Search by ZIP, address, city, or county:

ZIP Code 28626

Primary City:Fleetwood, NC (View All Cities)
County: Ashe County
Timezone: Eastern (7:58pm)
Area code: 336 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.30, -81.50
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28626

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28626. 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 28626. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28626, 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:
Fleetwood, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28626 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28626 is located in northwest 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 28626 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28626 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,714
Population Density 84 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,866
Median Home Value $219,500
Land Area 32.22 sq mi
Water Area 0.26 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,120
Median Household Income $51,974

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 42


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 56087147
5-97983162
10-147877155
15-197964143
20-248845133
25-298385168
30-3495100195
35-39105100205
40-4410382185
45-49116102218
50-5491106197
55-59107114221
60-6411298210
65-696984153
70-74474592
75-79273259
80-84152439
85 Plus122032

Gender

 Male 1,366 50%
 Female 1,348 50%
Gender

Race

 White 2,605 96.0%
 Black Or African American 11 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.1%
 Asian 9 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.1%
 Other Race 40 1.5%
 Two Or More Races 44 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24133447
25-3410247149
35-4415249201
45-5419031221
55-6422727254
65-7413911150
75-8466672
85 Plus26026

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 669 60%
 Single Guardian 123 11%
 Singles 275 25%
 Singles With Roommate 53 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 818 73%
 Households with Kids 302 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
113922
271926
3172239
4112132
5181634
6111728
7171330
8161531
9172239
1018826
11192443
1271421
13151631
14191534
1510919
16171633
1714923
18171128
19211940
20221436

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28626 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28626 were primarily built in the 1980s. Looking at 28626 real estate data, the median home value of $219,500 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 28626. Rentals in 28626 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28626 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,676 99%
 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 38 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 593 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 322 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 205 11%
 Households Vacant 746 40%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 31 4.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.4%
 For Sale Only 39 5.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 600 80.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 72 9.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 22 14%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 60 38%
 3+ Bedroom 77 48%
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 $51,974 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28626 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 28626 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 763 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 495 26%
 No Earnings 638 34%
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 763 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 495 26%
 No Earnings 638 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,084 94.7%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 7 0.6%
 Worked at Home 54 4.7%
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 81 9%
 High School Graduate 437 48%
 Associate's degree 177 19%
 Bachelor's degree 104 11%
 Master's degree 92 10%
 Professional school degree 15 2%
 Doctorate degree 14 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 220 79.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 32 11.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 24 8.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Nearby ZIP Codes