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ZIP Code 28607

Primary City:Boone, NC (View All Cities)
County: Watauga County
Timezone: Eastern (5:35am)
Area code: 828 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.2, -81.6
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28607

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28607. 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 28607. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28607, 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:
Boone, NC
Unacceptable:
Adams, Deerfield, Grandview Heights, Hillcrest, Hodges Gap, Laxon, Meat Camp, Perkinsville, Rutherwood, Sands, Shulls Mills

Stats and Demographics for the 28607 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28607 is located in northwest North Carolina and covers a slightly higher 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 28607 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28607 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 33,059
Population Density 334 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16,428
Median Home Value $241,200
Land Area 99.00 sq mi
Water Area 0.31 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,538
Median Household Income $27,819

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 23Male Median Age: 23Female Median Age: 23

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male5655085222,3375,3431,126659586614697713726699495348221194172
Female5104614762,7724,815823581582591768779837671543400329271325
Total1,0759699985,10910,1581,9491,2401,1681,2051,4651,4921,5631,3701,038748550465497

Gender

 Male 16,525 50%
 Female 16,534 50%
Gender

Race

 White 30,846 93.3%
 Black Or African American 783 2.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 89 0.3%
 Asian 405 1.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 12 0.0%
 Other Race 442 1.3%
 Two Or More Races 482 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1674608381,2271,421966539220
Renter3,8831,156467453314168134125
Total4,0501,6161,3051,6801,7351,134673345

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,307 34%
 Single Guardian 1,088 9%
 Singles 3,630 29%
 Singles With Roommate 3,513 28%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 10,408 83%
 Households with Kids 2,130 17%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1241091061099297105105109100101112111981151311236231,3451,534
Female126851051049788998988941028810290125921038011,6511,659
Total2501942112131891852041941971942032002131882402232261,4242,9963,193

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28607 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 28607 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 28607 real estate data, the median home value of $241,200 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 28607. Rentals in 28607 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28607 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 27,825 84.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 54 0.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 126 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 4,967 15.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 87 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,590 22%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,248 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,700 41%
 Households Vacant 3,890 24%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 566 14.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 22 0.6%
 For Sale Only 250 6.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 41 1.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2,569 66.0%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 441 11.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 294 4%
 1 Bedroom 1,442 20%
 2 Bedroom 3,268 44%
 3+ Bedroom 2,369 32%
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 $27,819 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 28607 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 28607 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 28607 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 6,982 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 15,791 52%
 No Earnings 7,620 25%
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 6,982 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 15,791 52%
 No Earnings 7,620 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12,671 82.1%
 Public transportation 285 1.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 11 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,646 10.7%
 Worked at Home 825 5.3%
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 697 9%
 High School Graduate 2,910 38%
 Associate's degree 680 9%
 Bachelor's degree 1,996 26%
 Master's degree 783 10%
 Professional school degree 250 3%
 Doctorate degree 390 5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,286 71.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 677 21.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 226 7.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28607

ZIP Code 28607 is in the Two Rivers Community School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28607.

Two Rivers Community School
1018 Archie Carroll Rd
Boone, NC 28607
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Two Rivers Community School District
Green Valley Elementary
189 Big Hill Rd
Boone, NC 28607
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Watauga County School District
Hardin Park Elementary
361 Jefferson Rd
Boone, NC 28607
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Watauga County School District
Parkway Elementary
160 Parkway School Dr
Boone, NC 28607
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Watauga County School District
Watauga High School
300 Go Pioneers Dr
Boone, NC 28607
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Watauga County School District
Mountain Pathways School
453 Howards Creek Rd
Boone, NC 28607
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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