28748 Zip Code Profile

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Welcome to LEICESTER, NC 28748

28748 is a sparsely populated, rural zip code in Leicester, North Carolina. The population is primarily white, and mostly married couples. At $158,400 the average home value here is a bit higher than average for the Asheville metro area, so this probably isn't the place to look for housing bargains.

The average family income here is $44,717/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 28748 is $38,724.

An intersting fact about income: Men in 28748 earn an average of $27,619/year. Women earn only $19,172/year.

4,559 people in 28748 have jobs. This statistic includes anyone over the age of 16.

Are you thinking about moving to a neighborhood in 28748? You might be interested to know that the average commute time to work for people living in 28748 is 30.1 minutes!

The median age here is 41. There are 5,614 men and 5,720 women. The median age for men is 40 while for women the median age is 42.

To give you a sense of the community, 4,839 people (out of the 11,334 people live here) have lived in their home at least 5 years. The Post Office delivers mail to 4,591 homes, and 57 businesses every day. 37 people ride bikes or walk to work on a fairly regular basis.

28748 Zip code is located in the Eastern time zone at 36 degrees latitude (Fun Fact: this is the same latitude as Tunis, Tunisia!) and -83 degrees longitude. It has an average elevation of 2,058 feet above sea levell.

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  • Demographics

  • Total Population: 11,334
  • White Population: 10,896
  • Black Population: 177
  • Hispanic Population: 437
  • Asian Population: 92
  • Hawaiian Population: 6
  • Indian Population: 145
  • Male Population: 5,614
  • Female Population: 5,720
  • Median Age: 41
  • Median Age of Males: 40
  • Median Age of Females: 42
  • Geography

  • Region: South
  • Division: South Atlantic
  • State: North Carolina
  • CSA Name: Asheville-Brevard, NC
  • CBSA Type: Metropolitan
  • CBSA Name: Asheville NC
  • County: Buncombe
  • City: Leicester
  • Longitude: -82.7
  • Latitude: 35.6
  • Elevation: 2,059 feet above sea levele
  • Area code: 828
  • Marital Status

  • Average Age

  • The Commute to Work

  • Total commuters: 4,415
  • Drive alone: 3,694
  • Carpool: 680
  • Public transit: 0
  • Ride bikes or walk: 37

  • Average commute time: 30.1 minutes.
  •    0 - 5: 85
  •    5 - 9: 131
  •    10 - 14: 130
  •    15 - 19: 468
  •    20 - 24: 881
  •    25 - 29: 364
  •    30 - 34: 1,248
  •    35 - 39: 126
  •    40 - 44: 212
  •    45 - 59: 563
  •    60 - 89: 106
  •    90 plus: 101
  • The Economics

  • Average House Value: $158,400
  • Average Annual Household Income: $44,462
  • Businesses: 107
  • Employees: 515
  • Annual Payroll: $11,126,000
  • Average Family Income: $44,717
  • Median Family Income: $35,086
  • Average Income for Men: $27,619
  • Average Income for Women: $19,172
  • Other Stuff

  • County FIPS Code: 021
  • State FIPS Code: 37

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Schools in 28748 Zip Code

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Primary Schools
Leicester Elementary
31 Gilbert Road
Leicester, NC 28748
(828) 683-2341

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