ZIP Code 28766 - Penrose North Carolina

ZIP Code 28766 is located in Penrose North Carolina. Portions of 28766 are also in Etowah and Little River Township (Transylvania County) and Crab Creek Township. 28766 is primarily within Transylvania County, with some portions in Henderson County. Regionally, it is located in the Asheville Area.

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ZIP Code 28766 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NamePenrose
Primary CountyTransylvania County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)896
Area Code(s)828
Current Time

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28766 Demographics

28766 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 28766 is White. The current unemployment level in 28766 is 3.8%.

Population Growth Rate-18.20%
Population Density160 People per Square Mile
Total Households709
Median Houshold Income (2021)$66,500
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2020)$54,020
Current Unemployment Rate (February 2024)3.8%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 87.00%

28766 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American00%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

28766 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College212.3%
Bachelor Degree333.61%
High School Diploma41245.03%
No High School Diploma00%
GED or Alternate272.95%
1 or More Years of College26729.18%
Associates Degree15516.94%
Masters Degree00%
Professional Degree00%
Doctorate Degree00%

28766 Geography

Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 28766
RegionAsheville Area
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreasBrevard, NC
Asheville, NC
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/New_York
Area6 Square Miles

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28766 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
Ecoregion66d - Southern Crystalline Ridges and Mountains

28766 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)24263340495761605442332742
Avg Max Temp (°F)47515967748083817668585066
Avg Precip (In.)5.865.266.634.715.885.225.245.355.144.755.585.3864.98

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