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ZIP Code 28768

Primary City:Pisgah Forest, NC (View All Cities)
County: Transylvania County
Timezone: Eastern (1:35pm)
Area code: 828 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.3, -82.7
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28768

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28768. 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 28768. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28768, 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:
Pisgah Forest, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28768 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28768 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 28768 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a large number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28768 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,813
Population Density 82 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,423
Median Home Value $184,200
Land Area 82.95 sq mi
Water Area 0.20 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,950
Median Household Income $41,315

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 50Male Median Age: 49Female Median Age: 51

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male15616120417214112815516122322723530730023622513811655
Female16013318317211712213818120126629532530628022316713272
Total316294387344258250293342424493530632606516448305248127

Gender

 Male 3,340 49%
 Female 3,473 51%
Gender

Race

 White 6,418 94.2%
 Black Or African American 204 3.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 13 0.2%
 Asian 14 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 72 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 90 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1913126745562555333474
Renter38981109972352614
Total5722937755469758836088

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,761 60%
 Single Guardian 375 13%
 Singles 697 24%
 Singles With Roommate 117 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,265 77%
 Households with Kids 685 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2629333628333037333844424040393033422834
Female3828313325272928243832324041284231363514
Total6457646953605965577676748081677264786348

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28768 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28768 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 28768 real estate data, the median home value of $184,200 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28768 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28768 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28768 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,807 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 4 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 2 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,370 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,088 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 492 14%
 Households Vacant 473 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 54 11%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 1%
 For Sale Only 53 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 219 46%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 131 28%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 10 2%
 2 Bedroom 144 30%
 3+ Bedroom 332 68%
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 $41,315 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 28768 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 28768 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 1,707 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,644 27%
 No Earnings 2,723 45%
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 1,707 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,644 27%
 No Earnings 2,723 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,685 91.6%
 Public transportation 1 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 47 1.6%
 Worked at Home 198 6.8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 171 7%
 High School Graduate 1,206 50%
 Associate's degree 183 8%
 Bachelor's degree 473 20%
 Master's degree 246 10%
 Professional school degree 44 2%
 Doctorate degree 88 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 787 73.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 156 14.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 127 11.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28768

ZIP Code 28768 is in the Private. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28768.

The Outdoor Academy of the Southern Appalachians
43 Hart Rd
Pisgah Forest, NC 28768
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Private

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