ZIP Code 28773 - Saluda North Carolina

ZIP Code 28773 is located in Saluda North Carolina. Portions of 28773 are also in Saluda Township and Green River Township and White Oak Township (Polk County) and Cooper Gap Township and Columbus Township. 28773 is primarily within Polk County, with some portions in Henderson County. Regionally, it is located in the Asheville Area.

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ZIP Code 28773 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameSaluda
Primary CountyPolk County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)2,949
Area Code(s)828
Current Time

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28773 Demographics

28773 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 28773 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 28773 is White. The current unemployment level in 28773 is 3.7%.

Population Growth Rate-7.29%
Population Density50 People per Square Mile
Total Households1,076
Percentage High Income Households4.5%
Median Houshold Income (2021)$62,546
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2020)$67,450
Current Unemployment Rate (February 2024)3.7%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 97.53%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 95.95%

28773 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American20.07%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

28773 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American00%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

28773 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College784.51%
Bachelor Degree47827.61%
High School Diploma54431.43%
No High School Diploma40.23%
GED or Alternate945.43%
1 or More Years of College19311.15%
Associates Degree734.22%
Masters Degree1327.63%
Professional Degree341.96%
Doctorate Degree1015.83%

28773 Geography

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Cities/Towns in 28773
RegionAsheville Area
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaAsheville, NC
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/New_York
Area59 Square Miles

28773 Politics

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28773 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
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

28773 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)27283542515963625644362944
Avg Max Temp (°F)48526069768285847869605168
Avg Precip (In.)4.914.716.

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