Saluda, NC 28773 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28773: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Saluda, NC 28773

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Polk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.247, Longitude -82.31
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 28773 has segments in 2 Counties (Henderson, Polk).

  • Businesses Addresses: 133
  • PO Box Addresses: 437
  • Residential Addresses: 1,415
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,415

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Saluda, NC 28773 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,649
Daytime Population: Workers 689
Daytime Population: Residents 1,968
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,657
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.73
Population in Households 3,569
Population in Familes 2,893
Population in Group Qrtrs 80
Population Density2 76
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $48,749
Average Household Income $66,899
Per Capita Income $29,047


Total Housing Units 2,532 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,246 (49.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 317 (12.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 969 (38.3%)
Median Home Value $252,055
Average Home Value $294,362


Total Households 1,563
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 1,039
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.93% 1.03%
Households 0.81% 0.95%
Families 0.67% 0.87%
Median Household Income   1.39%
Per Capita Income   2.62%

Saluda, NC 28773 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28773 to the other 782 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 487 38th
Population Density # 529 32nd
Diversity Index # 741 5th
Median Household Income # 256 67th
Per Capita Income # 158 80th

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