Hudson, NC 28638 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28638: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Hudson, NC 28638

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Caldwell County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.845, Longitude -81.492
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 342
  • PO Box Addresses: 539
  • Residential Addresses: 4,969
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 80
    • Single Family Addresses: 4,889

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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Hudson, NC 28638 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 12,283
Population in Households 12,210
Population in Familes 10,169
Population in Group Qrtrs 73
Population Density1 570
Diversity Index2 21


Median Household Income $41,504
Average Household Income $53,449
Per Capita Income $21,690


Total Housing Units 5,444 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,230 (59.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,720 (31.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 494 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $124,463
Average Home Value $140,735


Total Households 4,950
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 3,466
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 -0.02% 0.13%
Households 0.0% 0.15%
Families -0.12% 0.06%
Median Household Income   2.69%
Per Capita Income   2.9%

Hudson, NC 28638 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28638 to the other 775 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 276 65th
Population Density # 167 79th
Diversity Index # 644 17th
Median Household Income # 495 36th
Per Capita Income # 536 31st

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