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ZIP Code 28646

Primary City:Linville, NC (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Avery County
Timezone: Eastern (11:44pm)
Area code: 828 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.08, -81.85
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28646

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28646. 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 28646. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28646, 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:
Linville, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28646 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28646 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 28646 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a large number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28646 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 342
Population Density 16 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,201
Median Home Value $146,100
Land Area 21.61 sq mi
Water Area 0.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 156
Median Household Income $42,727

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male89169694991651818106735
Female1041512821112149121591081383
Total18133121141115212325173327201420118

Gender

 Male 167 49%
 Female 175 51%
Gender

Race

 White 326 95.3%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.3%
 Asian 2 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 13 3.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner0319193515216
Renter410247632
Total41321234221248

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 76 49%
 Single Guardian 21 13%
 Singles 53 34%
 Singles With Roommate 6 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 116 74%
 Households with Kids 40 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male01061023332353301410
Female14113000175201234210
Total151740234107554535620

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28646 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 28646 were primarily built in the 1980s. Looking at 28646 real estate data, the median home value of $146,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28646 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28646 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28646 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 342 100%
 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 59 5%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 59 5%
 Renter Occupied Households 38 3%
 Households Vacant 1,045 87%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 0.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 5 0.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,024 98.0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 13 1.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 20 100%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 0 0%
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 $42,727 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28646 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 28646 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 28646 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 134 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 135 26%
 No Earnings 248 48%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 134 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 135 26%
 No Earnings 248 48%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 193 99%
 Public transportation 2 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 28646 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 8 4%
 High School Graduate 99 52%
 Associate's degree 36 19%
 Bachelor's degree 9 5%
 Master's degree 8 4%
 Professional school degree 31 16%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 159 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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