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ZIP Code 28711

Primary City:Black Mountain, NC (View All Cities)
County: Buncombe County
Timezone: Eastern (11:11pm)
Area code: 828 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.6, -82.3
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28711

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28711. 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 28711. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28711, 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:
Black Mountain, NC
Acceptable:
Black Mtn

Stats and Demographics for the 28711 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28711 is located in west North Carolina and covers a slightly higher 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 28711 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28711 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 13,209
Population Density 132 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,968
Median Home Value $194,100
Land Area 99.91 sq mi
Water Area 0.56 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,519
Median Household Income $42,271

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male297334326475309329328411382433474512441329253222161163
Female321336336374385357368408400478561577527432292292254332
Total6186706628496946866968197829111,0351,089968761545514415495

Gender

 Male 6,179 47%
 Female 7,030 53%
Gender

Race

 White 12,074 91.4%
 Black Or African American 636 4.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 39 0.3%
 Asian 77 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 108 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 270 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner21257499727983675484173
Renter11732231834124713012897
Total1385798171,0681,230805612270

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,599 47%
 Single Guardian 774 14%
 Singles 1,762 32%
 Singles With Roommate 384 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,163 75%
 Households with Kids 1,356 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male506666647073635771617771526581112828811272
Female6854636972666669637651726473686969798999
Total118120129133142139129126134137128143116138149181151167201171

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28711 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28711 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 2000s. Looking at 28711 real estate data, the median home value of $194,100 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 28711. Rentals in 28711 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28711 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 12,171 92.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 164 1.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 70 0.5%
 Nursing Facilities 338 2.6%
 Other Institutional 48 0.4%
 College Student Housing 313 2.4%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 105 0.8%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,334 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,485 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,700 24%
 Households Vacant 1,449 21%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 198 13.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 0.6%
 For Sale Only 119 8.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 23 1.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 885 61.1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 215 14.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 67 4%
 1 Bedroom 311 16%
 2 Bedroom 923 49%
 3+ Bedroom 585 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 $42,271 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28711 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 28711 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 3,528 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,266 31%
 No Earnings 3,768 36%
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 3,528 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,266 31%
 No Earnings 3,768 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,786 84.7%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 39 0.7%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 353 6.2%
 Worked at Home 475 8.4%
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 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 14%
 High School Graduate 2,174 51%
 Associate's degree 223 5%
 Bachelor's degree 713 17%
 Master's degree 233 5%
 Professional school degree 132 3%
 Doctorate degree 229 5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,375 70.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 308 15.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 267 13.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28711

ZIP Code 28711 is in the Buncombe County School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28711.

Black Mountain Primary
301 East State St
Black Mountain, NC 28711
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Buncombe County School District
Black Mountain Elementary
100 Flat Creek Rd
Black Mountain, NC 28711
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Buncombe County School District
Owen High School
99 Lake Eden Rd
Black Mountain, NC 28711
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Buncombe County School District
Swannanoa Valley Montessori School
130 Center Ave
Black Mountain, NC 28711
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Stone Mountain School
126 Camp Elliott Rd
Black Mountain, NC 28711
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
The Learning Community School
375 Lake Eden Rd
Black Mountain, NC 28711
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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