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ZIP Code 28726

Primary City:East Flat Rock, NC (View All Cities)
County: Henderson County
Timezone: Eastern (2:43am)
Area code: 828 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.28, -82.42
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28726

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28726. 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 28726. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28726, 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:
East Flat Rock, NC
Acceptable:
E Flat Rock

Stats and Demographics for the 28726 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28726 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 28726 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 large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28726 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,203
Population Density 1,343 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,473
Median Home Value $111,100
Land Area 2.38 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,244
Median Household Income $25,283

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male140118124120911251091259610210190735344452912
Female1261171009998114981128398108981037068474225
Total266235224219189239207237179200209188176123112927137

Gender

 Male 1,597 50%
 Female 1,606 50%
Gender

Race

 White 2,539 79.3%
 Black Or African American 136 4.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 12 0.4%
 Asian 22 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 19 0.6%
 Other Race 379 11.8%
 Two Or More Races 96 3.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner19771371631771249421
Renter4110786744644295
Total6018422323722316812326

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 562 45%
 Single Guardian 277 22%
 Singles 352 28%
 Singles With Roommate 53 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 811 65%
 Households with Kids 433 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2232332623282621203222242422212226331816
Female2825272715302821231619232220181725192020
Total5057605338585442434841474642393951523836

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28726 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28726 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 28726 real estate data, the median home value of $111,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 28726 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 28726 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,203 100%
 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 464 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 348 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 432 29%
 Households Vacant 229 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 85 37%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 3%
 For Sale Only 17 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 33 14%
 For Migrant Workers 8 3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 76 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 152 25%
 2 Bedroom 222 37%
 3+ Bedroom 224 37%
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 $25,283 is compared to the rest of the country.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 28726 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 28726 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 587 21%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 885 32%
 No Earnings 1,262 46%
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 587 21%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 885 32%
 No Earnings 1,262 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 918 86%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 118 11%
 Worked at Home 35 3%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 355 28%
 High School Graduate 686 55%
 Associate's degree 54 4%
 Bachelor's degree 122 10%
 Master's degree 34 3%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 403 73%
 Enrolled in Private School 151 27%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28726

ZIP Code 28726 is in the Henderson County School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28726.

Flat Rock Middle School
191 Preston Ln
East Flat Rock, NC 28726
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Henderson County School District
Hillandale Elementary
40 Preston Ln
East Flat Rock, NC 28726
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Henderson County School District
East Henderson High School
110 Old Upward Rd
East Flat Rock, NC 28726
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Henderson County School District

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