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Counties: Mitchell County, NC (68.61%), Yancey County, NC (31.39%)

Estimated zip code population in 2011: 1,344
Zip code population in 2010: 1,364
Zip code population in 2000: 2,386




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Houses and condos: 846
Renter-occupied apartments: 59
% of renters here:

11%
State:

33%

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in zip code 28740: 80.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 55.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.5 sq. mi.
Population density: 24 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2011:
This zip code:

0.7% ($647)
North Carolina:

0.8% ($1,283)

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $695 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $542 (0.5%)

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Males: 759  (56.5%)
Females: 585  (43.5%)

For population 25 years and over in 28740:

  • High school or higher: 73.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 0.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 28740:

  • Never married: 23.2%
  • Now married: 67.6%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 2.3%

Zip code 28740 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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 above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

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Estimated median house/condo value in 2011: $98,600
28740:

$98,600
North Carolina:

$153,700



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in 28740 zip code as of October 31, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 28740 to the number of sex offenders is 170 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

48.8 years
North Carolina median age:

37.7 years

Average household size:
This zip code:

2.6 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 28740, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $29,909 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$29,909
State:

$45,376

Salary/wage: $27,397 (reported on 81.3% of returns)
Here:

$27,397
State:

$39,442
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 63.6% for AGIs below $10k, 67.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 81.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 79.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 97.8% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $866 (reported on 42.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$866
North Carolina:

$1,515
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs below $10k, 1.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,469 (reported on 11.2% of returns)
Here:

$1,469
State:

$4,016
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$5,118 (reported on 10.6% of returns)
Here:

+$5,118
State:

+$11,152
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 15.3% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$5,938 (reported on 22.3% of returns)
Here:

+$5,938
State:

+$9,490
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 15.0% for AGIs below $10k, 11.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,053 (reported on 2.2% of returns)
28740:

$3,053
North Carolina:

$2,967

Total itemized deductions: $14,674 (28% of AGI, reported on 15.4% of returns)
Here:

$14,674
State:

$19,464

Here:

27.8% of AGI
State:

22.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 8.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,495 (6% of AGI, reported on 12.5% of returns)
Here:

$3,495
State:

$4,035

Here:

6.2% of AGI
State:

4.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $2,847 (reported on 74.6% of returns)
28740:

$2,847
State:

$7,257
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.0% for AGIs below $10k, 4.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,700 (reported on 23.2% of returns)
Here:

$1,700
State:

$1,851

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 74.6%
Here:

75%
State:

62%
(% for various income ranges: 68.8% for AGIs below $10k, 78.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 74.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 75.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 75.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 76.9% for AGIs over 100k)


Estimated median household income in 2011:
This zip code:

$32,462
North Carolina:

$43,916

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Nearest zip codes: 37692, 28705, 37650, 37687, 28714, 37682.

Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

62.9%
North Carolina:

52.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

4.1%
North Carolina:

5.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 84
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 431


Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 182 (138 now married, 44 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 28740 with a mortgage: 121 (15 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 335

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $958
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $267

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2011:
This zip code:

18.5%
Whole state:

17.9%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2011:
This zip code:

16.1%
Whole state:

10.0%

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

7.6
State:

4.4


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

Notable locations in zip code 28740: Poplar Hunt Camp (A), Indian Grave Trailhead (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in zip code 28740 include: Freewill Church (A), Christian Church (B), Union Hill Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Hughes Creek (A), Hollow Poplar Creek (B), Pate Creek (C), Flat Branch (D), Cooper Branch (E), Bird Creek (F), North Toe River (G), Brummett Creek (H), Bowling Green Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 16
  • 2000 to 2004: 29
  • 1990 to 1999: 101
  • 1980 to 1989: 141
  • 1970 to 1979: 173
  • 1960 to 1969: 68
  • 1950 to 1959: 63
  • 1940 to 1949: 88
  • 1939 or earlier: 167


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Bedrooms in houses/apartments in 28740
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 21
  • 1 bedroom: 8
  • 2 bedrooms: 145
  • 3 bedrooms: 256
  • 4 bedrooms: 13
  • 5+ bedrooms: 13
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 7
  • 3 bedrooms: 52
  • 4 bedrooms: 0
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in 28740 in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 37
  • 1 vehicle: 77
  • 2 vehicles: 126
  • 3 vehicles: 164
  • 4 vehicles: 52
  • 5+ vehicles: 0
  • no vehicle: 3
  • 1 vehicle: 0
  • 2 vehicles: 16
  • 3 vehicles: 7
  • 4 vehicles: 33
  • 5+ vehicles: 0


Estimated household income distribution in 2009:

Zip code 28740 household income distribution in 2009

Zip code 28740 house/condo values in 2011

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2011 in zip code 28740:

  • Less than $10,000: 8
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 17
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 23
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 37
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 77
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 41
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 29
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 57
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 36
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 7
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 53
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 37
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 34

 



28740 rent paid by renters

Rent paid by renters in 2011 in zip code 28740:

  • $350 to $399: 33
  • $450 to $499: 16
  • $700 to $749: 3
  • No cash rent: 7
 


Median gross rent in 2011: $439.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2011: $200,294.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2011 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $107,168
  • Two or more races householders: $72,500

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $98,600
28740:

$98,600
North Carolina:

$153,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $73,800 - $209,400

Mean price in 2011:

Detached houses: $155,889
Here:

$155,889
State:

$216,682

Mobile homes: $22,000
Here:

$22,000
State:

$73,066

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 666
  • Two: 3
  • 20 to 49: 8
  • Mobile homes: 169

Unemployment: 5.0%
28740 zip code mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 486 (95%)
  • Worked at home: 26 (5%)
 

28740 zip code travel time to work (commute)

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 3
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 0
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 50
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 42
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 11
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 207
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 94
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 0
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 24
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 0
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 36
  • 90 or more minutes: 19
 

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 54.9%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,336
  • In family households: 1,207 (325 male householders, 79 female householders)
    393 spouses, 351 children (329 natural, 4 adopted, 19 stepchildren), 59 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 129 (17 male householders (17 living alone)), 94 female householders (73 living alone)), 18 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 8 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 165 2-persons, 169 3-persons, 40 4-persons, 14 5-persons, 16 6-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 90 1-person, 21 2-persons

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

99.5% of residents of 28740 zip code speak English at home.
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% well).

Foreign born population: 9 (0.7%)
(100.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

0.7%
Whole state:

7.3%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • Philippines (100%)

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2000 or later: 0
  • 1990 to 1999: 9
  • 1980 to 1989: 0
  • Before 1980: 0

Races in zip code 28740:

White population: 1,329
Black population: 1
American Indian population: 1
Asian population: 0
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population: 0
Some other race population: 0
Two or more races population: 7
Hispanic or Latino population: 26

Most common first ancestries reported in 28740 (%):



  • American (21%)
  • English (17%)
  • German (11%)
  • Other groups (8%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (4%)
  • European (4%)


Zip code 28740 topographic map

Public primary/middle school in zip code 28740 not listed on the city page:

  • TIPTON HILL ELEMENTARY (Students: 108; Location: 4256 NC 197, GREEN MOUNTAIN, NC; Grades: KG - 08)

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • APPLIED INDUSTRIAL MATERIALS CORP (NC HWY 197 NORTH in GREEN MOUNTAIN, NC)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: APPLIED INDUSTRIAL MATERIALS CORP. (CONTACT/OWNER)


Zip code 28740 marital status for males
Zip code 28740 marital status for females


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 9.9%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 15.7%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (64%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Wood (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)

Population in 1990: 1,471. Population change in the 1990s: +915 (+62.2%).

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

  • This state: 982
  • Northeast: 76
  • Midwest: 47
  • South: 202
  • West: 28

71% of the 28740 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 43% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in North Carolina.

100% of the 28740 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 100% moved from different county within same state.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Private vs. public school enrollment:

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

0.0%
North Carolina:

8.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 4
Here:

6.8%
North Carolina:

8.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 16
Here:

28.1%
North Carolina:

17.5%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Class of Workers (%)


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

  • Construction and extraction occupations: 167,813
  • Production occupations: 48,144
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors: 40,260
  • Transportation occupations: 35,536
  • Office and administrative support occupations: 31,250
  • Sales and related occupations: 16,875

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

  • Information: Periodical Publishers (20-49 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Mining: Clay and Ceramic and Refractory Minerals Mining (10-19: 1)
  • Construction: New Multifamily Housing Construction (except Operative Builders) (5-9: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance (1-4: 1)
  • Construction: Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors (1-4: 1)
  • Construction: Electrical Contractors (1-4: 1)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Process, Physical Distribution, and Logistics Consulting Services (1-4: 1)

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 (Noninst.)




Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

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


Most common first names in zip code 28740 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1478.6 years
John1478.6 years
Charles1175.4 years
Mary1186.7 years
William1072.1 years
Robert1073.6 years
George777.6 years
Frank774.9 years
Cora682.2 years
Fred674.7 years
Most common last names in zip code 28740 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Peterson6575.7 years
Hughes3579.4 years
Bennett2673.8 years
Tipton2578.3 years
Whitson2380.4 years
Robinson2373.3 years
Miller1774.8 years
Adkins1579.5 years
Thomas1569.6 years
Deyton1482.7 years


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