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Estimated zip code population in 2019: 1,944
Zip code population in 2010: 2,261
Zip code population in 2000: 2,311

Houses and condos: 1,396
Renter-occupied apartments: 296
% of renters here:

33%
State:

35%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 28617: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 34.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.4 sq. mi.
Population density: 56 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 2019:
This zip code:

0.7% ($1,118)
North Carolina:

0.8% ($1,493)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,191 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,029 (0.5%)

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Males: 853  (43.9%)
Females: 1,091  (56.1%)

For population 25 years and over in 28617:

  • High school or higher: 89.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 28617:

  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 61.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

Zip code 28617 compared to state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 28617 (2019)
    • 2,02389.5%White
    • 1888.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 190.8%Black
    • 160.7%Two or more races
    • 80.4%American Indian
    • 50.2%Asian
    • 20.09%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $157,348
28617:

$157,348
North Carolina:

$193,200



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in 28617 zip code as of April 19, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 28617 is 550 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is near the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

44.3 years
North Carolina median age:

39.1 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.2 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 2019:
This zip code:

$43,007
North Carolina:

$57,341
28617 map Nearest zip codes: 28672, 28663, 28631, 28640, 28644, 28629.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

51.4%
North Carolina:

46.8%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

52.4%
North Carolina:

47.6%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 142
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 755


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 16 (16 now married, 0 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 420 (209 now married, 210 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 28617 with a mortgage: 296 (8 second mortgage, 61 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 314

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,096
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $283

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

13.5%
Whole state:

13.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

6.1%
Whole state:

7.5%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

6.4
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.4
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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
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 1182014 or later
  • 142010 to 2013
  • 2102000 to 2009
  • 1741990 to 1999
  • 1401980 to 1989
  • 1501970 to 1979
  • 2271960 to 1969
  • 1511950 to 1959
  • 161940 to 1949
  • 2221939 or earlier

Zip code 28617 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in 28617
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in 28617
  • 12no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 1242 bedrooms
  • 2833 bedrooms
  • 1504 bedrooms
  • 705+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in 28617
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in 28617
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 1422 bedrooms
  • 1893 bedrooms
  • 334 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in 28617 in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in 28617 in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 32no vehicle
  • 1141 vehicle
  • 1932 vehicles
  • 1863 vehicles
  • 574 vehicles
  • 295+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in 28617 in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in 28617 in renter-occupied apartments
  • 0no vehicle
  • 2131 vehicle
  • 812 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 28617 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 28617 household income distribution in 2019
  • 90Less than $10,000
  • 60$10,000 to $14,999
  • 11$15,000 to $19,999
  • 37$20,000 to $24,999
  • 91$25,000 to $29,999
  • 95$30,000 to $34,999
  • 25$35,000 to $39,999
  • 31$40,000 to $44,999
  • 113$45,000 to $49,999
  • 57$50,000 to $59,999
  • 42$60,000 to $74,999
  • 181$75,000 to $99,999
  • 23$125,000 to $149,999
  • 16$150,000 to $199,999
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 28617

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 28617
  • 9$30,000 to $34,999
  • 25$40,000 to $49,999
  • 23$50,000 to $59,999
  • 52$70,000 to $79,999
  • 126$100,000 to $124,999
  • 36$125,000 to $149,999
  • 38$150,000 to $174,999
  • 28$175,000 to $199,999
  • 28$200,000 to $249,999
  • 31$250,000 to $299,999
  • 161$300,000 to $399,999
  • 17$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 28617

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 28617
  • 16$100 to $149
  • 45$300 to $349
  • 46$350 to $399
  • 11$400 to $449
  • 25$600 to $649
  • 19$1,000 to $1,249
  • 115No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $539.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $163,210

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $157,348
28617:

$157,348
North Carolina:

$193,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $116,606 - $327,622

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $350,172
Here:

$350,172
State:

$265,100

Townhouses or other attached units: $527,396
Here:

$527,396
State:

$217,635

Mobile homes: $1,970,014
Here:

$1,970,014
State:

$77,551
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 28617
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 847
  • One, attached: 14
  • Two: 91
  • 3 or 4: 16
  • 5 to 9: 28
  • 10 to 19: 52
  • Mobile homes: 333
  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 28617

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 28617
  • 76.7%746Drove a car alone
  • 14.4%140Carpooled
  • 4.1%40Other means
  • 4.8%47Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 28617

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 28617
  • 995 to 9 minutes
  • 12710 to 14 minutes
  • 32015 to 19 minutes
  • 15830 to 34 minutes
  • 4635 to 39 minutes
  • 1040 to 44 minutes
  • 10145 to 59 minutes
  • 4860 to 89 minutes
  • 1290 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 79.8%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,944
  • Male householders: 464 (103 living alone), Female householders: 439 (189 living alone)
  • 425 spouses (425 opposite-sex spouses), 0 unmarried partners, (0 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 522 children (450 natural, 59 adopted, 14 stepchildren), 38 grandchildren, 34 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 foster children, 0 other relatives, 21 non-relatives

Size of family households: 273 2-persons, 209 3-persons, 107 4-persons, 17 5-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 292 1-person

231 married couples with children.
146 single-parent households (146 women).

95.9% of residents of 28617 zip code speak English at home.
1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% very well).
2.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 44 (2.3%)
(100.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

2.3%
Whole state:

8.4%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 93%Belgium
Most common first ancestries reported in 28617
  • 51%American
  • 7%German
  • 5%English
  • 3%Scottish
  • 3%Irish
  • 3%French
  • 3%Northern European
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 40Before 1990

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: 4.4%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2.8%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 34.0%Electricity
  • 25.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 17.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 13.8%Wood
  • 9.9%Utility gas

Population in 1990: 2,532.

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

  • This state: 1,386
  • Northeast: 253
  • Midwest: 17
  • South: 211
  • West: 28

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, 21% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in 28617

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 14
Here:

11.9%
North Carolina:

11.4%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 43
Here:

27.8%
North Carolina:

9.1%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 26
Here:

54.6%
North Carolina:

19.1%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 33,560Sales and related occupations
  • 31,119Production occupations
  • 29,259Management occupations
  • 21,878Office and administrative support occupations
  • 16,023Food preparation and serving related occupations

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 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:

  • 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

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 9. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 19 took place in 2002, and the least - 0 in 2006. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 28617 When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (41.1%), and Structure Fires (38.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 28617
    • 6541.1%Outside Fires
    • 6138.6%Structure Fires
    • 1710.8%Other
    • 159.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 28617, North Carolina

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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