Hampstead, NC 28443 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28443: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Hampstead, NC 28443

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 662
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,193
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 155
  • County: Pender County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.395, Longitude -77.651
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 28443 has segments in 2 Counties (New Hanover, Pender).

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Hampstead, NC 28443 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 19,861
Population in Households 19,754
Population in Familes 16,762
Population in Group Qrtrs 107
Population Density1 96
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 7,880
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 5,760
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,565 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,215 (65.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,665 (17.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,685 (17.6%)
Median Home Value $243,522
Average Home Value $318,785


Median Household Income $49,436
Average Household Income $72,122
Per Capita Income $28,752
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.57% 2.46%
Households 2.46% 2.42%
Families 2.34% 2.34%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   1.97%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Hampstead, NC 28443 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28443 to the other 775 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 197 75th
Population Density1 # 467 40th
Diversity Index2 # 628 19th
Median Household Income # 204 74th
Per Capita Income # 132 83rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.