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ZIP Code 28787

Primary City:Weaverville, NC (View All Cities)
County: Buncombe County
Timezone: Eastern (3:08am)
Area code: 828 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.7, -82.5
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28787

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28787. 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 28787. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28787, 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:
Weaverville, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28787 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28787 is located in northwest 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 28787 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 higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28787 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 19,718
Population Density 248 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,033
Median Home Value $194,700
Land Area 79.54 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,142
Median Household Income $50,230

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
Male547639628606447446570628672732704777716533410256155124
Female533556620524421485551623692769870834789599457314233258
Total1,0801,1951,2481,1308689311,1211,2511,3641,5011,5741,6111,5051,132867570388382

Gender

 Male 9,590 49%
 Female 10,128 51%
Gender

Race

 White 18,649 94.6%
 Black Or African American 178 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 58 0.3%
 Asian 100 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 15 0.1%
 Other Race 364 1.8%
 Two Or More Races 354 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner664829851,3761,5701,096555204
Renter1514303973262621336940
Total2179121,3821,7021,8321,229624244

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,516 55%
 Single Guardian 1,161 14%
 Singles 2,020 25%
 Singles With Roommate 445 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,716 70%
 Households with Kids 2,426 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1061061101231201311221211451261451161271141391381301009990
Female10711612011012210310610512016011499113134105128141816971
Total213222230233242234228226265286259215240248244266271181168161

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28787 has a slightly less 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 28787 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 28787 real estate data, the median home value of $194,700 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 28787. Rentals in 28787 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 $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28787 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 19,597 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 116 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 5 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,887 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,447 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,808 20%
 Households Vacant 891 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 189 21.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 0.7%
 For Sale Only 151 16.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 21 2.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 221 24.8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 303 34.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 44 3%
 1 Bedroom 313 19%
 2 Bedroom 566 35%
 3+ Bedroom 706 43%
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 $50,230 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28787 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 28787 can expect to fall in that range. 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 6,133 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,163 27%
 No Earnings 5,364 34%
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 6,133 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,163 27%
 No Earnings 5,364 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,296 93.0%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 33 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 139 1.6%
 Worked at Home 454 5.1%
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 707 11%
 High School Graduate 3,432 53%
 Associate's degree 373 6%
 Bachelor's degree 1,287 20%
 Master's degree 434 7%
 Professional school degree 100 2%
 Doctorate degree 130 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,482 72.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 543 15.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 403 11.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28787

ZIP Code 28787 is in the Buncombe County School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28787.

Weaverville Elementary
129 South Main St
Weaverville, NC 28787
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Buncombe County School District
Weaverville Primary
39 South Main St
Weaverville, NC 28787
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Buncombe County School District
North Buncombe Elementary
251 Flat Creek Church Rd
Weaverville, NC 28787
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Buncombe County School District
North Windy Ridge Intermediate
20 Doan Rd
Weaverville, NC 28787
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Buncombe County School District
North Buncombe High School
890 Clarks Chapel Rd
Weaverville, NC 28787
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Buncombe County School District
North Buncombe Middle School
51 North Buncombe School Rd
Weaverville, NC 28787
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Buncombe County School District
The New Classical Academy
38 Stoney Knob Rd
Weaverville, NC 28787
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Mt Sheba Christan Academy
20 Old Jupiter Rd
Weaverville, NC 28787
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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