Sylva, NC 28779 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28779: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sylva, NC 28779

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Jackson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.378, Longitude -83.212
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 778
  • PO Box Addresses: 692
  • Residential Addresses: 6,568
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 42
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,526

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



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Sylva, NC 28779 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 16,489
Daytime Population: Workers 11,035
Daytime Population: Residents 8,808
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 19,843
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.20
Population in Households 16,266
Population in Familes 12,516
Population in Group Qrtrs 223
Population Density2 135
Diversity Index3 22
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $40,271
Average Household Income $53,642
Per Capita Income $23,824

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 9,491 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,775 (50.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,451 (25.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,265 (23.9%)
Median Home Value $186,707
Average Home Value $227,691
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 7,226
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 4,489
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.49% 0.58%
Households 0.45% 0.57%
Families 0.32% 0.49%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   2.97%

Sylva, NC 28779 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28779 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 # 224 71st
Population Density # 386 51st
Diversity Index # 636 19th
Median Household Income # 483 38th
Per Capita Income # 358 54th

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