Weaverville, NC 28787 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28787: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Weaverville, NC 28787

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Buncombe County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.719, Longitude -82.547
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 28787 has segments in 2 Counties (Buncombe, Madison).

  • Businesses Addresses: 622
  • PO Box Addresses: 1,137
  • Residential Addresses: 9,227
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 9
    • Single Family Addresses: 9,218

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

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Weaverville, NC 28787 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 20,828
Daytime Population: Workers 5,274
Daytime Population: Residents 11,472
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 16,746
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 20,676
Population in Familes 17,058
Population in Group Qrtrs 152
Population Density2 278
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $51,474
Average Household Income $68,717
Per Capita Income $28,210


Total Housing Units 9,418 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,369 (67.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,126 (22.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 923 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $244,112
Average Home Value $279,781


Total Households 8,495
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 5,866
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 1.17% 1.26%
Households 1.03% 1.17%
Families 0.88% 1.08%
Median Household Income   2.37%
Per Capita Income   2.87%

Weaverville, NC 28787 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28787 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 # 188 76th
Population Density # 265 66th
Diversity Index # 664 15th
Median Household Income # 189 76th
Per Capita Income # 178 77th

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