ZIP Code 28698 has segments in 2 Counties (Ashe, Watauga).
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Database updated: October 1, 2023, Maps updated: August 11, 2023.
|Total Population||2,524 (100%)|
|Population in Households||2,507 (99.3%)|
|Population in Families||2,073 (82.1%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||17 ( 0.7%)|
|Median Household Income||$46,296|
|Average Household Income||$63,479|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||32%|
|Per Capita Income||$26,672|
|Socioeconomic Status Index6||Moderate (48.7)|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||1,415 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||879 (62.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||181 (12.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||355 (25.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$249,691|
|Average Home Value||$359,983|
|Housing Affordability Index3||81|
|Average Household Size||2.37|
|Average Family Size||3.00|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||3.45%|
|Per Capita Income||3.78%|
|Owner Occupied HU||1.11%|
The table below compares 28698 to the other 776 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2023 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.
|Total Population||# 550||29th|
|Population Density||# 464||40th|
|Median Household Income||# 582||25th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 131||17th|
|Per Capita Income||# 611||21st|
|Diversity Index||# 734||6th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.