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ZIP Code 28708

Primary City:Balsam Grove, NC (View All Cities)
County: Transylvania County
Timezone: Eastern (10:49pm)
Area code: 828 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.3, -82.9
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28708

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28708. 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 28708. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28708, 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 Grove, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28708 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28708 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 28708 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 extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28708 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 754
Population Density 15 people per sq mi
Housing Units 398
Median Home Value $223,400
Land Area 48.72 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 309
Median Household Income $38,889

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male13252727141624382637272427171710133
Female16263221181217263433252917192110103
Total29515948322841646070525344363820236

Gender

 Male 385 51%
 Female 369 49%
Gender

Race

 White 738 97.9%
 Black Or African American 2 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 13 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner11658475637274
Renter41114184930
Total52772656046304

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 185 60%
 Single Guardian 33 11%
 Singles 75 24%
 Singles With Roommate 16 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 211 68%
 Households with Kids 98 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male312427493457472139033
Female4102031042775758426092
Total7114451781110111014915615150125

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28708 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28708 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 28708 real estate data, the median home value of $223,400 is slightly higher than average 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 28708. Rentals in 28708 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28708 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 754 100%
 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 118 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 128 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 63 16%
 Households Vacant 89 22%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 3 3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 59 66%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 26 29%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 23 100%
 3+ Bedroom 0 0%
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 $38,889 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 28708 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

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. A higher percentage of people in 28708 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 28708 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 195 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 142 26%
 No Earnings 199 37%
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 195 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 142 26%
 No Earnings 199 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 210 81%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 49 19%
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 16 7%
 High School Graduate 147 64%
 Associate's degree 33 14%
 Bachelor's degree 16 7%
 Master's degree 17 7%
 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 124 66%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 63 34%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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