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ZIP Code 28160

Primary City:Spindale, NC (View All Cities)
County: Rutherford County
Timezone: Eastern (8:45am)
Area code: 828 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.36, -81.93
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28160

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28160. 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 28160. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28160, 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:
Spindale, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28160 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28160 is located in west 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 28160 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 families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28160 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,929
Population Density 701 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,866
Median Home Value $90,500
Land Area 5.60 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,567
Median Household Income $25,313

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1031081291141341271361841401641421251138650514027
Female1191161381221131031221211251141511101469886725149
Total2222242672362472302583052652782932352591841361239176

Gender

 Male 1,973 50%
 Female 1,956 50%
Gender

Race

 White 2,692 68.5%
 Black Or African American 1,093 27.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.2%
 Asian 25 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 29 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 83 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner117110715418314913245
Renter53148139147128602713
Total6421924630131120915958

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 581 37%
 Single Guardian 389 25%
 Singles 515 33%
 Singles With Roommate 82 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,096 70%
 Households with Kids 471 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1628242019231234203222222825181625253029
Female2424281923222817262928252432282524261918
Total4052523942454051466150475257464149514947

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28160 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28160 were primarily built in the 1950s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 28160 real estate data, the median home value of $90,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 28160 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28160 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,649 93%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 237 6%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 43 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 490 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 362 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 715 38%
 Households Vacant 299 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 95 32%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 2%
 For Sale Only 63 21%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 18 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 105 35%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 56 9%
 2 Bedroom 325 52%
 3+ Bedroom 246 39%
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 $25,313 is compared to the rest of the country.

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. More commuters in 28160 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 700 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 679 22%
 No Earnings 1,668 55%
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 700 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 679 22%
 No Earnings 1,668 55%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,016 97%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 15 1%
 Worked at Home 21 2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. 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 255 19%
 High School Graduate 693 52%
 Associate's degree 111 8%
 Bachelor's degree 213 16%
 Master's degree 21 2%
 Professional school degree 40 3%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 474 69%
 Enrolled in Private School 37 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 173 25%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28160

ZIP Code 28160 is in the Rutherford County School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28160.

Spindale Elementary
161 North Oak St
Spindale, NC 28160
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rutherford County School District
Rutherford Early College High School
286 Icc Loop Rd
Spindale, NC 28160
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Rutherford County School District
Word of Faith Christian School
207 Old Flynn Rd
Spindale, NC 28160
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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