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ZIP Code 28731

Primary City:Flat Rock, NC (View All Cities)
County: Henderson County
Timezone: Eastern (11:39am)
Area code: 828 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.28, -82.38
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28731

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28731. 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 28731. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28731, 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:
Flat Rock, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28731 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28731 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 28731 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28731 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,778
Population Density 288 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,241
Median Home Value $190,200
Land Area 27.03 sq mi
Water Area 0.15 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,286
Median Household Income $42,546

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 50

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male21523122020716519218820022924127624128730021919813778
Female216188203173155180182202229239282277351362244203151117
Total431419423380320372370402458480558518638662463401288195

Gender

 Male 3,824 49%
 Female 3,954 51%
Gender

Race

 White 7,053 90.7%
 Black Or African American 100 1.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 22 0.3%
 Asian 35 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.1%
 Other Race 417 5.4%
 Two Or More Races 147 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3017832046156360142298
Renter441471219884654311
Total74325441559647666465109

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,903 58%
 Single Guardian 381 12%
 Singles 854 26%
 Singles With Roommate 148 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,459 75%
 Households with Kids 827 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3949433940504939533836465446455346303335
Female4541494733393640404838383940343745352226
Total8490928673898579938674849386799091655561

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28731 has a slightly higher 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 28731 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 28731 real estate data, the median home value of $190,200 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 28731. Rentals in 28731 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28731 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,601 97.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 94 1.2%
 Other Institutional 7 0.1%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 76 1.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,521 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,152 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 613 14%
 Households Vacant 955 23%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 147 15%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 1%
 For Sale Only 117 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 24 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 521 55%
 For Migrant Workers 10 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 124 13%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 120 14%
 2 Bedroom 368 44%
 3+ Bedroom 351 42%
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 $42,546 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28731 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 28731 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,806 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,755 29%
 No Earnings 2,581 42%
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 1,806 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,755 29%
 No Earnings 2,581 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,689 91%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 53 2%
 Worked at Home 209 7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 323 13%
 High School Graduate 1,012 42%
 Associate's degree 249 10%
 Bachelor's degree 495 20%
 Master's degree 204 8%
 Professional school degree 96 4%
 Doctorate degree 42 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,346 82%
 Enrolled in Private School 84 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 206 13%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28731

ZIP Code 28731 is in the Henderson County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28731.

Upward Elementary
45 Education Dr
Flat Rock, NC 28731
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Henderson County School District
Henderson County Early College
120 Alumni Way
Flat Rock, NC 28731
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Henderson County School District

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