Candler, NC 28715 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28715: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Candler, NC 28715

Acceptable Alternative
Biltmore Lake, NC 28715

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Buncombe County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.537, Longitude -82.681
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 534
  • PO Box Addresses: 1,116
  • Residential Addresses: 10,778
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 11
    • Single Family Addresses: 10,767

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Candler, NC 28715 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 26,586
Daytime Population: Workers 6,388
Daytime Population: Residents 14,609
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 20,997
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.79
Population in Households 26,393
Population in Familes 21,535
Population in Group Qrtrs 193
Population Density2 379
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $45,101
Average Household Income $60,077
Per Capita Income $24,273


Total Housing Units 11,986 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,708 (64.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,952 (24.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,326 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $198,301
Average Home Value $240,922


Total Households 10,660
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 7,353
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 1.23% 1.33%
Households 1.09% 1.24%
Families 0.93% 1.14%
Median Household Income   1.59%
Per Capita Income   2.41%

Candler, NC 28715 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28715 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 # 139 82nd
Population Density # 217 72nd
Diversity Index # 616 21st
Median Household Income # 339 57th
Per Capita Income # 329 58th

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