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ZIP Code 28732

Primary City:Fletcher, NC (View All Cities)
County: Henderson County
Timezone: Eastern (3:15am)
Area code: 828 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.46, -82.48
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28732

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28732. 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 28732. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28732, 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:
Fletcher, NC
Unacceptable:
Carolina Hills

Stats and Demographics for the 28732 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28732 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 28732 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 extremely 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 28732 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 16,491
Population Density 386 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,220
Median Home Value $188,900
Land Area 42.70 sq mi
Water Area 0.16 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,659
Median Household Income $45,273

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male49761153847932543253164561464660055052634323818912881
Female512524560431331497587603637707648617573427287256163158
Total1,0091,1351,0989106569291,1181,2481,2511,3531,2481,1671,099770525445291239

Gender

 Male 7,973 48%
 Female 8,518 52%
Gender

Race

 White 14,813 89.8%
 Black Or African American 694 4.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 75 0.5%
 Asian 317 1.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 10 0.1%
 Other Race 276 1.7%
 Two Or More Races 306 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner586591,0681,2091,14772241981
Renter89300299264176786228
Total1479591,3671,4731,323800481109

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,762 56%
 Single Guardian 891 13%
 Singles 1,652 25%
 Singles With Roommate 354 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,476 67%
 Households with Kids 2,183 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male9710110310610311812013713310596120117100113119104727162
Female901051071069896133107901191151111021138991104866160
Total187206210212201214253244223224211231219213202210208158132122

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28732 has a small 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 28732 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 28732 real estate data, the median home value of $188,900 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28732 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28732 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28732 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 16,314 98.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 147 0.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 30 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,896 54%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,467 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,296 18%
 Households Vacant 561 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 103 18%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 1%
 For Sale Only 141 25%
 Sold & Unoccupied 11 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 106 19%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 194 35%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 49 3%
 1 Bedroom 58 4%
 2 Bedroom 694 46%
 3+ Bedroom 701 47%
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 $45,273 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 28732 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 28732 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 5,223 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,318 27%
 No Earnings 3,867 31%
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 5,223 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,318 27%
 No Earnings 3,867 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,483 95.6%
 Public transportation 1 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 109 1.4%
 Worked at Home 234 3.0%
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 615 12.1%
 High School Graduate 2,441 48.1%
 Associate's degree 421 8.3%
 Bachelor's degree 1,180 23.3%
 Master's degree 317 6.2%
 Professional school degree 28 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 73 1.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,045 75.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 321 11.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 355 13.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28732

ZIP Code 28732 is in the Buncombe County School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28732.

Cane Creek Middle School
570 Lower Brush Creek Rd
Fletcher, NC 28732
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Buncombe County School District
Fletcher Elementary
500 Howard Gap Rd
Fletcher, NC 28732
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Henderson County School District
Captain Gilmer School
257 Doelger Dr
Fletcher, NC 28732
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Fletcher Academy
185 Fletcher Academy Dr
Fletcher, NC 28732
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Veritas Christian Academy
17 Cane Creek Rd
Fletcher, NC 28732
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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