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
  • 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).

  • Businesses Addresses: 686
  • PO Box Addresses: 519
  • Residential Addresses: 8,990
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 158
    • Single Family Addresses: 8,832

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

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Hampstead, NC 28443 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 20,745
Daytime Population: Workers 3,285
Daytime Population: Residents 10,926
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 14,211
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.69
Population in Households 20,638
Population in Familes 17,492
Population in Group Qrtrs 107
Population Density2 121
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $52,825
Average Household Income $76,063
Per Capita Income $30,219


Total Housing Units 9,905 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,434 (65.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,772 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,699 (17.2%)
Median Home Value $250,375
Average Home Value $324,266


Total Households 8,206
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 5,990
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 2.97% 2.55%
Households 2.84% 2.5%
Families 2.69% 2.41%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   2.57%

Hampstead, NC 28443 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28443 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 # 189 76th
Population Density # 413 47th
Diversity Index # 638 18th
Median Household Income # 165 79th
Per Capita Income # 136 83rd

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