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28715 Zip Code (Asheville, NC) Detailed Profile




City: Asheville, NC (1.83%)
County: Buncombe County, NC
Estimated zip code population in 2017: 26,703
Zip code population in 2010: 24,582
Zip code population in 2000: 22,256

Houses and condos: 11,823
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,689
% of renters here:

26%
State:

35%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 28715: 90.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 77.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 343 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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

0.6% ($1,283)
North Carolina:

0.8% ($1,440)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,401 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,041 (0.6%)

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Males: 12,923  (48.4%)
Females: 13,780  (51.6%)

For population 25 years and over in 28715:

  • High school or higher: 90.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 28715:

  • Never married: 23.5%
  • Now married: 55.4%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

Zip code 28715 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 28715 (2017)
    • 22,411100.7%White
    • 1,2575.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3431.5%Black
    • 3031.4%Two or more races
    • 1420.6%Asian
    • 1000.4%American Indian
    • 180.08%Some other race
    • 80.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Urban population: 12,753
Rural population: 13,949

Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $208,716
28715:

$208,716
North Carolina:

$171,200



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 55 registered sex offenders living in 28715 zip code as of February 23, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 28715 is 479 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:

42.0 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.6 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 28715, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $47,675 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$47,675
State:

$54,937

Salary/wage: $40,740 (reported on 83.2% of returns)
Here:

$40,740
State:

$46,336
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 73.3% for AGIs below $25k, 80.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 75.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 74.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 69.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 52.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,128 (reported on 32.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,128
North Carolina:

$1,298
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $4,617 (reported on 14.6% of returns)
Here:

$4,617
State:

$6,213
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$9,523 (reported on 12.0% of returns)
Here:

+$9,523
State:

+$12,740
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 10.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$10,796 (reported on 17.3% of returns)
Here:

+$10,796
State:

+$10,311
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.8% for AGIs below $25k, 3.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $17,178 (reported on 9.6% of returns)
28715:

$17,178
North Carolina:

$15,575
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.3% for AGIs below $25k, 2.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $19,100 (reported on 0.4% of returns)
28715:

$19,100
North Carolina:

$21,078
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $21,988 (24% of AGI, reported on 30.4% of returns)
Here:

$21,988
State:

$23,438

Here:

23.6% of AGI
State:

21.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.7% for AGIs below $25k, 10.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 14.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 15.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 15.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $4,482 (reported on 24.8% of returns)
Here:

$4,482
State:

$4,687
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $7,219 (reported on 30.4% of returns)
28715:

$7,219
State:

$8,823
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs below $25k, 2.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 7.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,205 (reported on 21.5% of returns)
Here:

$2,205
State:

$2,376
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 52.7%
Here:

53%
State:

53%
(% for various income ranges: 49.7% for AGIs below $25k, 51.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 54.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 54.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 60.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 80.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 28715, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $37,136 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$37,136
State:

$45,376

Salary/wage: $34,217 (reported on 85.6% of returns)
Here:

$34,217
State:

$39,442
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 126.0% for AGIs below $10k, 76.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 83.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 81.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 81.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 66.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,381 (reported on 38.0% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,381
North Carolina:

$1,515
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.2% for AGIs below $10k, 1.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,978 (reported on 15.1% of returns)
Here:

$1,978
State:

$4,016
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.2% for AGIs below $10k, 0.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$6,275 (reported on 12.4% of returns)
Here:

+$6,275
State:

+$11,152
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -1.0% for AGIs below $10k, -0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$8,404 (reported on 16.7% of returns)
Here:

+$8,404
State:

+$9,490
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.8% for AGIs below $10k, 5.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.8% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,789 (reported on 2.2% of returns)
28715:

$2,789
North Carolina:

$2,967
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $5,536 (reported on 0.3% of returns)
Here:

$5,536
North Carolina:

$14,754

Total itemized deductions: $17,424 (26% of AGI, reported on 32.7% of returns)
Here:

$17,424
State:

$19,464

Here:

26.3% of AGI
State:

22.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 16.2% for AGIs below $10k, 11.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 13.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 16.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 18.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,771 (5% of AGI, reported on 27.3% of returns)
Here:

$3,771
State:

$4,035

Here:

5.4% of AGI
State:

4.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs below $10k, 1.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,577 (reported on 74.1% of returns)
28715:

$4,577
State:

$7,257
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.7% for AGIs below $10k, 4.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,731 (reported on 18.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,731
State:

$1,851

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 58.5%
Here:

59%
State:

62%
(% for various income ranges: 52.5% for AGIs below $10k, 60.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 59.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 59.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 56.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 66.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$53,296
North Carolina:

$52,752
Asheville, NC (28715) map Nearest zip codes: 28806, 28704, 28742, 28748, 28716, 28801.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

45.6%
North Carolina:

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

4.4%
North Carolina:

5.8%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,330
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 8,819


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 312 (280 now married, 35 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 5,724 (2,979 now married, 2,725 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 28715 with a mortgage: 4,438 (89 second mortgage, 517 home equity loan, 47 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,044

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,223
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $360

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

12.9%
Whole state:

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

8.9%
Whole state:

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

6.0
State:

6.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

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

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  • Notable location: Stony Fork Recreation Site (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Churches in zip code 28715 include: Hominy Church (A), Mount Pisgah Church (B), Liberty Church (C), Laurel Hill Church (D), Montmorenci Church (E), White Rock Church (F), Davis Chapel Church (G), Mount Moriah Church (H), New Morgan Hill Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Trull Cemetery (1), Hice Hill Cemetery (2), Brooks Cemetery (3), Harkins Cemetery (4), Luther Cemetery (5), Forest Lawn Cemetery (6), Justice Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Reservoirs: Thrash Lake (A), Enka Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Hogpen Branch (A), George Branch (B), Glady Fork (C), Curtis Creek (D), Bryson Branch (E), Chestnut Creek (F), Baldwin Field Branch (G), Beaverdam Creek (H), Stony Fork (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Park in zip code 28715: Beaverdam Wildlife Restoration Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Tourist attraction (not listed on the city page) : Blue Ridge Explorer (2 Asbury Acres Drive) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 4672014 or later
  • 4752010 to 2013
  • 2,8512000 to 2009
  • 2,3531990 to 1999
  • 1,8081980 to 1989
  • 1,2331970 to 1979
  • 1,1331960 to 1969
  • 6261950 to 1959
  • 3631940 to 1949
  • 6321939 or earlier

Zip code 28715 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Asheville, NC (28715)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Asheville, NC (28715)
  • 30no bedroom
  • 301 bedroom
  • 1,8652 bedrooms
  • 4,1903 bedrooms
  • 1,1374 bedrooms
  • 1815+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Asheville, NC (28715)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Asheville, NC (28715)
  • 150no bedroom
  • 2001 bedroom
  • 1,2242 bedrooms
  • 1,0113 bedrooms
  • 544 bedrooms
  • 535+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Asheville, NC (28715) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Asheville, NC (28715) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 105no vehicle
  • 1,7891 vehicle
  • 3,1902 vehicles
  • 1,4783 vehicles
  • 6644 vehicles
  • 2755+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Asheville, NC (28715) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Asheville, NC (28715) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 266no vehicle
  • 1,2251 vehicle
  • 9182 vehicles
  • 1243 vehicles
  • 1224 vehicles
  • 515+ vehicles

  • Zip code 28715 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 28715 household income distribution in 2017
  • 569Less than $10,000
  • 538$10,000 to $14,999
  • 637$15,000 to $19,999
  • 475$20,000 to $24,999
  • 494$25,000 to $29,999
  • 492$30,000 to $34,999
  • 588$35,000 to $39,999
  • 508$40,000 to $44,999
  • 477$45,000 to $49,999
  • 791$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,133$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,400$75,000 to $99,999
  • 842$100,000 to $124,999
  • 369$125,000 to $149,999
  • 452$150,000 to $199,999
  • 302$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 28715

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 28715
  • 186Less than $10,000
  • 107$10,000 to $14,999
  • 98$15,000 to $19,999
  • 29$20,000 to $24,999
  • 61$25,000 to $29,999
  • 62$30,000 to $34,999
  • 17$35,000 to $39,999
  • 89$40,000 to $49,999
  • 129$50,000 to $59,999
  • 85$60,000 to $69,999
  • 72$70,000 to $79,999
  • 147$80,000 to $89,999
  • 233$90,000 to $99,999
  • 629$100,000 to $124,999
  • 531$125,000 to $149,999
  • 533$150,000 to $174,999
  • 687$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,122$200,000 to $249,999
  • 741$250,000 to $299,999
  • 670$300,000 to $399,999
  • 435$400,000 to $499,999
  • 499$500,000 to $749,999
  • 104$750,000 to $999,999
  • 47$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 15$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 28715

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 28715
  • 56Less than $100
  • 48$100 to $149
  • 39$150 to $199
  • 59$200 to $249
  • 43$250 to $299
  • 108$300 to $349
  • 6$350 to $399
  • 114$400 to $449
  • 125$450 to $499
  • 125$500 to $549
  • 259$550 to $599
  • 227$600 to $649
  • 185$650 to $699
  • 71$700 to $749
  • 173$750 to $799
  • 120$800 to $899
  • 101$900 to $999
  • 140$1,000 to $1,249
  • 42$1,250 to $1,499
  • 68$1,500 to $1,999
  • 24$2,000 to $2,499
  • 427No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $805.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $373,624.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $252,773
  • Black or African American householders: $225,404
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $361,581
  • Asian householders: $1,390,698
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $211,386

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $208,716
28715:

$208,716
North Carolina:

$171,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $123,286 - $303,717

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $363,202
Here:

$363,202
State:

$248,152

Townhouses or other attached units: $239,530
Here:

$239,530
State:

$203,169

In 2-unit structures: $243,392
Here:

$243,392
State:

$248,066

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $169,771
Here:

$169,771
State:

$154,617

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $246,702
Here:

$246,702
State:

$203,483

Mobile homes: $64,376
Here:

$64,376
State:

$69,094
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 28715
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,155
  • One, attached: 161
  • Two: 144
  • 3 or 4: 180
  • 5 to 9: 215
  • 10 to 19: 166
  • 20 to 49: 164
  • 50 or more: 66
  • Mobile homes: 3,506

Unemployment: 3.4%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 28715

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 28715
  • 83.2%10,249Drove a car alone
  • 9.2%1,131Carpooled
  • 0.8%95Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.1%17Motorcycle
  • 0.9%116Walked
  • 0.2%22Other means
  • 5.7%700Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 28715

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 28715
  • 302Less than 5 minutes
  • 6935 to 9 minutes
  • 1,19410 to 14 minutes
  • 2,40915 to 19 minutes
  • 3,05120 to 24 minutes
  • 1,36325 to 29 minutes
  • 1,33430 to 34 minutes
  • 36635 to 39 minutes
  • 17340 to 44 minutes
  • 38545 to 59 minutes
  • 16560 to 89 minutes
  • 18390 or more minutes

Neighborhoods in zip code 28715:

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 87.7%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 26,476
  • In family households: 22,342 (3,645 male householders, 3,146 female householders)
    5,410 spouses, 7,697 children (6,866 natural, 257 adopted, 575 stepchildren), 722 grandchildren, 182 brothers or sisters, 353 parents, 257 other relatives, 507 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,128 (1,574 male householders (1,345 living alone)), 1,792 female householders (1,540 living alone)), 757 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 233 (167 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 3,064 2-persons, 1,609 3-persons, 1,474 4-persons, 382 5-persons, 236 6-persons, 21 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 2,885 1-person, 414 2-persons, 47 3-persons, 17 4-persons

3,927 married couples with children.
1,327 single-parent households (274 men, 1,053 women).

90.9% of residents of 28715 zip code speak English at home.
6.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (64% very well, 24% well, 10% not well, 2% not at all).
2.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (50% very well, 30% well, 20% not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (54% very well, 17% well, 29% not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 1,344 (5.0%)
(33.5% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

5.0%
Whole state:

8.1%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 11%Macedonia
  • 10%Russia
  • 9%El Salvador
  • 6%Chile
  • 4%Costa Rica
  • 4%Ireland
  • 3%Iran
Most common first ancestries reported in 28715
  • 25%American
  • 12%English
  • 7%Irish
  • 6%German
  • 5%Scotch-Irish
  • 3%European
  • 3%Italian
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 3462010 or later
  • 6032000 to 2009
  • 2681990 to 1999
  • 406Before 1990

Zip code 28715 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • ASHEVILLE VAULT SERVICE (2239 SMOKY PARKS HIGHWAY in CANDLER, NC)
    STATE MASTER (North Carolina facility info) - -115DA4YG00M29W84AY3V06AB0B, WASTEWATER FACILITY
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: CONCRETE PRODUCTS, EXCEPT BLOCK AND BRICK
  • CLARK, JERRY - RESIDENCE (SAMS BRANCH ROAD in CANDLER, NC)
    STATE MASTER (North Carolina facility info) - -115DA4YG00PXWD64FBEM06E218, WASTEWATER FACILITY
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
  • DIVERSIFIED LABORATORIES INC. (PISGAH HIGHWAY 151 in CANDLER, NC)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: GARY GRANT (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • APAC ATLANTIC INC-ENKA (1188 SMOKY PARK HWY in CANDLER, NC)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: ASPHALT PAVING MIXTURES AND BLOCKS
  • BRAD RAGAN INC #1708 (RT 5 GEORG'S BRANCH RD in CANDLER, NC)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: GOODYEAR TIRE & RUBBER (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • CHEM DESIGNS (HWY NC 151 in CANDLER, NC)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
  • APAC OF CAROLINA ENKA (HIGHWAY 1923 SOUTH in CANDLER, NC)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: ASPHALT PAVING MIXTURES AND BLOCKS

Zip code 28715 marital status for males
Zip code 28715 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2.8%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3.9%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 66.6%Electricity
  • 13.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.8%Utility gas
  • 6.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.9%Wood

Population in 1990: 15,823. Population change in the 1990s: +6,433 (+40.7%).

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

  • This state: 16,446
  • Northeast: 2,395
  • Midwest: 1,715
  • South: 3,834
  • West: 607

57% of the 28715 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 66% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in North Carolina.

90% of the 28715 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 56% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 16% 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, 4% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Asheville, NC (28715)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 395
Here:

14.0%
North Carolina:

10.1%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 195
Here:

15.6%
North Carolina:

10.3%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 166
Here:

16.7%
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 ($)
  • 66,245Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 65,309Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 63,684Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 59,923Management occupations
  • 51,285Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 44,524Law enforcement workers including supervisors

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code (CANDLER, NC):

  • ENERGY TECHNOLOGY SERVICES INT (648 MONTE VISTA ROAD; small business)
    $59,600 with Army for Energy Studies. Signed on 2003-02-14. Completion date: 2003-07-09.
  • MOUNTAIN GEAR SURPLUS SALES (60 SAW BRANCH RD; small business) : $58,067 in 4 contracts from 2002 to 2005
    $41,683 with Air Force for Tents and Tarpaulins. Signed on 2005-11-16. Completion date: 2005-12-02.
    $11,877 with Navy for Athletic and Sporting Equipment. Signed on 2002-11-26. Completion date: 2002-12-09.
    $3,838 with Army for Tents and Tarpaulins. Signed on 2005-01-05. Completion date: 2005-01-15.
    $669, same as above. Signed on 2005-02-03. Completion date: 2005-01-15.
  • FERRISWHEEL TRUCKING CO (24 MACIE LANE; small business) : $35,760 in 2 contracts in 2000
    $35,760 with Defense Logistics Agency for Miscellaneous Items. Signed on 2000-11-09. Completion date: 2001-01-09.
    $0, same as above. Signed on 2000-11-09. Completion date: 2001-01-09.
  • WNC WOODWORKS INC (9 FERN FORREST DR; small business)
    $7,475 with Army for Office Furniture. Taking place in SC. Signed on 2003-12-11. Completion date: 2004-01-12.

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

  • Construction: Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction (250-499 employees: 1 establishment, 50-99 employees: 1 establishment, 20-49 employees: 1 establishment, 10-19 employees: 1 establishment, 5-9 employees: 1 establishment, 1-4 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Construction: Electrical Contractors (250-499: 1, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 2, 1-4: 5)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (100-249: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (20-49: 1, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 8, 1-4: 5)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (20-49: 2, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 1)
  • Finance and Insurance: Savings Institutions (50-99: 1, 5-9: 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:

  • 139 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 23 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 23 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 14 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 134 people in nursing homes
  • 71 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 52 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 39 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 30 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 9 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 5 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 10
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED204$167,020290$197,7051,257$182,07334$114,21086$191,732120$101,461
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$145,8377$170,59089$177,9833$22,05314$158,28814$102,331
APPLICATIONS DENIED48$148,73946$148,012499$174,94934$69,64939$167,54899$87,168
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN20$153,94555$213,018331$165,48817$92,21234$197,45932$88,256
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$117,40310$126,18766$161,7590$06$85,1405$99,388
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED38$238,79430$249,9922$217,915
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED16$249,93612$259,2472$284,620
APPLICATIONS DENIED12$174,2436$209,0570$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$147,5434$290,8830$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$220,2650$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 28715
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 28715 - Value
Most common first names in zip code 28715 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James14172.4 years
William11974.2 years
Mary9979.0 years
Robert9471.6 years
John9275.0 years
Charles6872.8 years
George4676.3 years
Ruth4582.9 years
Margaret3477.7 years
Ethel3280.5 years
Most common last names in zip code 28715 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Warren8875.1 years
Davis7674.8 years
Morgan5877.1 years
Smith5876.3 years
Brown5678.2 years
Taylor5176.6 years
Hall4379.3 years
Robinson4376.9 years
Moore4175.4 years
King4171.9 years
Businesses in zip code 28715
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Rite Aid1
Blockbuster1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx4U-Haul2
GNC1UPS2
H&R Block1
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