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ZIP Code 28746

Primary City:Lake Lure, NC (View All Cities)
County: Rutherford County
Timezone: Eastern (1:10am)
Area code: 828 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.46, -82.18
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28746

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28746. 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 28746. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28746, 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:
Lake Lure, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28746 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28746 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 28746 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely 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 28746 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,388
Population Density 51 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,181
Median Home Value $258,500
Land Area 46.92 sq mi
Water Area 1.27 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,137
Median Household Income $47,292

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 56Male Median Age: 56Female Median Age: 57

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4438435939374750507876109146129107644021
Female374056363337454158958911814913296833828
Total81789995727492911081731652272952612031477849

Gender

 Male 1,177 49%
 Female 1,211 51%
Gender

Race

 White 2,134 89.4%
 Black Or African American 195 8.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.2%
 Asian 10 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 14 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 29 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner12347715125626513329
Renter94222303519176
Total21769918129128415035

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 644 57%
 Single Guardian 116 10%
 Singles 321 28%
 Singles With Roommate 56 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 950 84%
 Households with Kids 187 16%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male109958769877891214171011711
Female59711105112121815959857794
Total1518161618121711202522171421222217181615

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28746 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 28746 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1980s. Looking at 28746 real estate data, the median home value of $258,500 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 28746. Rentals in 28746 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28746 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,386 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 2 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 569 18%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 388 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 180 6%
 Households Vacant 2,044 64%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 89 4.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 0.4%
 For Sale Only 82 4.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 0.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,709 83.6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 149 7.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 42 20%
 2 Bedroom 105 51%
 3+ Bedroom 58 28%
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 $47,292 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28746 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. However, that is not the case in 28746. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 509 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 605 27%
 No Earnings 1,141 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 509 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 605 27%
 No Earnings 1,141 51%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 752 90%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 16 2%
 Worked at Home 69 8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 79 7%
 High School Graduate 456 43%
 Associate's degree 115 11%
 Bachelor's degree 288 27%
 Master's degree 51 5%
 Professional school degree 51 5%
 Doctorate degree 31 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 164 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 8 4%
 Not Enrolled in School 24 12%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28746

ZIP Code 28746 is in the Lake Lure Classical Academy. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28746.

Lake Lure Classical Academy
2520 Memorial Hwy
Lake Lure, NC 28746
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Lake Lure Classical Academy

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