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ZIP Code 28902

Primary City:Brasstown, NC (View All Cities)
County: Clay County
Timezone: Eastern (11:15pm)
Area code: 828 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.03, -83.95
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28902

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28902. 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 28902. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28902, 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:
Brasstown, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28902 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28902 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 28902 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28902 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,373
Population Density 61 people per sq mi
Housing Units 811
Median Home Value $155,400
Land Area 22.68 sq mi
Water Area 0.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 590
Median Household Income $43,469

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male 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
Male38443937312440405147524961544115106
Female293138333225324040546962665236261217
Total67757770634972809110112111112710677412223

Gender

 Male 679 49%
 Female 694 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,320 96.1%
 Black Or African American 12 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.4%
 Asian 5 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 11 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 19 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner939721041181124115
Renter418191813620
Total1357911221311184315

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 333 56%
 Single Guardian 69 12%
 Singles 158 27%
 Singles With Roommate 30 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 445 75%
 Households with Kids 145 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male65121189115111168681039785
Female474761036668987997354
Total101216181419141117171417141519121610139

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28902 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28902 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 2000s. Looking at 28902 real estate data, the median home value of $155,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28902 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28902 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28902 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,373 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 295 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 215 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 80 10%
 Households Vacant 221 27%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 16 7.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1.4%
 For Sale Only 32 14.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 124 56.1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 45 20.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 105 72%
 3+ Bedroom 41 28%
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 $43,469 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28902 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 28902 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 404 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 408 31%
 No Earnings 492 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 404 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 408 31%
 No Earnings 492 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 527 97%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 18 3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 64 11%
 High School Graduate 400 66%
 Associate's degree 55 9%
 Bachelor's degree 60 10%
 Master's degree 28 5%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 231 86%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 38 14%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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