ZIP Code 28704 - Arden North Carolina

ZIP Code 28704 is located in Arden North Carolina. Portions of 28704 are also in Asheville and Avery Creek and Fletcher and Mills River and Royal Pines and Avery Creek Township and Limestone Township (Buncombe County) and Mills River Township and Hoopers Creek Township. 28704 is primarily within Buncombe County, with some portions in Henderson County. Regionally, it is located in the Asheville Area.

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ZIP Code 28704 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameArden
Primary CountyBuncombe County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)22,399
Area Code(s)828
Current Time

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28704 Demographics

28704 can be classified socioeconomically as Lower Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in North Carolina based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 28704 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 28704 is White. The current unemployment level in 28704 is 3.0%.

Population Growth Rate10.08%
Population Density846 People per Square Mile
Total Households8,196
Percentage High Income Households2.9%
Median Houshold Income (2021)$71,026
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2020)$69,800
Current Unemployment Rate (February 2024)3.0%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 79.06%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 56.23%

28704 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American40.02%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

28704 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American50.3%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander30.18%

28704 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College8436.67%
Bachelor Degree3,14424.87%
High School Diploma2,64320.91%
No High School Diploma1691.34%
GED or Alternate4113.25%
1 or More Years of College2,52619.98%
Associates Degree1,36010.76%
Masters Degree1,1719.26%
Professional Degree2181.72%
Doctorate Degree1571.24%

28704 Geography

Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 28704
RegionAsheville Area
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaAsheville, NC
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/New_York
Area26 Square Miles

28704 Politics

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28704 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Average First Frost DateOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DateApril 21 - 31
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion66j - Broad Basins

28704 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)25273441495761605442342843
Avg Max Temp (°F)47515967748084827768595067
Avg Precip (In.)4.093.984.943.654.514.123.934.533.943.523.973.5248.68

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