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ZIP Code 28901

Primary City:Andrews, NC (View All Cities)
County: Cherokee County
Timezone: Eastern (2:47pm)
Area code: 828 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.2, -83.8
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28901

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28901. 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 28901. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28901, 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:
Andrews, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28901 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28901 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 28901 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28901 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,354
Population Density 85 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,990
Median Home Value $107,700
Land Area 63.23 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,295
Median Household Income $30,595

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 49

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male151155175166104122117155164180189168224177130966248
Female1431511411619713913114515717119420923921714012390123
Total294306316327201261248300321351383377463394270219152171

Gender

 Male 2,583 48%
 Female 2,771 52%
Gender

Race

 White 4,928 92.0%
 Black Or African American 74 1.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 39 0.7%
 Asian 17 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 95 1.8%
 Two Or More Races 199 3.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2411820332539934921273
Renter4110310311985684924
Total6522130644448441726197

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,154 50%
 Single Guardian 369 16%
 Singles 688 30%
 Singles With Roommate 84 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,660 72%
 Households with Kids 635 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2927352924353930274435422430334631292725
Female2931273026302641282531293026263836362521
Total5858625950656571556966715456598467655246

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28901 has a slightly higher 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 28901 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 28901 real estate data, the median home value of $107,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28901 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28901 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28901 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,241 97.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 86 1.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 27 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 702 23%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,001 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 592 20%
 Households Vacant 695 23%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 91 13.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 0.6%
 For Sale Only 51 7.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 1.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 254 36.5%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 281 40.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 61 16%
 2 Bedroom 144 38%
 3+ Bedroom 174 46%
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 $30,595 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 28901 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 28901 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 1,229 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,081 25%
 No Earnings 2,094 48%
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 1,229 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,081 25%
 No Earnings 2,094 48%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,808 95.1%
 Public transportation 11 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 38 2.0%
 Worked at Home 44 2.3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 472 24.7%
 High School Graduate 1,046 54.7%
 Associate's degree 143 7.5%
 Bachelor's degree 166 8.7%
 Master's degree 34 1.8%
 Professional school degree 38 2.0%
 Doctorate degree 12 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 750 83.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 24 2.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 126 14.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28901

ZIP Code 28901 is in the Cherokee County School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28901.

Andrews Elementary
205 Walnut St
Andrews, NC 28901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cherokee County School District
Andrews Middle School
2750 Business Hwy 19
Andrews, NC 28901
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Cherokee County School District
Andrews High School
50 High School Dr
Andrews, NC 28901
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Cherokee County School District

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