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: 349
  • PO Box Addresses: 524
  • Residential Addresses: 4,990
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 79
    • Single Family Addresses: 4,911

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Database updated: August 1, 2019, Maps updated: August 2, 2019.

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  1. 28638 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 28638 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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  3. North Carolina Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

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Hudson, NC 28638 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 12,560
Population in Households 12,487
Population in Familes 10,379
Population in Group Qrtrs 73
Population Density2 597
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $46,886
Average Household Income $63,362
Per Capita Income $25,538


Total Housing Units 5,522 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,417 (61.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,644 (29.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 461 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $130,702
Average Home Value $149,495


Total Households 5,061
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 3,548
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.14% 0.21%
Households 0.22% 0.26%
Families 0.1% 0.19%
Median Household Income   2.22%
Per Capita Income   3.04%

Hudson, NC 28638 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28638 to the other 779 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 166 79th
Diversity Index # 637 18th
Median Household Income # 416 47th
Per Capita Income # 371 53rd

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