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ZIP Code 28675

Primary City:Sparta, NC (View All Cities)
County: Alleghany County
Timezone: Eastern (9:09am)
Area code: 336 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.5, -81.2
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28675

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28675. 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 28675. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28675, 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:
Sparta, NC
Acceptable:
Whitehead
Unacceptable:
Edwards Crossroads, Stratford, Twin Oaks

Stats and Demographics for the 28675 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28675 is located in north 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 28675 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28675 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,621
Population Density 57 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,008
Median Home Value $152,800
Land Area 116.21 sq mi
Water Area 0.77 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,839
Median Household Income $33,411

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 48


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5168187355
5-9174169343
10-14180206386
15-19230177407
20-24156151307
25-29190152342
30-34168140308
35-39182186368
40-44208213421
45-49236225461
50-54253260513
55-59265253518
60-64226248474
65-69211219430
70-74139178317
75-79130167297
80-8472118190
85 Plus57127184

Gender

 Male 3,245 49%
 Female 3,376 51%
Gender

Race

 White 6,030 91.1%
 Black Or African American 113 1.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 23 0.3%
 Asian 30 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 338 5.1%
 Two Or More Races 84 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24176885
25-34137155292
35-44238157395
45-54374159533
55-64463113576
65-7440076476
75-8430151352
85 Plus10426130

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,443 51%
 Single Guardian 445 16%
 Singles 846 30%
 Singles With Roommate 105 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,099 74%
 Households with Kids 740 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1282755
2384078
3374279
4374683
5333063
6312455
7293362
8332659
94856104
10363369
11375188
12354580
13343064
14384785
15443882
16454186
17553691
18423476
19442872
20423678

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28675 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28675 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 28675 real estate data, the median home value of $152,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 28675. Rentals in 28675 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28675 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,510 98.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 15 0.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 84 1.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 12 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,048 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 986 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 805 20%
 Households Vacant 1,169 29%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 103 8.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 0.6%
 For Sale Only 89 7.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 27 2.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 683 58.4%
 For Migrant Workers 9 0.8%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 251 21.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 8 1%
 1 Bedroom 129 17%
 2 Bedroom 278 36%
 3+ Bedroom 365 47%
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 $33,411 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 28675 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 28675 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,678 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,220 23%
 No Earnings 2,332 45%
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 1,678 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,220 23%
 No Earnings 2,332 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,263 93%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 39 2%
 Worked at Home 119 5%
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 526 23.4%
 High School Graduate 1,124 50.0%
 Associate's degree 195 8.7%
 Bachelor's degree 316 14.1%
 Master's degree 43 1.9%
 Professional school degree 15 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 27 1.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 661 75%
 Enrolled in Private School 48 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 168 19%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28675

ZIP Code 28675 is in the Alleghany County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28675.

Sparta Elementary
450 North Main St
Sparta, NC 28675
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alleghany County School District
Alleghany High School
404 Trojan Ave
Sparta, NC 28675
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Alleghany County School District

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