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28777 Zip Code (Spruce Pine, NC) Detailed Profile




City: Spruce Pine, NC (5.83%)
Counties: Mitchell County, NC (83.90%), Avery County, NC (7.51%), McDowell County, NC (6.38%), Yancey County, NC (2.22%)
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 10,833
Zip code population in 2010: 10,638
Zip code population in 2000: 10,672

Houses and condos: 4,975
Renter-occupied apartments: 809
% of renters here:

22%
State:

35%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 28777: 80.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 68.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 159 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 28777
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

0.6% ($1,018)
North Carolina:

0.8% ($1,493)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,100 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $950 (0.5%)

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Males: 6,544  (60.4%)
Females: 4,288  (39.6%)

For population 25 years and over in 28777:

  • High school or higher: 83.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 28777:

  • Never married: 25.7%
  • Now married: 46.8%
  • Separated: 4.3%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 15.2%

Zip code 28777 compared to state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 28777 (2019)
    • 9,30087.4%White
    • 6135.8%Black
    • 5615.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 660.6%Two or more races
    • 480.5%Asian
    • 380.4%American Indian
    • 120.1%Some other race
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100% rural population.

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $179,131
28777:

$179,131
North Carolina:

$193,200



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 25 registered sex offenders living in 28777 zip code as of February 25, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 28777 is 414 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

44.3 years
North Carolina median age:

39.1 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.3 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 28777, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $39,729 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$39,729
State:

$54,937

Salary/wage: $33,634 (reported on 82.7% of returns)
Here:

$33,634
State:

$46,336
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 71.5% for AGIs below $25k, 76.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 78.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 76.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 68.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 19.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $695 (reported on 35.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$695
North Carolina:

$1,298
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $5,448 (reported on 12.8% of returns)
Here:

$5,448
State:

$6,213
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$11,842 (reported on 10.1% of returns)
Here:

+$11,842
State:

+$12,740
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 26.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$7,486 (reported on 16.2% of returns)
Here:

+$7,486
State:

+$10,311
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.7% for AGIs below $25k, 3.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $9,024 (reported on 10.6% of returns)
28777:

$9,024
North Carolina:

$15,575
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.6% for AGIs below $25k, 2.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $19,176 (23% of AGI, reported on 20.9% of returns)
Here:

$19,176
State:

$23,438

Here:

23.5% of AGI
State:

21.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.5% for AGIs below $25k, 6.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 12.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 12.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $5,664 (reported on 16.5% of returns)
Here:

$5,664
State:

$4,687
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $5,593 (reported on 20.9% of returns)
28777:

$5,593
State:

$8,823
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,253 (reported on 22.6% of returns)
Here:

$2,253
State:

$2,376
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.0% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 63.4%
Here:

63%
State:

53%
(% for various income ranges: 57.7% for AGIs below $25k, 63.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 72.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 72.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 70.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 100.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 28777, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $34,449 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$34,449
State:

$45,376

Salary/wage: $30,325 (reported on 85.1% of returns)
Here:

$30,325
State:

$39,442
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 111.4% for AGIs below $10k, 77.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 83.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 84.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 77.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 40.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,243 (reported on 37.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,243
North Carolina:

$1,515
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.9% for AGIs below $10k, 2.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $3,247 (reported on 16.7% of returns)
Here:

$3,247
State:

$4,016
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.8% for AGIs below $10k, 1.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$8,226 (reported on 12.6% of returns)
Here:

+$8,226
State:

+$11,152
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -2.4% for AGIs below $10k, 1.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$5,097 (reported on 15.5% of returns)
Here:

+$5,097
State:

+$9,490
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.1% for AGIs below $10k, 5.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,242 (reported on 2.6% of returns)
28777:

$3,242
North Carolina:

$2,967
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Total itemized deductions: $15,781 (23% of AGI, reported on 22.9% of returns)
Here:

$15,781
State:

$19,464

Here:

22.6% of AGI
State:

22.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 12.6% for AGIs below $10k, 7.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 8.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 11.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 13.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 12.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $4,223 (6% of AGI, reported on 19.5% of returns)
Here:

$4,223
State:

$4,035

Here:

5.8% of AGI
State:

4.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.4% for AGIs below $10k, 1.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,336 (reported on 71.6% of returns)
28777:

$4,336
State:

$7,257
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.1% for AGIs below $10k, 3.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 19.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,648 (reported on 19.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,648
State:

$1,851

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 66.5%
Here:

66%
State:

62%
(% for various income ranges: 57.9% for AGIs below $10k, 69.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 66.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 69.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 67.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 80.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$49,318
North Carolina:

$57,341
Spruce Pine, NC (28777) map Nearest zip codes: 28749, 28647, 28705, 28657, 28616, 28752.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

40.7%
North Carolina:

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

29.1%
North Carolina:

47.6%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 386
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 3,249


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 92 (86 now married, 6 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 1,574 (922 now married, 642 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 28777 with a mortgage: 1,446 (33 second mortgage, 156 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,393

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,058
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $314

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

11.7%
Whole state:

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

6.9%
Whole state:

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

6.1
State:

6.4
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.4
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 28777: Rocky Siding (A), Spruce Pine Golf Course (B), Blue Ridge Gemstone Mine and Campground (C), Bear Den Campground (D), Springmaid Mountain Campground (E), Museum of North Carolina Minerals (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Center: Spruce Pine Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Churches in zip code 28777 include: Mount Zion Church (A), Mount Carmel Church (B), Liberty Hill Church (C), Gouges Creek Church (D), Glenn Church (E), First Freewill Church (F), Fairview Church (G), Crabtree Chapel (H), Chestnut Grove Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Gurley Cemetery (1), Blalock Cemetery (2), Burnett Cemetery (3), Collis Cemetery (4), Cook Cemetery (5), McKinney Cemetery (6), Cox Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Reservoirs: Spruce Pine Reservoir (A), Shafords Lake (B), Emerald Lake (C), Laurel Lake (D), Noname (E), Swiss Pine Lake (F), Buckner Lake (G), Deer Park Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Holley Branch (A), Hanging Rock Branch (B), Graveyard Creek (C), Grassy Creek (D), Gouges Creek (E), English Creek (F), Smith Branch (G), Deer Lick Branch (H), Collis Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Park in zip code 28777: Brad Ragan Memorial Recreation Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 862014 or later
  • 282010 to 2013
  • 4922000 to 2009
  • 7891990 to 1999
  • 7901980 to 1989
  • 1,0761970 to 1979
  • 5311960 to 1969
  • 5601950 to 1959
  • 2691940 to 1949
  • 3001939 or earlier

Zip code 28777 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Spruce Pine, NC (28777)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Spruce Pine, NC (28777)
  • 9no bedroom
  • 1191 bedroom
  • 6882 bedrooms
  • 1,7573 bedrooms
  • 3274 bedrooms
  • 665+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Spruce Pine, NC (28777)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Spruce Pine, NC (28777)
  • 28no bedroom
  • 1421 bedroom
  • 3082 bedrooms
  • 1803 bedrooms
  • 284 bedrooms
  • 25+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Spruce Pine, NC (28777) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Spruce Pine, NC (28777) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 58no vehicle
  • 8901 vehicle
  • 1,0482 vehicles
  • 5633 vehicles
  • 1924 vehicles
  • 765+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Spruce Pine, NC (28777) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Spruce Pine, NC (28777) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 148no vehicle
  • 3651 vehicle
  • 2512 vehicles
  • 173 vehicles
  • 214 vehicles
  • 85+ vehicles

  • Zip code 28777 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 28777 household income distribution in 2019
  • 232Less than $10,000
  • 297$10,000 to $14,999
  • 216$15,000 to $19,999
  • 129$20,000 to $24,999
  • 189$25,000 to $29,999
  • 223$30,000 to $34,999
  • 126$35,000 to $39,999
  • 185$40,000 to $44,999
  • 201$45,000 to $49,999
  • 208$50,000 to $59,999
  • 569$60,000 to $74,999
  • 505$75,000 to $99,999
  • 196$100,000 to $124,999
  • 113$125,000 to $149,999
  • 135$150,000 to $199,999
  • 42$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 28777

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 28777
  • 56Less than $10,000
  • 35$10,000 to $14,999
  • 17$15,000 to $19,999
  • 25$20,000 to $24,999
  • 3$25,000 to $29,999
  • 25$30,000 to $34,999
  • 41$40,000 to $49,999
  • 38$50,000 to $59,999
  • 70$60,000 to $69,999
  • 67$70,000 to $79,999
  • 152$80,000 to $89,999
  • 48$90,000 to $99,999
  • 321$100,000 to $124,999
  • 180$125,000 to $149,999
  • 311$150,000 to $174,999
  • 238$175,000 to $199,999
  • 389$200,000 to $249,999
  • 292$250,000 to $299,999
  • 157$300,000 to $399,999
  • 41$400,000 to $499,999
  • 30$500,000 to $749,999
  • 10$750,000 to $999,999
  • 58$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 19$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 63$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 28777

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 28777
  • 3Less than $100
  • 31$100 to $149
  • 45$150 to $199
  • 25$200 to $249
  • 93$250 to $299
  • 70$300 to $349
  • 36$350 to $399
  • 33$400 to $449
  • 95$450 to $499
  • 35$500 to $549
  • 33$550 to $599
  • 50$600 to $649
  • 14$650 to $699
  • 11$700 to $749
  • 3$750 to $799
  • 18$800 to $899
  • 15$900 to $999
  • 10$1,000 to $1,249
  • 19$1,250 to $1,499
  • 111No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $589.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $280,578.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $206,501
  • Black or African American householders: $248,290

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $179,131
28777:

$179,131
North Carolina:

$193,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $114,812 - $253,642

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $183,855
Here:

$183,855
State:

$265,100

Mobile homes: $171,108
Here:

$171,108
State:

$77,551
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 28777

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,480
  • One, attached: 111
  • Two: 112
  • 3 or 4: 235
  • 5 to 9: 141
  • 10 to 19: 4
  • 20 to 49: 48
  • Mobile homes: 767
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 43

Unemployment: 2.1%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 28777

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 28777
  • 81.3%3,029Drove a car alone
  • 13.5%501Carpooled
  • 0.1%4Bus or trolley bus
  • 2.0%73Walked
  • 0.3%10Other means
  • 2.4%88Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 28777

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 28777
  • 129Less than 5 minutes
  • 6895 to 9 minutes
  • 1,04210 to 14 minutes
  • 49815 to 19 minutes
  • 23320 to 24 minutes
  • 15025 to 29 minutes
  • 32330 to 34 minutes
  • 5835 to 39 minutes
  • 7140 to 44 minutes
  • 17045 to 59 minutes
  • 19160 to 89 minutes
  • 6490 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 60.5%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 10,833
  • Male householders: 1,720 (488 living alone), Female householders: 1,916 (718 living alone)
  • 1,829 spouses (1,787 opposite-sex spouses), 151 unmarried partners, (151 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 2,064 children (1,956 natural, 0 adopted, 107 stepchildren), 190 grandchildren, 93 brothers or sisters, 93 parents, 0 foster children, 62 other relatives, 192 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 2,500 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,258 2-persons, 430 3-persons, 357 4-persons, 133 5-persons, 66 6-persons, 13 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,207 1-person, 152 2-persons, 9 3-persons, 13 5-persons

1,129 married couples with children.
281 single-parent households (22 men, 259 women).

89.2% of residents of 28777 zip code speak English at home.
8.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (84% very well, 5% well, 11% not at all).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (63% very well, 37% well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (79% very well, 21% well).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (59% very well, 32% well, 10% not well).

Foreign born population: 564 (5.2%)
(22.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

5.2%
Whole state:

8.4%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 39%Honduras
  • 8%Uruguay
  • 5%Bolivia
  • 4%Egypt
  • 3%Fiji
  • 3%Serbia
  • 3%Barbados
Most common first ancestries reported in 28777
  • 19%American
  • 11%Scotch-Irish
  • 7%English
  • 7%Irish
  • 7%Scottish
  • 6%German
  • 4%European
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1812010 or later
  • 2502000 to 2009
  • 671990 to 1999
  • 133Before 1990

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • BOMBARDIER MOTOR CORPORATION OF AMERICA - SPRUCE PINE (1211 GREENWOOD ROAD in SPRUCE PINE, NC)
    AIR MAJOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (North Carolina facility info) - -115DA4YG00M69W84AY3V04BUHH, WASTEWATER FACILITY, -350, AIR PROGRAM, -9422, HAZARDOUS WASTE 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
    Large Quantity Generators, more that 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: ALUMINUM FOUNDRIES; ELECTROPLATING, PLATING, POLISHING, ANODIZING, AND COLORING; NONCLASSIFIABLE ESTABLISHMENTS
    Business NAICS classification: BOAT BUILDING.; BOAT BUILDING.
    Organizations: BMCA SPRUCE PINE (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , BOMBARDIER MOTOR CORP OF AMERICA (CONTACT/OWNER) , BRP US INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: BMCA SPRUCE PINE, BOMBARDIER MOTOR CORP. AMERICA, BOMBARDIER MOTOR CORP OF AMERICA - SPRUC, BOMBARDIER MOTOR CORP. OF AMERICA SPRUCE PINE, BRP US INC, OMC SPRUCE PINE
  • CALVARY ASSEMBLY OF GOD (HIGHWAY 19 EAST in SPRUCE PINE, NC)
    STATE MASTER (North Carolina facility info) - -66AN2CF0005PVWA4A2PW0BXXT5, WASTEWATER FACILITY
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS
  • ALTAPASS WATER ASSOCIATION WATER SYS (NO ADDRESS LISTED in SPRUCE PINE, NC)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-04-2000-0453, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    COMMUNITY WATER SYSTEM (SDWIS)
    Business SIC classification: WATER SUPPLY
  • DEYTON ELEMENTARY (308 HARRIS STREET in SPRUCE PINE, NC)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-310
    Organizations: MITCHELL COUNTY SCHOOLS (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • BURLESON BUILDINGS (GENERAL DELIVERY in SPRUCE PINE, NC)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: OPERATORS OF NONRESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS
  • DICARVE INCORPORATED (100 ETHAN ALLEN DRIVE in SPRUCE PINE, NC)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: WOOD HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, EXCEPT UPHOLSTERED

Zip code 28777 marital status for males
Zip code 28777 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 7.7%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 6.1%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 46.6%Electricity
  • 26.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 10.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.9%Wood
  • 5.3%Utility gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used

Population in 1990: 7,570. Population change in the 1990s: +3,102 (+41.0%).

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

  • This state: 7,194
  • Northeast: 465
  • Midwest: 478
  • South: 1,796
  • West: 253

61% of the 28777 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.

86% of the 28777 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 17% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 79% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 6% moved from different state.

Year householders moved into unit in Spruce Pine, NC (28777)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 163
Here:

21.6%
North Carolina:

11.4%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 82
Here:

17.3%
North Carolina:

9.1%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 83
Here:

13.1%
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 ($)
  • 63,081Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 54,150Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 51,079Construction and extraction occupations
  • 49,559Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 45,299Health technologists and technicians
  • 45,112Management occupations

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (250-499 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (50-99: 1, 20-49: 4, 10-19: 2, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 2)
  • Mining: All Other Nonmetallic Mineral Mining (100-249: 1, 20-49: 1, 10-19: 1)
  • Utilities: Electric Power Distribution (100-249: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (100-249: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Home Health Care Services (50-99: 1, 20-49: 1, 10-19: 1, 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:

  • 1,742 people in state prisons
  • 104 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 9 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 1,177 people in state prisons
  • 130 people in nursing homes
  • 12 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 5 people in other group homes

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2012:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 48. The highest number of fires - 82 took place in 2016, and the least - 7 in 2003. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 28777 When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (55.5%), and Outside Fires (26.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 28777
    • 42955.5%Structure Fires
    • 20126.0%Outside Fires
    • 7810.1%Other
    • 658.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 28777, North Carolina

Most common first names in zip code 28777 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James6673.6 years
William5675.4 years
John5272.0 years
Mary5279.3 years
Robert4574.8 years
Charles3270.5 years
David2767.9 years
Ruth2776.0 years
Paul2669.2 years
George2575.2 years
Most common last names in zip code 28777 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Buchanan14375.0 years
Mckinney11275.4 years
Burleson7076.5 years
Hollifield5576.3 years
Pitman5573.7 years
Sparks4976.0 years
Woody4874.8 years
Biddix4172.7 years
Duncan4075.7 years
Thomas3974.9 years
Businesses in zip code 28777
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Burger King1Nike1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Sears1
FedEx2Subaru1
Ford1Subway2
H&R Block1U-Haul1
KFC1U.S. Cellular1
La-Z-Boy1UPS1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
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