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ZIP Code 28716

Primary City:Canton, NC (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (7:05am)
Coordinates:35.5, -82.8
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28716

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28716. 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 28716. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28716, 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:
Canton, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28716 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28716 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 28716 are primarily white. The number of seniors is large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28716 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 17,477
Population Density 111 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,718
Median Home Value $139,500
Land Area 158.03 sq mi
Water Area 0.16 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,253
Median Household Income $42,557

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 44


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5486423909
5-95615121,073
10-145895161,105
15-195585331,091
20-24426432858
25-29409453862
30-34488491979
35-395616061,167
40-445866351,221
45-496626151,277
50-546026431,245
55-595835631,146
60-645736511,224
65-69448468916
70-74359434793
75-79255377632
80-84211307518
85 Plus137324461

Gender

 Male 8,494 49%
 Female 8,983 51%
Gender

Race

 White 16,710 95.6%
 Black Or African American 233 1.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 75 0.4%
 Asian 37 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 220 1.3%
 Two Or More Races 202 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2473173246
25-34479349828
35-448983391,237
45-541,1363091,445
55-641,1472291,376
65-749221621,084
75-84660106766
85 Plus21952271

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,825 53%
 Single Guardian 1,152 16%
 Singles 1,940 27%
 Singles With Roommate 336 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,077 70%
 Households with Kids 2,176 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
17978157
212388211
38999188
410777184
5105104209
611185196
7110109219
8109117226
912697223
10119111230
11105109214
12111100211
1312396219
14131100231
15127121248
16124112236
17108127235
1810588193
199485179
209479173

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28716 has a slightly higher than average 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 28716 were primarily built in the 1970s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 28716 real estate data, the median home value of $139,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28716 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28716 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28716 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 17,246 98.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 188 1.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 43 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,097 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,437 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,719 20%
 Households Vacant 1,465 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 190 13.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 0.5%
 For Sale Only 134 9.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 32 2.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 590 40.3%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 510 34.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 23 1%
 1 Bedroom 158 10%
 2 Bedroom 790 48%
 3+ Bedroom 658 40%
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 $42,557 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 28716 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. Most commuters in 28716 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 5,079 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,008 21%
 No Earnings 5,939 42%
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 5,079 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,008 21%
 No Earnings 5,939 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,688 95%
 Public transportation 82 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 147 2%
 Worked at Home 137 2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 720 12.6%
 High School Graduate 3,496 61.3%
 Associate's degree 607 10.6%
 Bachelor's degree 645 11.3%
 Master's degree 182 3.2%
 Professional school degree 16 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 37 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,516 85%
 Enrolled in Private School 148 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 300 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28716

ZIP Code 28716 is in the Haywood County School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28716.

Bethel Elementary
4700 Old River Rd
Canton, NC 28716
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Haywood County School District
Canton Middle School
60 Penland St
Canton, NC 28716
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Haywood County School District
North Canton Elementary
60 Thompson St
Canton, NC 28716
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Haywood County School District
Meadowbrook Elementary
85 Morningstar Rd
Canton, NC 28716
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Haywood County School District
Pisgah High School
1 Black Bear Dr
Canton, NC 28716
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Haywood County School District
Bethel Christian Academy
100 Park St
Canton, NC 28716
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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