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ZIP Code 28756

Primary City:Mill Spring, NC (View All Cities)
County: Polk County
Timezone: Eastern (9:29am)
Area code: 828 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.4, -82.2
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28756

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28756. 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 28756. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28756, 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:
Mill Spring, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28756 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28756 is located in west 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 28756 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s 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 28756 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,504
Population Density 50 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,400
Median Home Value $105,300
Land Area 89.86 sq mi
Water Area 0.59 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,843
Median Household Income $33,740

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male11715512817010612110916716217315517818715978372314
Female12213515213411911111616614616718020317413779553435
Total239290280304225232225333308340335381361296157925749

Gender

 Male 2,239 50%
 Female 2,265 50%
Gender

Race

 White 4,120 91.5%
 Black Or African American 135 3.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 22 0.5%
 Asian 14 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 146 3.2%
 Two Or More Races 67 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner181042302783782869227
Renter4189978769191810
Total5919332736544730511037

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 981 53%
 Single Guardian 282 15%
 Singles 482 26%
 Singles With Roommate 98 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,306 71%
 Households with Kids 537 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3134221727302739322428262525383523433126
Female2531172524371732253731213132263129183028
Total5665394251674471576159475657646652616154

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28756 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28756 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 28756 real estate data, the median home value of $105,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28756 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28756 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28756 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,448 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 56 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 710 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 703 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 430 18%
 Households Vacant 557 23%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 70 12.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 1.3%
 For Sale Only 46 8.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 14 2.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 227 40.8%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 192 34.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 41 13%
 2 Bedroom 125 39%
 3+ Bedroom 158 49%
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 $33,740 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 28756 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. Most commuters in 28756 can expect to fall in that range. 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 1,220 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 633 20%
 No Earnings 1,241 40%
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 1,220 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 633 20%
 No Earnings 1,241 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,412 91.7%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2 0.1%
 Worked at Home 125 8.1%
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 247 18%
 High School Graduate 854 61%
 Associate's degree 163 12%
 Bachelor's degree 124 9%
 Master's degree 15 1%
 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 1,049 93.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 75 6.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28756

ZIP Code 28756 is in the Polk County School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28756.

Polk Central
2141 South Nc9 Hwy
Mill Spring, NC 28756
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Polk County School District
Sunny View Elementary
86 Sunny View School Rd
Mill Spring, NC 28756
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Polk County School District
Polk County Middle School
321 Wolverine Trail
Mill Spring, NC 28756
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Polk County School District

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