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28906 is the zip code for

Murphy, NC

Total population
18,475
Housing units
12,516
Land area
(sq. miles)
333.73
Density
(people per sq. mile)
55.36
Water area
(sq. miles)
11.30

Demographic data for zip code 28906

Gender:

Male
8,977
Female
9,498
Median age
Male
48.00
Female
50.20
Gender

Households:

Total households
7,951
Family households
5,510
Nonfamily households
2,441
Average household size
2.28
Average family size
2.73
Households

Housing units:

Total housing units
12,516
Occupied housing units
7,951
Owner-occupied
6,464
Renter-occupied
1,487
Vacant housing units
4,565
Housing units

Age:

Under 5 years
863
5 to 9 years
864
10 to 14 years
1,005
15 to 19 years
1,002
20 to 24 years
726
25 to 34 years
1,645
35 to 44 years
2,134
45 to 54 years
2,567
55 to 59 years
1,571
60 to 64 years
1,752
65 to 74 years
2,677
75 to 84 years
1,262
85 years and over
407
Median age
49.10
Age

Race:

White
17,119
Hispanic or Latino
404
Black or African American
250
Asian
97
American Indian & Alaska Native
235
Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander
6
Other (One Race)
3
Two or More Races
361
Race
* Based on 2010, 2000 U.S. Census data

Economic data for zip code 28906

Employment status:

Population
(16 years and over)
15,933
Civilian labor force
8,012
Employed
7,445
Unemployed
567
Armed Forces
0
Not in labor force
7,921
Percent Unemployed
7.1%
Employment status

Commuting to work:

Workers
(16 years and over)
7,266
Car, truck, or van
Drove alone
6,168
Carpooled
836
Public transportation
(excluding taxicab)
0
Walked
99
Other means
34
Worked at home
129
Mean travel time
23.5 min.
Commuting to work

Occupation:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
7,445
Management / business / science / arts
1,983
Service
1,309
Sales / office
1,706
Natural resources / construction / maintenance
1,383
Production / transportation / material moving
1,064
Occupation

Industry:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
7,445
Agriculture / forestry / fishing / hunting / mining
186
Construction
1,005
Manufacturing
817
Wholesale trade
129
Retail trade
998
Transportation / warehousing / utilities
243
Information
59
Finance / insurance / real estate / rental / leasing
556
Professional / scientific / management / administrative / waste management services
589
Educational services / health care / social assistance
1,727
Arts / entertainment / recreation / accommodation / food services
483
Public administration
298
Other services
355
Industry

Class of worker:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
7,445
Private wage & salary workers
5,144
Government workers
1,290
Self-employed
(in own not incorporated business)
994
Unpaid family workers
17
Class of worker

Income:

Total households
7,973
Less than $10,000
841
$10,000 to $14,999
400
$15,000 to $24,999
1,166
$25,000 to $34,999
1,171
$35,000 to $49,999
1,473
$50,000 to $74,999
1,505
$75,000 to $99,999
781
$100,000 to $149,999
426
$150,000 to $199,999
174
$200,000 or more
36
Median household income
$39,139
Mean household income
$48,704
Percentage of people whose income in the past 12 months is below the poverty level
13.1%
Income
* Based on 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-year estimates

Public schools in 28906

Name & AddressPhone# of studentsFree lunchPupils per teacher
Hiwassee Dam Elementary/middle
337 Blue Eagle Circle
(828) 644-5115203840.0
Hiwassee Dam High
267 Blue Eagle Circle
(828) 644-59161795212.7
Martins Creek Elementary/mid
1459 Tobe Stalcup Road
(828) 837-2831256770.0
Mountain Youth School
4533 Martins Creek Road
(Other/Alternative School)
(828) 837-677550249.1
Murphy Elementary
315 Valley River Avenue
(828) 837-24245202130.0
Murphy High
234 High School Circle
(828) 837-242658914813.4
Murphy Middle
65 Middle School Drive
(828) 837-016034911116.6
Peachtree Elementary
30 Upper Peachtree Road
(828) 837-24792151110.0
Ranger Elementary/middle
101 Hardy Truett Road
(828) 644-51114141490.0
The Learning Center
945 Conaheeta Street
(828) 835-724094380.0
Tri-county Early Col
4600 Highway 64 E
(828) 835-4298411613.7

Public libraries around Murphy, NC

NameAddress
Nantahala Regional Library
11 Blumenthal Street
Murphy, NC 28906

Hospitals and Medical Centers around 28906

NameAddressPhone# of beds
District Memorial Hospital415 Whitaker Lane
Andrews, NC 28901
(828) 321-129140
Murphy Medical Center
4130 U S Highway 64 East
Murphy, NC 28906
(828) 837-8161184
Rehabilitation Hospital116 Eddie Dowling Highway
North Smithfield, RI 2896
(401) 766-080070

Hotels, Motels and other accommodations around 28906

Hotel nameAddress# of RoomsLow rateHigh rate
Holiday Inn Exp Suites Murphy130 Holiday Dr
Murphy, NC 28906
 7691
Best Western Murphy1522 Andrews Rd
Murphy, NC 28906
2070101
Days Inn Murphy754 HIGHWAY 64 WEST
Murphy, NC 28906
5684114
Hampton Inn Murphy1550 Andrews Road
MURPHY, NC 28906
587199

Restaurants, dining rooms and coffee shops in 28906

Restaurant nameAddressCuisinePhone
Long John Silver's650 Highway 64 W.
Murphy, NC 28906
American, Fast Food, Salads, Sandwiches, Seafood828-837-9399
A&W Restaurant110 HWY 64 W
Murphy, NC 28906
American, Fast Food, Hamburgers, Hot Dogs828-837-9399
Burger King528 Andrews Rd
Murphy, NC 28906
Fast Food, Hamburgers828-837-3636
KFC1207 Andrews Rd
Murphy, NC 28906
Fast Food828-837-7333
McDonald's500 Hiawassee St
Murphy, NC 28906
Fast Food, Hamburgers, Sandwiches828-837-7093
Pizza HutHighway 64 Byp
Murphy, NC 28906
Italian, Pizza828-837-7314
ShoeBooties Cafe25 Peachtree St
Murphy, NC 28906
American, Steak House828-837-4589
Subway Sandwiches & Salads101 Highway 64 W
Murphy, NC 28906
Fast Food, Salads, Sandwiches828-837-9999
Taco Bell506 Highway 19
Murphy, NC 28906
Fast Food, Mexican828-837-6641

Crime rates


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