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28742 is the zip code for

Horse Shoe, NC

Also in this location:
Etowah, NC
Mills River, NC

Total population
2,710
Housing units
1,230
Land area
(sq. miles)
24.47
Density
(people per sq. mile)
110.75
Water area
(sq. miles)
0.19

Demographic data for zip code 28742

Gender:

Male
1,339
Female
1,371
Median age
Male
43.10
Female
46.30
Gender

Households:

Total households
1,087
Family households
811
Nonfamily households
276
Average household size
2.48
Average family size
2.87
Households

Housing units:

Total housing units
1,230
Occupied housing units
1,087
Owner-occupied
938
Renter-occupied
149
Vacant housing units
143
Housing units

Age:

Under 5 years
123
5 to 9 years
163
10 to 14 years
207
15 to 19 years
158
20 to 24 years
91
25 to 34 years
257
35 to 44 years
374
45 to 54 years
441
55 to 59 years
211
60 to 64 years
202
65 to 74 years
298
75 to 84 years
146
85 years and over
39
Median age
44.60
Age

Race:

White
2,571
Hispanic or Latino
67
Black or African American
18
Asian
8
American Indian & Alaska Native
16
Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander
0
Other (One Race)
2
Two or More Races
28
Race
* Based on 2010, 2000 U.S. Census data

Economic data for zip code 28742

Employment status:

Population
(16 years and over)
1,964
Civilian labor force
1,094
Employed
967
Unemployed
127
Armed Forces
15
Not in labor force
855
Percent Unemployed
11.6%
Employment status

Commuting to work:

Workers
(16 years and over)
911
Car, truck, or van
Drove alone
732
Carpooled
128
Public transportation
(excluding taxicab)
0
Walked
0
Other means
51
Worked at home
0
Mean travel time
25.7 min.
Commuting to work

Occupation:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
967
Management / business / science / arts
333
Service
60
Sales / office
251
Natural resources / construction / maintenance
114
Production / transportation / material moving
209
Occupation

Industry:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
967
Agriculture / forestry / fishing / hunting / mining
23
Construction
113
Manufacturing
150
Wholesale trade
0
Retail trade
142
Transportation / warehousing / utilities
87
Information
0
Finance / insurance / real estate / rental / leasing
40
Professional / scientific / management / administrative / waste management services
90
Educational services / health care / social assistance
251
Arts / entertainment / recreation / accommodation / food services
5
Public administration
50
Other services
16
Industry

Class of worker:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
967
Private wage & salary workers
630
Government workers
215
Self-employed
(in own not incorporated business)
122
Unpaid family workers
0
Class of worker

Income:

Total households
995
Less than $10,000
104
$10,000 to $14,999
60
$15,000 to $24,999
72
$25,000 to $34,999
161
$35,000 to $49,999
113
$50,000 to $74,999
181
$75,000 to $99,999
181
$100,000 to $149,999
98
$150,000 to $199,999
11
$200,000 or more
14
Median household income
$48,512
Mean household income
$67,008
Percentage of people whose income in the past 12 months is below the poverty level
12.7%
Income
* Based on 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-year estimates

Public schools in 28742

Name & AddressPhone# of studentsFree lunchPupils per teacher
Mills River Elementary
96 School House Road
(828) 891-65634561080.0

Hospitals and Medical Centers around 28742

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 28742

Restaurant nameAddressCuisinePhone
Subway Sandwiches & SaladsHighway 191 & Highway 280
Horse Shoe, NC 28742
Fast Food, Salads, Sandwiches828-891-2355

Crime rates


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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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