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ZIP Code 28806

Primary City:Asheville, NC (View All Cities)
County: Buncombe County
Timezone: Eastern (7:22pm)
Area code: 828 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.6, -82.6
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28806

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28806. 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 28806. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28806, 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
Unacceptable:
West Ashville

Stats and Demographics for the 28806 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28806 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 28806 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is slightly higher than average. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28806 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 38,550
Population Density 1,015 people per sq mi
Housing Units 18,005
Median Home Value $161,900
Land Area 37.96 sq mi
Water Area 0.34 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 16,257
Median Household Income $41,548

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,3681,2361,0651,0101,1691,6641,7851,5341,2621,2071,183992907694545345285183
Female1,3371,1479799581,3251,8251,8331,5121,2121,3401,2321,1861,103878687529452581
Total2,7052,3832,0441,9682,4943,4893,6183,0462,4742,5472,4152,1782,0101,5721,232874737764

Gender

 Male 18,434 48%
 Female 20,116 52%
Gender

Race

 White 31,658 82.1%
 Black Or African American 2,976 7.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 183 0.5%
 Asian 331 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 190 0.5%
 Other Race 2,141 5.6%
 Two Or More Races 1,071 2.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1161,3181,8161,9281,9181,471933373
Renter7282,0641,327953671342189110
Total8443,3823,1432,8812,5891,8131,122483

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,315 39%
 Single Guardian 3,067 19%
 Singles 4,958 30%
 Singles With Roommate 1,917 12%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 11,584 71%
 Households with Kids 4,673 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male270259285279261241257224253238224186200217220212204171203180
Female257266276254220249229257192222206199178174200196181186195195
Total527525561533481490486481445460430385378391420408385357398375

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28806 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 28806 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 28806 real estate data, the median home value of $161,900 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28806 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28806 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 $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28806 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 38,101 98.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 48 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 224 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 15 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 162 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,266 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,607 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,384 35%
 Households Vacant 1,748 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 701 40.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 31 1.8%
 For Sale Only 273 15.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 51 2.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 152 8.7%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 539 30.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 172 3%
 1 Bedroom 922 15%
 2 Bedroom 2,497 40%
 3+ Bedroom 2,695 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 $41,548 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 28806 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 28806 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 12,164 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,067 30%
 No Earnings 9,203 30%
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 12,164 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,067 30%
 No Earnings 9,203 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 16,591 88.8%
 Public transportation 211 1.1%
 Taxicab 40 0.2%
 Motorcycle 16 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 544 2.9%
 Worked at Home 1,288 6.9%
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 1,685 14%
 High School Graduate 5,668 48%
 Associate's degree 903 8%
 Bachelor's degree 2,650 22%
 Master's degree 620 5%
 Professional school degree 135 1%
 Doctorate degree 212 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,991 73.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 862 12.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 971 14.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28806

ZIP Code 28806 is in the Buncombe County School District. There are 16 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28806.

Career Education Center
175 Bingham Rd
Asheville, NC 28806
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Buncombe County School District
Francine Delany New School
119 Brevard Rd
Asheville, NC 28806
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Francine Delany New School District
Hall Fletcher Elementary
60 Ridgelawn Ave
Asheville, NC 28806
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Asheville City School District
Vance Elementary
98 Sulphur Springs Rd
Asheville, NC 28806
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Asheville City School District
Emma Elementary
37 Brickyard Rd
Asheville, NC 28806
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Buncombe County School District
Johnston Elementary
230 Johnston Blvd
Asheville, NC 28806
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Buncombe County School District
West Buncombe Elementary
175 Erwin Hills Rd
Asheville, NC 28806
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Buncombe County School District
Sand Hill-Venable Elementary
154 Sand Hill School Rd
Asheville, NC 28806
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Buncombe County School District
Eblen Intermediate
59 Lee's Creek Rd
Asheville, NC 28806
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Buncombe County School District
Erwin High School
60 Lees Creek Rd
Asheville, NC 28806
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Buncombe County School District
Erwin Middle School
20 Erwin Hills Rd
Asheville, NC 28806
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Buncombe County School District
Emmanuel Lutheran School
51 Wilburn Pl
Asheville, NC 28806
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Temple Baptist School
985 1/2 Patton Ave
Asheville, NC 28806
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Hanger Hall School
30 Ben Lippen School Rd Ste 207
Asheville, NC 28806
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Private
Asheville School
360 Asheville School Rd
Asheville, NC 28806
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Nazarene Christian School
385 Hazel Mill Rd
Asheville, NC 28806
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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