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28604 Zip Code (Beech Mountain, NC) Detailed Profile




Cities: Beech Mountain, NC (9.77%), Foscoe, NC (4.11%), Valle Crucis, NC (3.77%), Sugar Mountain, NC (3.72%), Seven Devils, NC (3.21%), Banner Elk, NC (2.87%)
Counties: Watauga County, NC (57.92%), Avery County, NC (42.08%)
Estimated zip code population in 2017: 7,449
Zip code population in 2010: 6,249
Zip code population in 2000: 5,466

Houses and condos: 9,547
Renter-occupied apartments: 785
% of renters here:

26%
State:

35%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 28604: 83.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 65.7 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 113 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

0.5% ($1,277)
North Carolina:

0.8% ($1,440)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,444 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,081 (0.5%)

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Males: 3,479  (46.7%)
Females: 3,969  (53.3%)

For population 25 years and over in 28604:

  • High school or higher: 89.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 28604:

  • Never married: 31.0%
  • Now married: 52.2%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

Zip code 28604 compared to state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Races in zip code 28604 (2017)
    • 5,783105.8%White
    • 2464.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 921.7%Black
    • 681.2%Two or more races
    • 310.6%Asian
    • 220.4%American Indian
    • 60.1%Some other race
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $263,706
28604:

$263,706
North Carolina:

$171,200



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 17 registered sex offenders living in 28604 zip code as of June 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 28604 is 424 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

43.4 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.2 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 28604, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $46,322 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$46,322
State:

$54,937

Salary/wage: $36,552 (reported on 76.7% of returns)
Here:

$36,552
State:

$46,336
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 70.0% for AGIs below $25k, 73.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 65.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 61.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 53.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 42.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,574 (reported on 38.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,574
North Carolina:

$1,298
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.0% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $6,179 (reported on 23.3% of returns)
Here:

$6,179
State:

$6,213
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$9,808 (reported on 22.2% of returns)
Here:

+$9,808
State:

+$12,740
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 18.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$8,575 (reported on 25.6% of returns)
Here:

+$8,575
State:

+$10,311
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 12.0% for AGIs below $25k, 7.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.8% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $18,648 (reported on 12.4% of returns)
28604:

$18,648
North Carolina:

$15,575
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.0% for AGIs below $25k, 2.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 6.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $23,108 (27% of AGI, reported on 33.5% of returns)
Here:

$23,108
State:

$23,438

Here:

27.1% of AGI
State:

21.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 18.0% for AGIs below $25k, 11.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 16.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 18.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 17.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $4,313 (reported on 26.7% of returns)
Here:

$4,313
State:

$4,687
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $6,588 (reported on 33.5% of returns)
28604:

$6,588
State:

$8,823
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.8% for AGIs below $25k, 2.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $1,818 (reported on 18.8% of returns)
Here:

$1,818
State:

$2,376
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 57.5%
Here:

58%
State:

53%
(% for various income ranges: 53.3% for AGIs below $25k, 53.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 64.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 65.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 68.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 83.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 28604, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $43,349 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$43,349
State:

$45,376

Salary/wage: $32,460 (reported on 78.1% of returns)
Here:

$32,460
State:

$39,442
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 184.4% for AGIs below $10k, 73.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 74.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 66.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 57.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 38.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $2,485 (reported on 47.0% of returns)
This zip code:

$2,485
North Carolina:

$1,515
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.6% for AGIs below $10k, 2.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $5,419 (reported on 25.7% of returns)
Here:

$5,419
State:

$4,016
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.8% for AGIs below $10k, 2.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$19,010 (reported on 24.3% of returns)
Here:

+$19,010
State:

+$11,152
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.1% for AGIs below $10k, 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 6.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 23.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$11,479 (reported on 27.1% of returns)
Here:

+$11,479
State:

+$9,490
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.8% for AGIs below $10k, 10.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.3% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,245 (reported on 4.3% of returns)
28604:

$3,245
North Carolina:

$2,967
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $15,750 (reported on 0.8% of returns)
Here:

$15,750
North Carolina:

$14,754

Total itemized deductions: $20,372 (24% of AGI, reported on 33.5% of returns)
Here:

$20,372
State:

$19,464

Here:

24.3% of AGI
State:

22.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 33.5% for AGIs below $10k, 14.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 14.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 17.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 18.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $4,120 (5% of AGI, reported on 28.9% of returns)
Here:

$4,120
State:

$4,035

Here:

4.6% of AGI
State:

4.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.1% for AGIs below $10k, 1.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $6,722 (reported on 76.0% of returns)
28604:

$6,722
State:

$7,257
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.3% for AGIs below $10k, 5.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,436 (reported on 15.7% of returns)
Here:

$1,436
State:

$1,851

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 64.6%
Here:

65%
State:

62%
(% for various income ranges: 58.6% for AGIs below $10k, 65.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 63.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 66.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 68.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 80.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$53,520
North Carolina:

$52,752
Beech Mountain, NC (28604) map Nearest zip codes: 28679, 28622, 28692, 28646, 28652, 28662.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

41.5%
North Carolina:

48.1%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

8.1%
North Carolina:

5.8%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 231
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 2,810


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 69 (53 now married, 15 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 1,766 (573 now married, 1,198 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 28604 with a mortgage: 1,038 (5 second mortgage, 140 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,219

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,425
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $363

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

12.6%
Whole state:

14.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

7.9%
Whole state:

8.2%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.5
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 28604: Grandfather Home for Children (A), Broadstone Lodge (B), Hanging Rock Golf and Country Club (C), Ponds of the Beech (D), Holston Camp (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 28604 include: Hanging Rock Chapel (A), Holy Communion Lutheran Church (B), Holy Cross Episcopal Church (C), Liberty Methodist Church (D), Beech Mountain Church (E), Bethany Church (F), Watauga Baptist Church (G), Valle Crucis Methodist Church (H), White Rock Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Jestes Cemetery (1), Hicks Cemetery (2), Shook Cemetery (3), Mast Cemetery (4), McLean Cemetery (5), Michael Cemetery (6), Yates Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Reservoirs: Inver Lochy Lake (A), Wildcat Lake (B), Mill Pond (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Dutch Creek (A), Peavine Branch (B), Craborchard Creek (C), Green Ridge Branch (D), Grassy Gap Creek (E), Flattop Creek (F), Clark Creek (G), Bee Branch (H), Bear Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 482014 or later
  • 1892010 to 2013
  • 2,0212000 to 2009
  • 1,5751990 to 1999
  • 2,3921980 to 1989
  • 2,0871970 to 1979
  • 4601960 to 1969
  • 2821950 to 1959
  • 731940 to 1949
  • 2701939 or earlier

Zip code 28604 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Beech Mountain, NC (28604)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Beech Mountain, NC (28604)
  • 4no bedroom
  • 781 bedroom
  • 5182 bedrooms
  • 1,1333 bedrooms
  • 3844 bedrooms
  • 1205+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Beech Mountain, NC (28604)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Beech Mountain, NC (28604)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 931 bedroom
  • 3232 bedrooms
  • 3203 bedrooms
  • 214 bedrooms
  • 245+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Beech Mountain, NC (28604) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Beech Mountain, NC (28604) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 104no vehicle
  • 6191 vehicle
  • 9192 vehicles
  • 4093 vehicles
  • 1134 vehicles
  • 795+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Beech Mountain, NC (28604) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Beech Mountain, NC (28604) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 60no vehicle
  • 3081 vehicle
  • 3702 vehicles
  • 473 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 28604 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 28604 household income distribution in 2017
  • 170Less than $10,000
  • 197$10,000 to $14,999
  • 76$15,000 to $19,999
  • 165$20,000 to $24,999
  • 122$25,000 to $29,999
  • 134$30,000 to $34,999
  • 226$35,000 to $39,999
  • 126$40,000 to $44,999
  • 202$45,000 to $49,999
  • 231$50,000 to $59,999
  • 332$60,000 to $74,999
  • 358$75,000 to $99,999
  • 234$100,000 to $124,999
  • 116$125,000 to $149,999
  • 135$150,000 to $199,999
  • 186$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 28604

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 28604
  • 32Less than $10,000
  • 17$10,000 to $14,999
  • 18$15,000 to $19,999
  • 47$20,000 to $24,999
  • 2$25,000 to $29,999
  • 4$35,000 to $39,999
  • 7$40,000 to $49,999
  • 101$50,000 to $59,999
  • 13$60,000 to $69,999
  • 18$70,000 to $79,999
  • 61$80,000 to $89,999
  • 29$90,000 to $99,999
  • 114$100,000 to $124,999
  • 54$125,000 to $149,999
  • 150$150,000 to $174,999
  • 140$175,000 to $199,999
  • 313$200,000 to $249,999
  • 255$250,000 to $299,999
  • 464$300,000 to $399,999
  • 147$400,000 to $499,999
  • 106$500,000 to $749,999
  • 104$750,000 to $999,999
  • 17$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 24$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 32$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 28604

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 28604
  • 1$100 to $149
  • 25$150 to $199
  • 1$200 to $249
  • 28$300 to $349
  • 9$350 to $399
  • 5$400 to $449
  • 52$450 to $499
  • 19$500 to $549
  • 83$550 to $599
  • 49$600 to $649
  • 82$650 to $699
  • 20$700 to $749
  • 60$750 to $799
  • 56$800 to $899
  • 25$900 to $999
  • 125$1,000 to $1,249
  • 21$1,250 to $1,499
  • 27$1,500 to $1,999
  • 65No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $879.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $466,802.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2017 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $282,074
  • Black or African American householders: $306,126
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $49,198
  • Asian householders: $311,593
  • Some other race householders: $245,994
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $245,994

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $263,706
28604:

$263,706
North Carolina:

$171,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $144,864 - $387,895

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $368,934
Here:

$368,934
State:

$248,152

Townhouses or other attached units: $305,839
Here:

$305,839
State:

$203,169

In 2-unit structures: $86,085
Here:

$86,085
State:

$248,066

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $244,234
Here:

$244,234
State:

$154,617

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $167,299
Here:

$167,299
State:

$203,483

Mobile homes: $79,880
Here:

$79,880
State:

$69,094
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 28604
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,864
  • One, attached: 320
  • Two: 282
  • 3 or 4: 602
  • 5 to 9: 797
  • 10 to 19: 360
  • 20 to 49: 242
  • 50 or more: 579
  • Mobile homes: 492

Unemployment: 6.1%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 28604

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 28604
  • 77.1%2,572Drove a car alone
  • 10.1%336Carpooled
  • 0.3%10Bus or trolley bus
  • 4.2%140Walked
  • 1.0%33Other means
  • 7.6%252Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 28604

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 28604
  • 124Less than 5 minutes
  • 4145 to 9 minutes
  • 52310 to 14 minutes
  • 45115 to 19 minutes
  • 38320 to 24 minutes
  • 29625 to 29 minutes
  • 50030 to 34 minutes
  • 6135 to 39 minutes
  • 2140 to 44 minutes
  • 15945 to 59 minutes
  • 5660 to 89 minutes
  • 9790 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 72.7%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 6,609
  • In family households: 5,225 (1,037 male householders, 895 female householders)
    1,647 spouses, 1,347 children (1,283 natural, 19 adopted, 47 stepchildren), 130 grandchildren, 29 brothers or sisters, 25 parents, 6 other relatives, 86 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,387 (566 male householders (436 living alone)), 533 female householders (373 living alone)), 287 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 830 (126 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,212 2-persons, 372 3-persons, 213 4-persons, 121 5-persons, 20 6-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 808 1-person, 286 2-persons, 6 3-persons

724 married couples with children.
248 single-parent households (143 men, 105 women).

94.1% of residents of 28604 zip code speak English at home.
3.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (74% very well, 9% well, 9% not well, 7% not at all).
1.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (57% very well, 41% well, 2% not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (81% very well, 19% well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 400 (5.4%)
(43.7% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

5.4%
Whole state:

8.1%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 13%El Salvador
  • 10%United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
  • 4%Burma
  • 4%Bolivia
  • 3%France
  • 3%Barbados
  • 2%Sierra Leone
Most common first ancestries reported in 28604
  • 28%American
  • 12%English
  • 10%German
  • 5%Irish
  • 4%Scotch-Irish
  • 4%Italian
  • 3%Scottish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1652010 or later
  • 742000 to 2009
  • 891990 to 1999
  • 188Before 1990

Zip code 28604 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • BANNER ELK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (185 AZALEA CIRCLE in BANNER ELK, NC)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    STATE MASTER (North Carolina facility info) - UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PROGRAM
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-304
    Business SIC classification: NONCLASSIFIABLE ESTABLISHMENTS
    Organizations: AVERY COUNTY SCHOOLS (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • CHARLES A CANNON MEM HOSP INC (HIGHWAY 184 in BANNER ELK, NC)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (North Carolina facility info) - AIR PROGRAM
    Business SIC classification: GENERAL MEDICAL AND SURGICAL HOSPITALS
  • ADAMS APPLE RACQUET CLUB (NC HIGHWAY 105 in BANNER ELK, NC)
    STATE MASTER (North Carolina facility info) - -115DA4YG00M29W84AX3X8CCV74, WASTEWATER FACILITY
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
    Alternative names: ADAMS APPLE CONDOMINIUMS, ADAMS APPLE RACQUET CLB ADAMS
  • BANNER ELK READY MIX (HWY 184 in BANNER ELK, NC)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (North Carolina facility info) - AIR PROGRAM
    Business SIC classification: READY-MIXED CONCRETE
  • BUCKEYE LAKE WTP (208 GRASSY GAP CREEK RD in BEECH MOUNTAIN, NC)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Alternative names: BEECH MOUNTAIN BUCKEYE LK WTP
  • CAMP BROADSTONE WWTP (1431 BROADSTONE ROAD in BANNER ELK, NC)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: AMUSEMENT AND RECREATION SERVICES
    Alternative names: CAMP BROADSTONE/APP. ST. UNIV., NC ASU CAMP BROADSTONE WWTP

Zip code 28604 marital status for males
Zip code 28604 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.9%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0.9%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 39.7%Electricity
  • 27.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 18.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.4%Wood
  • 5.1%Utility gas
  • 3.2%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 4,570. Population change in the 1990s: +896 (+19.6%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 3,583
  • Northeast: 767
  • Midwest: 523
  • South: 1,885
  • West: 168

50% of the 28604 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in North Carolina.

86% of the 28604 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 24% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 5% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Beech Mountain, NC (28604)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 78
Here:

19.3%
North Carolina:

10.1%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 17
Here:

5.6%
North Carolina:

10.3%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 664
Here:

73.1%
North Carolina:

17.9%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Class of Workers in 2017
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 85,174Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 84,749Legal occupations
  • 73,583Business and financial operations occupations
  • 61,867Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 57,013Management occupations
  • 52,987Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • MISTY MOUNTAIN THREADWORKS, IN (718 BURMA RD in BANNER ELK, NC; small business)
    $8,310 with Army for Individual Equipment. Taking place in VT. Signed on 2006-04-24. Completion date: 2006-05-31.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: Skiing Facilities (250-499 employees: 2 establishments)
  • Educational Services: Junior Colleges (250-499: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (20-49: 2, 10-19: 10, 5-9: 4, 1-4: 6)
  • Construction: New Single-Family Housing Construction (except Operative Builders) (20-49: 1, 10-19: 3, 5-9: 10, 1-4: 22)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (100-249: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Food Service Contractors (50-99: 1, 20-49: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Other Similar Organizations (except Business, Professional, Labor, and Political Organizations) (20-49: 2, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 4)
  • Real Estate and Rental and Leasing: Residential Property Managers (20-49: 1, 10-19: 2, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 2)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 371 people in college/university student housing
  • 97 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 16 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 339 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 113 people in nursing homes
  • 31 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 10 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 10 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 4 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

Fatal accident statistics in 2012:

  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 28604 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William3578.6 years
Mary3378.7 years
John3272.1 years
Charles2776.8 years
James2478.5 years
Robert2373.2 years
Ruth1681.1 years
George1577.2 years
Thomas1371.0 years
Margaret1375.2 years
Most common last names in zip code 28604 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Townsend5178.0 years
Presnell3174.2 years
Hicks2973.0 years
Smith2783.2 years
Ward2475.6 years
Aldridge1978.4 years
Norwood1878.6 years
Harmon1780.4 years
Hodges1676.9 years
Shook1580.5 years
Businesses in zip code 28604
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1Lowe's1
Decora Cabinetry2MasterBrand Cabinets2
Dunkin Donuts1McDonald's1
FedEx3Quiznos1
H&R Block1Rite Aid1
Jimmy John's2Subway1
Kincaid1UPS2
La-Z-Boy1Vans1
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