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ZIP Code 28805

Primary City:Asheville, NC (View All Cities)
County: Buncombe County
Timezone: Eastern (5:33am)
Area code: 828 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.62, -82.49
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28805

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28805. 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 28805. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28805, 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 28805 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28805 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 28805 are primarily white. The number of seniors is large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28805 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 17,620
Population Density 679 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,221
Median Home Value $202,900
Land Area 25.96 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,232
Median Household Income $45,720

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male422403464434459522539512532568636701635431359305245171
Female405439407409478541545499559659748777730589429433312323
Total8278428718439371,0631,0841,0111,0911,2271,3841,4781,3651,020788738557494

Gender

 Male 8,338 47%
 Female 9,282 53%
Gender

Race

 White 15,623 88.7%
 Black Or African American 1,075 6.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 58 0.3%
 Asian 236 1.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 212 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 415 2.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner363196729591,291955715234
Renter303721489518440260203117
Total3391,0401,1611,4771,7311,215918351

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,363 41%
 Single Guardian 1,129 14%
 Singles 3,043 37%
 Singles With Roommate 697 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,411 78%
 Households with Kids 1,821 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male898576836895756699918510097919588113716769
Female71907992896882831178890827572957778877283
Total160175155175157163157149216179175182172163190165191158139152

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28805 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 28805 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 28805 real estate data, the median home value of $202,900 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28805 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28805 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28805 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 17,239 97.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 1 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 171 1.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 209 1.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,207 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,974 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,051 33%
 Households Vacant 989 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 323 33%
 Rented & Unoccupied 16 2%
 For Sale Only 170 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 26 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 274 28%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 180 18%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 210 6%
 1 Bedroom 780 24%
 2 Bedroom 1,374 41%
 3+ Bedroom 955 29%
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 $45,720 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28805 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. The commute in 28805 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 5,615 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,947 27%
 No Earnings 5,240 35%
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 5,615 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,947 27%
 No Earnings 5,240 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,313 89.7%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 2 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 183 2.2%
 Worked at Home 654 8.0%
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 465 8%
 High School Graduate 2,779 47%
 Associate's degree 413 7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,507 25%
 Master's degree 419 7%
 Professional school degree 208 3%
 Doctorate degree 184 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,879 65.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 859 30.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 120 4.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28805

ZIP Code 28805 is in the Evergreen Community Charter School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28805.

Evergreen Community Charter
50 Bell Rd
Asheville, NC 28805
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Evergreen Community Charter School District
Bell Elementary
90 Maple Springs Rd
Asheville, NC 28805
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Buncombe County School District
Haw Creek Elementary
21 Trinity Chapel Rd
Asheville, NC 28805
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Buncombe County School District

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