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ZIP Code 28773

Primary City:Saluda, NC (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (7:05am)
Coordinates:35.3, -82.3
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28773

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28773. 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 28773. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28773, 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:
Saluda, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28773 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28773 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 28773 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28773 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,378
Population Density 61 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,393
Median Home Value $251,200
Land Area 55.71 sq mi
Water Area 0.17 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,465
Median Household Income $48,359

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 50Male Median Age: 49Female Median Age: 52


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 56972141
5-99988187
10-1491101192
15-198077157
20-247162133
25-295353106
30-347067137
35-39111101212
40-44112103215
45-4998105203
50-54109137246
55-59142157299
60-64152191343
65-69141157298
70-749193184
75-796780147
80-84495099
85 Plus295079

Gender

 Male 1,634 48%
 Female 1,744 52%
Gender

Race

 White 3,306 97.9%
 Black Or African American 23 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.1%
 Asian 3 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 14 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 28 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2471926
25-346537102
35-4416665231
45-5420349252
55-6432643369
65-7425926285
75-8414016156
85 Plus37744

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 817 56%
 Single Guardian 164 11%
 Singles 420 29%
 Singles With Roommate 64 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,118 76%
 Households with Kids 347 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1101222
2142034
3191231
4131124
5181634
6191736
7142135
8212041
9271441
10252449
11161935
12191938
13101828
14212142
15231538
16221032
17142438
18141226
1971623
20161127

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28773 has an extremely large 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 28773 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 28773 real estate data, the median home value of $251,200 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 28773. Rentals in 28773 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28773 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,288 97%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 90 3%
 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 616 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 587 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 262 11%
 Households Vacant 928 39%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 36 3.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.2%
 For Sale Only 39 4.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 1.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 743 80.1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 99 10.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 22 12%
 2 Bedroom 105 56%
 3+ Bedroom 62 33%
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 $48,359 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28773 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 28773 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. 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 28773 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 1,071 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 375 16%
 No Earnings 891 38%
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 1,071 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 375 16%
 No Earnings 891 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,111 85%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 29 2%
 Worked at Home 167 13%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 93 9%
 High School Graduate 581 58%
 Associate's degree 53 5%
 Bachelor's degree 157 16%
 Master's degree 52 5%
 Professional school degree 30 3%
 Doctorate degree 37 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 324 87%
 Enrolled in Private School 45 12%
 Not Enrolled in School 5 1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28773

ZIP Code 28773 is in the Polk County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28773.

Saluda Elementary
214 East Main St
Saluda, NC 28773
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Polk County School District

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