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ZIP Code 28749

Primary City:Little Switzerland, NC (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Mcdowell County
Timezone: Eastern (3:18am)
Area code: 828 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.7, -82.1
ZIP (~19 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28749

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28749. 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 28749. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28749, 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:
Little Switzerland, NC
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Stats and Demographics for the 28749 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28749 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 28749 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely small. There are also an extremely large number of families and an extremely small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28749 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 50
Population Density 48 people per sq mi
Housing Units 134
Land Area 1.03 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 26

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 69Male Median Age: 70Female Median Age: 67

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus


 Male 24 48%
 Female 26 52%


 White 50 100%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 0 0%
 Two Or More Races 0 0%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 22 85%
 Single Guardian 1 4%
 Singles 3 12%
 Singles With Roommate 0 0%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 25 96%
 Households with Kids 1 4%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28749 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 28749 were primarily built in the 1970s.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 50 100%
 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 5 3.7%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 20 14.9%
 Renter Occupied Households 1 0.7%
 Households Vacant 108 80.6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 4 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 90 83%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 6 6%
Vacancy Reasons

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

Average Household Income over Time

Schools and Education

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