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28778 Zip Code (Swannanoa, NC) Detailed Profile




Cities: Swannanoa, NC (18.27%), Black Mountain, NC (0.76%)
County: Buncombe County, NC
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 9,688
Zip code population in 2010: 10,381
Zip code population in 2000: 9,321

Houses and condos: 4,534
Renter-occupied apartments: 997
% of renters here:

26%
State:

35%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 28778: 90.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 34.4 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 282 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 28778
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

0.6% ($1,077)
North Carolina:

0.8% ($1,493)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,210 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $958 (0.6%)

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Males: 4,475  (46.2%)
Females: 5,213  (53.8%)

For population 25 years and over in 28778:

  • High school or higher: 88.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.2%
  • Unemployed: 1.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 28778:

  • Never married: 36.9%
  • Now married: 44.6%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

Zip code 28778 compared to state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Races in zip code 28778 (2019)
    • 9,03187.0%White
    • 6666.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3313.2%Black
    • 1801.7%Two or more races
    • 1031.0%Asian
    • 540.5%American Indian
    • 110.1%Some other race
    • 50.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Urban population: 6,616
Rural population: 3,071

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $183,001
28778:

$183,001
North Carolina:

$193,200



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in 28778 zip code as of January 26, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 28778 is 1,869 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is much lower than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

39.2 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 28778, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $39,267 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$39,267
State:

$54,937

Salary/wage: $34,586 (reported on 83.7% of returns)
Here:

$34,586
State:

$46,336
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 75.5% for AGIs below $25k, 79.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 78.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 73.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 67.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 48.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $669 (reported on 31.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$669
North Carolina:

$1,298
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $3,628 (reported on 14.3% of returns)
Here:

$3,628
State:

$6,213
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$2,451 (reported on 11.4% of returns)
Here:

+$2,451
State:

+$12,740
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$7,114 (reported on 16.3% of returns)
Here:

+$7,114
State:

+$10,311
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.7% for AGIs below $25k, 3.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $13,180 (reported on 10.0% of returns)
28778:

$13,180
North Carolina:

$15,575
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.3% for AGIs below $25k, 2.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $18,990 (26% of AGI, reported on 25.9% of returns)
Here:

$18,990
State:

$23,438

Here:

25.9% of AGI
State:

21.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.4% for AGIs below $25k, 9.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 12.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 15.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 16.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $4,074 (reported on 21.4% of returns)
Here:

$4,074
State:

$4,687
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $5,481 (reported on 25.9% of returns)
28778:

$5,481
State:

$8,823
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs below $25k, 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,041 (reported on 21.9% of returns)
Here:

$2,041
State:

$2,376
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.8% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 51.1%
Here:

51%
State:

53%
(% for various income ranges: 48.8% for AGIs below $25k, 49.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 54.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 54.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 61.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 100.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 28778, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $32,891 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$32,891
State:

$45,376

Salary/wage: $30,173 (reported on 85.0% of returns)
Here:

$30,173
State:

$39,442
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 98.1% for AGIs below $10k, 81.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 84.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 81.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 72.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 59.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,120 (reported on 36.4% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,120
North Carolina:

$1,515
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.9% for AGIs below $10k, 1.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,172 (reported on 15.9% of returns)
Here:

$2,172
State:

$4,016
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.9% for AGIs below $10k, 0.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$6,559 (reported on 12.6% of returns)
Here:

+$6,559
State:

+$11,152
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.3% for AGIs below $10k, 0.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$5,793 (reported on 16.4% of returns)
Here:

+$5,793
State:

+$9,490
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.8% for AGIs below $10k, 6.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.8% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,394 (reported on 2.4% of returns)
28778:

$2,394
North Carolina:

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

Total itemized deductions: $16,111 (27% of AGI, reported on 27.1% of returns)
Here:

$16,111
State:

$19,464

Here:

26.6% of AGI
State:

22.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 12.2% for AGIs below $10k, 9.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 12.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 14.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 15.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,238 (5% of AGI, reported on 23.0% of returns)
Here:

$3,238
State:

$4,035

Here:

5.0% of AGI
State:

4.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $10k, 1.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $3,935 (reported on 71.7% of returns)
28778:

$3,935
State:

$7,257
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.7% for AGIs below $10k, 3.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,740 (reported on 21.3% of returns)
Here:

$1,740
State:

$1,851

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 59.0%
Here:

59%
State:

62%
(% for various income ranges: 52.8% for AGIs below $10k, 61.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 60.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 60.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 59.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 67.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$48,845
North Carolina:

$57,341
Swannanoa, NC (28778) map Nearest zip codes: 28805, 28757, 28711, 28730, 28709, 28803.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

39.4%
North Carolina:

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

9.4%
North Carolina:

47.6%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 208
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 3,629


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 107 (94 now married, 14 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 2,469 (902 now married, 1,570 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 28778 with a mortgage: 1,630 (132 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,195

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,167
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $299

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

15.3%
Whole state:

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

11.6%
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:

4.9
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 28778: Camp Swannanoa (A), North Carolina State Test Farm (B), Fellowship of Southern Churchmen Camp (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 28778 include: Macedonia Church (A), Buckeye Church (B), New Salem Church (C), Beetree Church (D), Christian Creek Church (E), Swannanoa Church (F), Swannanoa Heights Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

    Reservoirs: Sherwood Lake (A), Flat Top Mountain Lake (B), LeRoy Lake (C), Beetree Reservoir (D), Bee Tree Reservoir (E), Davis Lake (F), Beacon Reservoir (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Gregg Branch (A), Stepp Branch (B), North Fork Swannanoa River (C), Bell Branch (D), Beetree Creek (E), Long Branch (F), Spruce Fork (G), Wolfe Branch (H), Wolfpit Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Park in zip code 28778: Nolan Field (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 1372010 to 2013
  • 7652000 to 2009
  • 6251990 to 1999
  • 7531980 to 1989
  • 7851970 to 1979
  • 2801960 to 1969
  • 3941950 to 1959
  • 3051940 to 1949
  • 3871939 or earlier

Zip code 28778 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Swannanoa, NC (28778)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Swannanoa, NC (28778)
  • 62no bedroom
  • 861 bedroom
  • 7162 bedrooms
  • 1,6013 bedrooms
  • 2924 bedrooms
  • 505+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Swannanoa, NC (28778)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Swannanoa, NC (28778)
  • 46no bedroom
  • 1711 bedroom
  • 5342 bedrooms
  • 2193 bedrooms
  • 154 bedrooms
  • 115+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Swannanoa, NC (28778) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Swannanoa, NC (28778) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 75no vehicle
  • 7791 vehicle
  • 1,3372 vehicles
  • 3133 vehicles
  • 1784 vehicles
  • 1385+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Swannanoa, NC (28778) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Swannanoa, NC (28778) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 65no vehicle
  • 4541 vehicle
  • 4182 vehicles
  • 403 vehicles
  • 164 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 28778 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 28778 household income distribution in 2019
  • 120Less than $10,000
  • 283$10,000 to $14,999
  • 293$15,000 to $19,999
  • 302$20,000 to $24,999
  • 157$25,000 to $29,999
  • 234$30,000 to $34,999
  • 133$35,000 to $39,999
  • 157$40,000 to $44,999
  • 295$45,000 to $49,999
  • 349$50,000 to $59,999
  • 455$60,000 to $74,999
  • 528$75,000 to $99,999
  • 205$100,000 to $124,999
  • 85$125,000 to $149,999
  • 79$150,000 to $199,999
  • 53$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 28778

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 28778
  • 98Less than $10,000
  • 47$10,000 to $14,999
  • 12$15,000 to $19,999
  • 33$20,000 to $24,999
  • 28$25,000 to $29,999
  • 22$50,000 to $59,999
  • 30$60,000 to $69,999
  • 93$70,000 to $79,999
  • 129$80,000 to $89,999
  • 76$90,000 to $99,999
  • 199$100,000 to $124,999
  • 296$125,000 to $149,999
  • 274$150,000 to $174,999
  • 331$175,000 to $199,999
  • 395$200,000 to $249,999
  • 248$250,000 to $299,999
  • 266$300,000 to $399,999
  • 66$400,000 to $499,999
  • 38$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 28778

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 28778
  • 23$150 to $199
  • 60$250 to $299
  • 17$300 to $349
  • 7$350 to $399
  • 8$400 to $449
  • 67$450 to $499
  • 132$500 to $549
  • 64$600 to $649
  • 11$650 to $699
  • 114$700 to $749
  • 80$750 to $799
  • 206$800 to $899
  • 35$900 to $999
  • 26$1,000 to $1,249
  • 76No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $855.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $198,599
  • Black or African American householders: $147,411
  • Asian householders: $302,072
  • Two or more races householders: $172,675
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $186,735

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $183,001
28778:

$183,001
North Carolina:

$193,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $118,512 - $247,985

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $280,039
Here:

$280,039
State:

$265,100

Townhouses or other attached units: $615,136
Here:

$615,136
State:

$217,635

Mobile homes: $125,446
Here:

$125,446
State:

$77,551
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 28778

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,975
  • One, attached: 146
  • Two: 210
  • 3 or 4: 34
  • Mobile homes: 1,125

Unemployment: 1.7%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 28778

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 28778
  • 81.3%4,132Drove a car alone
  • 6.3%318Carpooled
  • 0.6%28Taxi
  • 5.6%285Walked
  • 0.9%44Other means
  • 5.5%279Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 28778

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 28778
  • 120Less than 5 minutes
  • 6735 to 9 minutes
  • 83110 to 14 minutes
  • 1,30615 to 19 minutes
  • 1,00520 to 24 minutes
  • 19525 to 29 minutes
  • 49230 to 34 minutes
  • 7435 to 39 minutes
  • 2040 to 44 minutes
  • 4245 to 59 minutes
  • 3160 to 89 minutes
  • 690 or more minutes

Neighborhoods in zip code 28778:

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 95.4%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 9,688
  • Male householders: 1,738 (419 living alone), Female householders: 2,078 (764 living alone)
  • 1,738 spouses (1,738 opposite-sex spouses), 445 unmarried partners, (419 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 1,688 children (1,604 natural, 20 adopted, 63 stepchildren), 213 grandchildren, 53 brothers or sisters, 20 parents, 0 foster children, 59 other relatives, 610 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,055 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,266 2-persons, 339 3-persons, 347 4-persons, 108 5-persons, 10 6-persons, 14 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,183 1-person, 484 2-persons, 37 3-persons, 35 4-persons, 12 5-persons

960 married couples with children.
105 single-parent households (8 men, 97 women).

93.0% of residents of 28778 zip code speak English at home.
5.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (38% very well, 32% well, 6% not well, 24% not at all).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (2% very well, 98% well).

Foreign born population: 419 (4.3%)
(53.7% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

4.3%
Whole state:

8.4%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 37%Honduras
  • 25%Costa Rica
  • 11%Chile
  • 6%Malaysia
  • 5%Taiwan
  • 2%El Salvador
  • 1%France
Most common first ancestries reported in 28778
  • 22%English
  • 14%American
  • 11%Irish
  • 8%German
  • 2%Scottish
  • 2%Scotch-Irish
  • 2%French
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 992010 or later
  • 1872000 to 2009
  • 951990 to 1999
  • 127Before 1990

Zip code 28778 topographic map

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • CITY OF ASHEVILLE (1370 BEE TREE ROAD in SWANNANOA, NC)
    STATE MASTER (North Carolina facility info) - UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PROGRAM, -115DA4YG00M29W84AY3VR72P0H, WASTEWATER FACILITY, -4411, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: WATER SUPPLY; NONCLASSIFIABLE ESTABLISHMENTS
    Alternative names: ASHEVILLE (CITY)-DEBRUHL WATER TREATMENT PLANT, ASHEVILLE (CITY)-DEBRUHL WTP, BEE TREE WATER PLANT
  • B.V. HEDRICK- SWANNANOA QUARRY (RED BIRD ROAD in SWANNANOA, NC)
    STATE MASTER (North Carolina facility info) - -115DA4YG00M29W84AY3W0ANV0C, WASTEWATER FACILITY
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: CRUSHED AND BROKEN GRANITE
    Alternative names: B V HEDRICK
  • CASTILLIANO, CECILIA - RES. (862 BEE TREE CREEK ROAD in SWANNANOA, NC)
    STATE MASTER (North Carolina facility info) - -115DA4YG00NJYW64FBEMG12K98, WASTEWATER FACILITY
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
    Alternative names: NEIRA RESIDENCE
  • CHARLES D. OWEN MANUFACTURING COMPANY (875 WARREN WILSON COLLEGE ROAD in SWANNANOA, NC)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: BROADWOVEN FABRIC MILLS, COTTON; BROADWOVEN FABRIC MILLS, MANMADE FIBER AND SILK
    Business NAICS classification: TEXTILE AND FABRIC FINISHING (EXCEPT BROADWOVEN FABRIC) MILLS.
    Organizations: SPRINGS INDUSTRIES INC (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: SPRINGS INDUS INC OWEN MFG CO, SPRINGS INDUSTRIES OWEN MFG
  • ARTSPACE CHARTER (2030 US HWY 70 in SWANNANOA, NC)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-0
  • BUNCOMBE COMMUNITY-EAST (235 OLD US 70 in SWANNANOA, NC)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-303
    Organizations: BUNCOMBE COUNTY SCHOOLS (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • BEACON MANUFACTURING CO (202 WITSON AVENUE in SWANNANOA, NC)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    SUPERFUND (Superfund database)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: BROADWOVEN FABRIC MILLS, COTTON; BROADWOVEN FABRIC MILLS, MANMADE FIBER AND SILK; HOUSEFURNISHINGS, EXCEPT CURTAINS AND DRAPERIES
    Business NAICS classification: BROADWOVEN FABRIC MILLS.
    Alternative names: BEACON BLANKETS, BEACON MANUFACTURING PLANT FIRE
  • ACCURATE ARMS CO INC (180-A OLD BEE TREE RD in SWANNANOA, NC)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: CHEMTRONICS INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • APAC - CAROLINA INC. - BLACK MOUNTAIN (HIGHWAY 70 in SWANNANOA, NC)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: ASPHALT PAVING MIXTURES AND BLOCKS
    Alternative names: APAC ATLANTIC INC BLACK MTN, APAC CAROLINA INC-SWANNANOA, APAC OF CAROLINA SWANNANOA
  • CAMPBELL MACHINERY CO (130-A BUCKEYE COVE RD in SWANNANOA, NC)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: BRUCE J CAMPBELL (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • BLACK MOUNTAIN CONCRETE READY (2493 US HWY 70 in SWANNANOA, NC)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: READY-MIXED CONCRETE
    Alternative names: BLACK MTN CNCRTE READY MIX
  • BLAKES OF SWANNANOA INCORPORAT (2066 US HWY 70 in SWANNANOA, NC)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: MOTOR VEHICLE PARTS, USED
    Alternative names: BLAKES OF SWANNANOA, INC.
  • BRISCO INC (251 BUCKEYE COVE RD in SWANNANOA, NC)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: KEN LANTER (CONTACT/OWNER)

Zip code 28778 marital status for males
Zip code 28778 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 4.4%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 5.9%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 70.1%Electricity
  • 9.4%Utility gas
  • 9.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.8%Wood
  • 0.6%No fuel used

Population in 1990: 5,911. Population change in the 1990s: +3,410 (+57.7%).

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

  • This state: 5,744
  • Northeast: 888
  • Midwest: 574
  • South: 1,577
  • West: 374

56% of the 28778 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 55% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in North Carolina.

95% of the 28778 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 58% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 28% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 7% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 10% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Swannanoa, NC (28778)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 62
Here:

18.3%
North Carolina:

11.4%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 21
Here:

6.4%
North Carolina:

9.1%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 532
Here:

46.2%
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 ($)
  • 51,860Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 51,377Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 51,175Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 42,280Management occupations
  • 38,441Education, training, and library occupations
  • 37,244Business and financial operations occupations

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: 2)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Food Service Contractors (50-99: 1)
  • Educational Services: Fine Arts Schools (50-99: 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:

  • 774 people in college/university student housing
  • 100 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 35 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 31 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 559 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 248 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 113 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 24 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • 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: 1
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED55$148,477124$183,265508$172,08112$121,42456$223,94413$312,795
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$118,63013$156,72325$168,7801$78,6905$279,4406$53,097
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$133,2409$214,012169$163,83313$49,29315$191,74816$103,531
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN13$160,73719$186,277134$155,7385$32,9286$218,23514$94,322
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$146,7434$208,04331$208,4472$64,8005$174,8040$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0030.01 , 0030.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED19$229,1858$160,531
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$159,4803$497,320
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$256,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$276,990
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0030.01 , 0030.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 28778
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 28778 - Value

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 42. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 87 took place in 2016, and the least - 4 in 2012. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 28778 When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (57.7%), and Outside Fires (29.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 28778
    • 36457.7%Structure Fires
    • 18429.2%Outside Fires
    • 6710.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 162.5%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 28778, North Carolina

Most common first names in zip code 28778 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William8076.5 years
James6773.6 years
John6377.1 years
Mary5576.7 years
Robert2869.6 years
Charles2776.2 years
Helen2377.5 years
George2274.9 years
Margaret2076.2 years
Betty1974.1 years
Most common last names in zip code 28778 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Davis2273.6 years
Mcmahan2275.6 years
Allen2174.1 years
Hall2075.2 years
Jones1874.3 years
Patton1771.0 years
Wilson1778.7 years
Burnette1671.2 years
Robinson1674.3 years
Edwards1475.6 years
Businesses in zip code 28778
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Subway1
Burger King1U-Haul2
FedEx1U.S. Cellular1
Goodwill1
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