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ZIP Code 28707

Primary City:Balsam, NC (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Jackson County
Timezone: Eastern (6:46am)
Area code: 828 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.426, -83.082
ZIP (~700 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28707

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28707. 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 28707. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28707, 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:
Balsam, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28707 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28707 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 28707 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28707 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 94
Population Density 9 people per sq mi
Housing Units 176
Median Home Value $328,600
Land Area 11.02 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 48
Median Household Income $54,000

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 59Male Median Age: 60Female Median Age: 58

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


 Male 46 49%
 Female 48 51%


 White 94 100%
 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 0 0%
 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 27 56%
 Single Guardian 4 8%
 Singles 15 31%
 Singles With Roommate 2 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 43 90%
 Households with Kids 5 10%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28707 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 28707 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1970s. Looking at 28707 real estate data, the median home value of $328,600 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 28707.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 94 100%
 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 21 12%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 23 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 4 2%
 Households Vacant 128 73%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 0.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 7 5.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 115 89.8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 4 3.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $54,000 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28707 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 28707 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 28707 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 46 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 17 17%
 No Earnings 37 37%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 46 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 17 17%
 No Earnings 37 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 46 85%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 8 15%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 28707 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 0 0%
 High School Graduate 46 78%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 4 7%
 Master's degree 9 15%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

Schools in ZIP Code 28707

ZIP Code 28707 is in the Private. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28707.

The Academy at Soar
226 Soar Lane
Balsam, NC 28707
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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