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ZIP Code 28904

Primary City:Hayesville, NC (View All Cities)
County: Clay County
Timezone: Eastern (9:21am)
Area code: 828 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.1, -83.7
ZIP (~15 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28904

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28904. 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 28904. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28904, 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:
Hayesville, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28904 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28904 is located in west North Carolina and covers a slightly higher 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 28904 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely 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 28904 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,533
Population Density 45 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,936
Median Home Value $160,700
Land Area 189.76 sq mi
Water Area 5.83 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,783
Median Household Income $37,250

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 50Male Median Age: 48Female Median Age: 52

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male19724026024418319319923022723832732339633023719813167
Female192196206204150185195219218262348390423334252175171193
Total389436466448333378394449445500675713819664489373302260

Gender

 Male 4,220 49%
 Female 4,313 51%
Gender

Race

 White 8,253 96.7%
 Black Or African American 47 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 25 0.3%
 Asian 18 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 75 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 113 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner26198322485748634393134
Renter66163139161110886749
Total92361461646858722460183

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,118 56%
 Single Guardian 439 12%
 Singles 1,083 29%
 Singles With Roommate 143 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,885 76%
 Households with Kids 898 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4338374342407836445439565556426356493448
Female3237265135403934483836355146404141414134
Total75756394778011770929275911061028210497907582

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28904 has an extremely large 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 28904 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1970s. Looking at 28904 real estate data, the median home value of $160,700 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 28904. Rentals in 28904 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28904 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,442 98.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 6 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 75 0.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 10 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,529 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,411 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 843 14%
 Households Vacant 2,153 36%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 179 8.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 0.5%
 For Sale Only 179 8.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 21 1.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,399 65.0%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 364 16.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 131 19%
 2 Bedroom 265 38%
 3+ Bedroom 293 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 $37,250 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 28904 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 28904 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 28904 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 1,887 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,535 23%
 No Earnings 3,396 50%
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 1,887 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,535 23%
 No Earnings 3,396 50%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,743 95%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 100 3%
 Worked at Home 34 1%
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 316 11%
 High School Graduate 1,695 60%
 Associate's degree 198 7%
 Bachelor's degree 303 11%
 Master's degree 206 7%
 Professional school degree 28 1%
 Doctorate degree 96 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,096 83%
 Enrolled in Private School 140 11%
 Not Enrolled in School 89 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28904

ZIP Code 28904 is in the Clay County School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28904.

Hayesville Elementary
72 Elementary School Dr
Hayesville, NC 28904
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Clay County School District
Hayesville Middle School
135 School Dr
Hayesville, NC 28904
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Clay County School District
Hayesville High School
205 Yellow Jacket Dr
Hayesville, NC 28904
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Clay County School District
Carolina Christian Academy
259 Tusquittee St
Hayesville, NC 28904
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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