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ZIP Code 28747

Primary City:Lake Toxaway, NC (View All Cities)
County: Transylvania County
Timezone: Eastern (3:57am)
Area code: 828 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.13, -82.91
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28747

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28747. 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 28747. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28747, 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 Toxaway, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28747 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28747 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 28747 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28747 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,198
Population Density 42 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,015
Median Home Value $151,300
Land Area 52.66 sq mi
Water Area 0.84 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 933
Median Household Income $36,197

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
Male4953637166567059678773901068861243316
Female5451625168553657628377791009763281825
Total103104125122134111106116129170150169206185124525141

Gender

 Male 1,132 52%
 Female 1,066 48%
Gender

Race

 White 2,077 94.5%
 Black Or African American 1 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.2%
 Asian 6 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 64 2.9%
 Two Or More Races 46 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2257821381971707227
Renter24362832241644
Total46931101702211867631

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 528 57%
 Single Guardian 111 12%
 Singles 251 27%
 Singles With Roommate 43 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 712 76%
 Households with Kids 221 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male171276101155221014151311101217211114
Female817101491691077151111189151151110
Total2529172019271415291729262429192728262224

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28747 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 28747 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 28747 real estate data, the median home value of $151,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28747 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28747 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28747 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,198 100%
 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 353 18%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 412 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 168 8%
 Households Vacant 1,082 54%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 30 2.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 55 5.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 0.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 933 86.2%
 For Migrant Workers 5 0.5%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 56 5.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 55 37%
 3+ Bedroom 95 63%
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 $36,197 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 28747 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 28747. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 591 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 554 27%
 No Earnings 875 43%
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 591 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 554 27%
 No Earnings 875 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 922 98%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 19 2%
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 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 160 18%
 High School Graduate 448 50%
 Associate's degree 76 8%
 Bachelor's degree 94 10%
 Master's degree 41 5%
 Professional school degree 42 5%
 Doctorate degree 35 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 302 78%
 Enrolled in Private School 50 13%
 Not Enrolled in School 34 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28747

ZIP Code 28747 is in the Transylvania County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28747.

T C Henderson Elementary
11839 Rosman Hwy
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Transylvania County School District

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