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ZIP Code 28615

Primary City:Creston, NC (View All Cities)
County: Ashe County
Timezone: Eastern (7:09pm)
Area code: 336 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.5, -81.6
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28615

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28615. 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 28615. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28615, 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:
Creston, NC
Unacceptable:
Ashland, Fig, Grayson, Parker

Stats and Demographics for the 28615 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28615 is located in northwest 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 28615 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28615 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,876
Population Density 28 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,236
Median Home Value $82,800
Land Area 66.58 sq mi
Water Area 0.23 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 823
Median Household Income $32,500

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 47Female Median Age: 50

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4361524528465165527877641065847422111
Female404356382636505662597681836851482729
Total8310410883548210112111413715314518912698904840

Gender

 Male 947 50%
 Female 929 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,810 96.5%
 Black Or African American 5 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.4%
 Asian 12 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 12 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 30 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner742861381711249030
Renter8293321171494
Total15711191591881389934

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 455 55%
 Single Guardian 105 13%
 Singles 227 28%
 Singles With Roommate 36 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 616 75%
 Households with Kids 207 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male121357147151510146121288165888
Female6107771079101118615610998211
Total1823121421172224202524182714182514161019

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28615 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28615 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 28615 real estate data, the median home value of $82,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28615 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28615 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28615 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,876 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 249 20%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 439 36%
 Renter Occupied Households 135 11%
 Households Vacant 413 33%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 12 2.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.2%
 For Sale Only 8 1.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 0.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 273 66.1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 116 28.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 45 60%
 3+ Bedroom 30 40%
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 $32,500 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 28615 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 28615 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 440 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 402 24%
 No Earnings 848 50%
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 440 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 402 24%
 No Earnings 848 50%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 605 89%
 Public transportation 28 4%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 17 3%
 Worked at Home 29 4%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 236 30%
 High School Graduate 401 52%
 Associate's degree 54 7%
 Bachelor's degree 46 6%
 Master's degree 12 2%
 Professional school degree 25 3%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 249 89%
 Enrolled in Private School 14 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 18 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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