ZIP Code 28722 - Columbus North Carolina

ZIP Code 28722 is located in Columbus North Carolina. Portions of 28722 are also in Columbus Township and Green Creek Township and White Oak Township (Polk County) and Tryon Township. 28722 is entirely within Polk County. Regionally, it is located in the Asheville Area.

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ZIP Code 28722 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameColumbus
Primary CountyPolk County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)6,239
Area Code(s)828
Current Time

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28722 Demographics

28722 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 28722 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 28722 is White. The current unemployment level in 28722 is 3.7%.

Population Growth Rate0.00%
Population Density125 People per Square Mile
Total Households2,918
Percentage High Income Households0.7%
Median Household Income (2021)$49,437
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2020)$63,530
Current Unemployment Rate (April 2024)3.7%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 85.32%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 78.45%

28722 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American160.23%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

28722 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American00%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

28722 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College53711.78%
Bachelor Degree69515.25%
High School Diploma1,37830.24%
No High School Diploma711.56%
GED or Alternate2485.44%
1 or More Years of College61413.47%
Associates Degree3136.87%
Masters Degree60913.36%
Professional Degree320.7%
Doctorate Degree601.32%

28722 Geography

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RegionAsheville Area
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/New_York
Area50 Square Miles

28722 Politics

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28722 Schools

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28722 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Average First Frost DateOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DateApril 11 - 20
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion45a - Southern Inner Piedmont

28722 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)30323845546266655947393247
Avg Max Temp (°F)51566473808588878172625471
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