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28719 is the zip code for

Cherokee, NC

Total population
8,048
Housing units
3,733
Land area
(sq. miles)
135.16
Density
(people per sq. mile)
59.54
Water area
(sq. miles)
0.00

Demographic data for zip code 28719

Gender:

Male
3,921
Female
4,127
Median age
Male
30.10
Female
33.20
Gender

Households:

Total households
2,879
Family households
2,048
Nonfamily households
831
Average household size
2.74
Average family size
3.19
Households

Housing units:

Total housing units
3,733
Occupied housing units
2,879
Owner-occupied
2,150
Renter-occupied
729
Vacant housing units
854
Housing units

Age:

Under 5 years
665
5 to 9 years
654
10 to 14 years
661
15 to 19 years
716
20 to 24 years
590
25 to 34 years
1,076
35 to 44 years
1,037
45 to 54 years
1,075
55 to 59 years
395
60 to 64 years
405
65 to 74 years
497
75 to 84 years
201
85 years and over
76
Median age
31.60
Age

Race:

White
1,161
Hispanic or Latino
505
Black or African American
59
Asian
38
American Indian & Alaska Native
5,790
Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander
2
Other (One Race)
8
Two or More Races
485
Race
* Based on 2010, 2000 U.S. Census data

Economic data for zip code 28719

Employment status:

Population
(16 years and over)
5,432
Civilian labor force
3,035
Employed
2,664
Unemployed
371
Armed Forces
0
Not in labor force
2,397
Percent Unemployed
12.2%
Employment status

Commuting to work:

Workers
(16 years and over)
2,605
Car, truck, or van
Drove alone
2,271
Carpooled
162
Public transportation
(excluding taxicab)
0
Walked
103
Other means
0
Worked at home
69
Mean travel time
11.8 min.
Commuting to work

Occupation:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
2,664
Management / business / science / arts
504
Service
1,332
Sales / office
350
Natural resources / construction / maintenance
254
Production / transportation / material moving
224
Occupation

Industry:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
2,664
Agriculture / forestry / fishing / hunting / mining
27
Construction
177
Manufacturing
92
Wholesale trade
0
Retail trade
180
Transportation / warehousing / utilities
65
Information
22
Finance / insurance / real estate / rental / leasing
26
Professional / scientific / management / administrative / waste management services
150
Educational services / health care / social assistance
490
Arts / entertainment / recreation / accommodation / food services
956
Public administration
337
Other services
142
Industry

Class of worker:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
2,664
Private wage & salary workers
1,813
Government workers
710
Self-employed
(in own not incorporated business)
136
Unpaid family workers
5
Class of worker

Income:

Total households
2,622
Less than $10,000
509
$10,000 to $14,999
355
$15,000 to $24,999
372
$25,000 to $34,999
398
$35,000 to $49,999
429
$50,000 to $74,999
370
$75,000 to $99,999
69
$100,000 to $149,999
115
$150,000 to $199,999
5
$200,000 or more
0
Median household income
$26,420
Mean household income
$32,832
Percentage of people whose income in the past 12 months is below the poverty level
33.4%
Income
* Based on 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-year estimates

Public schools in 28719

Name & AddressPhone# of studentsFree lunchPupils per teacher
Cherokee Elementary
Board Of Education
(828) 497-9130000.0
Cherokee High
Board Of Education
(828) 497-5511000.0
Cherokee Central Elementary
Acquoni Road P.o. Box 134
(828) 497-9130000.0
Cherokee Central High School
Acquoni Road P.o. Box 134
(828) 497-5511000.0

Public libraries around Cherokee, NC

NameAddress
Avery-mitchell-yancey Regional Library
289 Burnsville School Road
Burnsville, NC 28714
Fontana Regional Library
33 Fryemont Street
Bryson City, NC 28713
Transylvania County Library
212 South Gaston Street
Brevard, NC 28712

Universities and Colleges around 28719

NameAddressPhone
Blue Ridge Community College
1030 Asheville Highway
Brevard, NC 28712
(828) 883-2520
Brevard College - Campus Security400 South Broad Street
Brevard, NC 28712
(828) 884-5979
AramarkBrevard College
Brevard, NC 28712
(828) 883-9475

Hospitals and Medical Centers around 28719

NameAddressPhone# of beds
Angel Medical CenterRiverview & White Oak Streets
Franklin, NC 28734
(828) 524-841159
Harris Regional Hospital
68 Hospital Road
Sylva, NC 28779
(828) 586-7000194
Haywood Regional Medical Ctr
262 Leroy George Drive
Clyde, NC 28721
(828) 456-7311133
Highlands-Cashiers Hospital190 Hospital Drive
Highlands, NC 28741
(828) 526-1200104
Julian F Keith Alcohol Center
201 Tabernacle Road
Black Mountain, NC 28711
(828) 669-3402110
Margaret R Pardee Mem Hospital
715 Fleming Street
Hendersonville, NC 28791
(828) 696-1000181
Mcdowell Hospital100 Rankin Drive
Marion, NC 28752
(828) 659-500065
Park Ridge Hospital
Naples Road
Fletcher, NC 28732
(828) 684-850198
PHS Indian HospitalHospital Road
Cherokee, NC 28719
(828) 497-916328
Spruce Pine Community Hospital125 Hospital Drive
Spruce Pine, NC 28777
(828) 765-420142
St Luke's Hospital101 Hospital Drive
Columbus, NC 28722
(828) 894-331173
Swain County Hospital
45 Plateau Street
Bryson City, NC 28713
(828) 488-401325
Transylvania Comm HospitalHospital Drive
Brevard, NC 28712
(828) 884-911188

Hotels, Motels and other accommodations around 28719

Hotel nameAddress# of RoomsLow rateHigh rate
Holiday Inn Cherokee37 Tsalagi Rd
Cherokee, NC 28719
 6476
Quality Inn CherokeeUS 441 NORTH BYPASS
Cherokee, NC 28719
12180160
Di Cherokee Smokey Mountains660 PAINTTOWN ROAD
Cherokee, NC 28719
16982
Comfort Inn CherokeeHIGHWAY 19 SOUTH
Cherokee, NC 28719
87130170
Baymont Inn Cherokee-smoky Mtn1455 Acquoni Rd
Cherokee, NC 28719
2075235
Comfort Suites Cherokee1223 Tsali Blvd
Cherokee, NC 28719
9160120
Hampton Inn Cherokee185 Tsalagi Rd
Cherokee, NC 28719
6750125
Ramada Limited Cherokee196 Paint Town Rd
Cherokee, NC 28719
189119
Best Western Great Smokies Inn1636 Acquoni Rd
Cherokee, NC 28719
1100111
Fairfield Inn Suites By Marriott Cherokee568 Paint Town Rosd
Cherokee, NC 28719
8070170
Econo Lodge CherokeeUs Hwy 19
Cherokee, NC 28719
20130131
Microtel Inn Suites Cherokee674 Casino Dr
Cherokee, NC 28719
6380121
River's Edge MotelHwy 441 N
Cherokee, NC 28719
184148
Comfort Inn Cherokee44 Tsalagi Rd
Cherokee, NC 28719
18081
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Cherokee / Casino376 Paint Town Rd
Cherokee, NC 28719
 7185

Restaurants, dining rooms and coffee shops in 28719

Restaurant nameAddressCuisinePhone
Long John Silver'sI-441 @ U.S. 19
Cherokee, NC 28719
American, Fast Food, Salads, Sandwiches, Seafood828-497-9682
Burger KingHighway 441 N
Cherokee, NC 28719
Fast Food, Hamburgers828-497-6120
Domino's Pizza16 Cherokee Crossing
Cherokee, NC 28719
Pizza828-497-5500
KFCHighway 441 & Highway 19 S
Cherokee, NC 28719
Fast Food828-497-6532
McDonald'sHighway 441 N
Cherokee, NC 28719
Fast Food, Hamburgers, Sandwiches828-497-2466
PonderosaUS Highway 441 N
Cherokee, NC 28719
Steak House828-497-9559
Ruth's Chris Steak House - Harrah's Cherokee Casino & Hotel777 Casino Drive
Cherokee, NC 28719
 828-467-8577
Subway Sandwiches & Salads441 Main St
Cherokee, NC 28719
Fast Food, Salads, Sandwiches828-497-5557

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