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County: Ashe County, NC

Estimated zip code population in 2011: 2,424
Zip code population in 2010: 2,261
Zip code population in 2000: 2,311




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Houses and condos: 1,505
Renter-occupied apartments: 229
% of renters here:

23%
State:

33%

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in zip code 28617: 82.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 34.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.4 sq. mi.
Population density: 70 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2011:
This zip code:

0.5% ($945)
North Carolina:

0.8% ($1,283)

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,315 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $763 (0.5%)

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Males: 1,160  (47.9%)
Females: 1,264  (52.1%)

For population 25 years and over in 28617:

  • High school or higher: 76.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 0.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 28617:

  • Never married: 21.5%
  • Now married: 63.2%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 7.9%

Zip code 28617 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.

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Estimated median house/condo value in 2011: $184,400
28617:

$184,400
North Carolina:

$153,700



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in 28617 zip code as of April 16, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 28617 to the number of sex offenders is 1,145 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this zip code is smaller than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

41.3 years
North Carolina median age:

37.7 years

Average household size:
This zip code:

2.5 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 28617, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $31,975 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$31,975
State:

$45,376

Salary/wage: $28,899 (reported on 80.8% of returns)
Here:

$28,899
State:

$39,442
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 109.0% for AGIs below $10k, 77.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 77.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 75.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 73.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 47.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,588 (reported on 48.3% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,588
North Carolina:

$1,515
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.4% for AGIs below $10k, 3.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,412 (reported on 14.7% of returns)
Here:

$1,412
State:

$4,016
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $10k, 0.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$5,787 (reported on 12.1% of returns)
Here:

+$5,787
State:

+$11,152
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$5,830 (reported on 19.7% of returns)
Here:

+$5,830
State:

+$9,490
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.0% for AGIs below $10k, 5.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 6.3% for AGIs $75k-100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,077 (reported on 3.4% of returns)
28617:

$3,077
North Carolina:

$2,967

Total itemized deductions: $15,513 (25% of AGI, reported on 19.6% of returns)
Here:

$15,513
State:

$19,464

Here:

24.9% of AGI
State:

22.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 8.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 16.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,806 (4% of AGI, reported on 17.3% of returns)
Here:

$2,806
State:

$4,035

Here:

4.3% of AGI
State:

4.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $3,916 (reported on 72.4% of returns)
28617:

$3,916
State:

$7,257
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.9% for AGIs below $10k, 3.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,864 (reported on 17.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,864
State:

$1,851

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 68.3%
Here:

68%
State:

62%
(% for various income ranges: 59.5% for AGIs below $10k, 73.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 69.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 68.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 74.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 65.0% for AGIs over 100k)


Estimated median household income in 2011:
This zip code:

$46,947
North Carolina:

$43,916

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Nearest zip codes: 28672, 28663, 28631, 28640, 28644, 28629.

Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

55.9%
North Carolina:

52.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

2.5%
North Carolina:

5.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.5% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 103
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 878


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 28 (28 now married, 0 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 531 (335 now married, 196 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 28617 with a mortgage: 434 (93 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 318

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,034
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $306

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2011:
This zip code:

17.1%
Whole state:

17.9%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2011:
This zip code:

13.4%
Whole state:

10.0%

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.4


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

Churches in zip code 28617 include: Healing Springs Church (A), Liberty Hill Church (B), Welcome Home Church (C), Chestnut Hill Church (D), Cox Grove Church (E), Senter Church (F), Shelter Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Silas Creek (A), Helton Creek (B), Millpond Branch (C), Long Shoals Creek (D), Long Branch (E), Foster Springs Branch (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 15
  • 2000 to 2004: 124
  • 1990 to 1999: 446
  • 1980 to 1989: 325
  • 1970 to 1979: 222
  • 1960 to 1969: 111
  • 1950 to 1959: 111
  • 1940 to 1949: 47
  • 1939 or earlier: 104


Zip code 28617 satellite photo by USGS

Bedrooms in houses/apartments in 28617
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 108
  • 3 bedrooms: 488
  • 4 bedrooms: 123
  • 5+ bedrooms: 33
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 141
  • 3 bedrooms: 88
  • 4 bedrooms: 0
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in 28617 in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 11
  • 1 vehicle: 202
  • 2 vehicles: 217
  • 3 vehicles: 212
  • 4 vehicles: 110
  • 5+ vehicles: 0
  • no vehicle: 8
  • 1 vehicle: 86
  • 2 vehicles: 103
  • 3 vehicles: 32
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 0


Estimated household income distribution in 2009:

Zip code 28617 household income distribution in 2009

Zip code 28617 house/condo values in 2011

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2011 in zip code 28617:

  • Less than $10,000: 15
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 29
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 45
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 13
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 25
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 21
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 32
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 26
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 34
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 40
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 84
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 32
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 100
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 32
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 165
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 21
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 12
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 26

 



28617 rent paid by renters

Rent paid by renters in 2011 in zip code 28617:

  • Less than $100: 8
  • $100 to $149: 8
  • $150 to $199: 14
  • $300 to $349: 31
  • $350 to $399: 54
  • $400 to $449: 15
  • $450 to $499: 34
  • $500 to $549: 9
  • $650 to $699: 32
  • $800 to $899: 8
  • No cash rent: 16
 


Median gross rent in 2011: $600.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2011: $200,294.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2011 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $191,270

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $184,400
28617:

$184,400
North Carolina:

$153,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $83,100 - $321,800

Mean price in 2011:

Detached houses: $870,133
Here:

$870,133
State:

$216,682

Townhouses or other attached units: $454,963
Here:

$454,963
State:

$176,638

Mobile homes: $228,057
Here:

$228,057
State:

$73,066

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,062
  • Two: 27
  • 3 or 4: 8
  • Mobile homes: 408

Unemployment: 8.0%
28617 zip code mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 1,011 (86%)
  • Carpooled: 160 (14%)
  • Worked at home: 9 (1%)
 

28617 zip code travel time to work (commute)

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 0
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 20
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 93
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 386
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 471
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 74
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 50
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 0
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 14
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 22
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 25
  • 90 or more minutes: 16
 

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 83.2%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,424
  • In family households: 2,090 (368 male householders, 341 female householders)
    599 spouses, 700 children (640 natural, 15 adopted, 46 stepchildren), 48 grandchildren, 15 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 10 other relatives, 9 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 334 (126 male householders (101 living alone)), 146 female householders (124 living alone)), 62 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 406 2-persons, 102 3-persons, 95 4-persons, 96 5-persons, 10 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 225 1-person, 25 2-persons, 22 4-persons

406 married couples with children.
44 single-parent households (44 women).

93.2% of residents of 28617 zip code speak English at home.
6.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (54% very well, 28% not well, 18% not at all).

Foreign born population: 181 (7.5%)
(11.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

7.5%
Whole state:

7.3%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • Mexico (69%)
  • Guatemala (15%)
  • Malaysia (12%)
  • Nicaragua (4%)

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2000 or later: 144
  • 1990 to 1999: 21
  • 1980 to 1989: 16
  • Before 1980: 0

Races in zip code 28617:

White population: 2,023
Black population: 19
American Indian population: 8
Asian population: 5
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population: 2
Some other race population: 0
Two or more races population: 16
Hispanic or Latino population: 188

Most common first ancestries reported in 28617 (%):



  • American (38%)
  • Other groups (13%)
  • English (10%)
  • German (9%)
  • Scotch-Irish (5%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • Scottish (2%)


Zip code 28617 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • ASHE COUNTY ENVIRONMENTAL SER. (739 FRED PUGH ROAD in CRUMPLER, NC)
    STATE MASTER (North Carolina facility info) - -115DA4YG00M29W84AY3VGCGX88, WASTEWATER FACILITY
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: REFUSE SYSTEMS; SCRAP AND WASTE MATERIALS; NONCLASSIFIABLE ESTABLISHMENTS
    Alternative names: ASHE CO ENVIRONMENTAL SER ASHE, ASHE COUNTY MUNICIPAL SOLID WA, ASHE COUNTY RECYCLING FACILITY
  • CHANDLER CONCRETE - CRUMPLER (1972 NC HWY 16 N in CRUMPLER, NC)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: READY-MIXED CONCRETE
    Alternative names: CHANDLER CNCRTE CO CHANDLER CN, WATAUGA READY MIX CORPORATION


Zip code 28617 marital status for males
Zip code 28617 marital status for females


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 5.7%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 8.5%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (39%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (34%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14%)
  • Wood (13%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Population in 1990: 2,532. Population change in the 1990s: -221 (-8.7%).

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

  • This state: 1,518
  • Northeast: 224
  • Midwest: 65
  • South: 424
  • West: 12

71% of the 28617 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 63% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in North Carolina.

94% of the 28617 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 55% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 28% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 17% moved from different state.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Private vs. public school enrollment:

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

0.0%
North Carolina:

8.9%

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

0.0%
North Carolina:

8.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges:
Here:

0.0%
North Carolina:

17.5%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Class of Workers (%)


Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • Construction and extraction occupations: 66,429
  • Management occupations: 62,885
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations: 47,841
  • Business and financial operations occupations: 32,426
  • Healthcare support occupations: 31,250
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations: 30,938

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

  • Construction: Site Preparation Contractors (1-4 employees: 4 establishments)
  • Construction: New Housing Operative Builders (5-9: 1)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Landscaping Services (5-9: 1)
  • Construction: Land Subdivision (1-4: 1)
  • Construction: Painting and Wall Covering Contractors (1-4: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages) (1-4: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)




11 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms



Most common first names in zip code 28617 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William2779.6 years
James1873.8 years
John1476.7 years
Robert1170.1 years
Fred875.1 years
Pauline777.0 years
Paul775.7 years
Thomas678.7 years
Mary679.5 years
Willie565.4 years
Most common last names in zip code 28617 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Blevins2376.0 years
Phipps2075.4 years
Brown1480.7 years
Bare1376.5 years
Miller1174.1 years
Jones1080.4 years
Mcmillan1081.6 years
Richardson973.6 years
Little879.5 years
Colvard879.2 years

Businesses in zip code 28617

  • U-Haul: 1



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