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28617 Zip Code (NC) Detailed Profile



Estimated zip code population in 2015: 2,986
Zip code population in 2010: 2,261
Zip code population in 2000: 2,311

Houses and condos: 1,667
Renter-occupied apartments: 358
% of renters here:

29%
State:

36%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 28617: 81.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 34.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.4 sq. mi.
Population density: 87 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 28617
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2015:
This zip code:

0.6% ($962)
North Carolina:

0.9% ($1,365)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $971 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $955 (0.8%)

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Males: 1,411  (47.3%)
Females: 1,575  (52.7%)

For population 25 years and over in 28617:

  • High school or higher: 82.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 28617:

  • Never married: 20.0%
  • Now married: 61.6%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 3.1%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

Zip code 28617 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 28617

  • Zip code 28617 races chart
    • 2,023White population
    • 19Black population
    • 8American Indian population
    • 5Asian population
    • 2Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 0Some other race population
    • 16Two or more races population
    • 188Hispanic or Latino population

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Estimated median house/condo value in 2015: $163,200
28617:

$163,200
North Carolina:

$160,100



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in 28617 zip code as of March 28, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 28617 to the number of sex offenders is 573 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this zip code is near the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

36.7 years
North Carolina median age:

38.4 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.5 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 28617, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $37,620 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$37,620
State:

$54,937

Salary/wage: $30,921 (reported on 79.7% of returns)
Here:

$30,921
State:

$46,336
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 73.8% for AGIs below $25k, 75.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 75.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 64.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 40.8% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,087 (reported on 39.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,087
North Carolina:

$1,298
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.8% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $2,456 (reported on 11.4% of returns)
Here:

$2,456
State:

$6,213
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$5,327 (reported on 13.9% of returns)
Here:

+$5,327
State:

+$12,740
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.8% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$7,588 (reported on 21.5% of returns)
Here:

+$7,588
State:

+$10,311
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.0% for AGIs below $25k, 4.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 8.2% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $10,260 (reported on 12.7% of returns)
28617:

$10,260
North Carolina:

$15,575
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.4% for AGIs below $25k, 3.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.5% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Total itemized deductions: $18,120 (27% of AGI, reported on 19.0% of returns)
Here:

$18,120
State:

$23,438

Here:

26.9% of AGI
State:

21.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.0% for AGIs below $25k, 9.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $3,291 (reported on 13.9% of returns)
Here:

$3,291
State:

$4,687
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $5,400 (reported on 17.7% of returns)
28617:

$5,400
State:

$8,823
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.8% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $1,968 (reported on 24.1% of returns)
Here:

$1,968
State:

$2,376
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.3% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 64.6%
Here:

65%
State:

53%
(% for various income ranges: 60.0% for AGIs below $25k, 65.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 70.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 80.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 75.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

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 2015:
This zip code:

$41,111
North Carolina:

$47,830
28617 map Nearest zip codes: 28672, 28663, 28631, 28640, 28644, 28629.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

64.9%
North Carolina:

48.7%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

5.1%
North Carolina:

5.7%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 128
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,088


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 26 (26 now married, 0 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 699 (338 now married, 361 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 28617 with a mortgage: 381 (13 second mortgage, 140 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 477

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $995
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $315

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2015:
This zip code:

22.3%
Whole state:

16.4%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2015:
This zip code:

19.9%
Whole state:

9.3%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

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

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  • 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

  • 23Built 2014 or later
  • 0Built 2010 to 2013
  • 323Built 2000 to 2009
  • 328Built 1990 to 1999
  • 285Built 1980 to 1989
  • 193Built 1970 to 1979
  • 84Built 1960 to 1969
  • 151Built 1950 to 1959
  • 35Built 1940 to 1949
  • 245Built 1939 or earlier
Note: State values scaled to 28617 population

Zip code 28617 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in 28617

  • 11no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 1812 bedrooms
  • 3763 bedrooms
  • 2164 bedrooms
  • 745+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 28617 population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in 28617

  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 1732 bedrooms
  • 1443 bedrooms
  • 414 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 28617 population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in 28617 in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 13no vehicle
  • 2071 vehicle
  • 3142 vehicles
  • 1993 vehicles
  • 754 vehicles
  • 505+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 28617 population

Cars and other vehicles available in 28617 in renter-occupied apartments

  • 11no vehicle
  • 1691 vehicle
  • 1192 vehicles
  • 393 vehicles
  • 204 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 28617 population

  • Zip code 28617 household income distribution in 2015

  • Zip code 28617 household income distribution in 2015
  • 91Less than $10,000
  • 58$10,000 to $14,999
  • 63$15,000 to $19,999
  • 151$20,000 to $24,999
  • 96$25,000 to $29,999
  • 39$30,000 to $34,999
  • 102$35,000 to $39,999
  • 48$40,000 to $44,999
  • 113$45,000 to $49,999
  • 82$50,000 to $59,999
  • 226$60,000 to $74,999
  • 65$75,000 to $99,999
  • 37$100,000 to $124,999
  • 28$125,000 to $149,999
  • 17$150,000 to $199,999
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 28617

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 28617
  • 22Less than $10,000
  • 37$40,000 to $49,999
  • 24$50,000 to $59,999
  • 18$60,000 to $69,999
  • 74$70,000 to $79,999
  • 27$90,000 to $99,999
  • 145$100,000 to $124,999
  • 26$125,000 to $149,999
  • 106$150,000 to $174,999
  • 69$175,000 to $199,999
  • 81$200,000 to $249,999
  • 50$250,000 to $299,999
  • 135$300,000 to $399,999
  • 15$400,000 to $499,999
  • 13$500,000 to $749,999
  • 16$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 28617

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 28617
  • 11Less than $100
  • 5$100 to $149
  • 35$200 to $249
  • 49$300 to $349
  • 98$350 to $399
  • 38$400 to $449
  • 39$550 to $599
  • 11$800 to $899
  • 11$900 to $999
  • 61No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2015: $465.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2015 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $169,280

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $163,200
28617:

$163,200
North Carolina:

$160,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $102,200 - $264,500

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,139
  • One, attached: 33
  • Two: 7
  • 3 or 4: 11
  • Mobile homes: 477

Unemployment: 5.2%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 28617

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 28617
  • 82.8%1,270Drove a car alone
  • 13.1%201Carpooled
  • 1.2%18Walked
  • 2.9%44Other means
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 28617

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 28617
  • 36Less than 5 minutes
  • 2085 to 9 minutes
  • 20010 to 14 minutes
  • 20515 to 19 minutes
  • 25320 to 24 minutes
  • 10425 to 29 minutes
  • 20830 to 34 minutes
  • 4340 to 44 minutes
  • 12545 to 59 minutes
  • 11560 to 89 minutes
  • 3690 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 70.2%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,986
  • In family households: 2,565 (547 male householders, 376 female householders)
    666 spouses, 749 children (685 natural, 16 adopted, 49 stepchildren), 61 grandchildren, 70 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 other relatives, 54 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 421 (141 male householders (84 living alone)), 152 female householders (152 living alone)), 128 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 402 2-persons, 205 3-persons, 239 4-persons, 77 5-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 236 1-person, 39 3-persons, 18 4-persons

416 married couples with children.
152 single-parent households (60 men, 92 women).

88.9% of residents of 28617 zip code speak English at home.
11.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (43% very well, 46% well, 11% not well).

Foreign born population: 294 (9.8%)
(2.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

9.8%
Whole state:

7.9%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%)

  • 6%El Salvador
  • 2%Laos

Most common first ancestries reported in 28617 (%)

  • 42%American
  • 6%English
  • 5%Irish
  • 5%Italian
  • 4%German
  • 2%European
  • 1%Hungarian

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 2292000 to 2009
  • 541990 to 1999
  • 11Before 1990
Note: State values scaled to 28617 population

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: 2.3%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0.9%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 44%Electricity
  • 29%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 14%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 13%Wood
  • 1%No fuel used

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

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

  • This state: 2,008
  • Northeast: 135
  • Midwest: 62
  • South: 487

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.

91% of the 28617 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 23% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 53% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 24% 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): 6
Here:

2.2%
North Carolina:

9.3%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school):
Here:

0.0%
North Carolina:

8.9%
Students in private undergraduate colleges:
Here:

0.0%
North Carolina:

17.7%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 50,266Transportation occupations
  • 49,250Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 47,431Management occupations
  • 39,889Community and social service occupations
  • 34,680Construction and extraction occupations
  • 27,986Production occupations
Note: State values scaled to 28617 population

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 (Noninstitutionalized)

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 19 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 11 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

Fatal accident statistics in 2012:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
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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