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ZIP Code 28804

Primary City:Asheville, NC (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Asheville
County: Buncombe County
Timezone: Eastern (1:01pm)
Area code: 828 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.65, -82.55
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28804

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28804. 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 28804. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28804, 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:
Woodfin

Stats and Demographics for the 28804 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28804 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 28804 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of young adults 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 28804 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,507
Population Density 772 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,596
Median Home Value $284,600
Land Area 26.58 sq mi
Water Area 0.58 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,450
Median Household Income $50,058

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male458507449727911710631651626657760720727528353298216174
Female442471427832857650519542573655733884854555406329370305
Total9009788761,5591,7681,3601,1501,1931,1991,3121,4931,6041,5811,083759627586479

Gender

 Male 10,103 49%
 Female 10,404 51%
Gender

Race

 White 18,785 91.6%
 Black Or African American 593 2.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 56 0.3%
 Asian 220 1.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.0%
 Other Race 504 2.5%
 Two Or More Races 342 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner373537331,0931,5201,002707253
Renter42676150142333014511254
Total4631,1141,2341,5161,8501,147819307

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,917 46%
 Single Guardian 1,014 12%
 Singles 2,545 30%
 Singles With Roommate 974 12%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,553 78%
 Households with Kids 1,897 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male88998592961219591104991008789748610194164282223
Female7810485109999989831019293709280868289232343244
Total166203170201195220184174205191193157181154172183183396625467

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28804 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28804 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 28804 real estate data, the median home value of $284,600 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 28804. Rentals in 28804 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28804 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 18,615 90.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 575 2.8%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 174 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 1,126 5.5%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 17 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,535 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,163 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,752 29%
 Households Vacant 1,146 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 287 25%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 1%
 For Sale Only 197 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 47 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 386 34%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 219 19%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 12 0.4%
 1 Bedroom 411 14.8%
 2 Bedroom 1,652 59.7%
 3+ Bedroom 694 25.1%
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 $50,058 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28804 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 28804 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 5,757 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,399 30%
 No Earnings 6,593 37%
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 5,757 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,399 30%
 No Earnings 6,593 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,792 83.0%
 Public transportation 53 0.6%
 Taxicab 9 0.1%
 Motorcycle 59 0.6%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 651 6.9%
 Worked at Home 829 8.8%
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 646 9%
 High School Graduate 2,577 37%
 Associate's degree 485 7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,660 24%
 Master's degree 860 12%
 Professional school degree 492 7%
 Doctorate degree 179 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,975 68.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 672 23.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 259 8.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28804

ZIP Code 28804 is in the Asheville City School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28804.

Ira B Jones Elementary
544 Kimberly Ave
Asheville, NC 28804
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Asheville City School District
Woodfin Elementary
108 Elk Mountain Rd
Asheville, NC 28804
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Buncombe County School District
Asheville Catholic School
12 Culvern St
Asheville, NC 28804
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Carolina Christian School
48 Woodland Hills Rd
Asheville, NC 28804
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
North Asheville Christian School
20 Reynolds Mountain Blvd
Asheville, NC 28804
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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