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ZIP Code 28712

Primary City:Brevard, NC (View All Cities)
County: Transylvania County
Timezone: Eastern (11:42am)
Area code: 828 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.2, -82.8
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28712

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28712. 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 28712. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28712, 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:
Brevard, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28712 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28712 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 28712 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is slightly higher than average. There are also a large number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28712 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 19,347
Population Density 154 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,759
Median Home Value $173,200
Land Area 125.66 sq mi
Water Area 0.67 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,512
Median Household Income $40,732

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 50Male Median Age: 47Female Median Age: 52

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male434424453695670414434417428509600608682642633464372256
Female451432461571569404427441485638646698817899686563477547
Total8858569141,2661,2398188618589131,1471,2461,3061,4991,5411,3191,027849803

Gender

 Male 9,135 47%
 Female 10,212 53%
Gender

Race

 White 17,497 90.4%
 Black Or African American 1,051 5.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 70 0.4%
 Asian 115 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 250 1.3%
 Two Or More Races 359 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner523455339361,2921,5111,027336
Renter265463373396305240227211
Total3178089061,3321,5971,7511,254547

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,229 50%
 Single Guardian 1,126 13%
 Singles 2,722 32%
 Singles With Roommate 435 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,664 78%
 Households with Kids 1,848 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male828883908976819088889199829386116113182198156
Female92858487939187748798707811210310985104130143144
Total174173167177182167168164175186161177194196195201217312341300

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28712 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 28712 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 28712 real estate data, the median home value of $173,200 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28712 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28712 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28712 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 18,287 94.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 60 0.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 266 1.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 453 2.3%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 281 1.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,097 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,935 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,480 23%
 Households Vacant 2,247 21%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 289 12.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 0.5%
 For Sale Only 244 10.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 18 0.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,319 58.7%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 364 16.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 55 2%
 1 Bedroom 341 15%
 2 Bedroom 929 42%
 3+ Bedroom 894 40%
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 $40,732 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 28712 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 28712 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4,040 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,060 27%
 No Earnings 7,053 47%
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 4,040 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,060 27%
 No Earnings 7,053 47%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,935 90.2%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 8 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 371 5.6%
 Worked at Home 266 4.0%
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 816 14%
 High School Graduate 2,884 48%
 Associate's degree 264 4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,301 22%
 Master's degree 353 6%
 Professional school degree 179 3%
 Doctorate degree 168 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,526 85.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 335 11.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 112 3.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28712

ZIP Code 28712 is in the Transylvania County School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28712.

Davidson River School
970 Ecusta Rd
Brevard, NC 28712
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Transylvania County School District
Brevard Academy
299 Andante Ln
Brevard, NC 28712
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Brevard Academy
Pisgah Forest Elementary
1076 Ecusta Rd
Brevard, NC 28712
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Transylvania County School District
Brevard Elementary
601 Greenville Hwy
Brevard, NC 28712
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Transylvania County School District
Brevard Middle School
400 Fisher Rd
Brevard, NC 28712
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Transylvania County School District
Brevard High School
609 Country Club Rd
Brevard, NC 28712
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Transylvania County School District
Wellspring Academy of the Carolinas
1 Lambs Creek Rd
Brevard, NC 28712
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Mountain Sun Community School
71 Keystone Camp Rd
Brevard, NC 28712
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Bethany Christian School
135 Bert Lane Rd
Brevard, NC 28712
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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