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ZIP Code 28743

Primary City:Hot Springs, NC (View All Cities)
County: Madison County
Timezone: Eastern (10:28am)
Area code: 828 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.8, -82.9
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28743

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28743. 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 28743. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28743, 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:
Hot Springs, NC
Unacceptable:
Bluff, Joe, Luck, Paint Rock, Spring Creek, Trust

Stats and Demographics for the 28743 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28743 is located in northwest North Carolina and covers a slightly higher 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 28743 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a large number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28743 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,125
Population Density 17 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,408
Median Home Value $116,500
Land Area 123.73 sq mi
Water Area 0.55 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 967
Median Household Income $24,159

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 49

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male467161593643477179799778846445422713
Female376877493150625262669599977950413335
Total83139138108679310912314114519217718114395836048

Gender

 Male 1,042 49%
 Female 1,083 51%
Gender

Race

 White 2,085 98.1%
 Black Or African American 3 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.1%
 Asian 3 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 7 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 25 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner13471191391851328329
Renter104042443123246
Total238716118321615510735

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 463 48%
 Single Guardian 135 14%
 Singles 306 32%
 Singles With Roommate 63 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 729 75%
 Households with Kids 238 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male51011137142212161015121212141811884
Female4778131512217191819147124811142
Total91718212029343323293331261926221919226

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28743 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28743 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 28743 real estate data, the median home value of $116,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28743 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28743 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 $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28743 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,108 99%
 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 17 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 292 21%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 455 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 220 16%
 Households Vacant 441 31%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 34 7.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.5%
 For Sale Only 20 4.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 1.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 245 55.6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 132 29.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 3 1%
 1 Bedroom 41 14%
 2 Bedroom 129 44%
 3+ Bedroom 118 41%
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 $24,159 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 28743 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. Most commuters in 28743 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 341 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 413 27%
 No Earnings 794 51%
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 341 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 413 27%
 No Earnings 794 51%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 522 88.3%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 4 0.7%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 36 6.1%
 Worked at Home 29 4.9%
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. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 236 36%
 High School Graduate 346 53%
 Associate's degree 39 6%
 Bachelor's degree 7 1%
 Master's degree 30 5%
 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 302 88.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 23 6.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 18 5.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28743

ZIP Code 28743 is in the Madison County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28743.

Hot Springs Elementary
63 Serpentine Ave
Hot Springs, NC 28743
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Madison County School District

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