Official Zip Code NameBrevard
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Area Code828
Current Population:19347
Racial Majority:White 88.80%
Public School Racial Majority:White 79.2%
Unemployment Rate:4.84%
Median Household Income$48985
Average Adjusted Gross Income$50082
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time19.6 Minutes
Curent Temperature:
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Primary County: Transylvania
Elevation Range2142 - 4423 ft.
Area149 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.23131180, -82.76226807

Zip Code 28712 Description

Zip Code 28712 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Greenville - Spartanburg - Asheville metro area. Zip code 28712 is primarily located in Transylvania County. The official US Postal Service name for 28712 is BREVARD, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 28712 are contained within or border the city limits of Brevard, NC, Rosman, NC, . The area code for zip code 28712 is 828. 28712 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 28712 is 4.84% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 8.6% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 8.8% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 5.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 28712 increased to 19347 from 17454 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 28712 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 28712 public schools is White. 53.2% of students in 28712 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 15832 84.89% 17180 -8%
 Black Or African American 1008 5.41% 1041 -3%
 Hispanic 610 3.27% 583 +5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 80 0.43% 68 +18%
 Asian 110 0.59% 114 -4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 5 -100%
 Other Race 23 2.62% 23 +2026%
 Two Or More Races 333 2.79% 333 +56%

Zip Code 28712 Race/Ethnicity

 White 79.2%
 Black Or African American 6.9%
 Hispanic 6.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Asian 1%
 Two or More Races 5.9%

Zip Code 28712 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1934717454
Male Population47.20%
Female Population52.80%
Total Households8512
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
53.2%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$48985
Income Under $50K Per Year50.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year36.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year13.00%
114 US Congressional DistrictNorth Carolina 11
RepresentativeMark Meadows
PartyRepublican
Average Real Estate Asking Price$251444
Average Real Estate Sale Price$231724
Current Unemployment Level (June 2016)4.84%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.36%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.68%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 66j - Broad Basins
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 28712 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)24263239485660595341322641
Avg Max Temp (°F)48536068758083827769605167
Avg Precip (In.)6.535.87.235.176.445.95.855.855.615.096.326.3572.15
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Brevard, NC
CBSA Type28712
CBSA Population31327
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time (EST)
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours