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ZIP Code 28709

Primary City:Barnardsville, NC (View All Cities)
County: Buncombe County
Timezone: Eastern (7:33pm)
Area code: 828 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.75, -82.41
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28709

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28709. 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 28709. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28709, 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:
Barnardsville, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28709 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28709 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 28709 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28709 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,225
Population Density 42 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,058
Median Home Value $162,700
Land Area 52.78 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 927
Median Household Income $31,406

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male62606966476451626710189107656952271816
Female6054626352424670918198118896440413626
Total122114131129991069713215818218722515413392685442

Gender

 Male 1,092 49%
 Female 1,133 51%
Gender

Race

 White 2,172 97.6%
 Black Or African American 1 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.1%
 Asian 3 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 14 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 31 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner7401011451721316724
Renter253842643516155
Total32781432092071478229

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 503 54%
 Single Guardian 142 15%
 Singles 231 25%
 Singles With Roommate 51 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 661 71%
 Households with Kids 266 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male179131481015918161412141315121112169
Female1210111410817811141291116121216101310
Total2919242818183217293026212529272427222919

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28709 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28709 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 28709 real estate data, the median home value of $162,700 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28709 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28709 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28709 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,225 100%
 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 361 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 326 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 240 23%
 Households Vacant 131 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 18 14%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Sale Only 14 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 35 27%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 56 43%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 26 16%
 2 Bedroom 105 63%
 3+ Bedroom 36 22%
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 $31,406 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 28709 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 28709 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 408 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 508 30%
 No Earnings 768 46%
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 408 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 508 30%
 No Earnings 768 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 709 94%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 17 2%
 Worked at Home 26 3%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 247 34%
 High School Graduate 363 50%
 Associate's degree 40 6%
 Bachelor's degree 30 4%
 Master's degree 9 1%
 Professional school degree 15 2%
 Doctorate degree 16 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 306 87%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 45 13%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28709

ZIP Code 28709 is in the Buncombe County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28709.

Barnardsville Elementary
20 Hillcrest Dr
Barnardsville, NC 28709
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Buncombe County School District

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