Lake Junaluska, NC 28745 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28745: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lake Junaluska, NC 28745

Acceptable Alternative
Lk Junaluska, NC 28745

Not Acceptable, USPS
Assembly, NC 28745

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 110
  • Single Family Addresses: 299
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Haywood County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.525, Longitude -82.973
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Lake Junaluska, NC 28745 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 589
Daytime Population: Workers 761
Daytime Population: Residents 266
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,027
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.74
Population in Households 589
Population in Familes 483
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 985
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $92,526
Average Household Income $116,633
Per Capita Income $59,603


Total Housing Units 734 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 240 (32.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 61 ( 8.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 433 (59.0%)
Median Home Value $345,455
Average Home Value $395,208


Total Households 301
Average Household Size 1.96
Family Households 201
Average Family Size 2
  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 0.97% 1.03%
Households 0.85% 0.91%
Families 0.63% 0.78%
Median Household Income   0.98%
Per Capita Income   1.14%

Lake Junaluska, NC 28745 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28745 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 # 721 8th
Population Density # 115 85th
Diversity Index # 765 2nd
Median Household Income # 13 98th
Per Capita Income # 3 100th

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