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ZIP Code 28638

Primary City:Hudson, NC (View All Cities)
County: Caldwell County
Timezone: Eastern (4:36am)
Area code: 828 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.85, -81.48
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28638

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28638. 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 28638. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28638, 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:
Hudson, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28638 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28638 is located in northwest 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 28638 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 large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28638 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,302
Population Density 607 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,384
Median Home Value $113,800
Land Area 20.26 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,928
Median Household Income $39,258

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 42


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5343317660
5-9353388741
10-14453429882
15-19439391830
20-24374338712
25-29298304602
30-34357341698
35-39427437864
40-44510475985
45-49445499944
50-54442477919
55-59429408837
60-64379429808
65-69306349655
70-74215267482
75-79174190364
80-8470120190
85 Plus3990129

Gender

 Male 6,053 49%
 Female 6,249 51%
Gender

Race

 White 11,641 94.6%
 Black Or African American 150 1.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 41 0.3%
 Asian 23 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 295 2.4%
 Two Or More Races 149 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2460138198
25-34309255564
35-44657313970
45-547532521,005
55-64796187983
65-74593119712
75-8434955404
85 Plus751792

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,701 55%
 Single Guardian 855 17%
 Singles 1,158 23%
 Singles With Roommate 214 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,302 67%
 Households with Kids 1,626 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
16553118
27152123
37182153
46171132
56478142
68267149
77282154
86378141
97283155
109090180
1110185186
128892180
138783170
148779166
159372165
168383166
179886184
188169150
198481165
206786153

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28638 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28638 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 28638 real estate data, the median home value of $113,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 28638 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28638 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 12,297 100.0%
 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 5 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,293 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,299 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,336 25%
 Households Vacant 456 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 174 38%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 1%
 For Sale Only 53 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 24 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 188 41%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 43 4%
 2 Bedroom 745 63%
 3+ Bedroom 389 33%
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 $39,258 is compared to the rest of the country.

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 28638 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 3,414 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,423 25%
 No Earnings 4,014 41%
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 3,414 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,423 25%
 No Earnings 4,014 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,633 93%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 180 4%
 Worked at Home 192 4%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,120 26.2%
 High School Graduate 2,351 55.0%
 Associate's degree 374 8.8%
 Bachelor's degree 205 4.8%
 Master's degree 95 2.2%
 Professional school degree 97 2.3%
 Doctorate degree 29 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,997 78%
 Enrolled in Private School 371 14%
 Not Enrolled in School 193 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28638

ZIP Code 28638 is in the Caldwell County School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28638.

Hudson Elementary
200 Roy Coffey Dr
Hudson, NC 28638
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Caldwell County School District
Hudson Middle School
291 Pine Mountain Rd
Hudson, NC 28638
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Caldwell County School District
Horizons Elementary
143 Cedar Valley Rd
Hudson, NC 28638
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Caldwell County School District
South Caldwell High School
7035 Spartan Dr
Hudson, NC 28638
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Caldwell County School District
Caldwell Career Cen Mid. Coll.
2857 Hickory Blvd
Hudson, NC 28638
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Caldwell County School District
Caldwell Early College
2859 Hickory Blvd SW
Hudson, NC 28638
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Caldwell County School District
Heritage Christian School
239 Mount Herman Rd
Hudson, NC 28638
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Harris Chapel Christian Academy
1444 Cajah Mountain Rd
Hudson, NC 28638
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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