Fairview, NC 28730 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28730: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fairview, NC 28730

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 288
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,647
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Buncombe County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.524, Longitude -82.411
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Fairview, NC 28730 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 9,697
Daytime Population: Workers 1,479
Daytime Population: Residents 4,245
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,724
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.59
Population in Households 9,604
Population in Familes 7,985
Population in Group Qrtrs 93
Population Density2 212
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $54,843
Average Household Income $80,737
Per Capita Income $31,984


Total Housing Units 4,364 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,041 (69.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 771 (17.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 552 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $288,457
Average Home Value $357,317


Total Households 3,812
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 2,709
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.36% 1.42%
Households 1.24% 1.35%
Families 1.15% 1.29%
Median Household Income   3.27%
Per Capita Income   2.94%

Fairview, NC 28730 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28730 to the other 782 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 315 60th
Population Density # 306 61st
Diversity Index # 700 10th
Median Household Income # 135 83rd
Per Capita Income # 105 87th

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