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ZIP Code 28803

Primary City:Asheville, NC (View All Cities)
County: Buncombe County
Timezone: Eastern (7:48pm)
Area code: 828 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.54, -82.52
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28803

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28803. 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 28803. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28803, 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
Acceptable:
Biltmore Forest, Biltmore Frst

Stats and Demographics for the 28803 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28803 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 28803 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28803 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 28,693
Population Density 749 people per sq mi
Housing Units 14,756
Median Home Value $218,300
Land Area 38.33 sq mi
Water Area 0.36 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 13,133
Median Household Income $45,833

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7767718178568041,012874931910944889908819585444392385396
Female7537167477478341,0139318919761,0351,1481,071976748615543657779
Total1,5291,4871,5641,6031,6382,0251,8051,8221,8861,9792,0371,9791,7951,3331,0599351,0421,175

Gender

 Male 13,513 47%
 Female 15,180 53%
Gender

Race

 White 23,313 81.2%
 Black Or African American 3,162 11.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 94 0.3%
 Asian 516 1.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.0%
 Other Race 901 3.1%
 Two Or More Races 700 2.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner596001,1131,5171,6771,164862384
Renter5491,358961856659389523462
Total6081,9582,0742,3732,3361,5531,385846

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,322 41%
 Single Guardian 1,920 15%
 Singles 4,772 36%
 Singles With Roommate 1,119 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 9,911 75%
 Households with Kids 3,222 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male164162148159145175134173144155157162163180202183183160128143
Female155147140190140143146141146143154162137151158144184152109148
Total319309288349285318280314290298311324300331360327367312237291

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28803 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 28803 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 28803 real estate data, the median home value of $218,300 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 28803. Rentals in 28803 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28803 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 28,301 98.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 7 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 213 0.7%
 Other Institutional 19 0.1%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 153 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,942 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,434 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,757 39%
 Households Vacant 1,623 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 479 30%
 Rented & Unoccupied 43 3%
 For Sale Only 339 21%
 Sold & Unoccupied 48 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 400 25%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 314 19%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 481 8%
 1 Bedroom 1,046 18%
 2 Bedroom 2,809 49%
 3+ Bedroom 1,365 24%
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 $45,833 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28803 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. More commuters in 28803 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 8,365 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,622 28%
 No Earnings 9,006 38%
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 8,365 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,622 28%
 No Earnings 9,006 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,475 87.8%
 Public transportation 106 0.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 2 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 352 2.7%
 Worked at Home 1,140 8.7%
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 1,145 12%
 High School Graduate 3,537 36%
 Associate's degree 662 7%
 Bachelor's degree 2,842 29%
 Master's degree 932 10%
 Professional school degree 405 4%
 Doctorate degree 198 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,385 70.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 908 18.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 527 10.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28803

ZIP Code 28803 is in the Buncombe County School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28803.

Reynolds Middle School
2 Rocket Dr
Asheville, NC 28803
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Buncombe County School District
Oakley Elementary
753 Fairview Rd
Asheville, NC 28803
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Buncombe County School District
Estes Elementary
275 Overlook Rd
Asheville, NC 28803
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Buncombe County School District
Koontz Intermediate
305 Overlook Rd
Asheville, NC 28803
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Buncombe County School District
Asheville High School
419 McDowell St
Asheville, NC 28803
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Asheville City School District
School of Inquiry and Life Sciences
419 McDowell St
Asheville, NC 28803
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Asheville City School District
Reynolds High School
1 Rocket Dr
Asheville, NC 28803
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Buncombe County School District
Roberson High School
250 Overlook Rd
Asheville, NC 28803
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Buncombe County School District
Carolina Day School
1345 Hendersonville Rd
Asheville, NC 28803
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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