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28786 Zip Code (Waynesville, NC) Detailed Profile




Cities: Waynesville, NC (11.96%), Lake Junaluska, NC (1.88%), Maggie Valley, NC (0.13%)
Counties: Haywood County, NC (99.43%), Jackson County, NC (0.57%)
Estimated zip code population in 2017: 21,008
Zip code population in 2010: 20,714
Zip code population in 2000: 25,315

Houses and condos: 12,260
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,176
% of renters here:

33%
State:

35%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 28786: 90.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 74.5 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 28786
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

0.6% ($1,197)
North Carolina:

0.8% ($1,440)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,301 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,062 (0.6%)

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Males: 9,805  (46.7%)
Females: 11,201  (53.3%)

For population 25 years and over in 28786:

  • High school or higher: 86.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 28786:

  • Never married: 19.6%
  • Now married: 54.4%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

Zip code 28786 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Races in zip code 28786 (2017)
    • 19,16975.7%White
    • 8513.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2661.1%Black
    • 1930.8%Two or more races
    • 1320.5%American Indian
    • 880.3%Asian
    • 120.05%Some other race
    • 30.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Urban population: 11,686
Rural population: 9,321

Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $189,711
28786:

$189,711
North Carolina:

$171,200



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 43 registered sex offenders living in 28786 zip code as of September 21, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 28786 is 484 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is near the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

50.3 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.1 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 28786, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $47,084 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$47,084
State:

$54,937

Salary/wage: $37,561 (reported on 75.7% of returns)
Here:

$37,561
State:

$46,336
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 68.2% for AGIs below $25k, 69.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 66.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 64.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 57.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 39.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,366 (reported on 39.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,366
North Carolina:

$1,298
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.7% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $9,313 (reported on 19.9% of returns)
Here:

$9,313
State:

$6,213
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 12.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$9,865 (reported on 15.9% of returns)
Here:

+$9,865
State:

+$12,740
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 13.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$10,936 (reported on 17.9% of returns)
Here:

+$10,936
State:

+$10,311
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.6% for AGIs below $25k, 3.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $14,278 (reported on 13.5% of returns)
28786:

$14,278
North Carolina:

$15,575
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.4% for AGIs below $25k, 3.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Total itemized deductions: $22,413 (24% of AGI, reported on 29.3% of returns)
Here:

$22,413
State:

$23,438

Here:

23.9% of AGI
State:

21.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.5% for AGIs below $25k, 11.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 14.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 14.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 14.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $4,878 (reported on 24.7% of returns)
Here:

$4,878
State:

$4,687
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $6,994 (reported on 29.0% of returns)
28786:

$6,994
State:

$8,823
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs below $25k, 2.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,083 (reported on 21.3% of returns)
Here:

$2,083
State:

$2,376
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 61.5%
Here:

61%
State:

53%
(% for various income ranges: 58.8% for AGIs below $25k, 60.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 65.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 63.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 66.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 88.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 28786, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $39,429 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$39,429
State:

$45,376

Salary/wage: $32,571 (reported on 77.4% of returns)
Here:

$32,571
State:

$39,442
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 115.3% for AGIs below $10k, 68.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 74.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 69.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 67.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 45.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,892 (reported on 48.3% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,892
North Carolina:

$1,515
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.5% for AGIs below $10k, 2.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $3,692 (reported on 22.1% of returns)
Here:

$3,692
State:

$4,016
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.8% for AGIs below $10k, 1.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$12,085 (reported on 18.3% of returns)
Here:

+$12,085
State:

+$11,152
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -4.3% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$10,622 (reported on 19.6% of returns)
Here:

+$10,622
State:

+$9,490
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs below $10k, 7.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.1% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,000 (reported on 2.5% of returns)
28786:

$3,000
North Carolina:

$2,967
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $14,435 (reported on 0.6% of returns)
Here:

$14,435
North Carolina:

$14,754

Total itemized deductions: $19,385 (25% of AGI, reported on 29.7% of returns)
Here:

$19,385
State:

$19,464

Here:

25.1% of AGI
State:

22.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 17.2% for AGIs below $10k, 8.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 13.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 15.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 16.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $4,400 (5% of AGI, reported on 25.8% of returns)
Here:

$4,400
State:

$4,035

Here:

5.4% of AGI
State:

4.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs below $10k, 1.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $5,677 (reported on 73.9% of returns)
28786:

$5,677
State:

$7,257
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.2% for AGIs below $10k, 4.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,717 (reported on 18.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,717
State:

$1,851

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 69.0%
Here:

69%
State:

62%
(% for various income ranges: 63.4% for AGIs below $10k, 71.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 69.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 69.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 67.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 78.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$44,479
North Carolina:

$52,752
Waynesville, NC (28786) map Nearest zip codes: 28745, 28707, 28751, 28716, 28723, 28783.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

36.3%
North Carolina:

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

3.2%
North Carolina:

5.8%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,432
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 8,304


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 177 (127 now married, 49 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 3,946 (1,823 now married, 2,117 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 28786 with a mortgage: 3,238 (47 second mortgage, 362 home equity loan, 15 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,376

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,137
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $332

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

14.7%
Whole state:

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

8.6%
Whole state:

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

5.8
State:

6.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.5
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 28786: Waynesville Golf and Country Club (A), Waynesville Plaza (B), Morrison Fish Hatchery (C), Mount View Golf Course (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

    Churches in zip code 28786 include: Micadale Church (A), Maple Grove Church (B), Hyatt Creek Freewill Baptist Church (C), Francis Cove Church (D), Fellowship Church (E), Fairview Church (F), Elizabeth Chapel (G), East Waynesville Church (H), Barberville Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Hillcrest Memorial Gardens (1), Green Hill Cemetery (2), Rocky Branch Cemetery (3), Reeves Cemetery (4), Redbank Cemetery (5), Ratcliffe Cove Cemetery (6), Plott Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Reservoirs: Broyhill Lake (A), Waynesville Reservoir (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Peter Cove Branch (A), Hyatt Creek (B), Farmer Branch (C), Factory Branch (D), Eaglenest Creek (E), Drift Branch (F), Steestachee Branch (G), Deep Creek (H), Old Bald Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 1032014 or later
  • 832010 to 2013
  • 2,2442000 to 2009
  • 1,6191990 to 1999
  • 1,6091980 to 1989
  • 1,5241970 to 1979
  • 1,3471960 to 1969
  • 1,5571950 to 1959
  • 9141940 to 1949
  • 1,0611939 or earlier

Zip code 28786 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Waynesville, NC (28786)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Waynesville, NC (28786)
  • 14no bedroom
  • 1321 bedroom
  • 1,9042 bedrooms
  • 3,5163 bedrooms
  • 8144 bedrooms
  • 2005+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Waynesville, NC (28786)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Waynesville, NC (28786)
  • 182no bedroom
  • 6361 bedroom
  • 1,3692 bedrooms
  • 7843 bedrooms
  • 1674 bedrooms
  • 125+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Waynesville, NC (28786) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Waynesville, NC (28786) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 222no vehicle
  • 2,0931 vehicle
  • 2,5292 vehicles
  • 1,1903 vehicles
  • 4024 vehicles
  • 1345+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Waynesville, NC (28786) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Waynesville, NC (28786) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 439no vehicle
  • 1,5261 vehicle
  • 9352 vehicles
  • 2333 vehicles
  • 424 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 28786 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 28786 household income distribution in 2017
  • 831Less than $10,000
  • 707$10,000 to $14,999
  • 711$15,000 to $19,999
  • 461$20,000 to $24,999
  • 576$25,000 to $29,999
  • 725$30,000 to $34,999
  • 362$35,000 to $39,999
  • 530$40,000 to $44,999
  • 280$45,000 to $49,999
  • 893$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,084$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,037$75,000 to $99,999
  • 464$100,000 to $124,999
  • 268$125,000 to $149,999
  • 412$150,000 to $199,999
  • 270$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 28786

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 28786
  • 197Less than $10,000
  • 48$10,000 to $14,999
  • 34$15,000 to $19,999
  • 65$20,000 to $24,999
  • 57$25,000 to $29,999
  • 95$30,000 to $34,999
  • 38$35,000 to $39,999
  • 111$40,000 to $49,999
  • 101$50,000 to $59,999
  • 181$60,000 to $69,999
  • 130$70,000 to $79,999
  • 205$80,000 to $89,999
  • 194$90,000 to $99,999
  • 517$100,000 to $124,999
  • 464$125,000 to $149,999
  • 569$150,000 to $174,999
  • 533$175,000 to $199,999
  • 780$200,000 to $249,999
  • 712$250,000 to $299,999
  • 570$300,000 to $399,999
  • 286$400,000 to $499,999
  • 271$500,000 to $749,999
  • 93$750,000 to $999,999
  • 22$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 97$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 28786

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 28786
  • 52Less than $100
  • 95$100 to $149
  • 229$150 to $199
  • 63$200 to $249
  • 75$250 to $299
  • 100$300 to $349
  • 159$350 to $399
  • 186$400 to $449
  • 268$450 to $499
  • 278$500 to $549
  • 145$550 to $599
  • 227$600 to $649
  • 77$650 to $699
  • 174$700 to $749
  • 97$750 to $799
  • 278$800 to $899
  • 77$900 to $999
  • 150$1,000 to $1,249
  • 46$1,250 to $1,499
  • 4$1,500 to $1,999
  • 192No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $715.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $274,670.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $218,001
  • Black or African American householders: $149,563
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $139,579
  • Two or more races householders: $236,098
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $197,615

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $189,711
28786:

$189,711
North Carolina:

$171,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $106,766 - $290,126
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 28786
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,655
  • One, attached: 224
  • Two: 409
  • 3 or 4: 341
  • 5 to 9: 351
  • 10 to 19: 122
  • 20 to 49: 82
  • 50 or more: 102
  • Mobile homes: 1,924

Unemployment: 3.7%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 28786

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 28786
  • 83.4%7,231Drove a car alone
  • 7.1%619Carpooled
  • 0.4%34Bus or trolley bus
  • 1.6%137Taxi
  • 0.2%15Motorcycle
  • 0.4%39Bicycle
  • 2.2%187Walked
  • 1.5%133Other means
  • 3.6%309Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 28786

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 28786
  • 344Less than 5 minutes
  • 1,6855 to 9 minutes
  • 1,74510 to 14 minutes
  • 1,28015 to 19 minutes
  • 84620 to 24 minutes
  • 33425 to 29 minutes
  • 50030 to 34 minutes
  • 19335 to 39 minutes
  • 41040 to 44 minutes
  • 68245 to 59 minutes
  • 27660 to 89 minutes
  • 4890 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 75.8%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 20,759
  • In family households: 16,156 (2,776 male householders, 2,882 female householders)
    4,517 spouses, 4,165 children (3,640 natural, 171 adopted, 355 stepchildren), 588 grandchildren, 125 brothers or sisters, 450 parents, 206 other relatives, 303 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,617 (1,633 male householders (1,458 living alone)), 2,481 female householders (2,200 living alone)), 488 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 252 (313 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 3,302 2-persons, 1,175 3-persons, 719 4-persons, 330 5-persons, 88 6-persons, 57 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 3,661 1-person, 438 2-persons, 15 3-persons

2,015 married couples with children.
789 single-parent households (148 men, 641 women).

96.9% of residents of 28786 zip code speak English at home.
1.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (73% very well, 15% well, 12% not well, 1% not at all).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (87% very well, 13% not well).

Foreign born population: 550 (2.6%)
(74.6% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

2.6%
Whole state:

8.1%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 19%Bangladesh
  • 13%France
  • 10%United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
  • 3%Laos
  • 3%Burma
  • 3%Czechoslovakia (includes Czech Republic and Slovakia)
  • 2%Serbia
Most common first ancestries reported in 28786
  • 38%American
  • 9%Scotch-Irish
  • 6%Irish
  • 6%German
  • 5%English
  • 3%Scottish
  • 2%European
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 402010 or later
  • 1382000 to 2009
  • 1511990 to 1999
  • 282Before 1990

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • BLUE RIDGE PAPER PRODUCTS - WAYNESVILLE (1329 HOWELL MILL ROAD in WAYNESVILLE, NC)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (North Carolina facility info) - -115DA4YG00M69W84AY3V0B4JHH, WASTEWATER FACILITY, -4996, AIR PROGRAM
    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: SANITARY FOOD CONTAINERS, EXCEPT FOLDING; PACKAGING PAPER AND PLASTICS FILM, COATED AND LAMINATED
    Business NAICS classification: COATED AND LAMINATED PACKAGING PAPER AND PLASTICS FILM MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: BLUE RIDGE PAPER PRODUCTS INC (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , CHAMPION INTL. CORP. (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: BLUE RIDGE PAPER PRODUCTS, INCORPORATED, CHAMPION INTERNATIONAL CORP
  • APAC TENNESSEE INC - HAZELWOOD (ALLENS CREEK ROAD in WAYNESVILLE, NC)
    STATE MASTER (North Carolina facility info) - -115DA4YG00M29W84AX3Y0CY571, WASTEWATER FACILITY, -5000, AIR PROGRAM
    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.
    Alternative names: APAC TENNESSEE INCORPORATED
  • CAROLINA PET SERVICES (P O BOX 267 3625 IRON DUFF ROAD RT 4 in WAYNESVILLE, NC)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (North Carolina facility info) - AIR PROGRAM
    Business SIC classification: REFUSE SYSTEMS
    Business NAICS classification: SOLID WASTE COMBUSTORS AND INCINERATORS.
  • CLARK AND LEATHERWOOD INCORPORATED (179 INDUSTRIAL PARKS DRIVE in WAYNESVILLE, NC)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (North Carolina facility info) - AIR PROGRAM
    Business SIC classification: WOOD PRODUCTS
    Business NAICS classification: ALL OTHER MISCELLANEOUS WOOD PRODUCT MANUFACTURING.
  • BETHEL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (730 SONOMA ROAD in WAYNESVILLE, NC)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-314
    Organizations: HAYWOOD COUNTY SCHOOLS (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • CENTRAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (62 JOY LANE in WAYNESVILLE, NC)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-324
    Organizations: HAYWOOD COUNTY SCHOOLS (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • BARBER ORCHARD (U.S. HIGHWAY 23/74 in WAYNESVILLE, NC)
    SUPERFUND NPL (Superfund database)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-04-2002-3779, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
  • BETHEL MIDDLE (630 SONOMA ROAD in WAYNESVILLE, NC)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-318
    Organizations: HAYWOOD COUNTY SCHOOLS (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • BENFIELD IND SITE (RICHLAND ST in WAYNESVILLE, NC)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-04-2002-3759, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
  • BLUE RIDGE PAPER PRODUCTS (710 HOWELL MILL ROAD in WAYNESVILLE, NC)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: SANITARY FOOD CONTAINERS, EXCEPT FOLDING
    Alternative names: CHAMPION INTERNATIONAL CORP
  • ADVANCED TRANSMISSIONS INC (106 FRAZIER ST in WAYNESVILLE, NC)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: DAVID HEITZ (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • ANDERSON AUTO CENTER (5000 GREAT SMOKY MTN EXP WAY in WAYNESVILLE, NC)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: FRED ANDERSON (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • HARRISON CONSTRUCTION DIVISION OF APAC- (ALLENS CREEK ROAD in WAYNESVILLE, NC)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: CRUSHED AND BROKEN GRANITE; ASPHALT PAVING MIXTURES AND BLOCKS
    Alternative names: HARRISON CONSTRUCTION DIVISION - WAYNES, HARRISON CONST.-WAYNESVILLE QU, HARRISON DIV APAC TENNESSEE IN

Zip code 28786 marital status for males
Zip code 28786 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2.0%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0.6%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 50.8%Electricity
  • 26.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 12.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.5%Wood
  • 2.0%Utility gas

Population in 1990: 20,924. Population change in the 1990s: +4,391 (+21.0%).

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

  • This state: 12,652
  • Northeast: 1,488
  • Midwest: 1,759
  • South: 3,704
  • West: 680

60% of the 28786 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 56% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in North Carolina.

86% of the 28786 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 44% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 19% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 1% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Waynesville, NC (28786)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 61
Here:

3.9%
North Carolina:

10.1%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 82
Here:

9.0%
North Carolina:

10.3%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 46
Here:

7.6%
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 ($)
  • 66,303Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 55,898Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 54,594Legal occupations
  • 50,958Community and social service occupations
  • 49,397Management occupations
  • 45,696Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • WELLCO ENTERPRISES, INC (150 WESTWOOD CIRCLE in WAYNESVILLE, NC; small business) : $160,074,887 in 233 contracts from 1999 to 2006
    Contracts for Footwear, Men's, Armor, Personal, Miscellaneous Items by Defense Logistics Agency, Army, Navy, Air Force, and others
    Signed by year: 2000: $14,968,979; 2001: $16,405,314; 2002: $17,382,056; 2003: $20,298,631; 2004: $42,984,117; 2005: $38,886,673; 2006: $5,934,852.

    Biggest contracts:
    $12,349,440 with Defense Logistics Agency for Footwear, Men's. Signed on 2003-10-24. Completion date: 2004-07-03.
    $9,295,845, same as above. Signed on 2004-06-03. Completion date: 2005-04-23.
    $8,883,298, same as above. Signed on 2005-11-07. Completion date: 2006-06-04.
    $8,763,971, same as above. Signed on 2004-01-14. Completion date: 2004-09-11.

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

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (50-99 employees: 1 establishment, 20-49 employees: 11 establishments, 10-19 employees: 2 establishments, 5-9 employees: 2 establishments, 1-4 employees: 5 establishments)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (20-49: 8, 10-19: 7, 5-9: 5, 1-4: 7)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (100-249: 2)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Vocational Rehabilitation Services (100-249: 1, 50-99: 1, 5-9: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (50-99: 1, 20-49: 1, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 6, 1-4: 16)
  • Construction: New Single-Family Housing Construction (except Operative Builders) (50-99: 1, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 7, 1-4: 14)

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:

  • 193 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 186 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 125 people in state prisons
  • 18 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 13 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 156 people in nursing homes
  • 118 people in state prisons
  • 109 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 108 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 48 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 13 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2012:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full and 8 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
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 ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED56$152,789281$194,5601,201$183,74243$101,9882$189,790318$213,06937$74,394
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$72,2356$117,62069$194,4758$60,5630$011$166,1785$111,898
APPLICATIONS DENIED25$136,84452$189,162286$214,67826$76,4930$045$222,50224$81,365
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN10$157,67029$169,411195$180,50210$193,8600$038$199,53913$89,068
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$05$253,72630$166,1560$00$012$169,7370$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED21$238,2827$291,6463$261,523
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$130,9250$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$66,8100$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 28786
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 28786 - Value
Most common first names in zip code 28786 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James24272.5 years
William23573.0 years
Robert15973.0 years
Mary15778.2 years
John15374.8 years
Charles10872.1 years
George6777.4 years
Frank6575.4 years
Thomas6372.1 years
Ruth6180.1 years
Most common last names in zip code 28786 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Davis11677.1 years
Smith9873.1 years
Messer8575.5 years
Rogers6974.6 years
Caldwell6877.3 years
Green6673.8 years
Moody6273.3 years
Jones5276.3 years
Medford5279.1 years
Howell5281.4 years
Businesses in zip code 28786
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts1Lowe's1
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets5
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Best Western1New Balance1
Burger King1Nike2
CVS1Penske1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Curves1RadioShack1
Days Inn1Rite Aid1
Decora Cabinetry3Sears1
Domino's Pizza1Staples1
FedEx5Starbucks1
Ford1Subway2
GameStop1Super 81
Goodwill2T-Mobile1
H&R Block2Taco Bell1
Hardee's2U-Haul2
Jones New York1U.S. Cellular1
KFC1UPS5
Kincaid3Verizon Wireless1
Kmart1Waffle House1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's1
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