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ZIP Code 28790

Primary City:Zirconia, NC (View All Cities)
County: Henderson County
Timezone: Eastern (9:22am)
Area code: 828 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.20, -82.49
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28790

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28790. 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 28790. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28790, 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:
Zirconia, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28790 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28790 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 28790 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 large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28790 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,205
Population Density 77 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,748
Median Home Value $179,300
Land Area 41.88 sq mi
Water Area 0.27 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,276
Median Household Income $48,246

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 44


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 510186187
5-995104199
10-1410193194
15-1911788205
20-249068158
25-298879167
30-3411287199
35-39106109215
40-449694190
45-49111124235
50-54119117236
55-59143135278
60-64110132242
65-699995194
70-745962121
75-79424385
80-84173956
85 Plus162844

Gender

 Male 1,622 51%
 Female 1,583 49%
Gender

Race

 White 3,080 96.1%
 Black Or African American 8 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 12 0.4%
 Asian 7 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 61 1.9%
 Two Or More Races 37 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24122436
25-349363156
35-4417433207
45-5421040250
55-6426131292
65-7418220202
75-849010100
85 Plus25833

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 806 63%
 Single Guardian 154 12%
 Singles 278 22%
 Singles With Roommate 38 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 883 69%
 Households with Kids 393 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1211738
2241842
3141428
4262046
5161733
6192443
7272754
8161935
9171734
10233154
11201131
12182139
13162238
1424832
15221840
16231740
17262046
18251338
19212041
20171431

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28790 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28790 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 28790 real estate data, the median home value of $179,300 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28790 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28790 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28790 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,185 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 20 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 602 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 445 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 229 13%
 Households Vacant 472 27%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 53 11.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.2%
 For Sale Only 36 7.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 1.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 281 59.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 94 19.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 97 41%
 3+ Bedroom 139 59%
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 $48,246 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28790 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. 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 28790 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 970 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 601 22%
 No Earnings 1,158 42%
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 970 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 601 22%
 No Earnings 1,158 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,309 95%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 69 5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 205 16%
 High School Graduate 787 62%
 Associate's degree 51 4%
 Bachelor's degree 187 15%
 Master's degree 23 2%
 Professional school degree 15 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 519 75%
 Enrolled in Private School 101 15%
 Not Enrolled in School 76 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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