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Zip Code 28742, Horse Shoe, NC

ZIP Code 28742 Details

Zip Code:28742
City:Horse Shoe
State:NC [North Carolina]
Multi County:No
City Alias(es):Horse Shoe
Area Code:828
City Type:P [Post Office]
Classification: [Non-Unique]
Time Zone:Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Observes Daylight Saving:Yes
Elevation:2478 ft
State FIPS:37
County FIPS:089
Division:South Atlantic
Intro Date:<2004-10

ZIP Code 28742 2010 Census Demographics

Current Population:2,891
2010 Population:2,710
Households per ZIP Code:1,087
Average House Value:$220,900
Avg. Income Per Household:$56,563
Persons Per Household:2.48
White Population:2,637
Black Population:34
Hispanic Population:67
Asian Population:16
American Indian Population:23
Hawaiian Population:3
Other Population:29
Male Population:1,339
Female Population:1,371
Median Age:44.60 years
Male Median Age:43.10 years
Female Median Age:46.30 years

ZIP Code 28742 Other Demographics

# Residential Mailboxes:1,166
# Business Mailboxes:30
Total Delivery Receptacles:1,874
Number of Businesses:67
1st Quarter Payroll:$4,371,000
Annual Payroll:$19,937,000
# of Employees:548
Water Area:0.244 sq mi
Land Area:46.376 sq mi
118th Congressional District:11
118th Congressional Land Area:6838.24 sq mi
Single Family Delivery Units:1,142
Multi Family Delivery Units:15
# Residential Mailboxes:1,166
# Business Mailboxes:30
Total Delivery Receptacles:1,874

ZIP Code 28742 Social Security Benefits

  2018 2019 Delta
Total Beneficiaries: 835 855 +20
Retired Workers: 635 650 +15
Disabled Workers: 90 95 +5
Widow(er)s and Parents: 40 45 +5
Spouses: 30 30 0
Children: 40 35 -5
65+: 645 675 +30
Monthly Benefits - All: $1,169,000 $1,242,000 +$73,000
Monthly Benefits - Retired Workers: $939,000 $996,000 +$57,000
Monthly Benefits - Widow(ers): $55,000 $60,000 +$5,000

ZIP Code 28742 Statistical Areas

CBSA: 11700
CBSA Name: Asheville, NC
CBSA Type: Metro
CBSA Division: 
CBSA Division Name: 
CBSA Population:424,858
CBSA Division Population:0
MSA Name: 
PMSA Name: 
City State Key:Y15596
Preferred Last Line Key:Y15596
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  1. U.S. Postal Service [Last Updated: 4/1/2023],
  2. Internal Data Creation [Last Updated: 4/1/2023],
  3. U.S. Geological Survey [Updated as needed],
  4. U.S. Census [Updated Yearly],
  5. U.S. Census American National Standards Institute (ANSI) [Last Updated: 4/1/2023],
  6. U.S. Census 2010 [Decennial] [Last Updated: 1/1/2010],
  7. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services [Updated Yearly],