ZIP Code 28742 - Horse Shoe North Carolina

ZIP Code 28742 is located in Horse Shoe North Carolina. Portions of 28742 are also in Mills River and Etowah and Mills River Township and Hendersonville Township and Boyd Township. 28742 is primarily within Henderson County, with some portions in Transylvania County. Regionally, it is located in the Asheville Area.

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ZIP Code 28742 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameHorse Shoe
Primary CountyHenderson County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)3,000
Area Code(s)828
Current Time

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28742 Demographics

28742 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 28742 is White. The current unemployment level in 28742 is 3.5%.

Population Growth Rate5.70%
Population Density65 People per Square Mile
Total Households1,067
Percentage High Income Households1.3%
Median Houshold Income (2021)$56,563
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2020)$63,130
Current Unemployment Rate (February 2024)3.5%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 99.04%

28742 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American00%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

28742 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College24312.29%
Bachelor Degree20610.41%
High School Diploma56528.56%
No High School Diploma140.71%
GED or Alternate1105.56%
1 or More Years of College25913.09%
Associates Degree45422.95%
Masters Degree995.01%
Professional Degree150.76%
Doctorate Degree130.66%

28742 Geography

Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 28742
RegionAsheville Area
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreasAsheville, NC
Brevard, NC
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/New_York
Area46 Square Miles

28742 Politics

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28742 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

28742 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)25273441505762615442342843
Avg Max Temp (°F)47515967748084827768585066
Avg Precip (In.)4.2344.993.624.544.224.214.683.963.523.993.6649.63

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