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ZIP Code 28787

Post Office City:Weaverville, NC (View All Cities)
County: Buncombe County
Timezone: Eastern (6:03am)
Area code: 828 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.7, -82.5
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28787

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 28787. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 28787 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Weaverville, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28787 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28787 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 28787 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 large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28787 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 19,718
Population Density 248 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,033
Median Home Value $194,700
Land Area 79.54 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,142
Median Household Income $50,230

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 45


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 55475331,080
5-96395561,195
10-146286201,248
15-196065241,130
20-24447421868
25-29446485931
30-345705511,121
35-396286231,251
40-446726921,364
45-497327691,501
50-547048701,574
55-597778341,611
60-647167891,505
65-695335991,132
70-74410457867
75-79256314570
80-84155233388
85 Plus124258382

Gender

 Male 9,590 49%
 Female 10,128 51%
Gender

Race

 White 18,649 94.6%
 Black Or African American 178 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 58 0.3%
 Asian 100 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 15 0.1%
 Other Race 364 1.8%
 Two Or More Races 354 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2466151217
25-34482430912
35-449853971,382
45-541,3763261,702
55-641,5702621,832
65-741,0961331,229
75-8455569624
85 Plus20440244

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,516 55%
 Single Guardian 1,161 14%
 Singles 2,020 25%
 Singles With Roommate 445 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,716 70%
 Households with Kids 2,426 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1106107213
2106116222
3110120230
4123110233
5120122242
6131103234
7122106228
8121105226
9145120265
10126160286
11145114259
1211699215
13127113240
14114134248
15139105244
16138128266
17130141271
1810081181
199969168
209071161

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28787 has a slightly less than average 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 28787 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 28787 real estate data, the median home value of $194,700 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 28787. Rentals in 28787 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28787 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 19,597 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 116 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 5 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,887 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,447 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,808 20%
 Households Vacant 891 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 189 21.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 0.7%
 For Sale Only 151 16.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 21 2.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 221 24.8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 303 34.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 44 3%
 1 Bedroom 313 19%
 2 Bedroom 566 35%
 3+ Bedroom 706 43%
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 $50,230 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28787 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. 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 28787 can expect to fall in that range. 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.

For more information, see Weaverville, NC poverty.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 6,133 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,163 27%
 No Earnings 5,364 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 6,133 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,163 27%
 No Earnings 5,364 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,296 93.0%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 33 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 139 1.6%
 Worked at Home 454 5.1%
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 1,287 9%
 High School Graduate 7,405 54%
 Associate's degree 1,090 8%
 Bachelor's degree 2,488 18%
 Master's degree 1,111 8%
 Professional school degree 183 1%
 Doctorate degree 244 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,482 72.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 543 15.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 403 11.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28787

ZIP Code 28787 is in the following school districts: Buncombe County School District and Private. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28787.

Weaverville Elementary
129 S Main Street
Weaverville, NC 28787
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Buncombe County School District
Weaverville Primary
39 S Main Street
Weaverville, NC 28787
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Buncombe County School District
North Buncombe Elementary
251 Flat Creek Church Rd
Weaverville, NC 28787
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Buncombe County School District
North Windy Ridge Intermediate
20 Doan Road
Weaverville, NC 28787
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Buncombe County School District
North Buncombe High School
890 Clarks Chapel Road
Weaverville, NC 28787
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Buncombe County School District
North Buncombe Middle School
51 N Buncombe School Road
Weaverville, NC 28787
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Buncombe County School District
Timbersong Academy
531 Upper Flat Creek Rd
Weaverville, NC 28787
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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