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ZIP Code 28782

Primary City:Tryon, NC (View All Cities)
County: Polk County
Timezone: Eastern (3:16am)
Area code: 828 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.3, -82.2
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28782

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28782. 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 28782. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28782, 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:
Tryon, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28782 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28782 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 28782 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 single adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28782 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,584
Population Density 133 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,819
Median Home Value $178,300
Land Area 49.62 sq mi
Water Area 0.11 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,058
Median Household Income $46,713

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 53Male Median Age: 50Female Median Age: 55

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male124152179181125120133145162239260255256233193158119106
Female1181251611681089589150177245309319304262217191188218
Total242277340349233215222295339484569574560495410349307324

Gender

 Male 3,140 48%
 Female 3,444 52%
Gender

Race

 White 5,847 88.8%
 Black Or African American 468 7.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.0%
 Asian 25 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 147 2.2%
 Two Or More Races 93 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner789220464539532367131
Renter3997108127131577476
Total46186328591670589441207

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,472 48%
 Single Guardian 369 12%
 Singles 1,063 35%
 Singles With Roommate 154 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,470 81%
 Households with Kids 588 19%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2918233130342630324033282850423840322932
Female1815322922292127263024374723284137362618
Total4733556052634757587057657573707977685550

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28782 has a slightly higher than average 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 28782 were primarily built in the 1970s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 28782 real estate data, the median home value of $178,300 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 28782. Rentals in 28782 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28782 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,494 98.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 84 1.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 6 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,235 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,114 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 709 19%
 Households Vacant 761 20%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 126 17%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 1%
 For Sale Only 118 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 293 39%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 205 27%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 156 23%
 2 Bedroom 242 35%
 3+ Bedroom 294 42%
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 $46,713 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28782 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 28782 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 1,692 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,303 22%
 No Earnings 2,875 49%
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 1,692 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,303 22%
 No Earnings 2,875 49%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,385 91.4%
 Public transportation 17 0.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 93 3.6%
 Worked at Home 115 4.4%
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 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 450 18%
 High School Graduate 950 37%
 Associate's degree 224 9%
 Bachelor's degree 533 21%
 Master's degree 202 8%
 Professional school degree 135 5%
 Doctorate degree 65 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 682 87.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 48 6.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 49 6.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28782

ZIP Code 28782 is in the Polk County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28782.

Tryon Elementary
100 School Place
Tryon, NC 28782
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Polk County School District
Tryon Seventh-Day Adventist School
2820 Lynn Rd
Tryon, NC 28782
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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