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Counties: Transylvania County, NC (92.59%), Henderson County, NC (7.41%)
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 1,345
Zip code population in 2010: 1,262
Zip code population in 2000: 842

Houses and condos: 539
Renter-occupied apartments: 63
% of renters here:

13%
State:

35%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 28766: 82.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 5.8 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 231 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

0.5% ($1,163)
North Carolina:

0.8% ($1,493)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,148 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,200 (0.6%)

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Males: 696  (51.8%)
Females: 649  (48.2%)

For population 25 years and over in 28766:

  • High school or higher: 93.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 0.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 28766:

  • Never married: 20.6%
  • Now married: 61.4%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

Zip code 28766 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 28766 (2019)
    • 1,20495.4%White
    • 262.1%Two or more races
    • 161.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 141.1%Black
    • 20.2%Asian
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $222,145
28766:

$222,145
North Carolina:

$193,200
Median resident age:
This zip code:

48.8 years
North Carolina median age:

39.1 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.8 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 28766, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $41,740 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$41,740
State:

$54,937

Salary/wage: $37,493 (reported on 78.6% of returns)
Here:

$37,493
State:

$46,336
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 67.3% for AGIs below $25k, 74.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 72.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 76.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 61.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $728 (reported on 35.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$728
North Carolina:

$1,298
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $2,000 (reported on 14.3% of returns)
Here:

$2,000
State:

$6,213
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$8,575 (reported on 17.1% of returns)
Here:

+$8,575
State:

+$10,311
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.4% for AGIs below $25k, 3.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.8% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $13,057 (reported on 10.0% of returns)
28766:

$13,057
North Carolina:

$15,575

Total itemized deductions: $17,938 (26% of AGI, reported on 30.0% of returns)
Here:

$17,938
State:

$23,438

Here:

25.6% of AGI
State:

21.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.9% for AGIs below $25k, 9.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 12.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 14.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $4,088 (reported on 22.9% of returns)
Here:

$4,088
State:

$4,687
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $4,938 (reported on 30.0% of returns)
28766:

$4,938
State:

$8,823
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $2,214 (reported on 20.0% of returns)
Here:

$2,214
State:

$2,376
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.8% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 51.4%
Here:

51%
State:

53%
(% for various income ranges: 46.4% for AGIs below $25k, 50.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 53.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 66.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 60.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 28766, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $34,189 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$34,189
State:

$45,376

Salary/wage: $30,803 (reported on 80.8% of returns)
Here:

$30,803
State:

$39,442
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 92.0% for AGIs below $10k, 73.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 76.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 75.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 72.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 57.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $896 (reported on 47.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$896
North Carolina:

$1,515
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.4% for AGIs below $10k, 1.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,427 (reported on 18.5% of returns)
Here:

$1,427
State:

$4,016
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs below $10k, 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$4,802 (reported on 14.2% of returns)
Here:

+$4,802
State:

+$11,152
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -1.8% for AGIs below $10k, -0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 12.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$6,131 (reported on 20.5% of returns)
Here:

+$6,131
State:

+$9,490
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 12.4% for AGIs below $10k, 7.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Profit/loss from farming: +$71 (reported on 2.0% of returns)
Here +$71
State -$3,231

Total itemized deductions: $15,215 (25% of AGI, reported on 28.9% of returns)
Here:

$15,215
State:

$19,464

Here:

25.3% of AGI
State:

22.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 11.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 14.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 15.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,626 (6% of AGI, reported on 23.0% of returns)
Here:

$3,626
State:

$4,035

Here:

5.8% of AGI
State:

4.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.5% for AGIs below $10k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $3,571 (reported on 76.6% of returns)
28766:

$3,571
State:

$7,257
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.0% for AGIs below $10k, 4.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,602 (reported on 15.9% of returns)
Here:

$1,602
State:

$1,851

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 60.8%
Here:

61%
State:

62%
(% for various income ranges: 55.5% for AGIs below $10k, 64.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 56.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 69.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 56.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 73.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$69,202
North Carolina:

$57,341
28766 map Nearest zip codes: 28729, 28739, 28718, 28790, 28768, 28759.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

51.9%
North Carolina:

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

47.3%
North Carolina:

47.6%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 2.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 35
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 450


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 8 (8 now married, 0 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 250 (119 now married, 130 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 28766 with a mortgage: 306 (22 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 112

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,192
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $315

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

6.5%
Whole state:

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

3.7%
Whole state:

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

5.7
State:

6.4
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.4
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  • Churches in zip code 28766 include: Mount Underwood Church (A), Piney Grove Church (B), Friendship Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemetery: McCall Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bullings Creek (A), Crab Creek (B), Big Branch (C), Ailents Cove Branch (D), McCall Branch (E), Swords Branch (F), Little River (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 182010 to 2013
  • 2172000 to 2009
  • 931990 to 1999
  • 441980 to 1989
  • 551970 to 1979
  • 441960 to 1969
  • 201950 to 1959
  • 211940 to 1949
  • 101939 or earlier

Zip code 28766 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in 28766
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in 28766
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 1372 bedrooms
  • 1853 bedrooms
  • 624 bedrooms
  • 125+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in 28766
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in 28766
  • 0no bedroom
  • 471 bedroom
  • 272 bedrooms
  • 373 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in 28766 in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in 28766 in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 15no vehicle
  • 641 vehicle
  • 1852 vehicles
  • 1093 vehicles
  • 274 vehicles
  • 225+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in 28766 in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in 28766 in renter-occupied apartments
  • 7no vehicle
  • 01 vehicle
  • 462 vehicles
  • 103 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 28766 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 28766 household income distribution in 2019
  • 7Less than $10,000
  • 12$10,000 to $14,999
  • 31$20,000 to $24,999
  • 32$25,000 to $29,999
  • 14$30,000 to $34,999
  • 24$35,000 to $39,999
  • 16$40,000 to $44,999
  • 54$45,000 to $49,999
  • 14$50,000 to $59,999
  • 86$60,000 to $74,999
  • 74$75,000 to $99,999
  • 22$100,000 to $124,999
  • 73$125,000 to $149,999
  • 9$150,000 to $199,999
  • 7$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 28766

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 28766
  • 15$60,000 to $69,999
  • 17$70,000 to $79,999
  • 5$80,000 to $89,999
  • 9$100,000 to $124,999
  • 57$125,000 to $149,999
  • 53$150,000 to $174,999
  • 26$175,000 to $199,999
  • 91$200,000 to $249,999
  • 54$250,000 to $299,999
  • 31$300,000 to $399,999
  • 48$400,000 to $499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 28766

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 28766
  • 10$250 to $299
  • 9$300 to $349
  • 6$450 to $499
  • 8$800 to $899
  • 18$900 to $999
  • 7No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,078.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $266,734

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $222,145
28766:

$222,145
North Carolina:

$193,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $160,669 - $284,814

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $268,770
Here:

$268,770
State:

$265,100

Mobile homes: $137,615
Here:

$137,615
State:

$77,551
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 28766
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 359
  • Two: 20
  • 3 or 4: 7
  • Mobile homes: 147

Unemployment: 0.8%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 28766

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 28766
  • 79.3%569Drove a car alone
  • 8.4%60Carpooled
  • 1.0%7Walked
  • 11.4%82Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 28766

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 28766
  • 7Less than 5 minutes
  • 235 to 9 minutes
  • 4410 to 14 minutes
  • 15215 to 19 minutes
  • 8420 to 24 minutes
  • 5525 to 29 minutes
  • 13430 to 34 minutes
  • 7735 to 39 minutes
  • 540 to 44 minutes
  • 845 to 59 minutes
  • 4460 to 89 minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 68.5%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,345
  • Male householders: 292 (31 living alone), Female householders: 192 (13 living alone)
  • 318 spouses (318 opposite-sex spouses), 24 unmarried partners, (17 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 369 children (368 natural, 0 adopted, 0 stepchildren), 29 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 11 parents, 0 foster children, 18 other relatives, 86 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 4 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 177 2-persons, 54 3-persons, 133 4-persons, 13 5-persons, 8 6-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 44 1-person, 24 2-persons, 23 3-persons

128 married couples with children.
102 single-parent households (83 men, 19 women).

99.8% of residents of 28766 zip code speak English at home.

Foreign born population: 42 (3.1%)
(65.2% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

3.1%
Whole state:

8.4%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 51%Sweden
  • 32%United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
  • 22%Belgium
Most common first ancestries reported in 28766
  • 53%American
  • 8%English
  • 7%German
  • 2%Scotch-Irish
  • 2%Finnish
  • 2%Canadian
  • 1%Scottish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 151990 to 1999
  • 31Before 1990

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • APAC ATLANTIC INC-PENROSE (HWY 64 AT PENROSE QUARRY in PENROSE, NC)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (North Carolina facility info) - -115DA4YG00M29W84AX3YR9NSXA, WASTEWATER FACILITY, -421, AIR PROGRAM
    STATE MASTER (North Carolina facility info) - AIR PROGRAM
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: ASPHALT PAVING MIXTURES AND BLOCKS
    Business NAICS classification: ASPHALT PAVING MIXTURE AND BLOCK MANUFACTURING.; ASPHALT PAVING MIXTURE AND BLOCK MANUFACTURING.
    Alternative names: APAC-ATLANITIC INCORPORATED PENROSE, APAC ATLANTIC INCORPORATED, APAC-ATLANTIC, INC. - TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY, APAC CAROLINA INC-PENROSE
  • BANKS BROS CONSTRUCT (CRAB CREEK ROAD in PENROSE, NC)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: ASPHALT PAVING MIXTURES AND BLOCKS

Zip code 28766 marital status for males
Zip code 28766 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.9%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.8%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 92.0%Electricity
  • 4.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.9%Wood
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Population in 1990: 653. Population change in the 1990s: +189 (+28.9%).

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

  • This state: 657
  • Northeast: 155
  • Midwest: 141
  • South: 274
  • West: 65

66% of the 28766 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in North Carolina.

88% of the 28766 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 55% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 17% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 26% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in 28766

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 10
Here:

6.7%
North Carolina:

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

0.0%
North Carolina:

9.1%
Students in private undergraduate colleges:
Here:

0.0%
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 ($)
  • 63,061Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 55,322Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations
  • 52,613Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 44,436Business and financial operations occupations
  • 29,714Sales and related occupations
  • 26,543Production occupations

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

  • Construction: Water and Sewer Line and Related Structures Construction (10-19 employees: 1 establishment, 5-9 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Landscaping Services (10-19: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Mining: Crushed and Broken Granite Mining and Quarrying (10-19: 1)
  • Wholesale Trade: Electrical Apparatus and Equipment, Wiring Supplies, and Related Equipment Merchant Wholesalers (5-9: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (5-9: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (5-9: 1)
  • Construction: New Single-Family Housing Construction (except Operative Builders) (1-4: 2)
  • Construction: Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors (1-4: 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

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults

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 fires per year is 13. The highest number of fire incidents - 57 took place in 2011, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 28766 When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (66.7%), and Outside Fires (18.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 28766
    • 15066.7%Structure Fires
    • 4218.7%Outside Fires
    • 2410.7%Other
    • 94.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 28766, North Carolina

Most common first names in zip code 28766 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Charles966.9 years
William972.8 years
James874.5 years
Mary774.4 years
Robert675.8 years
Dorothy480.7 years
John464.5 years
Edward465.2 years
Elmer371.0 years
Fred378.0 years
Most common last names in zip code 28766 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Merrill1374.4 years
Hamilton978.7 years
Anders668.8 years
Orr580.6 years
Jones577.2 years
Mccrary571.6 years
Taylor572.8 years
Scott472.2 years
Hoxit472.5 years
Nicholson482.5 years
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