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ZIP Code 28538

Primary City:Hookerton, NC (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (9:13am)
Coordinates:35.42, -77.56
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28538

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28538. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 28538. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28538, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Hookerton, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28538 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28538 is located in east North Carolina and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 28538 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28538 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,175
Population Density 75 people per sq mi
Housing Units 991
Median Home Value $89,500
Land Area 28.98 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 864
Median Household Income $49,667

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7491726760566973639272906940252558
Female716181666088667463959279614546302620
Total1451521531331201441351471261871641691308571553128

Gender

 Male 1,051 48%
 Female 1,124 52%
Gender

Race

 White 1,081 49.7%
 Black Or African American 796 36.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 11 0.5%
 Asian 5 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 236 10.9%
 Two Or More Races 46 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner75790133141834715
Renter186359634422157
Total251201491961851056222

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 402 47%
 Single Guardian 207 24%
 Singles 222 26%
 Singles With Roommate 33 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 562 65%
 Households with Kids 302 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male71422162618112016819111321121914101217
Female1715121011913141418241412139171320713
Total2429342637272434302643252534213627301930

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28538 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28538 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 28538 real estate data, the median home value of $89,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28538 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28538 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28538 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,165 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 10 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 338 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 235 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 291 29%
 Households Vacant 127 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 15 11.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.8%
 For Sale Only 6 4.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 3.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 9 7.1%
 For Migrant Workers 10 7.9%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 82 64.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 10 5%
 2 Bedroom 69 32%
 3+ Bedroom 136 63%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $49,667 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28538 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 28538 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 756 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 337 20%
 No Earnings 563 34%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 756 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 337 20%
 No Earnings 563 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 925 97.9%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 3 0.3%
 Worked at Home 17 1.8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 230 35%
 High School Graduate 277 43%
 Associate's degree 79 12%
 Bachelor's degree 44 7%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 21 3%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 443 83.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 37 7.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 50 9.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28538

ZIP Code 28538 is in the Private. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28538.

Mt Calvary Christian Academy
532 E Main St
Hookerton, NC 28538
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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