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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 2019: 26,764
Zip code population in 2010: 24,582
Zip code population in 2000: 22,256

Houses and condos: 12,056
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,832
% of renters here:

27%
State:

35%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 28715: 90.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 77.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 344 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

0.6% ($1,409)
North Carolina:

0.8% ($1,493)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,528 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,173 (0.6%)

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Males: 13,290  (49.7%)
Females: 13,473  (50.3%)

For population 25 years and over in 28715:

  • High school or higher: 91.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 28715:

  • Never married: 23.8%
  • Now married: 53.9%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

Zip code 28715 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Races in zip code 28715 (2019)
    • 22,41191.2%White
    • 1,2575.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3431.4%Black
    • 3031.2%Two or more races
    • 1420.6%Asian
    • 1000.4%American Indian
    • 180.07%Some other race
    • 80.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Urban population: 12,783
Rural population: 13,980

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $234,087
28715:

$234,087
North Carolina:

$193,200



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 59 registered sex offenders living in 28715 zip code as of April 13, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 28715 is 447 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:

44.2 years
North Carolina median age:

39.1 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.5 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 2019:
This zip code:

$56,629
North Carolina:

$57,341
Asheville, NC (28715) map Nearest zip codes: 28806, 28704, 28742, 28748, 28716, 28801.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

43.1%
North Carolina:

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

35.8%
North Carolina:

47.6%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 24.5% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,237
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 9,264


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 213 (185 now married, 29 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 5,316 (2,748 now married, 2,550 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 28715 with a mortgage: 4,511 (80 second mortgage, 386 home equity loan, 45 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,183

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,313
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $385

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

12.2%
Whole state:

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

7.9%
Whole state:

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

6.2
State:

6.4
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.4
  • 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)
  • 1,0442014 or later
  • 3892010 to 2013
  • 2,7532000 to 2009
  • 2,2541990 to 1999
  • 1,6731980 to 1989
  • 1,2801970 to 1979
  • 1,1411960 to 1969
  • 6771950 to 1959
  • 3141940 to 1949
  • 7241939 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)
  • 19no bedroom
  • 651 bedroom
  • 1,4942 bedrooms
  • 4,7393 bedrooms
  • 1,1264 bedrooms
  • 2165+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Asheville, NC (28715)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Asheville, NC (28715)
  • 71no bedroom
  • 1951 bedroom
  • 1,4792 bedrooms
  • 8923 bedrooms
  • 724 bedrooms
  • 1025+ 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
  • 144no vehicle
  • 1,8361 vehicle
  • 3,2362 vehicles
  • 1,5063 vehicles
  • 6094 vehicles
  • 3735+ 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
  • 205no vehicle
  • 1,5401 vehicle
  • 7362 vehicles
  • 2443 vehicles
  • 794 vehicles
  • 285+ vehicles

  • Zip code 28715 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 28715 household income distribution in 2019
  • 531Less than $10,000
  • 547$10,000 to $14,999
  • 655$15,000 to $19,999
  • 467$20,000 to $24,999
  • 413$25,000 to $29,999
  • 471$30,000 to $34,999
  • 568$35,000 to $39,999
  • 423$40,000 to $44,999
  • 529$45,000 to $49,999
  • 833$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,214$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,283$75,000 to $99,999
  • 979$100,000 to $124,999
  • 563$125,000 to $149,999
  • 520$150,000 to $199,999
  • 407$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 28715

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 28715
  • 124Less than $10,000
  • 107$10,000 to $14,999
  • 79$15,000 to $19,999
  • 42$20,000 to $24,999
  • 25$25,000 to $29,999
  • 63$30,000 to $34,999
  • 50$35,000 to $39,999
  • 98$40,000 to $49,999
  • 118$50,000 to $59,999
  • 80$60,000 to $69,999
  • 47$70,000 to $79,999
  • 108$80,000 to $89,999
  • 204$90,000 to $99,999
  • 438$100,000 to $124,999
  • 488$125,000 to $149,999
  • 507$150,000 to $174,999
  • 593$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,256$200,000 to $249,999
  • 909$250,000 to $299,999
  • 945$300,000 to $399,999
  • 516$400,000 to $499,999
  • 659$500,000 to $749,999
  • 128$750,000 to $999,999
  • 21$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 8$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 16$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 28715

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 28715
  • 62Less than $100
  • 24$100 to $149
  • 53$150 to $199
  • 40$200 to $249
  • 44$250 to $299
  • 86$300 to $349
  • 30$350 to $399
  • 165$400 to $449
  • 171$450 to $499
  • 236$500 to $549
  • 96$550 to $599
  • 136$600 to $649
  • 170$650 to $699
  • 102$700 to $749
  • 95$750 to $799
  • 215$800 to $899
  • 30$900 to $999
  • 328$1,000 to $1,249
  • 117$1,250 to $1,499
  • 83$1,500 to $1,999
  • 27$2,000 to $2,499
  • 402No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $810.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $436,014.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $283,499
  • Black or African American householders: $252,803
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $405,533
  • Asian householders: $1,559,745
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $237,081

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $234,087
28715:

$234,087
North Carolina:

$193,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $144,860 - $336,055

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $306,133
Here:

$306,133
State:

$265,100

Townhouses or other attached units: $311,094
Here:

$311,094
State:

$217,635

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $246,401
Here:

$246,401
State:

$231,999

Mobile homes: $98,918
Here:

$98,918
State:

$77,551
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: 7,400
  • One, attached: 191
  • Two: 113
  • 3 or 4: 232
  • 5 to 9: 180
  • 10 to 19: 180
  • 20 to 49: 133
  • 50 or more: 72
  • Mobile homes: 3,453

Unemployment: 3.5%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 28715

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 28715
  • 80.2%9,810Drove a car alone
  • 8.8%1,075Carpooled
  • 0.6%75Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.1%15Streetcar or trolley car
  • 0.8%100Walked
  • 0.5%66Other means
  • 9.2%1,127Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 28715

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 28715
  • 161Less than 5 minutes
  • 4895 to 9 minutes
  • 91610 to 14 minutes
  • 2,51115 to 19 minutes
  • 3,39920 to 24 minutes
  • 1,11225 to 29 minutes
  • 1,38230 to 34 minutes
  • 39535 to 39 minutes
  • 13640 to 44 minutes
  • 29045 to 59 minutes
  • 23860 to 89 minutes
  • 11790 or more minutes

Neighborhoods in zip code 28715:

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 89.2%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 26,764
  • Male householders: 5,687 (1,326 living alone), Female householders: 4,826 (1,690 living alone)
  • 5,470 spouses (5,346 opposite-sex spouses), 630 unmarried partners, (593 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 6,981 children (6,214 natural, 262 adopted, 513 stepchildren), 753 grandchildren, 192 brothers or sisters, 657 parents, 11 foster children, 459 other relatives, 877 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 231 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 3,256 2-persons, 1,332 3-persons, 1,531 4-persons, 361 5-persons, 226 6-persons, 65 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 3,015 1-person, 668 2-persons, 47 3-persons, 10 4-persons

3,563 married couples with children.
1,287 single-parent households (235 men, 1,052 women).

92.2% of residents of 28715 zip code speak English at home.
6.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% very well, 19% well, 11% not well, 1% not at all).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% very well, 9% well, 20% not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (16% very well, 28% well, 57% not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 1,201 (4.5%)
(44.3% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

4.5%
Whole state:

8.4%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 37%Honduras
  • 7%El Salvador
  • 6%Taiwan
  • 5%Chile
  • 4%Somalia
  • 4%Sweden
  • 4%Serbia
Most common first ancestries reported in 28715
  • 21%English
  • 19%American
  • 7%German
  • 6%Irish
  • 5%European
  • 4%Scotch-Irish
  • 3%Italian
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 3622010 or later
  • 3622000 to 2009
  • 1751990 to 1999
  • 591Before 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: 3.1%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3.8%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 67.5%Electricity
  • 14.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 8.0%Utility gas
  • 5.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.5%Wood
  • 0.7%No fuel used

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

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

  • This state: 15,788
  • Northeast: 2,760
  • Midwest: 1,819
  • South: 4,067
  • West: 794

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.

91% of the 28715 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, 15% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 2% 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): 648
Here:

24.5%
North Carolina:

11.4%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 54
Here:

4.1%
North Carolina:

9.1%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 80
Here:

11.9%
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 ($)
  • 67,311Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 66,472Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 63,502Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 56,852Business and financial operations occupations
  • 52,241Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 49,808Management occupations

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

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 74. The highest number of fire incidents - 154 took place in 2014, and the least - 23 in 2013. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 28715 When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (45.5%), and Outside Fires (37.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 28715
    • 50645.5%Structure Fires
    • 42237.9%Outside Fires
    • 13111.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 534.8%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 28715, North Carolina

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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