Asheville, NC 28804 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28804: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Asheville, NC 28804

Acceptable Alternative
Woodfin, NC 28804

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 610
  • Single Family Addresses: 9,257
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 983
  • County: Buncombe County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.637, Longitude -82.558
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Asheville, NC 28804 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 22,476
Daytime Population: Workers 8,310
Daytime Population: Residents 11,309
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 19,619
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 20,910
Population in Familes 14,828
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,566
Population Density2 766
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $53,358
Average Household Income $83,193
Per Capita Income $35,408


Total Housing Units 10,477 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,884 (56.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,335 (31.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,258 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $313,516
Average Home Value $390,806


Total Households 9,219
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 5,257
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 1.04% 1.07%
Households 0.95% 1.07%
Families 0.73% 0.93%
Median Household Income   2.75%
Per Capita Income   2.37%

Asheville, NC 28804 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28804 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 # 171 78th
Population Density # 142 82nd
Diversity Index # 589 25th
Median Household Income # 159 80th
Per Capita Income # 85 89th

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