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ZIP Code 28761

Primary City:Nebo, NC (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (10:08pm)
Coordinates:35.7, -81.9
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28761

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28761. 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 28761. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28761, 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:
Nebo, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28761 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28761 is located in northwest 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 28761 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 extremely large. There are also a small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28761 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,816
Population Density 72 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,694
Median Home Value $96,200
Land Area 108.20 sq mi
Water Area 6.60 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,008
Median Household Income $39,847

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2172602762151742002342832692993203142592481511066236
Female1982332582191681702332462953252993192612341541176896
Total415493534434342370467529564624619633520482305223130132

Gender

 Male 3,923 50%
 Female 3,893 50%
Gender

Race

 White 7,234 92.6%
 Black Or African American 198 2.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 31 0.4%
 Asian 149 1.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 146 1.9%
 Two Or More Races 58 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3121141755754842818757
Renter5311114210381412615
Total8432255966062946921372

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,795 60%
 Single Guardian 452 15%
 Singles 651 22%
 Singles With Roommate 110 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,068 69%
 Households with Kids 940 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4441415056485161445647575858485041453146
Female3242573241315644614761525345505551303334
Total7683988297791071051051031081091111039810592756480

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28761 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28761 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 28761 real estate data, the median home value of $96,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28761 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28761 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28761 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,524 96.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 46 0.6%
 Nursing Facilities 102 1.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 144 1.8%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,365 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,071 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 572 15%
 Households Vacant 686 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 63 9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 2%
 For Sale Only 52 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 374 55%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 172 25%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 60 11%
 2 Bedroom 149 28%
 3+ Bedroom 317 60%
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 $39,847 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28761 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 28761 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 2,000 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,241 20%
 No Earnings 2,907 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 2,000 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,241 20%
 No Earnings 2,907 47%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,504 92.9%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 36 1.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 13 0.5%
 Worked at Home 143 5.3%
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 487 20%
 High School Graduate 1,452 59%
 Associate's degree 126 5%
 Bachelor's degree 253 10%
 Master's degree 34 1%
 Professional school degree 46 2%
 Doctorate degree 43 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,480 79.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 214 11.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 174 9.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28761

ZIP Code 28761 is in the Mcdowell County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28761.

Nebo Elementary
254 Nebo School Rd
Nebo, NC 28761
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mcdowell County School District

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