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ZIP Code 28729

Primary City:Etowah, NC (View All Cities)
County: Henderson County
Timezone: Eastern (8:21am)
Area code: 828 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.32, -82.60
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28729

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28729. 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 28729. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28729, 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:
Etowah, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28729 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28729 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 28729 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is 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 28729 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,894
Population Density 660 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,424
Median Home Value $206,500
Land Area 4.38 sq mi
Water Area 0.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,271
Median Household Income $44,471

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 52Male Median Age: 51Female Median Age: 53


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 56462126
5-98476160
10-148476160
15-197946125
20-24404484
25-29424082
30-346279141
35-398577162
40-447673149
45-4976102178
50-54107102209
55-5985121206
60-64129135264
65-69109156265
70-74115104219
75-799683179
80-845356109
85 Plus403676

Gender

 Male 1,426 49%
 Female 1,468 51%
Gender

Race

 White 2,718 93.9%
 Black Or African American 23 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.2%
 Asian 35 1.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 59 2.0%
 Two Or More Races 53 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-244913
25-34742599
35-4412331154
45-5417149220
55-6423424258
65-7425819277
75-8418111192
85 Plus51758

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 776 61%
 Single Guardian 122 10%
 Singles 316 25%
 Singles With Roommate 57 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 973 77%
 Households with Kids 298 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1141630
2111324
318826
491322
5162642
6161228
7151328
8201131
9171431
10132033
11191534
12151530
13221133
14151530
1516723
16181230
17141327
1820626
1911819
20101020

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28729 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28729 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 2000s. Looking at 28729 real estate data, the median home value of $206,500 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28729 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28729 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28729 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,894 100%
 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 668 47%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 428 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 175 12%
 Households Vacant 153 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 18 12%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 2%
 For Sale Only 45 29%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 52 34%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 31 20%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 69 39%
 3+ Bedroom 110 61%
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 $44,471 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 28729 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 28729 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 28729 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 784 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 786 33%
 No Earnings 810 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 784 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 786 33%
 No Earnings 810 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,346 98%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 11 1%
 Worked at Home 15 1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 28729 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 37 4%
 High School Graduate 582 56%
 Associate's degree 67 6%
 Bachelor's degree 186 18%
 Master's degree 95 9%
 Professional school degree 49 5%
 Doctorate degree 15 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 456 87%
 Enrolled in Private School 68 13%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28729

ZIP Code 28729 is in the Henderson County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28729.

Etowah Elementary
320 Etowah School Rd
Etowah, NC 28729
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Henderson County School District

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