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ZIP Code 28657

Primary City:Newland, NC (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (1:03pm)
Coordinates:36.0, -82.0
ZIP (~15 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28657

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28657. 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 28657. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28657, 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:
Newland, NC
Acceptable:
Frank
Unacceptable:
Altamont, Beech Bottom, Chestnut Dale, Cranberry Gap, Hughes, Ingalls, Pyatte, Roaring Creek, Senia, Spear, Stamey Branch, Three Mile, Valley

Stats and Demographics for the 28657 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28657 is located in northwest North Carolina and covers a slightly higher 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 28657 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28657 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,488
Population Density 59 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,748
Median Home Value $125,100
Land Area 159.77 sq mi
Water Area 0.06 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,101
Median Household Income $36,016

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male26321128528225324425430532934634636036029718814910587
Female234251270266189215255290313324375369400308269196170130
Total497462555548442459509595642670721729760605457345275217

Gender

 Male 4,664 49%
 Female 4,824 51%
Gender

Race

 White 9,114 96.1%
 Black Or African American 30 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 25 0.3%
 Asian 20 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.1%
 Other Race 228 2.4%
 Two Or More Races 65 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner29238461629765598377143
Renter67165154145121947441
Total96403615774886692451184

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,195 54%
 Single Guardian 568 14%
 Singles 1,175 29%
 Singles With Roommate 163 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,025 74%
 Households with Kids 1,076 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5253594036433247535251765947595361535658
Female4857584140585055485048467254545262504837
Total1001101178176101821021011029912213110111310512310310495

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28657 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28657 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 28657 real estate data, the median home value of $125,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 28657. Rentals in 28657 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28657 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,420 99.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 30 0.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 38 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,447 21%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,793 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 861 13%
 Households Vacant 2,647 39%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 168 6.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 0.3%
 For Sale Only 95 3.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 21 0.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2,051 77.5%
 For Migrant Workers 5 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 299 11.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 89 11%
 2 Bedroom 408 51%
 3+ Bedroom 301 38%
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 $36,016 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28657 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 28657 can expect to fall in that range. 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 2,670 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,156 26%
 No Earnings 3,383 41%
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 2,670 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,156 26%
 No Earnings 3,383 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,878 91%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 120 3%
 Worked at Home 251 6%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,044 27.0%
 High School Graduate 2,038 52.8%
 Associate's degree 194 5.0%
 Bachelor's degree 343 8.9%
 Master's degree 156 4.0%
 Professional school degree 78 2.0%
 Doctorate degree 10 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,081 76%
 Enrolled in Private School 141 10%
 Not Enrolled in School 203 14%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28657

ZIP Code 28657 is in the Avery County School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28657.

Avery Middle School
102 Montezuma Rd
Newland, NC 28657
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Avery County School District
Blue Ridge Alternative Program
102 Old Montezuma Rd
Newland, NC 28657
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Avery County School District
Newland Elementary
750 Linville St
Newland, NC 28657
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Avery County School District
Riverside Elementary
8020 Us 19e Hwy South
Newland, NC 28657
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Avery County School District
Avery County High School
401 High School Rd
Newland, NC 28657
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Avery County School District
Avery High Stem Academy
401 High School Rd
Newland, NC 28657
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Avery County School District
Avery High Viking Academy
401 High School Rd
Newland, NC 28657
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Avery County School District

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