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ZIP Code 28909

Primary City:Warne, NC (View All Cities)
County: Clay County
Timezone: Eastern (9:23pm)
Area code: 828 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.01, -83.92
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28909

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28909. 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 28909. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28909, 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:
Warne, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28909 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28909 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 28909 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28909 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,030
Population Density 105 people per sq mi
Housing Units 602
Median Home Value $139,100
Land Area 9.83 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 438
Median Household Income $43,224

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 47Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3334342124231927263940344839291974
Female2831212824222928363837524743311988
Total616555494845485562777786958260381512

Gender

 Male 500 49%
 Female 530 51%
Gender

Race

 White 988 95.9%
 Black Or African American 6 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.3%
 Asian 5 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 27 2.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner33238778775399
Renter1214161015731
Total15465487102824210

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 252 58%
 Single Guardian 60 14%
 Singles 113 26%
 Singles With Roommate 13 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 307 70%
 Households with Kids 131 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male848656710649957673236
Female765546211843428749625
Total1510131191292114812137151311128511

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28909 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28909 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 28909 real estate data, the median home value of $139,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28909 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28909 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28909 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,030 100%
 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 220 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 140 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 78 13%
 Households Vacant 164 27%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 16 10%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 20 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 81 49%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 34 21%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 18 100%
 3+ Bedroom 0 0%
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 $43,224 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28909 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. The commute in 28909 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 292 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 160 19%
 No Earnings 406 47%
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 292 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 160 19%
 No Earnings 406 47%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 360 94%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 24 6%
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 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 71 18%
 High School Graduate 214 54%
 Associate's degree 23 6%
 Bachelor's degree 50 13%
 Master's degree 35 9%
 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 186 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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