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ZIP Code 28730

Primary City:Fairview, NC (View All Cities)
County: Buncombe County
Timezone: Eastern (3:41am)
Area code: 828 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.52, -82.39
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28730

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28730. 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 28730. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28730, 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:
Fairview, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28730 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28730 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 28730 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28730 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,133
Population Density 184 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,193
Median Home Value $256,000
Land Area 49.55 sq mi
Water Area 0.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,639
Median Household Income $54,488

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2272753383051841922152633183674153733312511421086852
Female217249297282176222248268354380447439342227163141110147
Total444524635587360414463531672747862812673478305249178199

Gender

 Male 4,424 48%
 Female 4,709 52%
Gender

Race

 White 8,687 95.1%
 Black Or African American 115 1.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 44 0.5%
 Asian 40 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 100 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 145 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2621449075578245022082
Renter601551461356425278
Total8636963689084647524790

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,124 58%
 Single Guardian 473 13%
 Singles 803 22%
 Singles With Roommate 239 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,534 70%
 Households with Kids 1,105 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3649515546555464566664726769676259684941
Female3044474838495446625564545767675857594137
Total669398103841041081101181211281261241361341201161279078

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28730 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 28730 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 28730 real estate data, the median home value of $256,000 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 28730. Rentals in 28730 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28730 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,025 99%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 108 1%
 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 1,982 47%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,037 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 620 15%
 Households Vacant 554 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 69 12%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 1%
 For Sale Only 80 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 14 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 241 44%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 142 26%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 194 31%
 2 Bedroom 220 35%
 3+ Bedroom 212 34%
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 $54,488 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28730 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 28730 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. More commuters in 28730 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 3,513 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,988 25%
 No Earnings 2,540 32%
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 3,513 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,988 25%
 No Earnings 2,540 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,294 86.2%
 Public transportation 15 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 74 1.5%
 Worked at Home 600 12.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 299 8%
 High School Graduate 1,796 49%
 Associate's degree 232 6%
 Bachelor's degree 737 20%
 Master's degree 371 10%
 Professional school degree 121 3%
 Doctorate degree 92 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,767 83.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 306 14.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 43 2.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28730

ZIP Code 28730 is in the Buncombe County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28730.

Fairview Elementary
1355 Charlotte Hwy
Fairview, NC 28730
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Buncombe County School District

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