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ZIP Code 28748

Primary City:Leicester, NC (View All Cities)
County: Buncombe County
Timezone: Eastern (7:21pm)
Area code: 828 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.6, -82.8
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28748

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28748. 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 28748. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28748, 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:
Leicester, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28748 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28748 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 28748 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28748 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 11,334
Population Density 134 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,021
Median Home Value $153,400
Land Area 84.57 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,489
Median Household Income $40,781

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3044003733762833213523894244694283853642941971486344
Female336351369319294315347381406434496400389299198155125106
Total640751742695577636699770830903924785753593395303188150

Gender

 Male 5,614 50%
 Female 5,720 50%
Gender

Race

 White 10,751 94.9%
 Black Or African American 141 1.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 69 0.6%
 Asian 74 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 151 1.3%
 Two Or More Races 147 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner4633663684976855528381
Renter83237197174124643917
Total1295738331,02389261932298

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,488 55%
 Single Guardian 726 16%
 Singles 1,036 23%
 Singles With Roommate 239 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,050 68%
 Households with Kids 1,439 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5367696065748784907189716280956970786470
Female6162767869628369687979727069687370565265
Total114129145138134136170153158150168143132149163142140134116135

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28748 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28748 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 28748 real estate data, the median home value of $153,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28748 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28748 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28748 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,285 99.6%
 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 49 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,073 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,481 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 935 19%
 Households Vacant 532 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 116 21.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 1.1%
 For Sale Only 78 14.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 22 4.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 129 24.2%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 180 33.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 18 2%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 691 58%
 3+ Bedroom 490 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 $40,781 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28748 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 28748. 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 3,464 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,829 29%
 No Earnings 3,550 36%
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 3,464 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,829 29%
 No Earnings 3,550 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,101 96.3%
 Public transportation 1 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 60 1.1%
 Worked at Home 137 2.6%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 803 19%
 High School Graduate 2,527 60%
 Associate's degree 393 9%
 Bachelor's degree 351 8%
 Master's degree 37 1%
 Professional school degree 69 2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,484 78.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 280 14.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 136 7.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28748

ZIP Code 28748 is in the Buncombe County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28748.

Leicester Elementary
31 Gilbert Rd
Leicester, NC 28748
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Buncombe County School District

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