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ZIP Code 28740

Primary City:Green Mountain, NC (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (9:06am)
Coordinates:36.0, -82.3
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28740

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28740. 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 28740. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28740, 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:
Green Mountain, NC
Acceptable:
Green Mtn
Unacceptable:
Double Island, Green Mt, Greenmountain, Grn Mountain, Lower Pig Pen, Pleasant Gap, Relief, Upper Pig Pen

Stats and Demographics for the 28740 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28740 is located in northwest 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 28740 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28740 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,364
Population Density 25 people per sq mi
Housing Units 902
Median Home Value $101,100
Land Area 55.25 sq mi
Water Area 0.48 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 586
Median Household Income $31,699

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male303851442531273459584969504137221412
Female173334413227264160485452584935282018
Total47718585575853751191061031211089072503430

Gender

 Male 691 51%
 Female 673 49%
Gender

Race

 White 1,339 98.2%
 Black Or African American 1 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.1%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 12 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 10 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner62773104118915218
Renter6191711151496
Total1246901151331056124

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 363 62%
 Single Guardian 57 10%
 Singles 151 26%
 Singles With Roommate 15 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 433 74%
 Households with Kids 153 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male8664584147126141366156899
Female1522487868651058109959
Total911869161122132012192311142515171418

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28740 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28740 were primarily built in the 1990s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 28740 real estate data, the median home value of $101,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28740 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28740 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28740 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,364 100%
 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 202 22%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 287 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 97 11%
 Households Vacant 316 35%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 15 4.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.3%
 For Sale Only 30 9.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 1.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 187 59.2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 77 24.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 8 5%
 2 Bedroom 58 38%
 3+ Bedroom 87 57%
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 $31,699 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 28740 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 28740. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 345 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 271 18%
 No Earnings 912 60%
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 345 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 271 18%
 No Earnings 912 60%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 501 93%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 39 7%
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 147 22%
 High School Graduate 404 62%
 Associate's degree 44 7%
 Bachelor's degree 43 7%
 Master's degree 18 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 235 80%
 Enrolled in Private School 47 16%
 Not Enrolled in School 11 4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28740

ZIP Code 28740 is in the Mitchell County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28740.

Tipton Hill Elementary
4256 Nc 197
Green Mountain, NC 28740
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mitchell County School District

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