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28723 is the zip code for

Cullowhee, NC

Also in this location:
Forest Hills, NC

Total population
11,329
Housing units
5,424
Land area
(sq. miles)
111.84
Density
(people per sq. mile)
101.30
Water area
(sq. miles)
2.17

Demographic data for zip code 28723

Gender:

Male
5,793
Female
5,536
Median age
Male
22.90
Female
22.10
Gender

Households:

Total households
4,026
Family households
1,595
Nonfamily households
2,431
Average household size
1.98
Average family size
2.77
Households

Housing units:

Total housing units
5,424
Occupied housing units
4,026
Owner-occupied
1,575
Renter-occupied
2,451
Vacant housing units
1,398
Housing units

Age:

Under 5 years
331
5 to 9 years
292
10 to 14 years
325
15 to 19 years
2,251
20 to 24 years
3,507
25 to 34 years
1,141
35 to 44 years
726
45 to 54 years
853
55 to 59 years
439
60 to 64 years
461
65 to 74 years
667
75 to 84 years
256
85 years and over
80
Median age
22.60
Age

Race:

White
9,799
Hispanic or Latino
651
Black or African American
517
Asian
111
American Indian & Alaska Native
107
Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander
5
Other (One Race)
6
Two or More Races
133
Race
* Based on 2010, 2000 U.S. Census data

Economic data for zip code 28723

Employment status:

Population
(16 years and over)
9,406
Civilian labor force
5,090
Employed
4,781
Unemployed
309
Armed Forces
29
Not in labor force
4,287
Percent Unemployed
6.1%
Employment status

Commuting to work:

Workers
(16 years and over)
4,672
Car, truck, or van
Drove alone
3,452
Carpooled
440
Public transportation
(excluding taxicab)
23
Walked
528
Other means
105
Worked at home
124
Mean travel time
20.1 min.
Commuting to work

Occupation:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
4,781
Management / business / science / arts
1,283
Service
1,464
Sales / office
1,184
Natural resources / construction / maintenance
587
Production / transportation / material moving
263
Occupation

Industry:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
4,781
Agriculture / forestry / fishing / hunting / mining
90
Construction
418
Manufacturing
124
Wholesale trade
13
Retail trade
585
Transportation / warehousing / utilities
102
Information
19
Finance / insurance / real estate / rental / leasing
184
Professional / scientific / management / administrative / waste management services
361
Educational services / health care / social assistance
1,403
Arts / entertainment / recreation / accommodation / food services
1,237
Public administration
128
Other services
117
Industry

Class of worker:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
4,781
Private wage & salary workers
3,453
Government workers
1,132
Self-employed
(in own not incorporated business)
191
Unpaid family workers
5
Class of worker

Income:

Total households
3,456
Less than $10,000
773
$10,000 to $14,999
315
$15,000 to $24,999
675
$25,000 to $34,999
279
$35,000 to $49,999
384
$50,000 to $74,999
429
$75,000 to $99,999
332
$100,000 to $149,999
198
$150,000 to $199,999
45
$200,000 or more
26
Median household income
$24,457
Mean household income
$39,432
Percentage of people whose income in the past 12 months is below the poverty level
33.9%
Income
* Based on 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-year estimates

Public schools in 28723

Name & AddressPhone# of studentsFree lunchPupils per teacher
Cullowhee Valley School
240 Wisdom Drive
(828) 293-56676642250.0

Public libraries around Cullowhee, NC

NameAddress
Polk County Public Library
1289 West Mills Street
Columbus, NC 28722

Universities and Colleges around 28723

NameAddressPhone
Haywood Community College185 Freedlander Drive
Clyde, NC 28721
(828) 627-2821
Haywood Community College Child Development Center75 Sawmill Drive
Clyde, NC 28721
(828) 565-4187
Isothermal Community College Polk Campus
Highway 108
Columbus, NC 28722
(828) 894-3092

Hospitals and Medical Centers around 28723

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

Restaurants, dining rooms and coffee shops in 28723

Restaurant nameAddressCuisinePhone
Pizza HutHighway 107
Cullowhee, NC 28723
Italian, Pizza828-293-9402
Subway Sandwiches & Salads159 Centinneil
Cullowhee, NC 28723
Fast Food, Salads, Sandwiches828-293-5332

Crime rates


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