28734 Zip Code Detailed Profile




City: Franklin, NC (1.41%)
County: Macon County, NC
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 26,792
Zip code population in 2010: 27,040
Zip code population in 2000: 23,109

Houses and condos: 16,893
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,210
% of renters here:

27%
State:

36%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 28734: 83.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 301.2 sq. mi.
Water area: 1.3 sq. mi.
Population density: 89 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 28734
Zip code 28734 (Franklin, North Carolina) real estate house value trends

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2013:
This zip code:

0.4% ($647)
North Carolina:

0.8% ($1,304)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $702 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $597 (0.4%)

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Males: 12,999  (48.5%)
Females: 13,793  (51.5%)

For population 25 years and over in 28734:

For population 15 years and over in 28734:

Zip code 28734 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Races in zip code 28734

  • Zip code 28734 races chart
    • 24,211White population
    • 370Black population
    • 128American Indian population
    • 185Asian population
    • 3Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 23Some other race population
    • 231Two or more races population
    • 1,889Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 6,485
Rural population: 20,306

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $154,900
28734:

$154,900
North Carolina:

$154,300
Median resident age:
This zip code:

46.9 years
North Carolina median age:

37.9 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.2 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 28734, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $38,814 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$38,814
State:

$54,937

Salary/wage: $31,824 (reported on 74.8% of returns)
Here:

$31,824
State:

$46,336
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 66.5% for AGIs below $25k, 71.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 64.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 61.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 56.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 37.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,355 (reported on 36.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,355
North Carolina:

$1,298
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $4,476 (reported on 17.1% of returns)
Here:

$4,476
State:

$6,213
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$3,329 (reported on 14.0% of returns)
Here:

+$3,329
State:

+$12,740
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$8,204 (reported on 20.0% of returns)
Here:

+$8,204
State:

+$10,311
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.5% for AGIs below $25k, 4.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $11,835 (reported on 13.2% of returns)
28734:

$11,835
North Carolina:

$15,575
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.1% for AGIs below $25k, 3.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $14,450 (reported on 0.2% of returns)
28734:

$14,450
North Carolina:

$21,078

Total itemized deductions: $22,078 (28% of AGI, reported on 22.9% of returns)
Here:

$22,078
State:

$23,438

Here:

27.7% of AGI
State:

21.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.3% for AGIs below $25k, 9.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 11.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 14.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 21.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $6,990 (reported on 18.2% of returns)
Here:

$6,990
State:

$4,687
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 12.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $5,622 (reported on 22.7% of returns)
28734:

$5,622
State:

$8,823
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,189 (reported on 22.5% of returns)
Here:

$2,189
State:

$2,376
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.2% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 56.4%
Here:

56%
State:

53%
(% for various income ranges: 53.2% for AGIs below $25k, 55.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 63.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 63.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 64.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 72.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 28734, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $36,221 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$36,221
State:

$45,376

Salary/wage: $28,738 (reported on 76.6% of returns)
Here:

$28,738
State:

$39,442
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 90.0% for AGIs below $10k, 66.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 73.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 69.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 64.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 34.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,856 (reported on 47.3% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,856
North Carolina:

$1,515
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.1% for AGIs below $10k, 3.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,566 (reported on 20.8% of returns)
Here:

$2,566
State:

$4,016
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.5% for AGIs below $10k, 1.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$9,239 (reported on 18.2% of returns)
Here:

+$9,239
State:

+$11,152
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -1.1% for AGIs below $10k, 1.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 12.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$9,294 (reported on 21.7% of returns)
Here:

+$9,294
State:

+$9,490
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.3% for AGIs below $10k, 9.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.5% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,328 (reported on 3.0% of returns)
28734:

$3,328
North Carolina:

$2,967
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $10,588 (reported on 0.3% of returns)
Here:

$10,588
North Carolina:

$14,754

Total itemized deductions: $17,028 (26% of AGI, reported on 25.5% of returns)
Here:

$17,028
State:

$19,464

Here:

25.9% of AGI
State:

22.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 15.0% for AGIs below $10k, 9.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 10.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 13.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 17.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,978 (6% of AGI, reported on 21.2% of returns)
Here:

$3,978
State:

$4,035

Here:

5.7% of AGI
State:

4.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $10k, 1.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $5,042 (reported on 72.7% of returns)
28734:

$5,042
State:

$7,257
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.8% for AGIs below $10k, 4.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,727 (reported on 17.9% of returns)
Here:

$1,727
State:

$1,851

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 67.4%
Here:

67%
State:

62%
(% for various income ranges: 62.5% for AGIs below $10k, 69.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 68.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 68.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 68.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 75.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$37,066
North Carolina:

$45,906
Franklin, NC (28734) map Nearest zip codes: 28763, 28775, 28713, 28781, 30568, 30537.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

43.0%
North Carolina:

50.2%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

6.1%
North Carolina:

5.4%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 2,173
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 9,726


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 364 (188 now married, 176 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 4,950 (2,572 now married, 2,378 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 28734 with a mortgage: 4,212 (81 second mortgage, 610 home equity loan, 29 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,477

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,031
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S253

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

22.6%
Whole state:

17.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

13.8%
Whole state:

10.0%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

6.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 28734: North Carolina State Prison Camp (A), Standing Indian Shelter (B), Deep Gap Primitive Campground (C), Standing Indian Recreation Site (D), Kimsey Creek Recreation Site (E), Rock Gap Shelter (F), Siler Bald Shelter (G), Wayah Bald Recreation Site (H), Arrowwood Glade Picnic Area (I), Wesser Bald Lookout (J), Nikwasi Indian Mound (K), Arrowwood Glade Rearing Pools (L), Wayah Ranger District Office (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Centers: Palmer Street Shopping Center (1), East Franklin Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 28734 include: Mount Zion Church (A), Mount Hope Church (B), Morrison Church (C), Maidens Chapel (D), Louisa Chapel (E), Longview Church (F), Little Buck Creek Church (G), Liberty Church (H), Iotla Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Mc Ghee Cemetery (1), Lakey Cemetery (2), Franklin Cemetery (3), Fout Cemetery (4), Tellico Cemetery (5), Angel Cemetery (6), Tippet Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes and reservoirs: McCoys Fishing Lake (A), Watauga Vista Lake (B), Lake Charles (C), Pyle Lake (D), Noname (E), Moore Creek Lower Lake (F), Moore Creek Upper Lake (G), Vitale Apple Orchard Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Iotla Creek (A), Iotla Branch (B), Indian Branch (C), Hughes Branch (D), Huckleberry Creek (E), Hoglot Branch (F), Peeks Creek (G), Hickory Knoll Creek (H), Pat Stable Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 432010 or later
  • 2,9822000 to 2009
  • 3,3731990 to 1999
  • 3,5261980 to 1989
  • 3,1921970 to 1979
  • 1,4631960 to 1969
  • 9141950 to 1959
  • 5621940 to 1949
  • 8381939 or earlier

Zip code 28734 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Franklin, NC (28734)

  • 18no bedroom
  • 3341 bedroom
  • 2,6232 bedrooms
  • 4,4523 bedrooms
  • 1,0774 bedrooms
  • 1855+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Franklin, NC (28734)

  • 92no bedroom
  • 4261 bedroom
  • 1,5082 bedrooms
  • 9073 bedrooms
  • 2294 bedrooms
  • 485+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Franklin, NC (28734) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 342no vehicle
  • 2,7071 vehicle
  • 3,5102 vehicles
  • 1,3663 vehicles
  • 4924 vehicles
  • 2725+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Franklin, NC (28734) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 428no vehicle
  • 1,5151 vehicle
  • 9432 vehicles
  • 2243 vehicles
  • 874 vehicles
  • 135+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $734.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2013: $334,593.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2013 for:


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $154,900
28734:

$154,900
North Carolina:

$154,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $91,900 - $234,000

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $263,064
Here:

$263,064
State:

$219,576

Townhouses or other attached units: $199,598
Here:

$199,598
State:

$173,086

In 2-unit structures: $143,763
Here:

$143,763
State:

$165,738

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $217,034
Here:

$217,034
State:

$149,371

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $181,671
Here:

$181,671
State:

$175,668

Mobile homes: $73,500
Here:

$73,500
State:

$64,697

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $69,850
Here:

$69,850
State:

$131,724

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 11.5%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 88.5%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 26,404

Size of family households: 4,688 2-persons, 1,530 3-persons, 898 4-persons, 553 5-persons, 199 6-persons, 113 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 3,289 1-person, 414 2-persons, 141 3-persons, 74 4-persons

2,864 married couples with children.
1,466 single-parent households (308 men, 1,158 women).

92.0% of residents of 28734 zip code speak English at home.
6.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (60% very well, 20% well, 14% not well, 5% not at all).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (62% very well, 32% well, 7% not well).

Foreign born population: 1,541 (5.8%)
(21.1% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

5.8%
Whole state:

7.6%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 60%Mexico
  • 8%Malaysia
  • 8%Germany
  • 4%England
  • 3%United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
  • 3%Canada
  • 3%Philippines

Most common first ancestries reported in 28734 (%)

  • 30%American
  • 17%Other groups
  • 8%German
  • 8%English
  • 6%Irish
  • 4%Scottish
  • 4%Scotch-Irish

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 572010 or later
  • 6742000 to 2009
  • 4431990 to 1999
  • 686Before 1990

Zip code 28734 topographic map

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

Fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 28734:

All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 28734

Zip code 28734 marital status for males
Zip code 28734 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 5.3%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2.4%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 61%Electricity
  • 20%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8%Wood
  • 7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4%Utility gas
  • 1%No fuel used

Population in 1990: 16,689. Population change in the 1990s: +6,420 (+38.5%).

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


58% of the 28734 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 41% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in North Carolina.

89% of the 28734 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 53% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 5% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 0% moved from abroad.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 269
Here:

11.6%
North Carolina:

9.3%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 42
Here:

3.1%
North Carolina:

7.7%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 73
Here:

6.1%
North Carolina:

17.3%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • 58,155Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 50,682Community and social service occupations
  • 45,227Legal occupations
  • 42,684Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors
  • 42,412Business and financial operations occupations
  • 42,304Management occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

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


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 192 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 124 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 30 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 178 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 161 people in nursing homes
  • 69 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 31 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 13 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 8 people in other types of correctional institutions

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 4
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 4
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 8
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 4
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 4
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 8
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 28734 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James21372.9 years
William20976.7 years
John20576.5 years
Robert15374.5 years
Mary13380.1 years
Charles13074.7 years
George12676.2 years
Frank8476.0 years
Fred7577.7 years
Thomas7074.2 years
Most common last names in zip code 28734 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7674.5 years
Sanders7273.9 years
Ledford6877.9 years
Jones6176.9 years
Holland5975.5 years
Gibson5877.2 years
Cabe5479.5 years
Tallent5076.9 years
Roper4679.6 years
Johnson4273.3 years
Businesses in zip code 28734
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Knights Inn1
Advance Auto Parts1La-Z-Boy2
Arby's1Lane Furniture2
AutoZone1Little Caesars Pizza1
Burger King1Lowe's1
Chevrolet1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Comfort Inn1McDonald's2
Dairy Queen1Microtel1
Domino's Pizza1New Balance1
FedEx5Nike3
Ford1Pizza Hut1
GNC1RadioShack1
Goodwill2SONIC Drive-In1
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Hardee's1U-Haul3
Hilton1U.S. Cellular1
Jones New York2UPS6
KFC1Walmart1
Kincaid2Wendy's1
Kmart1

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