Brasstown, NC 28902 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28902: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Brasstown, NC 28902

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Clay County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.043, Longitude -83.938
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 28902 has segments in 2 Counties (Cherokee, Clay).

  • Businesses Addresses: 47
  • PO Box Addresses: 139
  • Residential Addresses: 591
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 591

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

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Brasstown, NC 28902 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,478
Daytime Population: Workers 172
Daytime Population: Residents 921
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,093
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 1,476
Population in Familes 1,197
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 66
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $37,788
Average Household Income $47,275
Per Capita Income $20,493


Total Housing Units 896 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 521 (58.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 119 (13.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 256 (28.6%)
Median Home Value $181,346
Average Home Value $204,367


Total Households 640
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 434
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 0.25% 0.4%
Households 0.22% 0.34%
Families 0.03% 0.27%
Median Household Income   0.33%
Per Capita Income   1.8%

Brasstown, NC 28902 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28902 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 # 657 16th
Population Density # 558 29th
Diversity Index # 720 8th
Median Household Income # 566 28th
Per Capita Income # 572 27th

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