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28729 is the zip code for

Etowah, NC

Total population
2,894
Housing units
1,424
Land area
(sq. miles)
4.38
Density
(people per sq. mile)
660.73
Water area
(sq. miles)
0.05

Demographic data for zip code 28729

Gender:

Male
1,426
Female
1,468
Median age
Male
50.80
Female
53.10
Gender

Households:

Total households
1,271
Family households
898
Nonfamily households
373
Average household size
2.28
Average family size
2.69
Households

Housing units:

Total housing units
1,424
Occupied housing units
1,271
Owner-occupied
1,096
Renter-occupied
175
Vacant housing units
153
Housing units

Age:

Under 5 years
126
5 to 9 years
160
10 to 14 years
160
15 to 19 years
125
20 to 24 years
84
25 to 34 years
223
35 to 44 years
311
45 to 54 years
387
55 to 59 years
206
60 to 64 years
264
65 to 74 years
484
75 to 84 years
288
85 years and over
76
Median age
51.90
Age

Race:

White
2,653
Hispanic or Latino
124
Black or African American
23
Asian
35
American Indian & Alaska Native
5
Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander
1
Other (One Race)
3
Two or More Races
50
Race
* Based on 2010, 2000 U.S. Census data

Economic data for zip code 28729

Employment status:

Population
(16 years and over)
2,318
Civilian labor force
1,358
Employed
1,193
Unemployed
165
Armed Forces
6
Not in labor force
954
Percent Unemployed
12.2%
Employment status

Commuting to work:

Workers
(16 years and over)
1,174
Car, truck, or van
Drove alone
1,012
Carpooled
125
Public transportation
(excluding taxicab)
0
Walked
10
Other means
0
Worked at home
27
Mean travel time
24.2 min.
Commuting to work

Occupation:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
1,193
Management / business / science / arts
339
Service
290
Sales / office
250
Natural resources / construction / maintenance
94
Production / transportation / material moving
220
Occupation

Industry:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
1,193
Agriculture / forestry / fishing / hunting / mining
57
Construction
101
Manufacturing
194
Wholesale trade
32
Retail trade
203
Transportation / warehousing / utilities
27
Information
0
Finance / insurance / real estate / rental / leasing
39
Professional / scientific / management / administrative / waste management services
130
Educational services / health care / social assistance
293
Arts / entertainment / recreation / accommodation / food services
83
Public administration
13
Other services
21
Industry

Class of worker:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
1,193
Private wage & salary workers
889
Government workers
245
Self-employed
(in own not incorporated business)
59
Unpaid family workers
0
Class of worker

Income:

Total households
1,147
Less than $10,000
26
$10,000 to $14,999
53
$15,000 to $24,999
127
$25,000 to $34,999
101
$35,000 to $49,999
328
$50,000 to $74,999
190
$75,000 to $99,999
160
$100,000 to $149,999
82
$150,000 to $199,999
43
$200,000 or more
37
Median household income
$48,078
Mean household income
$64,532
Percentage of people whose income in the past 12 months is below the poverty level
2.0%
Income
* Based on 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-year estimates

Public schools in 28729

Name & AddressPhone# of studentsFree lunchPupils per teacher
Etowah Elementary
320 Etowah School Road
(828) 891-65605681710.0

Public libraries around Etowah, NC

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

Universities and Colleges around 28729

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 28729

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

Crime rates


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North Carolina

North Carolina, Old North State, Tar Heel State, NC; a state in southeastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies

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