ZIP Code 28729 - Etowah North Carolina

ZIP Code 28729 is located in Etowah North Carolina. Portions of 28729 are also in Mills River Township. 28729 is entirely within Henderson County. Regionally, it is located in the Asheville Area.

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ZIP Code 28729 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameEtowah
Primary CountyHenderson County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)3,616
Area Code(s)828
Current Time

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28729 Demographics

28729 can be classified socioeconomically as 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 28729 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 28729 is White. The current unemployment level in 28729 is 3.5%.

Population Growth Rate-7.16%
Population Density908 People per Square Mile
Total Households1,114
Percentage High Income Households1.4%
Median Houshold Income (2021)$85,083
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2020)$60,430
Current Unemployment Rate (February 2024)3.5%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 92.93%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 76.58%

28729 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American00%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

28729 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American00%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

28729 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College1558.83%
Bachelor Degree25014.24%
High School Diploma49127.96%
No High School Diploma573.25%
GED or Alternate392.22%
1 or More Years of College40623.12%
Associates Degree1397.92%
Masters Degree18110.31%
Professional Degree301.71%
Doctorate Degree80.46%

28729 Geography

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Cities/Towns in 28729
RegionAsheville Area
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaAsheville, NC
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/New_York
Area4 Square Miles

28729 Politics

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28729 Schools

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28729 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

28729 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)25263340495761605442332742
Avg Max Temp (°F)47515967758084827768595067
Avg Precip (In.)4.734.495.714.055.064.584.565.114.473.954.464.3455.51

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