Official Zip Code NameHot Springs
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Area Code828
Current Population:2125
Racial Majority:White 97.20%
Public School Racial Majority:White 93.2%
Unemployment Rate:5.39%
Median Household Income$30305
Average Adjusted Gross Income$36810
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time31.7 Minutes
Curent Temperature:
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Primary County: Madison
Elevation Range1480 - 3750 ft.
Area120 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.81533813, -82.83499908

Zip Code 28743 Description

Zip Code 28743 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Greenville - Spartanburg - Asheville metro area. Zip code 28743 is primarily located in Madison County. Portions of 28743 are also located in Haywood County. The official US Postal Service name for 28743 is HOT SPRINGS, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 28743 are contained within or border the city limits of Hot Springs, NC, . The area code for zip code 28743 is 828. 28743 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 28743 is 5.39% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 7.7% 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 28743 decreased to 2125 from 2390 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 28743 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 28743 public schools is White. 78.6% of students in 28743 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 1929 94.93% 2066 -7%
 Black Or African American 1 0.05% 3 -67%
 Hispanic 93 4.58% 29 +221%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 9 0.44% 2 +350%
 Asian 0 0% 3 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 22 0% 22 -100%

Zip Code 28743 Race/Ethnicity

 White 93.2%
 Black Or African American 0%
 Hispanic 6.8%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0%

Zip Code 28743 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population21252390
Male Population49.00%
Female Population51.00%
Total Households967
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
78.6%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$30305
Income Under $50K Per Year73.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year20.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year6.10%
114 US Congressional DistrictNorth Carolina 11
RepresentativeMark Meadows
PartyRepublican
Average Real Estate Asking Price$458484
Average Real Estate Sale Price$100000
Current Unemployment Level (June 2016)5.39%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.04%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.59%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 66e - Southern Sedimentary Ridges
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 28743 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)27293542515963625644362944
Avg Max Temp (°F)47516069768386868070605168
Avg Precip (In.)3.283.094.253.694.343.744.683.833.32.22.782.9942.16
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Asheville, NC
CBSA Type28743
CBSA Population420918
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time (EST)
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours