,868 99.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 111 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 8,018 70%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,297 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,546 14%
 Households Vacant 570 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 83 15%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 2%
 For Sale Only 194 34%
 Sold & Unoccupied 46 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 46 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 192 34%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 10 0.6%
 1 Bedroom 125 7.5%
 2 Bedroom 418 25.0%
 3+ Bedroom 1,116 66.9%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $66,385 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28079 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 28079. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 11,128 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,341 27%
 No Earnings 6,362 27%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 11,128 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,341 27%
 No Earnings 6,362 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 14,080 92.4%
 Public transportation 101 0.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 47 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 134 0.9%
 Worked at Home 883 5.8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 678 7%
 High School Graduate 4,516 48%
 Associate's degree 983 11%
 Bachelor's degree 2,400 26%
 Master's degree 495 5%
 Professional school degree 159 2%
 Doctorate degree 119 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,483 78.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,138 13.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 688 8.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28079

ZIP Code 28079 is in the Union County Public Schools. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28079.

Hemby Bridge Elementary
6701 Indian Trlfairview Rd
Indian Trail, NC 28079
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Union County Public Schools
Indian Trail Elementary
200 Education Rd
Indian Trail, NC 28079
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Union County Public Schools
Sun Valley Middle School
1409 Wesley Chapel Rd
Indian Trail, NC 28079
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Union County Public Schools
Porter Ridge Elementary
2843 Ridge Rd
Indian Trail, NC 28079
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Union County Public Schools
Porter Ridge Middle School
2827 Ridge Rd
Indian Trail, NC 28079
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Union County Public Schools
Poplin Elementary
5627 Poplin Rd
Indian Trail, NC 28079
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Union County Public Schools
Porter Ridge High School
2839 Ridge Rd
Indian Trail, NC 28079
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Union County Public Schools
Central Academy at Lake Park
3624 Lake Park Rd
Indian Trail, NC 28079
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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