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ZIP Code 28771

Primary City:Robbinsville, NC (View All Cities)
County: Graham County
Timezone: Eastern (8:41am)
Area code: 828 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.3, -83.8
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28771

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28771. 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 28771. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28771, 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:
Robbinsville, NC
Acceptable:
Lake Santeetlah, Lk Santeetlah, Tapoco

Stats and Demographics for the 28771 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28771 is located in west North Carolina and covers a large 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 28771 are primarily white. The number of seniors is large while the number of middle aged adults 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 28771 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,558
Population Density 31 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,404
Median Home Value $122,600
Land Area 271.78 sq mi
Water Area 8.29 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,554
Median Household Income $34,081

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
Male2852682952412142102272512723052982783212731861418872
Female211262233273221218231227262311320313358245229174112133
Total496530528514435428458478534616618591679518415315200205

Gender

 Male 4,225 49%
 Female 4,333 51%
Gender

Race

 White 7,708 90.1%
 Black Or African American 17 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 559 6.5%
 Asian 29 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 91 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 150 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner71266403538643527297106
Renter46133122115105976025
Total117399525653748624357131

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,924 54%
 Single Guardian 553 16%
 Singles 939 26%
 Singles With Roommate 138 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,501 70%
 Households with Kids 1,053 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4860656462485442627167386554515642494344
Female3149464158475351535139505043604953486344
Total7910911110512095107931151221068811597111105959710688

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28771 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28771 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 28771 real estate data, the median home value of $122,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28771 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28771 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28771 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,465 98.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 6 0.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 82 1.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 5 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,146 21%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,705 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 703 13%
 Households Vacant 1,850 34%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 181 9.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 13 0.7%
 For Sale Only 91 4.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 21 1.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,186 64.1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 358 19.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 7 1%
 1 Bedroom 72 12%
 2 Bedroom 290 48%
 3+ Bedroom 233 39%
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 $34,081 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 28771 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. More commuters in 28771 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 2,104 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,503 23%
 No Earnings 2,946 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 2,104 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,503 23%
 No Earnings 2,946 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,776 96%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 34 1%
 Worked at Home 88 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 area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 588 22%
 High School Graduate 1,749 65%
 Associate's degree 63 2%
 Bachelor's degree 147 5%
 Master's degree 80 3%
 Professional school degree 24 1%
 Doctorate degree 43 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,325 85%
 Enrolled in Private School 142 9%
 Not Enrolled in School 100 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28771

ZIP Code 28771 is in the Graham County School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28771.

Robbinsville Elementary
54 Moose Branch Rd
Robbinsville, NC 28771
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Graham County School District
Robbinsville Middle School
301b Sweetwater Rd
Robbinsville, NC 28771
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Graham County School District
Robbinsville High School
301 Sweetwater Rd
Robbinsville, NC 28771
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Graham County School District
Mt Nebo Christian Academy
347 Dick Branch Rd
Robbinsville, NC 28771
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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