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ZIP Code 28766

Primary City:Penrose, NC (View All Cities)
County: Transylvania County
Timezone: Eastern (2:51am)
Area code: 828 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.24, -82.62
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28766

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28766. 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 28766. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28766, 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:
Penrose, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28766 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28766 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 28766 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 large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28766 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,262
Population Density 216 people per sq mi
Housing Units 635
Median Home Value $173,600
Land Area 5.83 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 511
Median Household Income $43,964

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male38423350274737402857543849232316138
Female41433129244544314050555450213420216
Total79856479519281716810710992994457363414

Gender

 Male 623 49%
 Female 639 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,214 96.2%
 Black Or African American 14 1.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 2 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 3 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 29 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner447629698594710
Renter112716185731
Total157478114103665011

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 325 64%
 Single Guardian 56 11%
 Singles 115 23%
 Singles With Roommate 15 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 359 70%
 Households with Kids 152 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male104511129759112124412985165
Female810791088611377775133626
Total181412202217151120149191111172211111811

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28766 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28766 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 28766 real estate data, the median home value of $173,600 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 28766 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28766 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,258 99.7%
 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 4 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 266 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 157 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 88 14%
 Households Vacant 124 20%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 17 14%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 17 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 54 44%
 For Migrant Workers 1 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 30 24%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 45 20%
 2 Bedroom 72 32%
 3+ Bedroom 108 48%
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 $43,964 is compared to the rest of the country.

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. More commuters in 28766 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 694 60%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 224 19%
 No Earnings 243 21%
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 694 60%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 224 19%
 No Earnings 243 21%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 739 90%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 59 7%
 Worked at Home 20 2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 74 13%
 High School Graduate 346 62%
 Associate's degree 110 20%
 Bachelor's degree 11 2%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 20 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5 13%
 Enrolled in Private School 34 87%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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