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ZIP Code 28721

Primary City:Clyde, NC (View All Cities)
County: Haywood County
Timezone: Eastern (4:35am)
Area code: 828 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.7, -83.0
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28721

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28721. 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 28721. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28721, 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:
Clyde, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28721 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28721 is located in northwest 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 28721 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults 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 families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28721 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,063
Population Density 91 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,216
Median Home Value $153,100
Land Area 110.23 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,273
Median Household Income $29,631

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 44


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5311267578
5-9294312606
10-14304314618
15-19344289633
20-24260250510
25-29255264519
30-34229272501
35-39324353677
40-44348356704
45-49389425814
50-54341345686
55-59345399744
60-64340377717
65-69261309570
70-74224252476
75-79138175313
80-8496133229
85 Plus7197168

Gender

 Male 4,874 48%
 Female 5,189 52%
Gender

Race

 White 9,650 95.9%
 Black Or African American 91 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 40 0.4%
 Asian 42 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 128 1.3%
 Two Or More Races 108 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2446143189
25-34253249502
35-44498226724
45-54658185843
55-64726134860
65-7458282664
75-8429773370
85 Plus9328121

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,321 54%
 Single Guardian 641 15%
 Singles 1,148 27%
 Singles With Roommate 163 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,998 70%
 Households with Kids 1,275 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
16547112
26154115
36269131
4584199
55862120
66051111
76455119
85067117
96277139
105850108
117457131
126473137
135962121
144972121
157049119
167660136
177058128
187467141
195455109
206042102

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28721 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28721 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 28721 real estate data, the median home value of $153,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28721 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28721 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 $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28721 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,024 99.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 31 0.3%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 8 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,763 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,390 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,120 21%
 Households Vacant 943 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 172 18.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 1.0%
 For Sale Only 88 9.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 17 1.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 421 44.6%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 235 24.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 28 2%
 1 Bedroom 220 16%
 2 Bedroom 582 42%
 3+ Bedroom 563 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 $29,631 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 28721 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 28721 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 2,755 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,809 23%
 No Earnings 3,236 41%
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 2,755 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,809 23%
 No Earnings 3,236 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,787 95%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 32 1%
 Worked at Home 156 4%
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 719 22%
 High School Graduate 1,677 51%
 Associate's degree 242 7%
 Bachelor's degree 426 13%
 Master's degree 90 3%
 Professional school degree 58 2%
 Doctorate degree 83 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,331 77%
 Enrolled in Private School 220 13%
 Not Enrolled in School 186 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28721

ZIP Code 28721 is in the Haywood County School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28721.

Clyde Elementary
4182 Old Clyde Rd
Clyde, NC 28721
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Haywood County School District
Riverbend Elementary
71 Learning Ln
Clyde, NC 28721
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Haywood County School District
Central Haywood High School
3215 Broad St
Clyde, NC 28721
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Haywood County School District
Haywood Early College
185 Freedlander Dr
Clyde, NC 28721
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Haywood County School District
Aspire Day School
33 Sharon Lynne Way
Clyde, NC 28721
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Private
Haywood Christian Academy
1400 Old Clyde Rd
Clyde, NC 28721
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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