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ZIP Code 28905

Primary City:Marble, NC (View All Cities)
County: Cherokee County
Timezone: Eastern (9:29pm)
Area code: 828 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.16, -83.93
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28905

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28905. 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 28905. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28905, 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:
Marble, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28905 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28905 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 28905 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28905 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,129
Population Density 70 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,714
Median Home Value $117,700
Land Area 44.98 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,297
Median Household Income $41,250

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 45


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 598100198
5-979104183
10-1411285197
15-199586181
20-246861129
25-297078148
30-348092172
35-3988100188
40-448683169
45-49106111217
50-54114121235
55-59126115241
60-64126125251
65-69115133248
70-747676152
75-79474592
80-84324476
85 Plus173552

Gender

 Male 1,535 49%
 Female 1,594 51%
Gender

Race

 White 2,936 93.8%
 Black Or African American 20 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 65 2.1%
 Asian 14 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 11 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 82 2.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2493039
25-348372155
35-4413536171
45-5420232234
55-6424241283
65-7422728255
75-8410420124
85 Plus261036

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 726 56%
 Single Guardian 196 15%
 Singles 317 24%
 Singles With Roommate 58 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 913 70%
 Households with Kids 384 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1151833
2242145
3221840
4242347
5171936
672027
7261440
8152944
9142236
10241539
11211435
12232548
13221335
14221840
15181836
16202141
17132538
18191635
1925631
20161531

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28905 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28905 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 28905 real estate data, the median home value of $117,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28905 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28905 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28905 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,129 100%
 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 498 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 530 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 269 16%
 Households Vacant 417 24%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 47 11%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 46 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 185 44%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 132 32%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 41 25%
 3+ Bedroom 126 75%
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 $41,250 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28905 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. More commuters in 28905 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.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 866 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 264 12%
 No Earnings 1,098 49%
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 866 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 264 12%
 No Earnings 1,098 49%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 932 97.5%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 6 0.6%
 Worked at Home 18 1.9%
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 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 185 22%
 High School Graduate 443 52%
 Associate's degree 27 3%
 Bachelor's degree 106 13%
 Master's degree 33 4%
 Professional school degree 51 6%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 436 59.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 190 25.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 110 14.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28905

ZIP Code 28905 is in the Cherokee County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28905.

Marble Elementary
2230 Airport Rd
Marble, NC 28905
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cherokee County School District

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