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ZIP Code 28718

Primary City:Cedar Mountain, NC (View All Cities)
County: Transylvania County
Timezone: Eastern (3:00am)
Area code: 828 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.16, -82.62
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28718

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28718. 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 28718. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28718, 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:
Cedar Mountain, NC
Acceptable:
Cedar Mtn

Stats and Demographics for the 28718 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28718 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 28718 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 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 28718 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 553
Population Density 33 people per sq mi
Housing Units 377
Median Home Value $320,500
Land Area 16.53 sq mi
Water Area 0.06 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 238
Median Household Income $49,274

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 49Male Median Age: 48Female Median Age: 51

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male101919176971814302125241791266
Female712111512813152122292823152081114
Total173130321817203335525053473229201720

Gender

 Male 269 49%
 Female 284 51%
Gender

Race

 White 543 98.2%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 4 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 3 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 3 0.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner09224549342414
Renter186136241
Total117285855362815

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 136 57%
 Single Guardian 30 13%
 Singles 60 25%
 Singles With Roommate 12 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 186 78%
 Households with Kids 52 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male40421335754433244434
Female12313322212431232443
Total52734657966864476877

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28718 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28718 were primarily built in the 1980s. Looking at 28718 real estate data, the median home value of $320,500 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 28718. Rentals in 28718 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28718 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 553 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 108 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 89 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 41 11%
 Households Vacant 139 37%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 5 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 115 83%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 17 12%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 17 100%
 3+ Bedroom 0 0%
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 $49,274 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28718 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 28718 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 28718 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 121 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 72 22%
 No Earnings 133 41%
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 121 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 72 22%
 No Earnings 133 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 119 88%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 17 13%
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 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 40 24%
 High School Graduate 19 11%
 Associate's degree 45 27%
 Bachelor's degree 46 28%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 17 10%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 13 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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