Hookerton, NC 28538 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28538: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Hookerton, NC 28538

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 45
  • Single Family Addresses: 803
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1
  • County: Greene County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.428, Longitude -77.548
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 28538 has segments in 2 Counties (Greene, Lenoir).

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Hookerton, NC 28538 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,004
Population in Households 1,866
Population in Familes 1,574
Population in Group Qrtrs 138
Population Density1 77
Diversity Index2 73


Total Households 797
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 570
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 881 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 520 (59.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 277 (31.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 84 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $80,752
Average Home Value $96,971


Median Household Income $34,830
Average Household Income $47,103
Per Capita Income $19,918
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.79% 0.32%
Households 0.85% 0.3%
Families 0.69% 0.21%
Median Household Income   1.25%
Per Capita Income   1.19%
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.

Hookerton, NC 28538 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28538 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 # 611 21st
Population Density1 # 521 33rd
Diversity Index2 # 45 94th
Median Household Income # 617 21st
Per Capita Income # 558 28th

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