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ZIP Code 28715

Primary City:Candler, NC (View All Cities)
County: Buncombe County
Timezone: Eastern (3:29pm)
Area code: 828 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.5, -82.7
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28715

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28715. 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 28715. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28715, 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:
Candler, NC
Acceptable:
Biltmore Lake

Stats and Demographics for the 28715 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28715 is located in west 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 28715 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28715 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 24,582
Population Density 316 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,178
Median Home Value $161,900
Land Area 77.89 sq mi
Water Area 0.15 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,961
Median Household Income $43,690

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male805813806793631684792882879933862799764575430309165137
Female753754792675602726820887916958903886820604502330279316
Total1,5581,5671,5981,4681,2331,4101,6121,7691,7951,8911,7651,6851,5841,179932639444453

Gender

 Male 12,059 49%
 Female 12,523 51%
Gender

Race

 White 22,952 93.4%
 Black Or African American 364 1.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 112 0.5%
 Asian 142 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 10 0.0%
 Other Race 612 2.5%
 Two Or More Races 390 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1347721,3761,6181,6131,170647233
Renter2126205174603031458358
Total3461,3921,8932,0781,9161,315730291

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,284 53%
 Single Guardian 1,708 17%
 Singles 2,389 24%
 Singles With Roommate 580 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,708 67%
 Households with Kids 3,253 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male155159160158177169145168154160170153155168155171186150131118
Female12816215814915814015715514415317617014315015014615212610198
Total283321318307335309302323298313346323298318305317338276232216

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28715 has a slightly less than average 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 28715 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 28715 real estate data, the median home value of $161,900 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28715 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28715 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28715 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 24,383 99.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 139 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 60 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,755 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,808 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,398 21%
 Households Vacant 1,217 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 341 28%
 Rented & Unoccupied 27 2%
 For Sale Only 195 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 28 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 260 21%
 For Migrant Workers 15 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 351 29%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 123 4%
 1 Bedroom 391 14%
 2 Bedroom 1,428 51%
 3+ Bedroom 875 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 $43,690 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 28715 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. More commuters in 28715 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 8,110 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,835 23%
 No Earnings 7,737 37%
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 8,110 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,835 23%
 No Earnings 7,737 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,778 95.9%
 Public transportation 14 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 21 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 86 0.8%
 Worked at Home 344 3.1%
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 1,628 18%
 High School Graduate 5,058 56%
 Associate's degree 691 8%
 Bachelor's degree 1,095 12%
 Master's degree 277 3%
 Professional school degree 126 1%
 Doctorate degree 82 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,599 74.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 672 13.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 549 11.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28715

ZIP Code 28715 is in the Buncombe County School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28715.

Candler Elementary
121 Candler School Rd
Candler, NC 28715
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Buncombe County School District
Pisgah Elementary
1495 Pisgah Hwy
Candler, NC 28715
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Buncombe County School District
Enka Middle School
390 Asbury Rd
Candler, NC 28715
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Buncombe County School District
Hominy Valley Elementary
450 Enka Lake Rd
Candler, NC 28715
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Buncombe County School District
Enka High School
475 Enka Lake Rd
Candler, NC 28715
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Buncombe County School District
Asheville-Pisgah Christian School
90 Academy Dr
Candler, NC 28715
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Mount Pisqah Academy
75 Academy Dr
Candler, NC 28715
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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