ZIP Code 28803 - Asheville North Carolina

ZIP Code 28803 is located in Asheville North Carolina. Portions of 28803 are also in Biltmore Forest and Royal Pines and Limestone Township (Buncombe County) and Asheville Township and Fairview Township and Swannanoa Township. 28803 is entirely within Buncombe County. Regionally, 28803 is located in the Asheville Area.

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ZIP Code 28803 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameAsheville
Primary CountyBuncombe County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)34,577
Area Code(s)828
Current Time
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28803 Demographics

28803 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 28803 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 28803 is White. The current unemployment level in 28803 is 3.3%.

Population34,577
Population Growth Rate4.36%
Population Density916 People per Square Mile
Total Households13,452
Percentage High Income Households5.8%
Median Household Income (2021)$60,290
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2021)$753,650
Current Unemployment Rate (July 2024)3.3%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 79.73%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 61.81%

28803 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Race/EthnictyTotalPercentage
White27,22879.73%
Black3,62010.6%
Hispanic2,6807.85%
Asian5501.61%
Native American720.21%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

28803 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Race/EthnictyTotalPercentage
White3,95366.33%
Black81913.74%
Hispanic1,02217.15%
Asian1272.13%
Native American150.25%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander240.4%

28803 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College8094.1%
Bachelor Degree6,20431.47%
High School Diploma3,64918.51%
No High School Diploma3801.93%
GED or Alternate7503.8%
1 or More Years of College3,10415.75%
Associates Degree1,5487.85%
Masters Degree2,10810.69%
Professional Degree7153.63%
Doctorate Degree4452.26%

28803 Geography

Coordinates35.52975464,-82.52124023
Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 28803
RegionAsheville Area
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaAsheville, NC
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/New_York
Area38 Square Miles

28803 Politics

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28803 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

28803 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)25283441505862615543352843
Avg Max Temp (°F)47515967748184837768585066
Avg Precip (In.)3.593.754.623.554.093.773.614.063.753.023.563.1644.53

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