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28789 is the zip code for

Cherokee, NC

Total population
5,097
Housing units
3,386
Land area
(sq. miles)
57.03
Density
(people per sq. mile)
89.37
Water area
(sq. miles)
0.08

Demographic data for zip code 28789

Gender:

Male
2,477
Female
2,620
Median age
Male
41.80
Female
45.90
Gender

Households:

Total households
2,217
Family households
1,481
Nonfamily households
736
Average household size
2.30
Average family size
2.76
Households

Housing units:

Total housing units
3,386
Occupied housing units
2,217
Owner-occupied
1,660
Renter-occupied
557
Vacant housing units
1,169
Housing units

Age:

Under 5 years
308
5 to 9 years
268
10 to 14 years
274
15 to 19 years
296
20 to 24 years
281
25 to 34 years
542
35 to 44 years
643
45 to 54 years
782
55 to 59 years
396
60 to 64 years
436
65 to 74 years
558
75 to 84 years
242
85 years and over
71
Median age
44.20
Age

Race:

White
4,079
Hispanic or Latino
164
Black or African American
28
Asian
36
American Indian & Alaska Native
623
Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander
0
Other (One Race)
2
Two or More Races
165
Race
* Based on 2010, 2000 U.S. Census data

Economic data for zip code 28789

Employment status:

Population
(16 years and over)
3,692
Civilian labor force
2,080
Employed
1,829
Unemployed
251
Armed Forces
0
Not in labor force
1,612
Percent Unemployed
12.1%
Employment status

Commuting to work:

Workers
(16 years and over)
1,759
Car, truck, or van
Drove alone
1,669
Carpooled
59
Public transportation
(excluding taxicab)
0
Walked
17
Other means
0
Worked at home
14
Mean travel time
20.5 min.
Commuting to work

Occupation:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
1,829
Management / business / science / arts
735
Service
367
Sales / office
330
Natural resources / construction / maintenance
275
Production / transportation / material moving
122
Occupation

Industry:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
1,829
Agriculture / forestry / fishing / hunting / mining
40
Construction
169
Manufacturing
65
Wholesale trade
14
Retail trade
183
Transportation / warehousing / utilities
50
Information
0
Finance / insurance / real estate / rental / leasing
95
Professional / scientific / management / administrative / waste management services
111
Educational services / health care / social assistance
463
Arts / entertainment / recreation / accommodation / food services
251
Public administration
220
Other services
168
Industry

Class of worker:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
1,829
Private wage & salary workers
1,213
Government workers
487
Self-employed
(in own not incorporated business)
129
Unpaid family workers
0
Class of worker

Income:

Total households
1,983
Less than $10,000
217
$10,000 to $14,999
79
$15,000 to $24,999
269
$25,000 to $34,999
297
$35,000 to $49,999
412
$50,000 to $74,999
315
$75,000 to $99,999
169
$100,000 to $149,999
152
$150,000 to $199,999
25
$200,000 or more
48
Median household income
$40,226
Mean household income
$50,455
Percentage of people whose income in the past 12 months is below the poverty level
19.0%
Income
* Based on 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-year estimates

Public schools in 28789

Name & AddressPhone# of studentsFree lunchPupils per teacher
Smokey Mountain Elementary
884 Us Hwy 441n
(828) 497-55354321810.0
Swain Co East Elementary
4747 Ela Rd
(828) 488-09393371800.0

Public libraries around Cherokee, NC

NameAddress
Haywood County Public Library
678 South Haywood Street
Waynesville, NC 28786

Universities and Colleges around 28789

NameAddressPhone
Industrial Extension Services Otate University199 Ivy Hills Drive
Waynesville, NC 28785
(828) 926-9944

Hospitals and Medical Centers around 28789

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 28789

Hotel nameAddress# of RoomsLow rateHigh rate
Carriage Inn6280 Ela Rd
Whittier, NC 28789
257989

Crime rates


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State info:

North Carolina

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

North Carolina is a state located on the Atlantic Seaboard in the southeastern United States. The state borders South Carolina and Georgia to the south, Tennessee to the west and Virginia to the north. North Carolina contains 100 counties and its capital is Raleigh.


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