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ZIP Code 28733

Primary City:Fontana Dam, NC (View All Cities)
County: Graham County
Timezone: Eastern (9:25am)
Area code: 828 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.43, -83.79
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28733

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28733. 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 28733. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28733, 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:
Fontana Dam, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28733 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28733 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 28733 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of young adults is slightly less than average. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28733 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 21
Population Density 3 people per sq mi
Housing Units 138
Land Area 7.76 sq mi
Water Area 0.78 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11
Median Household Income $33,750

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 58Male Median Age: 65Female Median Age: 54

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male000002101000142000
Female000011000122020100
Total000013101122162100

Gender

 Male 11 52%
 Female 10 48%
Gender

Race

 White 21 100%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 0 0%
 Two Or More Races 0 0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner00001310
Renter01101300
Total01102610

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6 55%
 Single Guardian 1 9%
 Singles 3 27%
 Singles With Roommate 1 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 11 100%
 Households with Kids 0 0%
Households with Kids

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28733 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 28733 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 2000s. Rentals in 28733 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28733 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 21 100%
 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 0 0%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 5 4%
 Renter Occupied Households 6 4%
 Households Vacant 127 92%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 0.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 0 0.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 123 96.9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 2 1.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 7 100%
 3+ Bedroom 0 0%
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 $33,750 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. 28733 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 28733 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 28733 can expect to fall in that range. 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 35 61%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 12 21%
 No Earnings 10 18%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 35 61%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 12 21%
 No Earnings 10 18%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 27 77%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 8 23%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 7 41%
 High School Graduate 10 59%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 12 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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