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ZIP Code 28714

Primary City:Burnsville, NC (View All Cities)
County: Yancey County
Timezone: Eastern (9:03pm)
Area code: 828 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.9, -82.3
ZIP (~15 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28714

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28714. 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 28714. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28714, 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:
Burnsville, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28714 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28714 is located in northwest North Carolina and covers a large 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 28714 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28714 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 16,753
Population Density 58 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,215
Median Home Value $136,400
Land Area 291.01 sq mi
Water Area 0.37 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,198
Median Household Income $39,232

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
Male429519507483378397442534557571610633629530385312190123
Female391411483474376367482487517591654683675543465351269305
Total8209309909577547649241,0211,0741,1621,2641,3161,3041,073850663459428

Gender

 Male 8,229 49%
 Female 8,524 51%
Gender

Race

 White 15,928 95.1%
 Black Or African American 144 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 77 0.5%
 Asian 34 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 403 2.4%
 Two Or More Races 162 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner534027991,0271,2741,036659222
Renter11030631731825817314698
Total1637081,1161,3451,5321,209805320

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,003 56%
 Single Guardian 887 12%
 Singles 2,066 29%
 Singles With Roommate 242 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,326 74%
 Households with Kids 1,872 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male718610880124941139197119829387126721101111078379
Female66836991747780899194881139098110113104757292
Total137169177171198171193180188213170206177224182223215182155171

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28714 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28714 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 28714 real estate data, the median home value of $136,400 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 28714. Rentals in 28714 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28714 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 16,588 99.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 33 0.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 101 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 31 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,446 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,026 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,726 17%
 Households Vacant 3,017 30%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 332 11.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 17 0.6%
 For Sale Only 214 7.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 52 1.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,806 59.9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 596 19.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 258 17%
 2 Bedroom 603 39%
 3+ Bedroom 687 44%
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 $39,232 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28714 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. Most commuters in 28714 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 4,425 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,481 26%
 No Earnings 5,719 42%
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 4,425 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,481 26%
 No Earnings 5,719 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,912 90%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 309 5%
 Worked at Home 351 5%
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. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,090 19%
 High School Graduate 3,511 60%
 Associate's degree 209 4%
 Bachelor's degree 623 11%
 Master's degree 112 2%
 Professional school degree 176 3%
 Doctorate degree 96 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,203 77%
 Enrolled in Private School 423 15%
 Not Enrolled in School 247 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28714

ZIP Code 28714 is in the Yancey County School District. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28714.

Bald Creek Elementary
100 Bald Creek School Rd
Burnsville, NC 28714
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Yancey County School District
Bee Log Elementary
55 Bee Log Rd
Burnsville, NC 28714
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Yancey County School District
Burnsville Elementary
395 Burnsville School Rd
Burnsville, NC 28714
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Yancey County School District
Cane River Middle School
1128 Cane River School Rd
Burnsville, NC 28714
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Yancey County School District
Clearmont Elementary
1175 Clearmont School Rd
Burnsville, NC 28714
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Yancey County School District
East Yancey Middle School
285 Georges Fork Rd
Burnsville, NC 28714
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Yancey County School District
Micaville Elementary
112 State Hwy 80 South
Burnsville, NC 28714
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Yancey County School District
South Toe Elementary
139 South Toe School Rd
Burnsville, NC 28714
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Yancey County School District
Mountain Heritage High School
333 Mtn Heritage Hs Rd
Burnsville, NC 28714
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Yancey County School District
Arthur Morgan School
60 Ams Cir
Burnsville, NC 28714
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Private
Yancey County Christian School
694 Pine Swamp Rd
Burnsville, NC 28714
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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