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ZIP Code 28801

Primary City:Asheville, NC (View All Cities)
County: Buncombe County
Timezone: Eastern (8:54am)
Area code: 828 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.59, -82.56
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28801

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28801. 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 28801. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28801, 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:
Asheville, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28801 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28801 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 28801 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28801 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 15,019
Population Density 2,955 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,460
Median Home Value $225,100
Land Area 5.08 sq mi
Water Area 0.10 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,651
Median Household Income $29,441

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male41934028732578076163459251146551950838925816611512175
Female411311279385932803655474423478514492441302251163197243
Total8306515667101,7121,5641,2891,0669349431,0331,000830560417278318318

Gender

 Male 7,265 48%
 Female 7,754 52%
Gender

Race

 White 10,089 67.2%
 Black Or African American 4,264 28.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 63 0.4%
 Asian 115 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 11 0.1%
 Other Race 102 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 375 2.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2023843542254330418081
Renter7061,19965669859732716580
Total7261,4371,0911,1201,140631345161

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,309 20%
 Single Guardian 1,177 18%
 Singles 2,993 45%
 Singles With Roommate 1,172 18%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,319 80%
 Households with Kids 1,332 20%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male92777876717367666368585450575868575686140
Female946173666762656453526850545559695976122175
Total186138151142138135132130116120126104104112117137116132208315

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28801 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 28801 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 28801 real estate data, the median home value of $225,100 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 28801. Rentals in 28801 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28801 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 13,224 88.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 446 3.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 5 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 260 1.7%
 Other Institutional 722 4.8%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 362 2.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,591 21%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 632 8%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,428 59%
 Households Vacant 809 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 249 31%
 Rented & Unoccupied 17 2%
 For Sale Only 107 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 14 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 261 32%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 161 20%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 541 13%
 1 Bedroom 1,675 40%
 2 Bedroom 1,038 25%
 3+ Bedroom 911 22%
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 $29,441 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 28801 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 28801 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 28801 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 4,113 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,958 32%
 No Earnings 4,194 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 4,113 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,958 32%
 No Earnings 4,194 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,916 75%
 Public transportation 301 5%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 65 1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 805 12%
 Worked at Home 481 7%
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 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 772 16%
 High School Graduate 1,899 39%
 Associate's degree 305 6%
 Bachelor's degree 1,213 25%
 Master's degree 404 8%
 Professional school degree 158 3%
 Doctorate degree 83 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,556 72%
 Enrolled in Private School 333 15%
 Not Enrolled in School 285 13%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28801

ZIP Code 28801 is in the Asheville City School District. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28801.

Randolph Learning Center
90 Montford Ave
Asheville, NC 28801
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Asheville City School District
Claxton Elementary
241 Merrimon Ave
Asheville, NC 28801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Asheville City School District
Asheville Middle School
197 South French Broad Ave
Asheville, NC 28801
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Asheville City School District
Isaac Dickson Elementary
125 Hill St
Asheville, NC 28801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Asheville City School District
Buncombe County Early College
340 Victoria Rd
Asheville, NC 28801
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Buncombe County School District
Buncombe County Middle College
340 Victoria Rd
Asheville, NC 28801
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Buncombe County School District
New City Christian School
56 Walton St
Asheville, NC 28801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Adonai Christian Academy
119 Cumberland Ave
Asheville, NC 28801
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Odyssey Community School
90 Zillicoa St
Asheville, NC 28801
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
French Broad River Academy
191 Lyman Street Studio 316
Asheville, NC 28801
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Private
Asheville Montessori School
15 Julia St
Asheville, NC 28801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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