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
  • 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).

  • Businesses Addresses: 43
  • PO Box Addresses: 133
  • Residential Addresses: 811
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 811

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

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Hookerton, NC 28538 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,127
Daytime Population: Workers 359
Daytime Population: Residents 1,298
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,657
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 1,956
Population in Familes 1,644
Population in Group Qrtrs 171
Population Density2 71
Diversity Index3 72


Median Household Income $37,739
Average Household Income $50,145
Per Capita Income $21,295


Total Housing Units 967 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 549 (56.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 296 (30.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 122 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $80,566
Average Home Value $98,224


Total Households 845
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 601
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 0.18% -0.16%
Households 0.18% -0.19%
Families 0.02% -0.3%
Median Household Income   -0.15%
Per Capita Income   1.23%

Hookerton, NC 28538 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28538 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 # 603 23rd
Population Density # 547 30th
Diversity Index # 52 93rd
Median Household Income # 571 27th
Per Capita Income # 517 34th

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