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Area Code 828 Detailed Profile

Area Code 828 Summary
Area code 828 is assigned to North Carolina
Latitude: 35.567815
Longitude: -82.376942
Population: 1,068,405
Area: 8536.80 sq. miles
Land: 8508.37 sq. miles
Water: 28.42 sq. miles
Population Density: 125.57 people per sq. mile
Elevation: 1933.0 feet above sea level
Time Zone: Eastern (GMT -5)
Daylight Savings: Yes
Area Code 828 Zip Codes
28018, 28040, 28043, 28114, 28139, 28160, 28167, 28601, 28602, 28604, 28605, 28607, 28609, 28610, 28611, 28612, 28613, 28616, 28618, 28619, 28622, 28630, 28636, 28637, 28638, 28645, 28646, 28650, 28655, 28657, 28658, 28662, 28666, 28671, 28673, 28679, 28681, 28682, 28690, 28692, 28698, 28701, 28702, 28704, 28705, 28707, 28708, 28709, 28710, 28711, 28712, 28713, 28714, 28715, 28716, 28717, 28718, 28719, 28721, 28722, 28723, 28725, 28726, 28729, 28730, 28731, 28732, 28733, 28734, 28735, 28736, 28739, 28740, 28741, 28742, 28743, 28745, 28746, 28747, 28748, 28749, 28751, 28752, 28753, 28754, 28755, 28756, 28757, 28758, 28761, 28762, 28763, 28765, 28766, 28768, 28771, 28772, 28773, 28774, 28777, 28778, 28779, 28781, 28782, 28783, 28786, 28787, 28789, 28790, 28791, 28792, 28801, 28803, 28804, 28805, 28806, 28901, 28902, 28904, 28905, 28906, 28909
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Bat Cave (176)
Black Mountain (11,826)
Blowing Rock (3,280)
Boone (27,143)
Bostic (5,432)
Brasstown (788)
Brevard (17,454)
Bryson City (8,286)
Burnsville (15,661)
Candler (22,256)
Canton (17,019)
Cashiers (1,537)
Catawba (5,513)
Cedar Mountain (337)
Cherokee (6,429)
Claremont (8,620)
Clyde (8,256)
Collettsville (584)
Columbus (5,438)
Connellys Springs (12,324)
Conover (20,115)
Crossnore (441)
Cullowhee (8,655)
Deep Gap (1,825)
Dillsboro (94)
Drexel (1,162)
East Flat Rock (3,021)
Elk Park (2,457)
Ellenboro (6,452)
Etowah (2,672)
Fairview (8,188)
Flat Rock (6,361)
Fletcher (12,083)
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Forest City (20,383)
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Gerton (167)
Glenville (643)
Granite Falls (17,116)
Green Mountain (2,386)
Hayesville (7,414)
Hiddenite (4,772)
Highlands (3,444)
Hildebran (1,537)
Horse Shoe (6,177)
Hot Springs (2,390)
Hudson (12,125)
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Lake Lure (2,154)
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Leicester (9,555)
Lenoir (46,477)
Linville (230)
Little Switzerland (46)
Maggie Valley (2,880)
Maiden (10,172)
Marble (2,543)
Marion (29,221)
Mars Hill (7,367)
Marshall (10,169)
Micaville (163)
Mill Spring (4,193)
Montreat (448)
Mooresboro (7,016)
Mountain Home (629)
Murphy (16,454)
Nebo (6,749)
Newland (10,245)
Newton (24,978)
Old Fort (6,373)
Otto (2,467)
Penland (53)
Penrose (842)
Pineola (54)
Pisgah Forest (6,773)
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Rosman (1,044)
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Spindale (4,213)
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Sugar Grove (1,534)
Swannanoa (9,321)
Sylva (13,622)
Taylorsville (24,165)
Terrell (860)
Topton (882)
Tryon (6,219)
Tuckasegee (1,215)
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Valdese (9,603)
Vilas (3,482)
Warne (573)
Waynesville (25,315)
Weaverville (16,735)
Whittier (5,015)
Zionville (2,258)
Zirconia (2,533)

Area Code 828 Demographics

Area Code 828 Gender Distribution

Gender Distribution
GenderNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Male521,95948.85 %48.98 %49.04 %
Female546,44651.15 %51.02 %50.96 %
Males / Female0.96-0.960.96
Total Population1,068,405100.00 %--
Additional Gender Reports

Area Code 828 Age Distribution

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Age Distribution
Age GroupNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Under 5 years61,5845.76 %6.70 %6.83 %
5 to 9 years66,5936.23 %6.99 %7.31 %
10 to 14 years67,4876.32 %6.85 %7.30 %
15 to 19 years68,9286.45 %6.71 %7.20 %
20 to 24 years67,7416.34 %7.17 %6.75 %
25 to 34 years140,91513.19 %15.08 %14.17 %
35 to 44 years159,05114.89 %15.99 %16.01 %
45 to 54 years151,71614.20 %13.48 %13.37 %
55 to 59 years62,3125.83 %4.97 %4.79 %
60 to 64 years52,8674.95 %4.02 %3.84 %
65 to 74 years90,8558.50 %6.63 %6.53 %
75 to 84 years58,7035.49 %4.10 %4.38 %
85 years and over19,6531.84 %1.31 %1.50 %
Age StatisticsNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Median age (years)40.7-37.737.7
18 years and over833,01677.97 %75.60 %74.27 %
Male
400,67737.50 %36.48 %35.85 %
Female
432,33940.47 %39.12 %38.42 %
21 years and over788,94373.84 %71.23 %69.92 %
62 years and over200,24418.74 %14.38 %14.65 %
65 years and over169,21115.84 %12.04 %12.42 %
Male
69,9196.54 %4.83 %5.12 %
Female
99,2929.29 %7.21 %7.30 %
Additional Age Reports

Area Code 828 Racial Profile

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Racial Profile Chart
RaceNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
One race1,057,84699.01 %98.72 %97.55 %
White
964,44490.27 %72.11 %75.21 %
Black or African American
56,5655.29 %21.59 %12.26 %
American Indian and Alaska Native
11,0501.03 %1.24 %0.87 %
Asian
11,4041.07 %1.41 %3.59 %
Asian Indian
1,1080.10 %0.33 %0.59 %
Chinese
1,0070.09 %0.24 %0.85 %
Filipino
6490.06 %0.12 %0.65 %
Japanese
3770.04 %0.07 %0.28 %
Korean
6080.06 %0.16 %0.38 %
Vietnamese
7680.07 %0.19 %0.39 %
Other Asian
6,8870.64 %0.31 %0.45 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
4830.05 %0.05 %0.14 %
Native Hawaiian
770.01 %0.01 %0.05 %
Guamanian or Chamorro
2340.02 %0.02 %0.02 %
Samoan
760.01 %0.01 %0.03 %
Other Pacific Islander
960.01 %0.01 %0.04 %
Some other race
13,9001.30 %2.32 %5.48 %
Hispanic StatisticsNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)32,0263.00 %4.71 %13.70 %
Mexican
21,3492.00 %3.06 %7.24 %
Puerto Rican
1,5420.14 %0.39 %2.46 %
Cuban
8130.08 %0.09 %0.44 %
Other Hispanic or Latino
8,3220.78 %1.17 %3.55 %
Not Hispanic or Latino1,036,37997.00 %95.29 %86.30 %
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Area Code 828 Social Profile

Area Code 828 School Enrollment

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School Enrollment Chart
School EnrollmentNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school244,205100.00 %--
Nursery school, preschool
13,8045.65 %6.62 %6.47 %
Kindergarten
13,4415.50 %5.61 %5.43 %
Elementary school (grades 1-8)
109,18244.71 %44.69 %43.92 %
High school (grades 9-12)
52,28821.41 %20.44 %21.38 %
College or graduate school
55,49022.72 %22.63 %22.81 %
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Area Code 828 Education Level

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Education Level Chart
Education LevelNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Population 25 years and over737,008100.00 %--
Less than 9th grade
67,9439.22 %7.83 %7.55 %
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
112,07415.21 %14.03 %12.05 %
High school graduate (includes equivalency)
226,92430.79 %28.45 %28.63 %
High school or higher
556,99175.57 %78.14 %80.40 %
Some college, no degree
145,79119.78 %20.45 %21.05 %
Associate degree
49,8046.76 %6.78 %6.32 %
Bachelor's degree
87,63511.89 %15.30 %15.54 %
Bachelor's degree or higher
134,47218.25 %22.47 %24.40 %
Graduate or professional degree
46,8376.36 %7.17 %8.86 %
Additional Education Attainment Reports

Area Code 828 Ancestry Distribution

Ancestry Distribution
AncestryNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Total ancestries reported885,309100.00 %--
Arab8080.09 %0.28 %0.42 %
Czech1,4950.17 %0.21 %0.59 %
Danish1,5310.17 %0.16 %0.50 %
Dutch20,4942.31 %1.34 %1.58 %
English116,17213.12 %11.00 %8.53 %
French (except Basque)18,2982.07 %1.83 %2.90 %
French Canadian3,4120.39 %0.42 %0.85 %
German122,71713.86 %10.92 %14.93 %
Greek1,8500.21 %0.27 %0.40 %
Hungarian1,7550.20 %0.23 %0.49 %
Irish96,33010.88 %8.54 %10.65 %
Italian19,2492.17 %2.61 %5.47 %
Lithuanian9810.11 %0.10 %0.23 %
Norwegian4,5580.51 %0.47 %1.56 %
Polish9,3071.05 %1.26 %3.12 %
Portuguese8100.09 %0.10 %0.41 %
Russian2,8760.32 %0.36 %0.92 %
Scotch-Irish48,9305.53 %3.66 %1.50 %
Scottish30,7763.48 %2.54 %1.70 %
Slovak6160.07 %0.10 %0.28 %
Subsaharan African2,8490.32 %0.89 %0.62 %
Swedish6,2500.71 %0.58 %1.39 %
Swiss2,0640.23 %0.17 %0.32 %
Ukrainian1,4070.16 %0.14 %0.31 %
United States or American190,03621.47 %15.97 %7.18 %
Welsh5,8700.66 %0.55 %0.61 %
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)7610.09 %0.23 %0.65 %
Other ancestries173,10719.55 %35.07 %31.89 %
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Area Code 828 Economy

Area Code 828 Employment

GroupNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Population 16 years and over859,510100.00 %--
Males 16 years and over
413,82448.15 %48.31 %48.32 %
Females 16 years and over
445,68651.85 %51.69 %51.68 %
In labor force
535,64762.32 %65.66 %63.63 %
Males in labor force
287,13653.61 %53.52 %53.52 %
Females in labor force
248,51146.39 %46.48 %46.48 %
Civilian labor force
535,16162.26 %64.22 %63.10 %
Employed
509,52659.28 %60.80 %59.39 %
Unemployed
25,6352.98 %3.42 %3.71 %
Unemployment level
-4.79 %5.20 %5.84 %
Armed Forces
4860.06 %1.44 %0.53 %
Not in labor force
323,86337.68 %34.34 %36.37 %
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Employment Type Chart
Employment TypeNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Private wage and salary workers398,74578.26 %78.78 %78.40 %
Government workers69,80913.70 %14.54 %14.66 %
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business39,4417.74 %6.41 %6.64 %
Unpaid family workers1,5310.30 %0.28 %0.31 %
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Area Code 828 Occupations

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Occupation Chart
OccupationNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Management, professional, and related occupations132,91726.09 %31.19 %33.60 %
Service occupations74,27014.58 %13.53 %14.87 %
Sales and office occupations116,65622.90 %24.78 %26.70 %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations3,6580.72 %0.76 %0.74 %
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations57,86211.36 %11.04 %9.47 %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations124,16324.37 %18.69 %14.63 %
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Area Code 828 Employment by Industry

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Industry Chart
IndustryNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining7,6791.51 %1.60 %1.87 %
Construction41,9778.24 %8.16 %6.80 %
Manufacturing134,15726.33 %19.75 %14.09 %
Wholesale trade15,0322.95 %3.43 %3.60 %
Retail trade59,51711.68 %11.50 %11.73 %
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities19,8413.89 %4.61 %5.19 %
Information7,2011.41 %2.35 %3.08 %
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing18,6193.65 %6.05 %6.87 %
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services27,2815.35 %7.74 %9.28 %
Educational, health and social services97,85319.20 %19.18 %19.92 %
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services39,1207.68 %6.95 %7.86 %
Other services (except public administration)24,9514.90 %4.62 %4.88 %
Public administration16,2983.20 %4.07 %4.83 %
Additional Industry Employment Reports

Area Code 828 Income

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Household Income Chart
Household IncomeNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Households434,031100.00 %3,132,455106,788,273
Less than $10,000
47,51710.95 %10.49 %9.86 %
$10,000 to $14,999
32,4427.47 %6.42 %6.40 %
$15,000 to $24,999
68,30415.74 %13.78 %12.89 %
$25,000 to $34,999
66,28815.27 %13.91 %12.79 %
$35,000 to $49,999
81,76818.84 %17.65 %16.44 %
$50,000 to $74,999
80,21618.48 %19.43 %19.30 %
$75,000 to $99,999
30,4307.01 %8.91 %10.14 %
$100,000 to $149,999
17,5104.03 %6.02 %7.65 %
$150,000 to $199,999
4,3971.01 %1.62 %2.18 %
$200,000 or more
5,1591.19 %1.77 %2.35 %
Median household income (dollars)$34,978.10-$36,856.86$39,349.33
Average household size2.37-2.482.58
Average income per member of household$14,736.31-$14,839.50$15,252.86
Additional Income Reports

Area Code 828 Commute

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Commute Chart
TypeNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Workers 16 years and over499,998100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
398,56679.71 %79.39 %75.65 %
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
72,86214.57 %14.02 %12.23 %
Public transportation (including taxicab)
1,7760.36 %0.91 %4.73 %
Walked
8,6941.74 %1.93 %2.94 %
Other means
4,2780.86 %1.07 %1.20 %
Worked at home
13,8222.76 %2.68 %3.25 %
Mean travel time to work (minutes)23.2442 minutes-26.0 minutes26.3 minutes
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Area Code 828 Housing

Area Code 828 Occupancy

Housing OccupancyNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units514,222100.00 %3,523,055117,282,697
Occupied housing units
433,84584.37 %88.88 %91.00 %
Owner-occupied housing units
324,49763.10 %61.64 %60.30 %
Renter-occupied housing units
109,34821.26 %27.24 %30.70 %
Vacant housing units
80,37715.63 %11.12 %9.00 %
For seasonal or occasional use
43,6638.49 %3.83 %3.06 %
Homeowner vacancy rate1.71 %-1.83 %2.21 %
Rental vacancy rate10.19 %-9.27 %7.86 %
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.39-2.502.62
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.32-2.432.45
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Area Code 828 Structures

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Structures Chart
Structure TypeNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units514,241100.00 %--
1-unit, detached
346,92867.46 %64.36 %60.37 %
1-unit, attached
9,1481.78 %3.01 %5.68 %
2 units
10,9152.12 %2.51 %4.29 %
3 or 4 units
13,6932.66 %3.24 %4.72 %
5 to 9 units
13,7422.67 %4.30 %4.66 %
10 to 19 units
6,2011.21 %3.18 %3.99 %
20 or more units
8,8871.73 %2.85 %8.59 %
Mobile home
103,48720.12 %16.38 %7.49 %
Boat, RV, van, etc.
1,2400.24 %0.17 %0.22 %
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Area Code 828 Rooms

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Rooms Chart
Rooms per residence unitNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units514,241100.00 %--
1 room
3,1120.61 %0.76 %2.21 %
2 rooms
12,5372.44 %2.83 %4.88 %
3 rooms
33,2066.46 %6.94 %10.06 %
4 rooms
105,50920.52 %18.34 %15.95 %
5 rooms
142,66027.74 %25.93 %20.92 %
6 rooms
103,36320.10 %19.80 %18.39 %
7 rooms
55,26710.75 %11.57 %11.98 %
8 rooms
30,5005.93 %7.07 %7.99 %
9 or more rooms
28,0875.46 %6.75 %7.63 %
Median (rooms)5.3-5.45.5
Occupants per roomNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Occupied housing units433,948100.00 %--
1.00 or less
423,01297.48 %85.85 %85.63 %
1.01 to 1.50
7,6551.76 %1.97 %2.83 %
1.51 or more
3,2810.76 %1.06 %2.54 %
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Area Code 828 Household Heating

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Household Heating Pie Chart
Household heating fuel typeNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Utility gas53,07310.32 %21.51 %46.07 %
Bottled, tank, or LP gas49,7269.67 %11.19 %5.96 %
Electricity182,16335.42 %43.38 %27.62 %
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.125,38424.38 %10.45 %8.06 %
Coal or coke1400.03 %0.01 %0.12 %
Wood20,6134.01 %1.86 %1.51 %
Solar energy3400.07 %0.04 %0.05 %
Other fuel1,2470.24 %0.19 %0.35 %
No fuel used1,2620.25 %0.25 %1.25 %
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Area Code 828 Property Value

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Property Pie Chart
Property TypeNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Specified owner-occupied units221,558100.00 %--
Less than $50,000
22,14710.00 %8.68 %10.14 %
$50,000 to $99,999
88,66940.02 %36.60 %30.62 %
$100,000 to $149,999
55,48425.04 %26.11 %23.60 %
$150,000 to $199,999
28,62412.92 %13.57 %14.50 %
$200,000 to $299,999
17,2507.79 %9.44 %11.81 %
$300,000 to $499,999
6,7423.04 %4.10 %6.42 %
$500,000 to $999,999
2,1260.96 %1.25 %2.34 %
$1,000,000 or more
5160.23 %0.25 %0.56 %
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Area Code 828 Mortgage Status

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Mortgage Payment Pie Chart
Mortgage paymentsNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
With a mortgage128,06757.80 %69.09 %69.56 %
Less than $300
1,4510.65 %0.54 %0.50 %
$300 to $499
13,5286.11 %4.24 %3.97 %
$500 to $699
27,89712.59 %10.21 %8.97 %
$700 to $999
40,40718.24 %20.53 %17.28 %
$1,000 to $1,499
30,98813.99 %21.16 %20.91 %
$1,500 to $1,999
8,5153.84 %7.55 %9.93 %
$2,000 or more
5,2812.38 %4.87 %7.99 %
Not mortgaged93,49142.20 %30.91 %30.44 %
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Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Mortgage payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent100,04045.15 %37.73 %36.58 %
15 to 19 percent35,45716.00 %17.69 %17.40 %
20 to 24 percent26,38311.91 %13.80 %13.85 %
25 to 29 percent16,9747.66 %9.13 %9.40 %
30 to 34 percent10,9234.93 %5.71 %6.01 %
35 percent or more29,70013.41 %15.01 %15.91 %
Not computed2,0810.94 %0.94 %0.85 %
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Area Code 828 Rent Status

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Rent Payment Pie Chart
Rent payment amountNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Specified renter-occupied units105,891100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Less than $200
6,1505.81 %5.55 %5.40 %
$200 to $299
7,2186.82 %5.62 %5.26 %
$300 to $499
37,38435.30 %26.79 %22.00 %
$500 to $749
31,79630.03 %34.74 %33.46 %
$750 to $999
7,6197.20 %13.75 %17.03 %
$1,000 to $1,499
2,4682.33 %4.22 %8.60 %
$1,500 or more
9990.94 %1.03 %2.89 %
No cash rent
12,25711.58 %8.30 %5.35 %
Median (dollars)55,81052.71 %39.76 %44.00 %
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Rent Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Rent payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent22,29221.05 %19.28 %18.07 %
15 to 19 percent14,28913.49 %14.53 %14.26 %
20 to 24 percent12,98512.26 %12.65 %12.73 %
25 to 29 percent9,2628.75 %9.60 %10.37 %
30 to 34 percent6,2025.86 %6.66 %7.32 %
35 percent or more26,61125.13 %26.67 %29.47 %
Not computed14,25013.46 %10.62 %7.77 %

Area Code 828 Vehicle Usage

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Vehicle Usage Pie Chart
Vehicles per householdNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
None29,5175.74 %6.68 %9.57 %
1135,94426.44 %28.68 %31.22 %
2173,23733.69 %35.49 %34.76 %
3 or more95,25018.52 %18.03 %15.45 %
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