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ZIP Code 28713

Primary City:Bryson City, NC (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (5:19am)
Coordinates:35.4, -83.6
ZIP (~21 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28713

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28713. 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 28713. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28713, 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:
Bryson City, NC
Unacceptable:
Alarka, Ela, Needmore

Stats and Demographics for the 28713 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28713 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 28713 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28713 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,686
Population Density 64 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,896
Median Home Value $142,600
Land Area 136.46 sq mi
Water Area 4.58 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,721
Median Household Income $43,855

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2392582692631981802322622573323263373112911961468660
Female233229241235202218231272251326341372350299217178137111
Total472487510498400398463534508658667709661590413324223171

Gender

 Male 4,243 49%
 Female 4,443 51%
Gender

Race

 White 7,906 91.0%
 Black Or African American 28 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 430 5.0%
 Asian 52 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 74 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 193 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3518538154368753831087
Renter96200171184123997012
Total13138555272781063738099

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,884 51%
 Single Guardian 574 15%
 Singles 1,049 28%
 Singles With Roommate 214 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,717 73%
 Households with Kids 1,004 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3456554363494744554545695357465351545949
Female5243376145573546466044384851475046405241
Total86999210410810682901011058910710110893103979411190

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28713 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28713 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 28713 real estate data, the median home value of $142,600 is slightly less 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 28713. Rentals in 28713 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28713 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,589 98.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 8 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 88 1.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 1 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,336 23%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,430 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 955 16%
 Households Vacant 2,175 37%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 319 14.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 15 0.7%
 For Sale Only 97 4.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 24 1.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,376 63.3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 344 15.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 17 2%
 1 Bedroom 124 15%
 2 Bedroom 374 45%
 3+ Bedroom 320 38%
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 $43,855 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28713 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 28713 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 2,639 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,536 20%
 No Earnings 3,399 45%
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 2,639 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,536 20%
 No Earnings 3,399 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,386 94.7%
 Public transportation 8 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 19 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 49 1.4%
 Worked at Home 113 3.2%
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 503 15.3%
 High School Graduate 1,872 57.1%
 Associate's degree 245 7.5%
 Bachelor's degree 423 12.9%
 Master's degree 186 5.7%
 Professional school degree 17 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 32 1.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,213 78.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 106 6.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 219 14.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28713

ZIP Code 28713 is in the Swain County School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28713.

Cherokee Extension School
280 School Dr
Bryson City, NC 28713
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Swain County School District
Mountain Discovery Charter
890 Jenkins Branch Rd North
Bryson City, NC 28713
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mountain Discovery Charter School District
Swain County Middle School
135 Arlington Ave
Bryson City, NC 28713
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Swain County School District
Swain County East Elementary
4747 Ela Rd
Bryson City, NC 28713
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Swain County School District
Swain County West Elementary
4142 Hwy 19 West
Bryson City, NC 28713
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Swain County School District
Swain County High School
1415 Fontana Rd
Bryson City, NC 28713
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Swain County School District
Grace Christian Academy
495 Arlington Ave
Bryson City, NC 28713
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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