Fletcher, NC 28732 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28732: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fletcher, NC 28732

Acceptable Alternative
Mills River, NC 28732

Not Acceptable, USPS
Carolina Hills, NC 28732

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 580
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,756
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Henderson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.422, Longitude -82.5
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 28732 has segments in 2 Counties (Buncombe, Henderson).

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Fletcher, NC 28732 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 17,468
Population in Households 17,262
Population in Familes 14,277
Population in Group Qrtrs 206
Population Density1 416
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 6,964
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 4,796
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,533 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,414 (71.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,550 (20.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 569 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $220,553
Average Home Value $262,948


Median Household Income $48,100
Average Household Income $67,194
Per Capita Income $27,088
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.68% 1.59%
Households 1.4% 1.46%
Families 1.27% 1.39%
Median Household Income   1.81%
Per Capita Income   1.93%
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.

Fletcher, NC 28732 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28732 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 # 218 72nd
Population Density1 # 197 75th
Diversity Index2 # 551 29th
Median Household Income # 231 70th
Per Capita Income # 174 78th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.