Cashiers, NC 28717 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28717: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Cashiers, NC 28717

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 385
  • Single Family Addresses: 408
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 51
  • County: Jackson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.08, Longitude -83.081
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Cashiers, NC 28717 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,498
Population in Households 1,498
Population in Familes 1,177
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 36
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 656
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 425
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,017 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 520 (25.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 136 ( 6.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,361 (67.5%)
Median Home Value $425,641
Average Home Value $511,587


Median Household Income $52,472
Average Household Income $85,307
Per Capita Income $37,357
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.37% 0.32%
Households 0.2% 0.15%
Families 0.0% 0.05%
Median Household Income   4.04%
Per Capita Income   2.43%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Cashiers, NC 28717 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28717 to the other 775 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 657 15th
Population Density1 # 665 14th
Diversity Index2 # 577 26th
Median Household Income # 148 81st
Per Capita Income # 59 93rd

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