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ZIP Code 28631

Primary City:Grassy Creek, NC (View All Cities)
County: Ashe County
Timezone: Eastern (11:27am)
Area code: 336 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.55, -81.40
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28631

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28631. 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 28631. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28631, 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:
Grassy Creek, NC
Unacceptable:
Helton, Sussex

Stats and Demographics for the 28631 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28631 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 28631 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is 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 28631 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 637
Population Density 26 people per sq mi
Housing Units 640
Median Home Value $87,600
Land Area 24.94 sq mi
Water Area 0.23 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 284
Median Household Income $40,000

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 47Female Median Age: 49

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1111192613111527242634273222141283
Female131316145181718192229312815191294
Total24243540182932454348635860373324177

Gender

 Male 335 53%
 Female 302 47%
Gender

Race

 White 613 96.2%
 Black Or African American 1 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 9 1.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 13 2.0%
 Two Or More Races 1 0.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner01732506349264
Renter1612106260
Total12344606951324

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 157 55%
 Single Guardian 35 12%
 Singles 83 29%
 Singles With Roommate 9 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 217 76%
 Households with Kids 67 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male40112123326344587244
Female34225302312445255200
Total7433742563878971312444

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28631 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 28631 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 28631 real estate data, the median home value of $87,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28631 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28631 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28631 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 629 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 8 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 126 20%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 115 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 43 7%
 Households Vacant 356 56%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 0.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.3%
 For Sale Only 5 1.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 336 94.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 11 3.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 10 15%
 3+ Bedroom 57 85%
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 $40,000 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28631 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, 28631 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. However, that is not the case in 28631. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 195 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 61 12%
 No Earnings 250 49%
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 195 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 61 12%
 No Earnings 250 49%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 216 96%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 9 4%
 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 population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 32 14%
 High School Graduate 92 40%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 70 31%
 Master's degree 34 15%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 106 96%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 4 4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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