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ZIP Code 28783

Primary City:Tuckasegee, NC (View All Cities)
County: Jackson County
Timezone: Eastern (9:24am)
Area code: 828 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.3, -83.0
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28783

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28783. 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 28783. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28783, 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:
Tuckasegee, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28783 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28783 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 28783 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28783 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,593
Population Density 25 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,161
Median Home Value $125,000
Land Area 64.20 sq mi
Water Area 1.15 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 661
Median Household Income $21,421

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 56040100
5-9524799
10-145552107
15-19552984
20-24453277
25-29495099
30-34393473
35-39553994
40-447353126
45-496469133
50-545653109
55-595554109
60-647447121
65-695255107
70-74373572
75-79121628
80-84131831
85 Plus141024

Gender

 Male 860 54%
 Female 733 46%
Gender

Race

 White 1,368 85.9%
 Black Or African American 10 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 28 1.8%
 Asian 5 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.2%
 Other Race 161 10.1%
 Two Or More Races 18 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2452126
25-34463884
35-448141122
45-548746133
55-6411019129
65-749519114
75-8429534
85 Plus15419

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 356 54%
 Single Guardian 93 14%
 Singles 176 27%
 Singles With Roommate 36 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 472 71%
 Households with Kids 189 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
191120
261117
321728
410414
5151429
64610
714822
810717
991221
10131528
1191221
1214923
1316824
143811
159716
1610414
1717724
1813619
196511
2041014

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28783 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 28783 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 28783 real estate data, the median home value of $125,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28783 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28783 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28783 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,593 100%
 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 168 14%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 300 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 193 17%
 Households Vacant 500 43%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 29 5.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.2%
 For Sale Only 21 4.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 0.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 354 70.8%
 For Migrant Workers 3 0.6%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 90 18.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 46 18%
 2 Bedroom 128 51%
 3+ Bedroom 75 30%
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 $21,421 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 28783 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 28783 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 28783 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 251 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 190 21%
 No Earnings 465 51%
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 251 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 190 21%
 No Earnings 465 51%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 312 83%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 44 12%
 Worked at Home 20 5%
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 a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 156 43%
 High School Graduate 169 46%
 Associate's degree 18 5%
 Bachelor's degree 22 6%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 158 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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