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28766 Zip Code (NC) Detailed Profile




Counties: Transylvania County, NC (92.59%), Henderson County, NC (7.41%)
Estimated zip code population in 2017: 1,365
Zip code population in 2010: 1,262
Zip code population in 2000: 842

Houses and condos: 593
Renter-occupied apartments: 66
% of renters here:

13%
State:

35%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 28766: 81.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 5.8 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 234 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

0.5% ($1,143)
North Carolina:

0.8% ($1,440)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,167 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,055 (0.5%)

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Males: 692  (50.7%)
Females: 673  (49.3%)

For population 25 years and over in 28766:

  • High school or higher: 91.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 1.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 28766:

  • Never married: 21.2%
  • Now married: 59.2%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

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 below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 28766 (2017)
    • 1,204143.0%White
    • 263.1%Two or more races
    • 161.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 141.7%Black
    • 20.2%Asian
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $225,584
28766:

$225,584
North Carolina:

$171,200



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in 28766 zip code as of February 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 28766 is 1,129 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is lower than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

52.2 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.7 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 2017:
This zip code:

$66,029
North Carolina:

$52,752
28766 map Nearest zip codes: 28729, 28739, 28718, 28790, 28768, 28759.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

40.0%
North Carolina:

48.1%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

4.2%
North Carolina:

5.8%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 43
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 468


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 9 (9 now married, 0 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 227 (113 now married, 113 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 28766 with a mortgage: 323 (3 second mortgage, 36 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 118

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,198
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $313

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

9.4%
Whole state:

14.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

6.3%
Whole state:

8.2%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

6.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.0
State:

4.5
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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
  • 202010 to 2013
  • 1682000 to 2009
  • 681990 to 1999
  • 561980 to 1989
  • 1671970 to 1979
  • 401960 to 1969
  • 261950 to 1959
  • 251940 to 1949
  • 121939 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
  • 892 bedrooms
  • 2243 bedrooms
  • 734 bedrooms
  • 125+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in 28766
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in 28766
  • 0no bedroom
  • 51 bedroom
  • 262 bedrooms
  • 393 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
  • 5no vehicle
  • 891 vehicle
  • 2492 vehicles
  • 383 vehicles
  • 634 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in 28766 in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in 28766 in renter-occupied apartments
  • 13no vehicle
  • 51 vehicle
  • 392 vehicles
  • 113 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 28766 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 28766 household income distribution in 2017
  • 25Less than $10,000
  • 8$10,000 to $14,999
  • 18$15,000 to $19,999
  • 36$20,000 to $24,999
  • 25$25,000 to $29,999
  • 16$30,000 to $34,999
  • 8$35,000 to $39,999
  • 30$40,000 to $44,999
  • 57$45,000 to $49,999
  • 4$50,000 to $59,999
  • 86$60,000 to $74,999
  • 87$75,000 to $99,999
  • 54$100,000 to $124,999
  • 36$125,000 to $149,999
  • 9$150,000 to $199,999
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 28766

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 28766
  • 14$60,000 to $69,999
  • 21$70,000 to $79,999
  • 7$80,000 to $89,999
  • 10$90,000 to $99,999
  • 29$100,000 to $124,999
  • 24$125,000 to $149,999
  • 38$150,000 to $174,999
  • 56$175,000 to $199,999
  • 123$200,000 to $249,999
  • 30$250,000 to $299,999
  • 35$300,000 to $399,999
  • 49$400,000 to $499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 28766

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 28766
  • 10$250 to $299
  • 8$300 to $349
  • 7$400 to $449
  • 20$800 to $899
  • 6$900 to $999
  • 8No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $760.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2017 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $270,865

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $225,584
28766:

$225,584
North Carolina:

$171,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $156,440 - $270,397

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $253,949
Here:

$253,949
State:

$248,152

Mobile homes: $125,470
Here:

$125,470
State:

$69,094
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 28766

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 419
  • Two: 25
  • 3 or 4: 4
  • Mobile homes: 140

Unemployment: 1.1%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 28766

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 28766
  • 85.0%624Drove a car alone
  • 9.4%69Carpooled
  • 5.4%40Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 28766

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 28766
  • 9Less than 5 minutes
  • 415 to 9 minutes
  • 3110 to 14 minutes
  • 13715 to 19 minutes
  • 16720 to 24 minutes
  • 1125 to 29 minutes
  • 16230 to 34 minutes
  • 7235 to 39 minutes
  • 540 to 44 minutes
  • 845 to 59 minutes
  • 4560 to 89 minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 62.9%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,361
  • In family households: 1,087 (273 male householders, 88 female householders)
    316 spouses, 272 children (245 natural, 12 adopted, 16 stepchildren), 40 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 42 parents, 10 other relatives, 35 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 274 (29 male householders (25 living alone)), 117 female householders (50 living alone)), 128 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 4 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 188 2-persons, 46 3-persons, 105 4-persons, 13 5-persons, 8 6-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 76 1-person, 39 2-persons, 31 3-persons

99 married couples with children.
37 single-parent households (13 men, 24 women).

99.9% of residents of 28766 zip code speak English at home.

Foreign born population: 47 (3.5%)
(62.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

3.5%
Whole state:

8.1%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 34%United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
  • 23%Belgium
Most common first ancestries reported in 28766
  • 54%American
  • 10%German
  • 6%English
  • 5%Scotch-Irish
  • 3%Scottish
  • 3%Irish
  • 2%Finnish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 222010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 181990 to 1999
  • 35Before 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: 2.2%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2.1%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 91.7%Electricity
  • 3.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.4%Wood
  • 1.8%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: 627
  • Northeast: 214
  • Midwest: 134
  • South: 252
  • West: 58

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.

91% of the 28766 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 68% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 9% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 21% moved from different state.

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:

8.1%
North Carolina:

10.1%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school):
Here:

0.0%
North Carolina:

10.3%
Students in private undergraduate colleges:
Here:

0.0%
North Carolina:

17.9%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Class of Workers in 2017
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 71,827Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 56,329Health technologists and technicians
  • 55,324Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations
  • 35,433Office and administrative support occupations
  • 26,094Sales and related occupations
  • 21,104Personal care and service 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
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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