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28729 Zip Code (Etowah, NC) Detailed Profile




Estimated zip code population in 2019: 3,147
Zip code population in 2010: 2,894
Zip code population in 2000: 2,672

Houses and condos: 1,611
Renter-occupied apartments: 150
% of renters here:

10%
State:

35%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 28729: 88.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 4.4 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 718 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 28729
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

0.5% ($1,259)
North Carolina:

0.8% ($1,493)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,154 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,623 (0.7%)

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Males: 1,683  (53.5%)
Females: 1,464  (46.5%)

For population 25 years and over in 28729:

  • High school or higher: 87.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 28729:

  • Never married: 15.0%
  • Now married: 66.3%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

Zip code 28729 compared to state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below 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 significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 28729 (2019)
    • 2,65391.7%White
    • 1244.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 501.7%Two or more races
    • 351.2%Asian
    • 230.8%Black
    • 50.2%American Indian
    • 30.1%Some other race
    • 10.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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100% rural population.

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $241,274
28729:

$241,274
North Carolina:

$193,200



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in 28729 zip code as of March 05, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 28729 is 907 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is lower than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

57.4 years
North Carolina median age:

39.1 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.1 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 28729, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $45,680 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$45,680
State:

$54,937

Salary/wage: $38,673 (reported on 68.2% of returns)
Here:

$38,673
State:

$46,336
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 56.0% for AGIs below $25k, 62.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 62.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 56.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 73.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $916 (reported on 45.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$916
North Carolina:

$1,298
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.7% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $4,402 (reported on 24.3% of returns)
Here:

$4,402
State:

$6,213
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.8% for AGIs below $25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$1,834 (reported on 18.5% of returns)
Here:

+$1,834
State:

+$12,740
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$9,758 (reported on 17.9% of returns)
Here:

+$9,758
State:

+$10,311
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.6% for AGIs below $25k, 3.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $13,628 (reported on 18.5% of returns)
28729:

$13,628
North Carolina:

$15,575
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.5% for AGIs below $25k, 4.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 6.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $19,596 (25% of AGI, reported on 32.9% of returns)
Here:

$19,596
State:

$23,438

Here:

25.5% of AGI
State:

21.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 13.1% for AGIs below $25k, 13.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 13.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 15.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 12.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $3,782 (reported on 28.3% of returns)
Here:

$3,782
State:

$4,687
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs below $25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $5,668 (reported on 32.9% of returns)
28729:

$5,668
State:

$8,823
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs below $25k, 2.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,273 (reported on 15.0% of returns)
Here:

$2,273
State:

$2,376
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.1% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 54.3%
Here:

54%
State:

53%
(% for various income ranges: 50.0% for AGIs below $25k, 52.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 64.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 55.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 69.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 28729, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $41,591 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$41,591
State:

$45,376

Salary/wage: $32,619 (reported on 71.8% of returns)
Here:

$32,619
State:

$39,442
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 90.0% for AGIs below $10k, 60.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 60.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 61.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 62.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 39.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,695 (reported on 53.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,695
North Carolina:

$1,515
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.7% for AGIs below $10k, 3.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $3,636 (reported on 30.3% of returns)
Here:

$3,636
State:

$4,016
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.9% for AGIs below $10k, 2.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$8,249 (reported on 23.6% of returns)
Here:

+$8,249
State:

+$11,152
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -4.0% for AGIs below $10k, -0.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$9,394 (reported on 17.0% of returns)
Here:

+$9,394
State:

+$9,490
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -12.5% for AGIs below $10k, 5.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.1% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,027 (reported on 2.2% of returns)
28729:

$3,027
North Carolina:

$2,967
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Total itemized deductions: $16,574 (25% of AGI, reported on 36.7% of returns)
Here:

$16,574
State:

$19,464

Here:

24.8% of AGI
State:

22.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 14.6% for AGIs below $10k, 12.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 14.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 14.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 18.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,473 (5% of AGI, reported on 31.1% of returns)
Here:

$3,473
State:

$4,035

Here:

4.9% of AGI
State:

4.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $5,400 (reported on 78.2% of returns)
28729:

$5,400
State:

$7,257
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.4% for AGIs below $10k, 3.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,816 (reported on 12.2% of returns)
Here:

$1,816
State:

$1,851

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 63.3%
Here:

63%
State:

62%
(% for various income ranges: 62.5% for AGIs below $10k, 65.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 60.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 64.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 58.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 71.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$53,671
North Carolina:

$57,341
Etowah, NC (28729) map Nearest zip codes: 28759, 28766, 28742, 28739, 28791, 28768.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

38.8%
North Carolina:

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

21.4%
North Carolina:

47.6%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 89
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,395


Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 459 (300 now married, 155 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 28729 with a mortgage: 914 (67 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 411

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,135
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $379

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

3.7%
Whole state:

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

0.4%
Whole state:

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

5.8
State:

6.4
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.5
State:

4.4
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Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 942010 to 2013
  • 3252000 to 2009
  • 3161990 to 1999
  • 4161980 to 1989
  • 1681970 to 1979
  • 1091960 to 1969
  • 821950 to 1959
  • 221940 to 1949
  • 451939 or earlier

Zip code 28729 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Etowah, NC (28729)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Etowah, NC (28729)
  • 9no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 2862 bedrooms
  • 8743 bedrooms
  • 1314 bedrooms
  • 245+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Etowah, NC (28729)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Etowah, NC (28729)
  • 76no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 652 bedrooms
  • 113 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Etowah, NC (28729) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Etowah, NC (28729) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 51no vehicle
  • 4781 vehicle
  • 4952 vehicles
  • 2253 vehicles
  • 464 vehicles
  • 305+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Etowah, NC (28729) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Etowah, NC (28729) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 75no vehicle
  • 641 vehicle
  • 112 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 28729 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 28729 household income distribution in 2019
  • 47Less than $10,000
  • 82$10,000 to $14,999
  • 38$15,000 to $19,999
  • 34$20,000 to $24,999
  • 86$25,000 to $29,999
  • 114$30,000 to $34,999
  • 52$35,000 to $39,999
  • 180$40,000 to $44,999
  • 61$45,000 to $49,999
  • 120$50,000 to $59,999
  • 52$60,000 to $74,999
  • 255$75,000 to $99,999
  • 208$100,000 to $124,999
  • 77$125,000 to $149,999
  • 8$150,000 to $199,999
  • 40$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 28729

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 28729
  • 45$20,000 to $24,999
  • 44$40,000 to $49,999
  • 12$50,000 to $59,999
  • 52$60,000 to $69,999
  • 22$80,000 to $89,999
  • 39$90,000 to $99,999
  • 65$100,000 to $124,999
  • 89$125,000 to $149,999
  • 85$150,000 to $174,999
  • 57$175,000 to $199,999
  • 233$200,000 to $249,999
  • 326$250,000 to $299,999
  • 189$300,000 to $399,999
  • 45$400,000 to $499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 28729

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 28729
  • 34Less than $100
  • 48$200 to $249
  • 34$300 to $349
  • 15$800 to $899
  • 10$900 to $999

Median gross rent in 2019: $247.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $5,469,917.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $278,476
  • Black or African American householders: $119,657
  • Two or more races householders: $141,413
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $141,413

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $241,274
28729:

$241,274
North Carolina:

$193,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $141,833 - $299,439

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $234,218
Here:

$234,218
State:

$265,100

Townhouses or other attached units: $297,326
Here:

$297,326
State:

$217,635

Mobile homes: $68,992
Here:

$68,992
State:

$77,551
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 28729

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,145
  • One, attached: 65
  • 3 or 4: 150
  • 5 to 9: 53
  • Mobile homes: 185
  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 28729

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 28729
  • 82.6%969Drove a car alone
  • 10.8%127Carpooled
  • 6.5%76Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 28729

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 28729
  • 30Less than 5 minutes
  • 1155 to 9 minutes
  • 4210 to 14 minutes
  • 7915 to 19 minutes
  • 27620 to 24 minutes
  • 16925 to 29 minutes
  • 19630 to 34 minutes
  • 940 to 44 minutes
  • 10245 to 59 minutes
  • 7560 to 89 minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 59.3%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,147
  • Male householders: 786 (225 living alone), Female householders: 691 (186 living alone)
  • 823 spouses (823 opposite-sex spouses), 51 unmarried partners, (51 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 542 children (514 natural, 0 adopted, 27 stepchildren), 63 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 94 parents, 16 foster children, 30 other relatives, 52 non-relatives

Size of family households: 603 2-persons, 154 3-persons, 137 4-persons, 72 5-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 411 1-person, 101 2-persons

433 married couples with children.
0 single-parent households ().

97.7% of residents of 28729 zip code speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (50% very well, 50% well).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (57% very well, 43% well).
1.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 103 (3.3%)
(81.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

3.3%
Whole state:

8.4%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 18%Austria
  • 18%Burma
  • 11%Sweden
  • 11%United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
Most common first ancestries reported in 28729
  • 42%American
  • 10%Scotch-Irish
  • 6%English
  • 4%Irish
  • 4%Scottish
  • 3%Northern European
  • 3%Italian
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 332000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 73Before 1990

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • CULLIGAN OPERATING SERVICES, INCORPORATED (U.S. HIGHWAY 64 in ETOWAH, NC)
    STATE MASTER (North Carolina facility info) - -115DA4YG00SXYW64FBEQ8BVKH8, WASTEWATER FACILITY
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
    Alternative names: BLUE MTN UTILITIES/HUNTER GLEN, CULLIGAN OPERATING SERV INC HU, HUNTER'S GLEN WWTP

Zip code 28729 marital status for males
Zip code 28729 marital status for females

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 58.1%Electricity
  • 38.3%Utility gas
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Population in 1990: 2,461. Population change in the 1990s: +211 (+8.6%).

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

  • This state: 1,471
  • Northeast: 559
  • Midwest: 339
  • South: 566
  • West: 92

56% of the 28729 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in North Carolina.

90% of the 28729 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 64% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 13% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 23% moved from different state.

Year householders moved into unit in Etowah, NC (28729)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 9
Here:

4.7%
North Carolina:

11.4%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 10
Here:

6.7%
North Carolina:

9.1%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 26
Here:

26.8%
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 ($)
  • 77,860Management occupations
  • 51,300Healthcare support occupations
  • 50,971Production occupations
  • 48,014Transportation occupations
  • 41,545Education, training, and library occupations
  • 33,260Office and administrative support occupations

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

  • Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: Golf Courses and Country Clubs (50-99 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (20-49: 1, 10-19: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (20-49: 1, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 2)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (10-19: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Construction: Manufacturing (10-19: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance (10-19: 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

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 fire incidents per year is 14. The highest number of fires - 41 took place in 2011, and the least - 0 in 2003. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 28729 When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (60.4%), and Outside Fires (29.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 28729
    • 14860.4%Structure Fires
    • 7129.0%Outside Fires
    • 187.3%Other
    • 83.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 28729, North Carolina

Most common first names in zip code 28729 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2673.8 years
John2576.3 years
Mary2282.6 years
William2174.1 years
Robert2078.0 years
Charles1574.5 years
Thomas1172.3 years
Richard1177.3 years
Ruth1077.9 years
George1076.5 years
Most common last names in zip code 28729 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith970.8 years
Morgan876.6 years
Nicholson874.4 years
Jones783.6 years
Davis780.4 years
Anderson679.2 years
Bradley678.7 years
Johnson670.2 years
Allison677.4 years
Orr679.4 years

Businesses in zip code 28729

  • FedEx: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

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