28719 Zip Code Profile

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Welcome to CHEROKEE, NC 28719

28719 is a sparsely populated, suburban zip code in Cherokee, North Carolina. Median household income here ($28,875) is significantly lower than US average ($56,604). The population is primarily Native American, and about evenly divided between singles and married couples.

The average family income here is $40,261/year. This is less than the national average of $70,000/year. However, the national average number is a little misleading because there are some very wealthy Americans earning $50 million a year or more. (Wouldn't that be nice!) This pushes the national average higher than in would be without those edge cases. The median household income in the US (median, meaning half of US households make more and half make less) is at about $50,000/year. Median family income in 28719 is $32,353.

An intersting fact about income: Men in 28719 earn an average of $24,594/year. Women earn only $18,189/year.

2,343 people in 28719 have jobs. This statistic includes anyone over the age of 16.

Are you thinking about moving to a neighborhood in 28719? You might be interested to know that the average commute time to work for people living here is not bad, only 17.5 minutes.

The median age here is 32. There are 3,921 men and 4,127 women. The median age for men is 30 while for women the median age is 33.

To give you a sense of the community, 3,664 people (out of the 8,048 people live here) have lived in their home at least 5 years. The Post Office delivers mail to 1,218 homes, and 57 businesses every day. 128 people ride bikes or walk to work on a fairly regular basis.

28719 Zip code is located in the Eastern time zone at 35 degrees latitude (Fun Fact: this is the same latitude as Busan, South Korea!) and -83 degrees longitude. It has an average elevation of 1,968 feet above sea levell.

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  • Demographics

  • Total Population: 8,048
  • White Population: 1,691
  • Black Population: 125
  • Hispanic Population: 505
  • Asian Population: 50
  • Hawaiian Population: 11
  • Indian Population: 6,571
  • Male Population: 3,921
  • Female Population: 4,127
  • Median Age: 32
  • Median Age of Males: 30
  • Median Age of Females: 33
  • Geography

  • Region: South
  • Division: South Atlantic
  • State: North Carolina
  • County: Swain
  • City: Cherokee
  • Longitude: -83.3
  • Latitude: 35.5
  • Elevation: 1,968 feet above sea levele
  • Area code: 828
  • Marital Status

  • Average Age

  • The Commute to Work

  • Total commuters: 2,324
  • Drive alone: 1,569
  • Carpool: 581
  • Public transit: 0
  • Ride bikes or walk: 128

  • Average commute time: 17.5 minutes.
  •    0 - 5: 104
  •    5 - 9: 599
  •    10 - 14: 473
  •    15 - 19: 384
  •    20 - 24: 216
  •    25 - 29: 58
  •    30 - 34: 311
  •    35 - 39: 17
  •    40 - 44: 23
  •    45 - 59: 76
  •    60 - 89: 29
  •    90 plus: 34
  • The Economics

  • Average House Value: $80,700
  • Average Annual Household Income: $26,420
  • Businesses: 153
  • Employees: 3,113
  • Annual Payroll: $96,363,000
  • Average Family Income: $40,261
  • Median Family Income: $28,875
  • Average Income for Men: $24,594
  • Average Income for Women: $18,189
  • Other Stuff

  • County FIPS Code: 173
  • State FIPS Code: 37

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Schools in 28719 Zip Code

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Primary Schools
Cherokee Central Elementary School
Acquoni Road, P.O. Box 134
Cherokee, NC 28719
(828) 497-9130
High Schools
Cherokee Central High School
Acquoni Road, P.O. Box 134
Cherokee, NC 28719
(828) 497-5511

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