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Zip Code 28789, Whittier, NC

ZIP Code 28789 Details

Zip Code:28789
State:NC [North Carolina]
Counties:JACKSON, NC
Multi County:Yes
City Alias(es):Whittier
Area Code:828
City Type:P [Post Office]
Classification: [Non-Unique]
Time Zone:Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Observes Daylight Saving:Yes
Elevation:3679 ft
State FIPS:37
County FIPS:099
Division:South Atlantic
Intro Date:<2004-10

ZIP Code 28789 2010 Census Demographics

Current Population:5,515
2010 Population:5,097
Households per ZIP Code:2,217
Average House Value:$176,900
Avg. Income Per Household:$36,483
Persons Per Household:2.30
White Population:4,334
Black Population:46
Hispanic Population:164
Asian Population:44
American Indian Population:792
Hawaiian Population:0
Other Population:58
Male Population:2,477
Female Population:2,620
Median Age:44.20 years
Male Median Age:41.80 years
Female Median Age:45.90 years

ZIP Code 28789 Other Demographics

# Residential Mailboxes:2,398
# Business Mailboxes:76
Total Delivery Receptacles:3,381
Number of Businesses:100
1st Quarter Payroll:$4,782,000
Annual Payroll:$21,566,000
# of Employees:775
Water Area:0.089 sq mi
Land Area:58.56 sq mi
118th Congressional District:11
118th Congressional Land Area:6838.24 sq mi
Single Family Delivery Units:2,316
Multi Family Delivery Units:0
# Residential Mailboxes:2,398
# Business Mailboxes:76
Total Delivery Receptacles:3,381

ZIP Code 28789 Social Security Benefits

  2018 2019 Delta
Total Beneficiaries: 1,505 1,555 +50
Retired Workers: 1,070 1,120 +50
Disabled Workers: 230 235 +5
Widow(er)s and Parents: 95 100 +5
Spouses: 35 30 -5
Children: 75 70 -5
65+: 1,095 1,160 +65
Monthly Benefits - All: $1,821,000 $1,951,000 +$130,000
Monthly Benefits - Retired Workers: $1,358,000 $1,478,000 +$120,000
Monthly Benefits - Widow(ers): $115,000 $121,000 +$6,000

ZIP Code 28789 Statistical Areas

CBSA: 19000
CBSA Name: Cullowhee, NC
CBSA Type: Micro
CBSA Division: 
CBSA Division Name: 
CBSA Population:0
CBSA Division Population:0
MSA Name: 
PMSA Name: 
City State Key:Y16802
Preferred Last Line Key:Y16802
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  1. U.S. Postal Service [Last Updated: 3/1/2023],
  2. Internal Data Creation [Last Updated: 3/1/2023],
  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: 3/1/2023],
  6. U.S. Census 2010 [Decennial] [Last Updated: 1/1/2010],
  7. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services [Updated Yearly],