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ZIP Code 28806

Post Office City:Asheville, NC (View All Cities)
County: Buncombe County
Timezone: Eastern (2:16am)
Area code: 828 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.6, -82.6
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28806

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 28806. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 28806 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:
Asheville, NC
Unacceptable:
West Ashville

Stats and Demographics for the 28806 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28806 is located in western 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 28806 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is slightly higher than average. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28806 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 38,550
Population Density 1,015 people per sq mi
Housing Units 18,005
Median Home Value $161,900
Land Area 37.96 sq mi
Water Area 0.34 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 16,257
Median Household Income $41,548

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 37


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 51,3681,3372,705
5-91,2361,1472,383
10-141,0659792,044
15-191,0109581,968
20-241,1691,3252,494
25-291,6641,8253,489
30-341,7851,8333,618
35-391,5341,5123,046
40-441,2621,2122,474
45-491,2071,3402,547
50-541,1831,2322,415
55-599921,1862,178
60-649071,1032,010
65-696948781,572
70-745456871,232
75-79345529874
80-84285452737
85 Plus183581764

Gender

 Male 18,434 48%
 Female 20,116 52%
Gender

Race

 White 31,658 82.1%
 Black Or African American 2,976 7.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 183 0.5%
 Asian 331 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 190 0.5%
 Other Race 2,141 5.6%
 Two Or More Races 1,071 2.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24116728844
25-341,3182,0643,382
35-441,8161,3273,143
45-541,9289532,881
55-641,9186712,589
65-741,4713421,813
75-849331891,122
85 Plus373110483

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,315 39%
 Single Guardian 3,067 19%
 Singles 4,958 30%
 Singles With Roommate 1,917 12%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 11,584 71%
 Households with Kids 4,673 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1270257527
2259266525
3285276561
4279254533
5261220481
6241249490
7257229486
8224257481
9253192445
10238222460
11224206430
12186199385
13200178378
14217174391
15220200420
16212196408
17204181385
18171186357
19203195398
20180195375

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28806 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28806 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 28806 real estate data, the median home value of $161,900 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28806 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28806 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 $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28806 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 38,101 98.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 48 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 224 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 15 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 162 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,266 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,607 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,384 35%
 Households Vacant 1,748 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 701 40.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 31 1.8%
 For Sale Only 273 15.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 51 2.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 152 8.7%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 539 30.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 172 3%
 1 Bedroom 922 15%
 2 Bedroom 2,497 40%
 3+ Bedroom 2,695 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 $41,548 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 28806 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 28806 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 Asheville, NC transportation.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 12,164 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,067 30%
 No Earnings 9,203 30%
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 12,164 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,067 30%
 No Earnings 9,203 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 16,591 88.8%
 Public transportation 211 1.1%
 Taxicab 40 0.2%
 Motorcycle 16 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 544 2.9%
 Worked at Home 1,288 6.9%
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. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, 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 3,131 12%
 High School Graduate 12,092 46%
 Associate's degree 2,594 10%
 Bachelor's degree 5,907 22%
 Master's degree 2,227 8%
 Professional school degree 256 1%
 Doctorate degree 302 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,991 73.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 862 12.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 971 14.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28806

ZIP Code 28806 is in the following school districts: The Franklin School of Innovation School District, Invest Collegiate - Imagine School District, Francine Delany New School District, Asheville City School District, Buncombe County School District, and Private. There are 21 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28806.

The Franklin School of Innovation
21 Innovation Drive
Asheville, NC 28806
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: The Franklin School of Innovation School District
Invest Collegiate - Imagine
1000 Brevard Road
Asheville, NC 28806
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Invest Collegiate - Imagine School District
Francine Delany New School
119 Brevard Road
Asheville, NC 28806
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Francine Delany New School District
Hall Fletcher Elementary
60 Ridgelawn Road
Asheville, NC 28806
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Asheville City School District
Vance Elementary
98 Sulphur Springs Road
Asheville, NC 28806
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Asheville City School District
Emma Elementary
37 Brickyard Road
Asheville, NC 28806
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Buncombe County School District
Johnston Elementary
230 Johnston Boulevard
Asheville, NC 28806
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Buncombe County School District
West Buncombe Elementary
175 Erwin Hills Road
Asheville, NC 28806
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Buncombe County School District
Sand Hill-Venable Elementary
154 Sand Hill School Road
Asheville, NC 28806
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Buncombe County School District
Eblen Intermediate
59 Lee's Creek Road
Asheville, NC 28806
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Buncombe County School District
Erwin High School
60 Lees Creek Road
Asheville, NC 28806
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Buncombe County School District
Erwin Middle School
20 Erwin Hills Road
Asheville, NC 28806
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Buncombe County School District
Nesbitt Discovery Academy
175 Bingham Rd Ste 10
Asheville, NC 28806
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Buncombe County School District
Emmanuel Lutheran School
51 Wilburn Pl
Asheville, NC 28806
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Montessori Learning Center of Asheville
1 School Rd
Asheville, NC 28806
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Asheville School
360 Asheville School Rd
Asheville, NC 28806
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
The New Classical Academy
671 Sand Hill Rd
Asheville, NC 28806
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
New City Christian School
216 Shelburne Rd
Asheville, NC 28806
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Azalea Mountain School
27 Balm Grove Avenue
Asheville, NC 28806
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Light of Wisdom School
2 Science of Mind Way
Asheville, NC 28806
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Rainbow Community School
574 Haywood Rd
Asheville, NC 28806
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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