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ZIP Code 28704

Primary City:Arden, NC (View All Cities)
County: Buncombe County
Timezone: Eastern (5:33am)
Area code: 828 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.46, -82.57
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28704

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28704. 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 28704. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28704, 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:
Arden, NC
Unacceptable:
Oak Park, Royal Pines, West Haven

Stats and Demographics for the 28704 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28704 is located in west 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 28704 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 higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28704 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 18,821
Population Density 571 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,636
Median Home Value $198,800
Land Area 32.95 sq mi
Water Area 0.73 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,777
Median Household Income $60,077

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male618612655740428606600624723692646582535370233168130107
Female575604639548446607615702728742751664628442296237268260
Total1,1931,2161,2941,2888741,2131,2151,3261,4511,4341,3971,2461,163812529405398367

Gender

 Male 9,069 48%
 Female 9,752 52%
Gender

Race

 White 15,951 84.8%
 Black Or African American 1,183 6.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 60 0.3%
 Asian 417 2.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 27 0.1%
 Other Race 773 4.1%
 Two Or More Races 410 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner615019611,1861,126730404109
Renter234683562465322158135140
Total2951,1841,5231,6511,448888539249

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,752 48%
 Single Guardian 1,249 16%
 Singles 2,279 29%
 Singles With Roommate 497 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,271 68%
 Households with Kids 2,506 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1141361311231291131131301271321281041571341541681761509288
Female115112103130110127122120125142133134115115126125129977165
Total229248234253239240235250252274261238272249280293305247163153

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28704 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28704 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 28704 real estate data, the median home value of $198,800 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 28704. Rentals in 28704 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28704 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 18,563 98.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 113 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 145 0.8%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,567 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,511 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,699 31%
 Households Vacant 859 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 248 28.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 13 1.5%
 For Sale Only 179 20.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 2.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 195 22.7%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 204 23.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 87 3%
 1 Bedroom 655 22%
 2 Bedroom 1,300 44%
 3+ Bedroom 931 31%
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 $60,077 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28704 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. More commuters in 28704 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 7,342 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,580 26%
 No Earnings 5,487 32%
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 7,342 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,580 26%
 No Earnings 5,487 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,177 94.9%
 Public transportation 19 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 149 1.4%
 Worked at Home 374 3.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 581 8%
 High School Graduate 3,233 46%
 Associate's degree 703 10%
 Bachelor's degree 1,472 21%
 Master's degree 789 11%
 Professional school degree 200 3%
 Doctorate degree 122 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,919 74.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 591 15.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 418 10.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28704

ZIP Code 28704 is in the Buncombe County School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28704.

Glen Arden Elementary
50 Pinehurst Circle
Arden, NC 28704
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Buncombe County School District
Valley Springs Middle School
224 Long Shoals Rd
Arden, NC 28704
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Buncombe County School District
Avery'S Creek Elementary
15 Park South Blvd
Arden, NC 28704
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Buncombe County School District
Arden Christian School
2568 Hendersonville Rd
Arden, NC 28704
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Christ School
500 Christ School Rd
Arden, NC 28704
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Montessori Country Day
158 Bradley Branch Rd
Arden, NC 28704
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Nativity Preschool & Kindergarten
2425 Hendersonville Rd
Arden, NC 28704
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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