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City: Highlands, NC (7.05%)
Counties: Macon County, NC (88.28%), Jackson County, NC (11.72%)

Estimated zip code population in 2011: 3,656
Zip code population in 2010: 3,197
Zip code population in 2000: 3,444




Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 28741

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Houses and condos: 5,431
Renter-occupied apartments: 331
% of renters here:

19%
State:

33%

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in zip code 28741: 90.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 86.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.4 sq. mi.
Population density: 42 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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

0.4% ($1,499)
North Carolina:

0.8% ($1,283)

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,450 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $1,579 (0.4%)

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Males: 1,688  (46.2%)
Females: 1,968  (53.8%)

For population 25 years and over in 28741:

  • High school or higher: 90.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 45.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 0.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 28741:

  • Never married: 8.8%
  • Now married: 67.2%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 14.8%

Zip code 28741 compared to state average:

  • Median house value significantly above 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 below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

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Estimated median house/condo value in 2011: $379,300
28741:

$379,300
North Carolina:

$153,700



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in 28741 zip code as of November 26, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 28741 to the number of sex offenders is 1,379 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this zip code is smaller than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

55.3 years
North Carolina median age:

37.7 years

Average household size:
This zip code:

2.0 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 28741, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $65,588 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$65,588
State:

$45,376

Salary/wage: $38,389 (reported on 65.7% of returns)
Here:

$38,389
State:

$39,442
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 427.5% for AGIs below $10k, 60.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 59.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 54.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 40.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 27.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $3,701 (reported on 56.0% of returns)
This zip code:

$3,701
North Carolina:

$1,515
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 38.1% for AGIs below $10k, 4.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $9,728 (reported on 40.2% of returns)
Here:

$9,728
State:

$4,016
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 69.1% for AGIs below $10k, 7.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 4.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 6.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$35,729 (reported on 36.6% of returns)
Here:

+$35,729
State:

+$11,152
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.4% for AGIs below $10k, -0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 7.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 30.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$20,738 (reported on 28.3% of returns)
Here:

+$20,738
State:

+$9,490
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 68.7% for AGIs below $10k, 15.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 9.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 11.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.4% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $4,220 (reported on 5.3% of returns)
28741:

$4,220
North Carolina:

$2,967
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $19,360 (reported on 1.4% of returns)
Here:

$19,360
North Carolina:

$14,754

Total itemized deductions: $29,803 (25% of AGI, reported on 44.3% of returns)
Here:

$29,803
State:

$19,464

Here:

25.2% of AGI
State:

22.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 263.2% for AGIs below $10k, 23.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 19.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 22.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 24.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $8,315 (7% of AGI, reported on 39.6% of returns)
Here:

$8,315
State:

$4,035

Here:

6.6% of AGI
State:

4.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 12.4% for AGIs below $10k, 2.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $12,208 (reported on 77.6% of returns)
28741:

$12,208
State:

$7,257
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 34.4% for AGIs below $10k, 5.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,489 (reported on 10.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,489
State:

$1,851

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 70.2%
Here:

70%
State:

62%
(% for various income ranges: 63.4% for AGIs below $10k, 66.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 72.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 70.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 74.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 81.4% for AGIs over 100k)


Estimated median household income in 2011:
This zip code:

$45,099
North Carolina:

$43,916

Highlands, NC (28741) map

Nearest zip codes: 28775, 28717, 30537, 28736, 29686, 29664.

Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

27.1%
North Carolina:

52.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

2.7%
North Carolina:

5.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 74
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,709


Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 488 (307 now married, 181 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 28741 with a mortgage: 686 (28 second mortgage, 93 home equity loan, 45 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 766

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,706
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $430

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

14.7%
Whole state:

17.9%

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

6.4%
Whole state:

10.0%

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.4


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

Notable locations in zip code 28741: Gold Mine (A), Cliffside Lake Recreation Site (B), Blue Valley Campground (C), Vanhook Glade Campground (D), Ammons Branch Campground (E), Highlands Country Club (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in zip code 28741 include: Clear Creek Church (A), Buck Creek Church (B), Whiteside Church (C), Shortoff Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Horse Cove Cemetery (1), Highlands Cemetery (2), Norton Cemetery (3), Wilson Cemetery (4), Whiteside Cove Cemetery (5), Mount Moriah Cemetery (6), Miller Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Wilson Lakes (A), Club Lake (B), Baumrucker Lake (C), Holly Berry Mountain Lake (D), Highlands Lake (E), Cliffside Lake (F), Cold Springs Saddle Club Lake (G), Wildwood Mountain Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Houston Branch (A), Holly Branch (B), Green Creek (C), Gold Mine Branch (D), Edwards Creek (E), East Fork Overflow Creek (F), Stephens Creek (G), Norton Branch (H), Crow Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in zip code 28741 include: Blue Valley Experimental Forest (1), Vanhook Wayside Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 173
  • 2000 to 2004: 585
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,434
  • 1980 to 1989: 886
  • 1970 to 1979: 933
  • 1960 to 1969: 593
  • 1950 to 1959: 359
  • 1940 to 1949: 221
  • 1939 or earlier: 247


Zip code 28741 satellite photo by USGS

Bedrooms in houses/apartments in 28741
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 147
  • 2 bedrooms: 298
  • 3 bedrooms: 671
  • 4 bedrooms: 304
  • 5+ bedrooms: 32
  • no bedroom: 10
  • 1 bedroom: 15
  • 2 bedrooms: 199
  • 3 bedrooms: 83
  • 4 bedrooms: 7
  • 5+ bedrooms: 17
Cars and other vehicles available in 28741 in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 16
  • 1 vehicle: 413
  • 2 vehicles: 753
  • 3 vehicles: 195
  • 4 vehicles: 50
  • 5+ vehicles: 25
  • no vehicle: 39
  • 1 vehicle: 113
  • 2 vehicles: 70
  • 3 vehicles: 102
  • 4 vehicles: 7
  • 5+ vehicles: 0


Estimated household income distribution in 2009:

Zip code 28741 household income distribution in 2009

Zip code 28741 house/condo values in 2011

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2011 in zip code 28741:

  • Less than $10,000: 51
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 3
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 41
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 44
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 19
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 28
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 69
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 30
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 120
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 21
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 106
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 83
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 140
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 141
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 142
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 224
  • $1,000,000 or more: 190

 



28741 rent paid by renters

Rent paid by renters in 2011 in zip code 28741:

  • $100 to $149: 53
  • $250 to $299: 10
  • $400 to $449: 30
  • $450 to $499: 6
  • $550 to $599: 39
  • $650 to $699: 18
  • $750 to $799: 4
  • $800 to $899: 72
  • $900 to $999: 3
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 49
  • $2,000 or more: 17
  • No cash rent: 30
 


Median gross rent in 2011: $901.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2011: $477,727.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $392,895
  • Some other race householders: $387,216
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $1,326,517

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $379,300
28741:

$379,300
North Carolina:

$153,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $166,300 - $806,900

Mean price in 2011:

Detached houses: $281,084
Here:

$281,084
State:

$216,682

Mobile homes: $91,011
Here:

$91,011
State:

$73,066

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,784
  • One, attached: 54
  • Two: 68
  • 3 or 4: 151
  • 5 to 9: 85
  • 10 to 19: 52
  • 20 to 49: 26
  • Mobile homes: 175
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 36

Unemployment: 2.6%
28741 zip code mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 1,070 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 144 (11%)
  • Walked: 48 (4%)
  • Other means: 7 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 64 (5%)
 

28741 zip code travel time to work (commute)

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 123
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 328
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 220
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 178
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 148
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 22
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 45
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 6
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 0
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 120
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 63
  • 90 or more minutes: 16
 

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 78.0%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,570
  • In family households: 2,853 (692 male householders, 441 female householders)
    1,026 spouses, 639 children (539 natural, 31 adopted, 71 stepchildren), 41 grandchildren, 4 brothers or sisters, 4 parents, 5 other relatives, 1 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 717 (333 male householders (300 living alone)), 317 female householders (297 living alone)), 67 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 86 (72 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 743 2-persons, 159 3-persons, 177 4-persons, 54 5-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 597 1-person, 34 2-persons, 19 3-persons

422 married couples with children.
170 single-parent households (170 women).

95.1% of residents of 28741 zip code speak English at home.
1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (52% very well, 7% well, 38% not well, 3% not at all).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (96% very well, 4% well).
1.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (36% very well, 28% well, 36% not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 170 (4.6%)
(39.4% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

4.6%
Whole state:

7.3%

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

  • Laos (26%)
  • Mexico (22%)
  • Canada (16%)
  • Germany (15%)
  • Japan (10%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (8%)
  • Czechoslovakia (includes Czech Republic and Slovakia) (2%)

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2000 or later: 54
  • 1990 to 1999: 44
  • 1980 to 1989: 0
  • Before 1980: 81

Races in zip code 28741:

White population: 2,979
Black population: 19
American Indian population: 6
Asian population: 9
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population: 0
Some other race population: 2
Two or more races population: 33
Hispanic or Latino population: 149

Most common first ancestries reported in 28741 (%):



  • American (23%)
  • English (14%)
  • Scottish (11%)
  • German (10%)
  • Other groups (7%)
  • Scotch-Irish (5%)
  • Irish (4%)


Zip code 28741 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • CLIFFSIDE LAKE REC AREA (14014 HIGHLANDS ROAD in HIGHLANDS, NC)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-04-1999-0415, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    STATE MASTER (North Carolina facility info) - DRINKING WATER PROGRAM,
    Business SIC classification: NONCLASSIFIABLE ESTABLISHMENTS
    Alternative names: CLIFFSIDE LAKE RECREATION AREA WATER SYS
  • BARNES LONNIE- RESIDENCE (NCSR 1535 in HIGHLANDS, NC)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS

Fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 28741:

  • Mountain High Motel, Main St And Second St, Highlands, NC 28741 , Phone: (828) 526-2790
  • Hampton Inn Highlands , 96 Log Cabin Ln, Highlands, NC 28741 , Phone: (828) 526-5899, Fax: (828) 526-8072
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 28741

Zip code 28741 marital status for males
Zip code 28741 marital status for females


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2.1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.6%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (47%)
  • Electricity (32%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (16%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Utility gas (2%)

Population in 1990: 2,685. Population change in the 1990s: +759 (+28.3%).

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

  • This state: 992
  • Northeast: 585
  • Midwest: 347
  • South: 1,476
  • West: 77

60% of the 28741 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 25% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in North Carolina.

95% of the 28741 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 19% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 23% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 45% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 13% 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): 12
Here:

3.5%
North Carolina:

8.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 129
Here:

59.4%
North Carolina:

8.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 5
Here:

12.8%
North Carolina:

17.5%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Class of Workers (%)


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

  • Legal occupations: 65,781
  • Education, training, and library occupations: 51,000
  • Community and social service occupations: 46,172
  • Management occupations: 43,571
  • Healthcare support occupations: 40,694
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations: 40,586

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • ATLANTIC SOUTH POWER GENERATIO (434 CAROLINA WAY, SUITE 2 in HIGHLANDS, NC; small business) : $71,316 in 2 contracts in 2000
    $44,144 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment -- Electric Wire, and Power and Distribution Equipment. Taking place in GA. Signed on 2000-05-30. Completion date: 2000-06-30.
    $27,172 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment -- Electrical and Electronic Equipment Components. Taking place in GA. Signed on 2000-09-28. Completion date: 2000-06-30.

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

  • Construction: New Single-Family Housing Construction (except Operative Builders) (20-49 employees: 3 establishments, 10-19 employees: 3 establishments, 5-9 employees: 2 establishments, 1-4 employees: 11 establishments)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (20-49: 3, 10-19: 3, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 6)
  • Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: Golf Courses and Country Clubs (20-49: 5, 1-4: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (100-249: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Hotels (except Casino Hotels) and Motels (20-49: 1, 10-19: 3, 5-9: 4, 1-4: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (20-49: 1, 5-9: 5, 1-4: 1)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (20-49: 1, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 2)
  • Construction: Electrical Contractors (20-49: 1, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 1)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Landscaping Services (10-19: 1, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 5)

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.)




73 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • 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

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 28741 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3876.5 years
William3576.5 years
James3275.6 years
Mary2483.5 years
Charles1874.9 years
Elizabeth1683.6 years
Robert1573.0 years
George1477.6 years
Margaret1381.6 years
Richard1278.3 years
Most common last names in zip code 28741 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Talley2281.2 years
Mccall2074.3 years
Edwards1582.9 years
Keener1481.7 years
Wilson1476.8 years
Baty1378.9 years
Chastain1267.8 years
Potts1276.3 years
Henry1282.1 years
Dendy1181.2 years
Businesses in zip code 28741
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1RadioShack1
FedEx1U.S. Cellular1
Kincaid1UPS1
Nike1


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