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ZIP Code 28617

Primary City:Crumpler, NC (View All Cities)
County: Ashe County
Timezone: Eastern (6:42am)
Area code: 336 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.49, -81.38
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28617

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28617. 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 28617. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28617, 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:
Crumpler, NC
Unacceptable:
Chestnut Hill, Nathans Creek, Shatley Springs, Weaversford

Stats and Demographics for the 28617 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28617 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 28617 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28617 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,261
Population Density 66 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,400
Median Home Value $159,200
Land Area 34.50 sq mi
Water Area 0.39 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 956
Median Household Income $43,021

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male587778636070758355807086825454322614
Female7564585046587666777590109787163382030
Total133141136113106128151149132155160195160125117704644

Gender

 Male 1,117 49%
 Female 1,144 51%
Gender

Race

 White 2,114 93.5%
 Black Or African American 20 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.4%
 Asian 5 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.1%
 Other Race 91 4.0%
 Two Or More Races 21 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner11751011231751398329
Renter17614649271154
Total281361471722021508833

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 529 55%
 Single Guardian 136 14%
 Singles 248 26%
 Singles With Roommate 43 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 685 72%
 Households with Kids 271 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1561612121617151718221018101691418612
Female16171717121411131461910121188129135
Total3123332924302828312441203021241726271917

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28617 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28617 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 28617 real estate data, the median home value of $159,200 is slightly less than average 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 28617. Rentals in 28617 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28617 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,242 99%
 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 19 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 394 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 342 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 220 16%
 Households Vacant 444 32%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 18 4.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 5 1.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 392 88.3%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.5%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 26 5.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 158 49%
 3+ Bedroom 164 51%
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 $43,021 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28617 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 28617 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 28617 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 897 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 605 30%
 No Earnings 501 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 897 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 605 30%
 No Earnings 501 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,280 99%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 15 1%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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 156 21%
 High School Graduate 358 47%
 Associate's degree 36 5%
 Bachelor's degree 161 21%
 Master's degree 17 2%
 Professional school degree 13 2%
 Doctorate degree 13 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 486 83%
 Enrolled in Private School 13 2%
 Not Enrolled in School 87 15%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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