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ZIP Code 28754

Primary City:Mars Hill, NC (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (3:53am)
Coordinates:35.9, -82.5
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28754

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28754. 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 28754. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28754, 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:
Mars Hill, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28754 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28754 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 28754 are primarily white. The number of young adults is large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28754 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,679
Population Density 89 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,912
Median Home Value $168,500
Land Area 86.39 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,896
Median Household Income $38,148

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1702162313723871671891972212692462602472011501207157
Female157186207351335170189217243244274271299221183132109120
Total327402438723722337378414464513520531546422333252180177

Gender

 Male 3,771 49%
 Female 3,908 51%
Gender

Race

 White 7,247 94.4%
 Black Or African American 205 2.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 17 0.2%
 Asian 32 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.1%
 Other Race 50 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 124 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2717530442350440924664
Renter83167136130103494432
Total11034244055360745829096

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,639 57%
 Single Guardian 383 13%
 Singles 724 25%
 Singles With Roommate 150 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,093 72%
 Households with Kids 803 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male33393727384831435647464943464746378515797
Female323023412640304941474227523942553574145111
Total65696068648861929794887695858910172159302208

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28754 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28754 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 28754 real estate data, the median home value of $168,500 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 28754. Rentals in 28754 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28754 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,828 89%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 93 1%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 694 9%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 64 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,032 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,120 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 744 19%
 Households Vacant 1,016 26%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 82 8.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 0.9%
 For Sale Only 58 5.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 26 2.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 674 66.3%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 165 16.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 10 1%
 1 Bedroom 84 12%
 2 Bedroom 263 37%
 3+ Bedroom 351 50%
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 $38,148 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28754 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. Most commuters in 28754 can expect to fall in that range. 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 1,829 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,612 25%
 No Earnings 3,084 47%
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 1,829 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,612 25%
 No Earnings 3,084 47%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,474 87.7%
 Public transportation 4 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 99 3.5%
 Worked at Home 243 8.6%
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 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 539 23%
 High School Graduate 1,096 46%
 Associate's degree 227 10%
 Bachelor's degree 328 14%
 Master's degree 129 5%
 Professional school degree 24 1%
 Doctorate degree 35 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,140 83.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 61 4.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 171 12.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28754

ZIP Code 28754 is in the Madison County School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28754.

Mars Hill Elementary
200 School House Ln
Mars Hill, NC 28754
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Madison County School District
Madison Early College High School
800 Bailey St
Mars Hill, NC 28754
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Madison County School District
Wolf Creek Academy
41 Beauty Spot Cove Rd
Mars Hill, NC 28754
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Little Ivy Baptist Academy
1053 Crossroads Pkwy
Mars Hill, NC 28754
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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