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ZIP Code 28762

Primary City:Old Fort, NC (View All Cities)
County: Mcdowell County
Timezone: Eastern (9:10am)
Area code: 828 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.6, -82.2
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28762

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28762. 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 28762. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28762, 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:
Old Fort, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28762 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28762 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 28762 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 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 28762 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,857
Population Density 69 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,356
Median Home Value $104,400
Land Area 99.73 sq mi
Water Area 0.19 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,863
Median Household Income $37,054

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male197200234213139166173262245251248287274195153867033
Female1481772221901571521862392322362622972861751651309285
Total345377456403296318359501477487510584560370318216162118

Gender

 Male 3,426 50%
 Female 3,431 50%
Gender

Race

 White 6,429 93.8%
 Black Or African American 255 3.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 25 0.4%
 Asian 19 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 52 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 77 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3316637643853639223864
Renter5612013310983623522
Total8928650954761945427386

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,549 54%
 Single Guardian 457 16%
 Singles 737 26%
 Singles With Roommate 120 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,071 72%
 Households with Kids 792 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4948433548393136464053405447394141504227
Female2422393727364147265541415332284733433932
Total73708272757572837295948110779678874938159

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28762 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28762 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 28762 real estate data, the median home value of $104,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28762 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28762 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28762 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,790 99.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 3 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 64 0.9%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,194 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,049 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 620 18%
 Households Vacant 493 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 79 16.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 1.0%
 For Sale Only 32 6.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 2.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 208 42.2%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 157 31.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 72 12%
 2 Bedroom 246 42%
 3+ Bedroom 270 46%
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 $37,054 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 28762 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 28762 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 1,846 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,429 25%
 No Earnings 2,505 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 1,846 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,429 25%
 No Earnings 2,505 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,538 95%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 73 3%
 Worked at Home 49 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 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 670 25.0%
 High School Graduate 1,470 54.9%
 Associate's degree 329 12.3%
 Bachelor's degree 113 4.2%
 Master's degree 78 2.9%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 18 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 795 79%
 Enrolled in Private School 55 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 152 15%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28762

ZIP Code 28762 is in the Mcdowell County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28762.

Old Fort Elementary
128 Mauney Ave
Old Fort, NC 28762
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mcdowell County School District

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