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ZIP Code 28698

Primary City:Zionville, NC (View All Cities)
County: Watauga County
Timezone: Eastern (3:13pm)
Area code: 828 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.35, -81.74
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28698

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28698. 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 28698. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28698, 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:
Zionville, NC
Unacceptable:
Mabel, Silverstone

Stats and Demographics for the 28698 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28698 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 28698 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is 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 28698 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,256
Population Density 90 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,338
Median Home Value $165,200
Land Area 25.08 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 994
Median Household Income $46,779

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male656772556265698794779073886345242616
Female565050735762758574918077826459312725
Total121117122128119127144172168168170150170127104555341

Gender

 Male 1,138 50%
 Female 1,118 50%
Gender

Race

 White 2,213 98.1%
 Black Or African American 6 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.1%
 Asian 6 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 9 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 20 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner14741331451741307331
Renter23575048191742
Total371311831931931477733

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 537 54%
 Single Guardian 129 13%
 Singles 285 29%
 Singles With Roommate 43 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 716 72%
 Households with Kids 278 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male13121315141813121010171716121020710812
Female177136148115121058161118151413135
Total3019262128262417222022253223283521232117

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28698 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28698 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 28698 real estate data, the median home value of $165,200 is slightly higher 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 28698. Rentals in 28698 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28698 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,247 99.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 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 9 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 384 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 390 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 220 16%
 Households Vacant 344 26%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 32 9.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.6%
 For Sale Only 28 8.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 2.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 191 55.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 84 24.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 12 4%
 2 Bedroom 156 58%
 3+ Bedroom 103 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 $46,779 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28698 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, 28698 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 28698. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 773 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 372 21%
 No Earnings 599 34%
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 773 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 372 21%
 No Earnings 599 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 980 97%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 18 2%
 Worked at Home 13 1%
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 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 88 12%
 High School Graduate 496 68%
 Associate's degree 32 4%
 Bachelor's degree 53 7%
 Master's degree 24 3%
 Professional school degree 31 4%
 Doctorate degree 9 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 379 93%
 Enrolled in Private School 20 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 7 2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28698

ZIP Code 28698 is in the Watauga County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28698.

Mabel Elementary
404 Mabel School Rd
Zionville, NC 28698
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Watauga County School District

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