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28778 is the zip code for

Swannanoa, NC

Also in this location:
Black Mountain, NC

Total population
10,381
Housing units
4,413
Land area
(sq. miles)
34.38
Density
(people per sq. mile)
301.95
Water area
(sq. miles)
0.11

Demographic data for zip code 28778

Gender:

Male
4,936
Female
5,445
Median age
Male
36.70
Female
39.00
Gender

Households:

Total households
3,945
Family households
2,560
Nonfamily households
1,385
Average household size
2.39
Average family size
2.89
Households

Housing units:

Total housing units
4,413
Occupied housing units
3,945
Owner-occupied
2,849
Renter-occupied
1,096
Vacant housing units
468
Housing units

Age:

Under 5 years
572
5 to 9 years
572
10 to 14 years
564
15 to 19 years
838
20 to 24 years
1,028
25 to 34 years
1,308
35 to 44 years
1,223
45 to 54 years
1,441
55 to 59 years
753
60 to 64 years
613
65 to 74 years
820
75 to 84 years
451
85 years and over
198
Median age
37.90
Age

Race:

White
9,031
Hispanic or Latino
666
Black or African American
331
Asian
103
American Indian & Alaska Native
54
Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander
5
Other (One Race)
11
Two or More Races
180
Race
* Based on 2010, 2000 U.S. Census data

Economic data for zip code 28778

Employment status:

Population
(16 years and over)
8,788
Civilian labor force
5,662
Employed
5,098
Unemployed
564
Armed Forces
16
Not in labor force
3,110
Percent Unemployed
10.0%
Employment status

Commuting to work:

Workers
(16 years and over)
5,006
Car, truck, or van
Drove alone
3,723
Carpooled
733
Public transportation
(excluding taxicab)
0
Walked
242
Other means
76
Worked at home
232
Mean travel time
20.1 min.
Commuting to work

Occupation:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
5,098
Management / business / science / arts
1,498
Service
966
Sales / office
1,330
Natural resources / construction / maintenance
621
Production / transportation / material moving
683
Occupation

Industry:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
5,098
Agriculture / forestry / fishing / hunting / mining
139
Construction
310
Manufacturing
516
Wholesale trade
133
Retail trade
760
Transportation / warehousing / utilities
135
Information
71
Finance / insurance / real estate / rental / leasing
270
Professional / scientific / management / administrative / waste management services
439
Educational services / health care / social assistance
1,400
Arts / entertainment / recreation / accommodation / food services
588
Public administration
114
Other services
223
Industry

Class of worker:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
5,098
Private wage & salary workers
3,990
Government workers
668
Self-employed
(in own not incorporated business)
416
Unpaid family workers
24
Class of worker

Income:

Total households
4,015
Less than $10,000
315
$10,000 to $14,999
187
$15,000 to $24,999
490
$25,000 to $34,999
617
$35,000 to $49,999
671
$50,000 to $74,999
933
$75,000 to $99,999
447
$100,000 to $149,999
257
$150,000 to $199,999
71
$200,000 or more
27
Median household income
$44,225
Mean household income
$50,534
Percentage of people whose income in the past 12 months is below the poverty level
18.7%
Income
* Based on 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-year estimates

Public schools in 28778

Name & AddressPhone# of studentsFree lunchPupils per teacher
Artspace Charter
2030 Us Hwy 70
(828) 298-278731600.0
Buncombe Community-east
235 Old Us 70
(Other/Alternative School)
(828) 686-7734131608.3
Charles D Owen Middle
730 Old Us 70
(828) 686-773968624813.3
W D Williams Elementary
161 Bee Tree Road
(828) 686-38565422560.0

Universities and Colleges around 28778

NameAddressPhone
Mayland Community College - Main Campus
200 Mayland Drive
Spruce Pine, NC 28777
(828) 765-7351

Hospitals and Medical Centers around 28778

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 28778

Restaurant nameAddressCuisinePhone
Burger King555 Us Highway 70
Swannanoa, NC 28778
Fast Food, Hamburgers828-686-7910
Subway Sandwiches & Salads444 Us Highway 70
Swannanoa, NC 28778
Fast Food, Salads, Sandwiches828-686-7900

Crime rates


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