Zip Code 28722 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameColumbus
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Polk
Secondary County: Rutherford
Area Code828
Current Population:6371
Racial Majority:White 88.29%
Public School Racial Majority:White 80.8%
Unemployment Rate:4.92%
Median Household Income$49561
Average Adjusted Gross Income$55860
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time26.9 Minutes
Curent Temperature:
Current Time:
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range833 - 1726 ft.
Area71 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.25157166, -82.10426331

Zip Code 28722 Description

Zip Code 28722 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Greenville Spartanburg Asheville Area metro area. Zip code 28722 is primarily located in Polk County. Portions of 28722 are also located in Rutherford County. The official US Postal Service name for 28722 is COLUMBUS, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 28722 are contained within or border the city limits of Columbus, NC, . The area code for zip code 28722 is 828. 28722 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 28722 is 4.92% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.9% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 5.0% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.1%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 28722 increased to 6371 from 5438 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 28722 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 28722 public schools is White. 46.9% of students in 28722 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 6252 88.29% 5642 +11%
 Black Or African American 140 1.98% 165 -15%
 Hispanic 656 9.26% 446 +47%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.07% 15 -67%
 Asian 7 0.1% 25 -72%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 2 0% 2 -100%
 Two Or More Races 76 0.3% 76 -72%

Zip Code 28722 Race/Ethnicity

 White 80.8%
 Black Or African American 6.8%
 Hispanic 8.6%
 Asian 0.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 2.9%

Zip Code 28722 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population63715438
Male Population46.60%
Female Population53.40%
Total Households2806
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$49561
Income Under $50K Per Year50.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year35.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year13.70%
114 US Congressional DistrictNorth Carolina 10
RepresentativePatrick McHenry
Average Real Estate Asking Price$266410
Average Real Estate Sale Price$147841
Current Unemployment Level (December 2017)4.92%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.1%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.0%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 45a - Southern Inner Piedmont
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 28722 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)30323845546266655947393247
Avg Max Temp (°F)51566473808588878172625471
Avg Precip (In.)
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours