ZIP Code 28777 - Spruce Pine North Carolina

ZIP Code 28777 is located in Spruce Pine North Carolina. Portions of 28777 are also in Grassy Creek Township (Mitchell County) and Ingalls Township and North Cove Township and Snow Creek Township (Mitchell County) and Crabtree Township (Yancey County). 28777 is primarily within Mitchell County, with some portions in Avery County and Mcdowell County. Regionally, it is located in the Tri-Cities Region.

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ZIP Code 28777 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameSpruce Pine
Primary CountyMitchell County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)10,723
Area Code(s)828
Current Time
EST

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28777 Demographics

28777 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 28777 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 28777 is White. The current unemployment level in 28777 is 4.4%.

Population10,723
Population Growth Rate1.97%
Population Density161 People per Square Mile
Total Households3,701
Percentage High Income Households0.5%
Median Houshold Income (2021)$50,680
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2020)$50,280
Current Unemployment Rate (February 2024)4.4%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 84.69%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 77.97%

28777 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Race/EthnictyTotalPercentage
White8,95084.69%
Black6005.68%
Hispanic8127.68%
Asian470.44%
Native American1591.5%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

28777 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Race/EthnictyTotalPercentage
White64479.7%
Black40.5%
Hispanic15519.18%
Asian50.62%
Native American00%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

28777 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College5318.27%
Bachelor Degree72611.3%
High School Diploma1,86529.03%
No High School Diploma1041.62%
GED or Alternate79612.39%
1 or More Years of College1,19918.66%
Associates Degree77412.05%
Masters Degree3064.76%
Professional Degree570.89%
Doctorate Degree661.03%

28777 Geography

Coordinates35.90707779,-82.06707764
Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 28777
RegionsTri-Cities Region
Asheville Area
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaMarion, NC
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/New_York
Area67 Square Miles

28777 Politics

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28777 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Average First Frost DateOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DateMay 1 - 10
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneCfb - Oceanic Climate
Ecoregion66d - Southern Crystalline Ridges and Mountains

28777 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)23243038475459585139312540
Avg Max Temp (°F)45485564717780797566564864
Avg Precip (In.)4.644.475.844.415.274.564.454.634.294.124.653.8955.22

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