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City: Mars Hill, NC (2.29%)
Counties: Madison County, NC (96.78%), Yancey County, NC (3.22%)

Estimated zip code population in 2011: 7,353
Zip code population in 2010: 7,679
Zip code population in 2000: 7,367




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Houses and condos: 3,860
Renter-occupied apartments: 753
% of renters here:

27%
State:

33%

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in zip code 28754: 83.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 86.4 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 85 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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

0.5% ($951)
North Carolina:

0.8% ($1,283)

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $982 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $912 (0.6%)

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Males: 3,662  (49.8%)
Females: 3,691  (50.2%)

For population 25 years and over in 28754:

  • High school or higher: 80.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.7%
  • Unemployed: 10.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 28754:

  • Never married: 27.2%
  • Now married: 50.5%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

Zip code 28754 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.

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Estimated median house/condo value in 2011: $185,500
28754:

$185,500
North Carolina:

$153,700



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in 28754 zip code as of October 26, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 28754 to the number of sex offenders is 901 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:

42.1 years
North Carolina median age:

37.7 years

Average household size:
This zip code:

2.3 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 28754, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $36,028 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$36,028
State:

$45,376

Salary/wage: $32,147 (reported on 79.9% of returns)
Here:

$32,147
State:

$39,442
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 113.3% for AGIs below $10k, 70.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 76.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 78.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 68.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 52.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,216 (reported on 43.4% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,216
North Carolina:

$1,515
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.6% for AGIs below $10k, 2.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,489 (reported on 16.1% of returns)
Here:

$2,489
State:

$4,016
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.2% for AGIs below $10k, 1.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$7,487 (reported on 13.8% of returns)
Here:

+$7,487
State:

+$11,152
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -1.7% for AGIs below $10k, 1.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$7,558 (reported on 21.4% of returns)
Here:

+$7,558
State:

+$9,490
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.5% for AGIs below $10k, 9.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.2% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,299 (reported on 2.3% of returns)
28754:

$3,299
North Carolina:

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

Total itemized deductions: $17,381 (26% of AGI, reported on 28.5% of returns)
Here:

$17,381
State:

$19,464

Here:

26.0% of AGI
State:

22.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.2% for AGIs below $10k, 8.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 12.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 15.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 16.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $4,215 (6% of AGI, reported on 24.5% of returns)
Here:

$4,215
State:

$4,035

Here:

6.0% of AGI
State:

4.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,275 (reported on 74.9% of returns)
28754:

$4,275
State:

$7,257
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.5% for AGIs below $10k, 4.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,722 (reported on 18.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,722
State:

$1,851

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 64.0%
Here:

64%
State:

62%
(% for various income ranges: 56.5% for AGIs below $10k, 68.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 65.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 63.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 60.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 66.4% for AGIs over 100k)


Estimated median household income in 2011:
This zip code:

$37,443
North Carolina:

$43,916

Mars Hill, NC (28754) map

Nearest zip codes: 28787, 37657, 28709, 28753, 28701, 28714.

Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

45.2%
North Carolina:

52.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

4.9%
North Carolina:

5.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 245
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 2,542


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 14 (14 now married, 0 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 1,515 (646 now married, 869 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 28754 with a mortgage: 1,066 (37 second mortgage, 212 home equity loan, 27 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 968

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,201
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $295

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

17.3%
Whole state:

17.9%

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

9.8%
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:

4.6
State:

4.4


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

Notable locations in zip code 28754: Ebb Chapel (A), Ivy (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in zip code 28754 include: Middle Fork Church (A), Little Ivy Church (B), Little Creek Church (C), Laurel Bend Church (D), East Fork Church (E), Bright Hope Church (F), Gabriel Creek Church (G), Upper Laurel Church (H), Pleasant Valley Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Marshbanks Cemetery (1), Maney Cemetery (2), Gardner Cemetery (3), Edwards Cemetery (4), Mc Elroy Cemetery (5), Briggs Cemetery (6), Carter Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Mars Hill Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Ingle Branch (A), Holcombe Branch (B), Parker Branch (C), Flea Branch (D), Gabriel Creek (E), Paint Fork (F), Hampton Creek (G), Smith Branch (H), Holland Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 212
  • 2000 to 2004: 197
  • 1990 to 1999: 853
  • 1980 to 1989: 678
  • 1970 to 1979: 931
  • 1960 to 1969: 281
  • 1950 to 1959: 206
  • 1940 to 1949: 98
  • 1939 or earlier: 404


Zip code 28754 satellite photo by USGS

Bedrooms in houses/apartments in 28754
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 11
  • 1 bedroom: 56
  • 2 bedrooms: 407
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,044
  • 4 bedrooms: 356
  • 5+ bedrooms: 160
  • no bedroom: 34
  • 1 bedroom: 110
  • 2 bedrooms: 293
  • 3 bedrooms: 269
  • 4 bedrooms: 30
  • 5+ bedrooms: 17
Cars and other vehicles available in 28754 in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 81
  • 1 vehicle: 473
  • 2 vehicles: 809
  • 3 vehicles: 447
  • 4 vehicles: 193
  • 5+ vehicles: 31
  • no vehicle: 115
  • 1 vehicle: 379
  • 2 vehicles: 192
  • 3 vehicles: 63
  • 4 vehicles: 4
  • 5+ vehicles: 0


Estimated household income distribution in 2009:

Zip code 28754 household income distribution in 2009

Zip code 28754 house/condo values in 2011

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2011 in zip code 28754:

  • Less than $10,000: 62
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 39
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 48
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 22
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 28
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 7
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 51
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 13
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 36
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 75
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 64
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 62
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 132
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 123
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 145
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 261
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 194
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 152
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 251
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 140
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 101
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 15
  • $1,000,000 or more: 13

 



28754 rent paid by renters

Rent paid by renters in 2011 in zip code 28754:

  • $100 to $149: 7
  • $150 to $199: 8
  • $200 to $249: 48
  • $250 to $299: 49
  • $300 to $349: 34
  • $350 to $399: 30
  • $400 to $449: 84
  • $500 to $549: 75
  • $550 to $599: 81
  • $600 to $649: 22
  • $650 to $699: 10
  • $700 to $749: 30
  • $750 to $799: 13
  • $800 to $899: 10
  • $900 to $999: 12
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 26
  • No cash rent: 214
 


Median gross rent in 2011: $578.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $201,695
  • Black or African American householders: $160,076
  • Asian householders: $258,946
  • Two or more races householders: $221,281
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $122,411

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $185,500
28754:

$185,500
North Carolina:

$153,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $100,300 - $304,600

Mean price in 2011:

Detached houses: $274,259
Here:

$274,259
State:

$216,682

Mobile homes: $68,277
Here:

$68,277
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: 2,940
  • One, attached: 82
  • Two: 87
  • 3 or 4: 61
  • 5 to 9: 29
  • 10 to 19: 4
  • 20 to 49: 23
  • 50 or more: 33
  • Mobile homes: 601

Unemployment: 10.5%
28754 zip code mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 2,015 (73%)
  • Carpooled: 364 (13%)
  • Walked: 109 (4%)
  • Worked at home: 265 (10%)
 

28754 zip code travel time to work (commute)

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 172
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 211
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 225
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 235
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 448
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 107
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 396
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 93
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 70
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 433
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 83
  • 90 or more minutes: 15
 

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 45.3%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 6,491
  • In family households: 5,501 (1,018 male householders, 875 female householders)
    1,508 spouses, 1,508 children (1,380 natural, 46 adopted, 83 stepchildren), 168 grandchildren, 84 brothers or sisters, 100 parents, 162 other relatives, 78 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 990 (360 male householders (320 living alone)), 534 female householders (480 living alone)), 96 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 862 (122 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,024 2-persons, 513 3-persons, 221 4-persons, 99 5-persons, 24 6-persons, 12 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 800 1-person, 94 2-persons

862 married couples with children.
380 single-parent households (112 men, 268 women).

98.2% of residents of 28754 zip code speak English at home.
0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (31% very well, 33% well, 26% not well, 10% not at all).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 141 (1.9%)
(41.1% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

1.9%
Whole state:

7.3%

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

  • England (24%)
  • Mexico (18%)
  • Trinidad and Tobago (12%)
  • Canada (11%)
  • Chile (9%)
  • Germany (9%)
  • Colombia (8%)

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2000 or later: 42
  • 1990 to 1999: 37
  • 1980 to 1989: 6
  • Before 1980: 121

Races in zip code 28754:

White population: 7,127
Black population: 199
American Indian population: 14
Asian population: 32
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population: 4
Some other race population: 13
Two or more races population: 112
Hispanic or Latino population: 178

Most common first ancestries reported in 28754 (%):



  • German (12%)
  • English (11%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • Other groups (10%)
  • American (10%)
  • Scotch-Irish (8%)
  • Dutch (2%)


Zip code 28754 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • APAC-GEORGIA CONCRETE PLANT AT US23 & SA (10727 US HIGHWAY 23 in MARS HILL, NC)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (North Carolina facility info) - AIR PROGRAM
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Business SIC classification: CRUSHED AND BROKEN STONE; READY-MIXED CONCRETE
    Business NAICS classification: CRUSHED AND BROKEN GRANITE MINING AND QUARRYING.
    Alternative names: APAC-GEORGIA CONCRETE PLANT AT US23 AND SAM S GAP, GILBERT SOUTHERN CRUSHING OPERATION, GILBERT SOUTHERN CRUSHING OPERATION ** I

Fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 28754:

  • Baird House, LTD Bed And Breakfast Inn, 41 S Main St, Mars Hill, NC 28754 , Phone: (828) 689-5722
  • Comfort Inn , 167 J F Robinson Ln, Mars Hill, NC 28754 , Phone: (828) 689-9000, Fax: (828) 689-2366
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 28754

Zip code 28754 marital status for males
Zip code 28754 marital status for females


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 4.7%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4.6%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (33%)
  • Electricity (32%)
  • Wood (16%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15%)
  • Utility gas (4%)

Population in 1990: 5,949. Population change in the 1990s: +1,418 (+23.8%).

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

  • This state: 4,845
  • Northeast: 280
  • Midwest: 487
  • South: 1,448
  • West: 87

54% of the 28754 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in North Carolina.

91% of the 28754 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 24% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 7% 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): 110
Here:

20.9%
North Carolina:

8.9%

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

1.3%
North Carolina:

8.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 722
Here:

74.9%
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: 250,001
  • Computer and mathematical occupations: 75,682
  • Management occupations: 69,688
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations: 49,663
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors: 45,481
  • Education, training, and library occupations: 43,281

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

  • Educational Services: Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (500-999 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (100-249: 1)
  • Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: Skiing Facilities (100-249: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Residential Mental Retardation Facilities (50-99: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (20-49: 1, 10-19: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Hotels (except Casino Hotels) and Motels (20-49: 1, 10-19: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (20-49: 1, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 3)

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.)




People in group quarters:

  • 630 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 92 people in nursing homes
  • 32 people in homes for the mentally retarded



Most common first names in zip code 28754 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William5074.5 years
John4975.8 years
James4372.5 years
Mary3479.6 years
Robert2978.0 years
Ralph1974.0 years
Charles1975.0 years
George1780.5 years
Roy1479.9 years
Paul1468.1 years
Most common last names in zip code 28754 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Metcalf5278.5 years
Robinson4878.9 years
Rice4676.6 years
Ray4280.1 years
English4175.7 years
Buckner4079.1 years
Chandler3575.6 years
Edwards3477.4 years
Anderson3381.7 years
Ponder3380.7 years
Businesses in zip code 28754
NameCountNameCount
CVS1Subway1
Comfort Inn1U-Haul1
Lane Furniture1UPS1
RadioShack1Waffle House1


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