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ZIP Code 28647

Primary City:Linville Falls, NC (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Burke County
Timezone: Eastern (3:48pm)
Area code: 828 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.0, -81.9
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28647

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28647. 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 28647. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28647, 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 Falls, NC
Linville Fls

Stats and Demographics for the 28647 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28647 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 28647 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is small. There are also an extremely large number of families and an extremely small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28647 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 89
Population Density 15 people per sq mi
Housing Units 91
Land Area 6.04 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 35
Median Household Income $54,063

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 50Male Median Age: 50Female Median Age: 50

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


 Male 41 46%
 Female 48 54%


 White 85 96%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 4 4%
 Two Or More Races 0 0%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 25 71%
 Single Guardian 4 11%
 Singles 6 17%
 Singles With Roommate 0 0%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 23 66%
 Households with Kids 12 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28647 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 28647 were primarily built in the 1950s or 1939 or earlier. Rentals in 28647 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28647 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 89 100%
 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 10 11%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 22 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 3 3%
 Households Vacant 56 62%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 48 86%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 4 7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 7 100%
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 $54,063 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28647 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, 28647 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. In 28647 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. 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 37 54%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 24 35%
 No Earnings 7 10%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 37 54%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 24 35%
 No Earnings 7 10%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 51 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 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, 28647 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 0 0%
 High School Graduate 12 35%
 Associate's degree 10 29%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 12 35%
 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 0 0%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 8 100%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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