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Estimated zip code population in 2017: 1,747
Zip code population in 2010: 1,593
Zip code population in 2000: 1,215

Houses and condos: 1,282
Renter-occupied apartments: 333
% of renters here:

48%
State:

35%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 28783: 83.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 64.2 sq. mi.
Water area: 1.2 sq. mi.
Population density: 27 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 28783
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

0.4% ($717)
North Carolina:

0.8% ($1,440)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,156 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $689 (0.7%)

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Males: 999  (57.2%)
Females: 747  (42.8%)

For population 25 years and over in 28783:

  • High school or higher: 84.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 47.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 28783:

  • Never married: 35.2%
  • Now married: 51.0%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

Zip code 28783 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 28783 (2017)
    • 1,332109.6%White
    • 21317.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 242.0%American Indian
    • 121.0%Two or more races
    • 50.4%Black
    • 50.4%Asian
    • 20.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $169,132
28783:

$169,132
North Carolina:

$171,200



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in 28783 zip code as of October 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 28783 is 295 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

40.9 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.5 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 28783, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $32,490 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$32,490
State:

$54,937

Salary/wage: $28,603 (reported on 72.0% of returns)
Here:

$28,603
State:

$46,336
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 62.6% for AGIs below $25k, 81.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 66.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 44.2% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $606 (reported on 34.0% of returns)
This zip code:

$606
North Carolina:

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

Ordinary dividends: $2,533 (reported on 12.0% of returns)
Here:

$2,533
State:

$6,213

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$2,933 (reported on 12.0% of returns)
Here:

+$2,933
State:

+$12,740

Profit/loss from business: +$8,008 (reported on 24.0% of returns)
Here:

+$8,008
State:

+$10,311

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $8,575 (reported on 8.0% of returns)
28783:

$8,575
North Carolina:

$15,575

Total itemized deductions: $17,929 (25% of AGI, reported on 14.0% of returns)
Here:

$17,929
State:

$23,438

Here:

24.9% of AGI
State:

21.5% of AGI

Charity contributions: $3,380 (reported on 10.0% of returns)
Here:

$3,380
State:

$4,687

Taxes paid: $4,886 (reported on 14.0% of returns)
28783:

$4,886
State:

$8,823

Earned income credit: $2,275 (reported on 32.0% of returns)
Here:

$2,275
State:

$2,376
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 72.0%
Here:

72%
State:

53%
(% for various income ranges: 67.9% for AGIs below $25k, 76.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 80.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 75.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 28783, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $32,125 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$32,125
State:

$45,376

Salary/wage: $25,660 (reported on 79.2% of returns)
Here:

$25,660
State:

$39,442
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 78.1% for AGIs below $10k, 74.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 83.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 71.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 46.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 28.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $741 (reported on 36.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$741
North Carolina:

$1,515
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $10k, 1.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,828 (reported on 10.9% of returns)
Here:

$1,828
State:

$4,016
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$26,655 (reported on 10.3% of returns)
Here:

+$26,655
State:

+$11,152
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.9% for AGIs below $10k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 30.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$7,348 (reported on 25.3% of returns)
Here:

+$7,348
State:

+$9,490
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 35.1% for AGIs below $10k, 13.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.7% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Total itemized deductions: $17,165 (23% of AGI, reported on 14.8% of returns)
Here:

$17,165
State:

$19,464

Here:

22.7% of AGI
State:

22.7% of AGI

Charity contributions deductions: $3,317 (4% of AGI, reported on 11.8% of returns)
Here:

$3,317
State:

$4,035

Here:

3.6% of AGI
State:

4.5% of AGI

Total tax: $3,632 (reported on 74.7% of returns)
28783:

$3,632
State:

$7,257
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.3% for AGIs below $10k, 4.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 12.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 12.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,741 (reported on 26.8% of returns)
Here:

$1,741
State:

$1,851

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 74.3%
Here:

74%
State:

62%
(% for various income ranges: 71.0% for AGIs below $10k, 73.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 73.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 83.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 66.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 94.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$31,658
North Carolina:

$52,752
28783 map Nearest zip codes: 28723, 28736, 28747, 28707, 28708, 28774.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

35.1%
North Carolina:

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

7.0%
North Carolina:

5.8%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 157
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 535


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 39 (0 now married, 37 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 269 (129 now married, 139 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 28783 with a mortgage: 80 (27 home equity loan, 1 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 288

Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $320

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

24.9%
Whole state:

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

12.6%
Whole state:

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

5.4
State:

6.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.5
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  • Churches in zip code 28783 include: Neddie Mountain Church (A), Cedar Cliff Church (B), Wolf Mountain Church (C), Sols Creek Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Smook Cemetery (1), Broom Cemetery (2), Mathis Cemetery (3), Cathey Cemetery (4), Woodring Cemetery (5), Sols Creek Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Reservoirs: Cedar Cliff Lake (A), Bear Creek Lake (B), Balsam Lake (C), Tanasee Creek Lake (D), T Fields Lake (E), Wolf Creek Lake (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Gladie Creek (A), Gage Creek (B), Em Branch (C), Doe Branch (D), Dickson Creek (E), Cub Branch (F), Charley Creek (G), Canoe Creek (H), Camp Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 262010 to 2013
  • 2932000 to 2009
  • 4261990 to 1999
  • 1271980 to 1989
  • 1211970 to 1979
  • 841960 to 1969
  • 741950 to 1959
  • 181940 to 1949
  • 911939 or earlier

Zip code 28783 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in 28783
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in 28783
  • 0no bedroom
  • 351 bedroom
  • 1162 bedrooms
  • 1523 bedrooms
  • 404 bedrooms
  • 225+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in 28783
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in 28783
  • 0no bedroom
  • 71 bedroom
  • 2872 bedrooms
  • 543 bedrooms
  • 244 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in 28783 in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in 28783 in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 32no vehicle
  • 581 vehicle
  • 1292 vehicles
  • 843 vehicles
  • 414 vehicles
  • 235+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in 28783 in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in 28783 in renter-occupied apartments
  • 39no vehicle
  • 1611 vehicle
  • 952 vehicles
  • 313 vehicles
  • 94 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 28783 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 28783 household income distribution in 2017
  • 103Less than $10,000
  • 32$10,000 to $14,999
  • 121$15,000 to $19,999
  • 45$20,000 to $24,999
  • 25$25,000 to $29,999
  • 58$30,000 to $34,999
  • 44$35,000 to $39,999
  • 31$40,000 to $44,999
  • 30$45,000 to $49,999
  • 4$50,000 to $59,999
  • 35$60,000 to $74,999
  • 90$75,000 to $99,999
  • 56$100,000 to $124,999
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 28783

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 28783
  • 20$10,000 to $14,999
  • 12$15,000 to $19,999
  • 6$25,000 to $29,999
  • 2$30,000 to $34,999
  • 11$35,000 to $39,999
  • 38$50,000 to $59,999
  • 14$80,000 to $89,999
  • 34$90,000 to $99,999
  • 15$100,000 to $124,999
  • 27$150,000 to $174,999
  • 25$175,000 to $199,999
  • 14$200,000 to $249,999
  • 14$250,000 to $299,999
  • 75$300,000 to $399,999
  • 36$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 28783

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 28783
  • 67$100 to $149
  • 21$250 to $299
  • 28$300 to $349
  • 8$350 to $399
  • 6$450 to $499
  • 60$500 to $549
  • 29$550 to $599
  • 33$700 to $749
  • 20$900 to $999
  • 34No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $650.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $214,283
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $467,732

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $169,132
28783:

$169,132
North Carolina:

$171,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $63,497 - $342,956

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $261,126
Here:

$261,126
State:

$248,152

Mobile homes: $94,126
Here:

$94,126
State:

$69,094
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 28783
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 779
  • One, attached: 4
  • 3 or 4: 45
  • Mobile homes: 445

Unemployment: 5.5%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 28783

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 28783
  • 69.4%457Drove a car alone
  • 23.7%156Carpooled
  • 4.2%28Bus or trolley bus
  • 1.5%10Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 28783

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 28783
  • 17Less than 5 minutes
  • 435 to 9 minutes
  • 1010 to 14 minutes
  • 1315 to 19 minutes
  • 16320 to 24 minutes
  • 3725 to 29 minutes
  • 12530 to 34 minutes
  • 1835 to 39 minutes
  • 2740 to 44 minutes
  • 7045 to 59 minutes
  • 1960 to 89 minutes
  • 9890 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 76.6%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,747
  • In family households: 1,358 (238 male householders, 171 female householders)
    289 spouses, 391 children (363 natural, 17 adopted, 13 stepchildren), 21 grandchildren, 78 brothers or sisters, 115 parents, 12 other relatives, 24 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 391 (192 male householders (140 living alone)), 98 female householders (79 living alone)), 101 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 204 2-persons, 78 3-persons, 107 4-persons, 8 6-persons, 11 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 219 1-person, 41 2-persons, 29 3-persons

101 married couples with children.
126 single-parent households (126 women).

93.1% of residents of 28783 zip code speak English at home.
6.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (14% very well, 37% well, 49% not well).

Foreign born population: 115 (6.6%)
(9.2% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

6.6%
Whole state:

8.1%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 5%Costa Rica
Most common first ancestries reported in 28783
  • 60%American
  • 8%English
  • 8%Scotch-Irish
  • 3%Italian
  • 2%Scottish
  • 1%German
  • 0%French
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1262010 or later
  • 282000 to 2009
  • 51990 to 1999
  • 9Before 1990

Zip code 28783 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • DUKE ENERGY CORPORATION (NC HIGHWAY 281-12 MI. FROM NC in TUCKASEGEE, NC)
    STATE MASTER (North Carolina facility info) - -115DA4YG00V62W84DX0J8F26X4, WASTEWATER FACILITY
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: ELECTRIC SERVICES
    Alternative names: DUKE ENRG CORP TENNESSEE CRK H, NANTAHALA P&L, TENNESSEE CREEK HYDROELECTRIC
  • DUKE ENERGY CORPORATION (NC HIGHWAY 281-5 MILES FROM NORTH in TUCKASEGEE, NC)
    STATE MASTER (North Carolina facility info) - -115DA4YG00V62W84DX0J80A3NA, WASTEWATER FACILITY
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: ELECTRIC SERVICES
    Alternative names: BEAR CREEK HYDROELECTRIC PLANT, DUKE ENRG CORP BEAR CRK HYDROE, NANTAHALA P&L
  • DUKE ENERGY CORPORATION (NC HIGHWAY 281-2 MILES FROM NORTH in TUCKASEGEE, NC)
    STATE MASTER (North Carolina facility info) - -115DA4YG00V62W84DX0J8F9JEU, WASTEWATER FACILITY
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: ELECTRIC SERVICES
    Alternative names: CEDAR CLIFF HYDROELECTRIC PLAN, DUKE ENRG CORP CEDAR CLF HYDRO, NANTAHALA P&L

Zip code 28783 marital status for males
Zip code 28783 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 7.1%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2.9%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 61.3%Electricity
  • 19.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 13.2%Wood
  • 5.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Population in 1990: 1,096. Population change in the 1990s: +119 (+10.9%).

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

  • This state: 1,070
  • Northeast: 105
  • Midwest: 32
  • South: 396

70% of the 28783 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 60% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in North Carolina.

78% of the 28783 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 15% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 73% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 6% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 7% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in 28783

Private vs. public school enrollment:

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

0.0%
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 ($)
  • 54,579Management occupations
  • 32,595Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 31,830Transportation occupations
  • 27,505Office and administrative support occupations
  • 21,457Construction and extraction occupations
  • 9,358Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

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

  • Construction: Site Preparation Contractors (20-49 employees: 1 establishment, 1-4 employees: 4 establishments)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Landscaping Services (10-19: 2)
  • Construction: New Single-Family Housing Construction (except Operative Builders) (10-19: 1)
  • Construction: Framing Contractors (10-19: 1)
  • Construction: Land Subdivision (5-9: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Recreational and Vacation Camps (except Campgrounds) (1-4: 1)
  • Construction: Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors (1-4: 1)
  • Construction: Masonry 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

Fatal accident statistics in 2012:

  • 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
Most common first names in zip code 28783 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William770.9 years
John583.0 years
Robert579.8 years
Bessie482.5 years
Frank373.4 years
Ella385.7 years
James377.7 years
Lloyd383.7 years
Margaret391.9 years
Mary388.0 years
Most common last names in zip code 28783 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown1777.9 years
Mathis1273.4 years
Owen1078.1 years
Broom975.1 years
Ashe882.6 years
Powell874.3 years
Hooper886.9 years
Mccall874.6 years
Middleton781.1 years
Golden770.9 years
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