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ZIP Code 28719

Primary City:Cherokee, NC (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (3:41pm)
Coordinates:35.6, -83.3
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28719

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28719. 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 28719. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28719, 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:
Cherokee, NC
Unacceptable:
Ocono Lufty

Stats and Demographics for the 28719 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28719 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 28719 are primarily American Indian or Alaskan Native. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28719 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,048
Population Density 60 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,733
Median Home Value $103,200
Land Area 135.16 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,879
Median Household Income $26,565

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 33

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male32835532936928828425926622627524016820114583493818
Female337299332347302302231272273279281227204138131862858
Total6656546617165905864905384995545213954052832141356676

Gender

 Male 3,921 49%
 Female 4,127 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,216 15.1%
 Black Or African American 60 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6,057 75.3%
 Asian 38 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 124 1.5%
 Two Or More Races 551 6.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner7727839652442029712929
Renter711821641299065226
Total14846056065351036215135

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,077 37%
 Single Guardian 971 34%
 Singles 683 24%
 Singles With Roommate 148 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,595 55%
 Households with Kids 1,284 45%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6264726473627475717058676470816979726871
Female7266577961555865606267736268837670615771
Total134130129143134117132140131132125140126138164145149133125142

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28719 has a slightly higher than average 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 28719 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 28719 real estate data, the median home value of $103,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28719 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28719 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28719 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,901 98.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 18 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 56 0.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 73 0.9%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 745 20%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,405 38%
 Renter Occupied Households 729 20%
 Households Vacant 854 23%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 129 15.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 15 1.8%
 For Sale Only 8 0.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 24 2.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 486 56.9%
 For Migrant Workers 4 0.5%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 188 22.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 12 2%
 1 Bedroom 67 11%
 2 Bedroom 251 41%
 3+ Bedroom 285 46%
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 $26,565 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 28719 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 28719 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 28719 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 2,154 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,255 21%
 No Earnings 2,699 44%
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 2,154 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,255 21%
 No Earnings 2,699 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,739 97.8%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 43 1.5%
 Worked at Home 18 0.6%
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 a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 504 23.6%
 High School Graduate 1,383 64.7%
 Associate's degree 132 6.2%
 Bachelor's degree 106 5.0%
 Master's degree 6 0.3%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 7 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,552 83.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 89 4.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 218 11.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28719

ZIP Code 28719 is in the Cherokee Elementary School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28719.

Cherokee Elementary School
200 Ravensford Dr
Cherokee, NC 28719
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cherokee Elementary School District
Cherokee High School
Acquoni Rd 130 Ravensford Dr
Cherokee, NC 28719
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Cherokee High School District

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