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28646 Zip Code (Grandfather, NC) Detailed Profile




Cities: Grandfather, NC (7.04%), Sugar Mountain, NC (0.04%), Seven Devils, NC (0.00%)
County: Avery County, NC
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 313
Zip code population in 2010: 342
Zip code population in 2000: 230

Houses and condos: 1,379
Renter-occupied apartments: 82
% of renters here:

57%
State:

35%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 28646: 90.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 21.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 14 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 28646
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

0.4% ($2,516)
North Carolina:

0.8% ($1,493)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,556 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,469 (0.4%)

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Males: 168  (53.9%)
Females: 144  (46.1%)

For population 25 years and over in 28646:

  • High school or higher: 100.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 28646:

  • Never married: 27.5%
  • Now married: 62.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 0.8%

Zip code 28646 compared to state average:

  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Races in zip code 28646 (2019)
    • 31692.4%White
    • 133.8%Two or more races
    • 102.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 20.6%Asian
    • 10.3%American Indian
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $587,483
28646:

$587,483
North Carolina:

$193,200



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in 28646 zip code as of February 28, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 28646 is 196 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

66.3 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 2004 tax year for zip code 28646, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $69,893 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$69,893
State:

$45,376

Salary/wage: $45,377 (reported on 76.6% of returns)
Here:

$45,377
State:

$39,442
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 111.9% for AGIs below $10k, 72.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 69.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 63.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 61.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 39.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $3,000 (reported on 52.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$3,000
North Carolina:

$1,515
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 12.7% for AGIs below $10k, 2.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $11,966 (reported on 35.6% of returns)
Here:

$11,966
State:

$4,016
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.2% for AGIs below $10k, 4.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$31,872 (reported on 33.7% of returns)
Here:

+$31,872
State:

+$11,152
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -2.3% for AGIs below $10k, -1.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, -0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 23.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$12,549 (reported on 24.3% of returns)
Here:

+$12,549
State:

+$9,490
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs below $10k, 13.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, -0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Total itemized deductions: $34,176 (24% of AGI, reported on 39.4% of returns)
Here:

$34,176
State:

$19,464

Here:

23.8% of AGI
State:

22.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 49.6% for AGIs below $10k, 23.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 18.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 22.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 19.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $12,329 (8% of AGI, reported on 35.6% of returns)
Here:

$12,329
State:

$4,035

Here:

8.1% of AGI
State:

4.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.8% for AGIs below $10k, 3.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $12,702 (reported on 78.5% of returns)
28646:

$12,702
State:

$7,257
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.5% for AGIs below $10k, 5.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,451 (reported on 12.2% of returns)
Here:

$1,451
State:

$1,851

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 70.9%
Here:

71%
State:

62%
(% for various income ranges: 67.1% for AGIs below $10k, 66.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 66.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 78.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 81.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 78.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$52,977
North Carolina:

$57,341
Grandfather, NC (28646) map Nearest zip codes: 28662, 28616, 28657, 28604, 28611, 28652.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

34.9%
North Carolina:

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

0.0%
North Carolina:

47.6%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 0
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 145


Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 36 (12 now married, 23 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 28646 with a mortgage: 33 (3 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 28

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $2,194

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.5
State:

6.4
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

6.8
State:

4.4
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  • Notable locations in zip code 28646: Camp Yonahnoka (A), United States Weather Station (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 28646 include: Hopkins Chapel (A), Peoples Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Gragg Cemetery (1), Tanglewood Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Reservoirs: Lake Kawahna (A), Grandfather Mountain Lake (B), Grandmother Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Big Grassy Creek (A), Major Branch (B), Little Grassy Creek (C), Ling Branch (D), Webb Creek (E), West Fork Linville River (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Tourist attraction (not listed on the city page) : Grandfather Mountain - Mountain Top Visitors Center & Gift Shop (2050 Blowing Rock Highway) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 92014 or later
  • 42010 to 2013
  • 2162000 to 2009
  • 2411990 to 1999
  • 4881980 to 1989
  • 2541970 to 1979
  • 621960 to 1969
  • 321950 to 1959
  • 01940 to 1949
  • 521939 or earlier

Zip code 28646 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Grandfather, NC (28646)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Grandfather, NC (28646)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 452 bedrooms
  • 693 bedrooms
  • 664 bedrooms
  • 485+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Grandfather, NC (28646)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Grandfather, NC (28646)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 231 bedroom
  • 222 bedrooms
  • 03 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Grandfather, NC (28646) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Grandfather, NC (28646) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 2no vehicle
  • 721 vehicle
  • 892 vehicles
  • 123 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Grandfather, NC (28646) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Grandfather, NC (28646) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 0no vehicle
  • 541 vehicle
  • 02 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 28646 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 28646 household income distribution in 2019
  • 25$20,000 to $24,999
  • 21$25,000 to $29,999
  • 13$40,000 to $44,999
  • 31$50,000 to $59,999
  • 13$60,000 to $74,999
  • 2$75,000 to $99,999
  • 4$125,000 to $149,999
  • 5$150,000 to $199,999
  • 25$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 28646

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 28646
  • 9$40,000 to $49,999
  • 10$100,000 to $124,999
  • 5$400,000 to $499,999
  • 18$500,000 to $749,999
  • 4$750,000 to $999,999
  • 4$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 8$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 1$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 28646

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 28646
  • 28$500 to $549
  • 24$650 to $699
  • 23$700 to $749

Median gross rent in 2019: $844.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $1,361,385.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $634,550

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $587,483
28646:

$587,483
North Carolina:

$193,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $121,427 - $867,360

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $573,328
Here:

$573,328
State:

$265,100

Townhouses or other attached units: $769,993
Here:

$769,993
State:

$217,635

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $523,093
Here:

$523,093
State:

$231,999
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 28646
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,114
  • One, attached: 45
  • Two: 41
  • 3 or 4: 75
  • 5 to 9: 76
  • 10 to 19: 9
  • Mobile homes: 8

Unemployment: 5.6%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 28646

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 28646
  • 84.1%89Drove a car alone
  • 0.9%1Carpooled
  • 14.2%15Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 28646

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 28646
  • 255 to 9 minutes
  • 4810 to 14 minutes
  • 1615 to 19 minutes
  • 190 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 87.6%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 313
  • Male householders: 85 (2 living alone), Female householders: 58 (27 living alone)
  • 86 spouses (86 opposite-sex spouses), 23 unmarried partners, (23 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 61 children (61 natural, 0 adopted, 0 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 foster children, 0 other relatives, 0 non-relatives

Size of family households: 69 2-persons, 10 3-persons, 32 4-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 28 1-person

14 married couples with children.
42 single-parent households (42 men).

101.0% of residents of 28646 zip code speak English at home.
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 2 (0.7%)
(52.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

0.7%
Whole state:

8.4%
Most common first ancestries reported in 28646
  • 31%Scottish
  • 19%Russian
  • 16%American
  • 7%English
  • 5%European
  • 2%Irish
  • 1%Italian

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • ABBOTT, WILLIAM - SFR (GRANDFATHER GOLF & CC LOT# 141 in LINVILLE, NC)
    STATE MASTER (North Carolina facility info) - -115DA4YG00M29W84AX3X0551XA, WASTEWATER FACILITY
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
    Alternative names: 244 HILLSIDE DRIVE

Zip code 28646 marital status for males
Zip code 28646 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0.1%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0.3%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 54.4%Electricity
  • 22.9%Wood
  • 21.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.1%Utility gas

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

  • This state: 120
  • Northeast: 30
  • Midwest: 57
  • South: 55
  • West: 47

67% of the 28646 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 60% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in North Carolina.

99% of the 28646 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 150% moved from different county within same state.

Year householders moved into unit in Grandfather, NC (28646)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2
Here:

10.1%
North Carolina:

11.4%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 2
Here:

15.6%
North Carolina:

9.1%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1
Here:

39.9%
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 ($)
  • 95,562Business and financial operations occupations
  • 91,290Management occupations
  • 26,302Sales and related occupations
  • 26,053Office and administrative support occupations

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (250-499 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: Golf Courses and Country Clubs (50-99: 1, 20-49: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Hotels (except Casino Hotels) and Motels (50-99: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists) (10-19: 2, 5-9: 3)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Child Day Care Services (20-49: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: Nature Parks and Other Similar Institutions (20-49: 1)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Administrative Management and General Management Consulting Services (20-49: 1)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Landscaping Services (10-19: 1, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 2)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Other Accounting Services (10-19: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (10-19: 1, 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

Fatal accident statistics in 2012:

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

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • 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 According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 7. The highest number of reported fires - 18 took place in 2013, and the least - 0 in 2008. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 28646 When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (56.5%), and Outside Fires (23.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 28646
    • 7056.5%Structure Fires
    • 2923.4%Outside Fires
    • 2016.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 54.0%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 28646, North Carolina

Most common first names in zip code 28646 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John980.4 years
Charles774.1 years
William679.5 years
Thomas674.2 years
James679.3 years
David481.5 years
Robert480.2 years
Mildred481.0 years
Mary483.3 years
Donald364.6 years
Most common last names in zip code 28646 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hartley1284.2 years
Greene984.1 years
Forbes884.1 years
Coffey674.3 years
Gragg673.0 years
Lambert676.5 years
Sturgill575.2 years
Hughes584.4 years
Webb487.0 years
Calvert471.3 years
Businesses in zip code 28646
NameCountNameCount
Decora Cabinetry1UPS1
FedEx1YMCA1
MasterBrand Cabinets1
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