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28538 Zip Code (Hookerton, NC) Detailed Profile




City: Hookerton, NC (1.11%)
Counties: Greene County, NC (82.00%), Lenoir County, NC (18.00%)
Estimated zip code population in 2017: 1,957
Zip code population in 2010: 2,175
Zip code population in 2000: 2,341

Houses and condos: 936
Renter-occupied apartments: 385
% of renters here:

48%
State:

35%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 28538: 80.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 29.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 68 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 28538
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

1.1% ($1,052)
North Carolina:

0.8% ($1,440)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,003 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,086 (1.2%)

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Males: 938  (48.0%)
Females: 1,018  (52.0%)

For population 25 years and over in 28538:

  • High school or higher: 77.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 28538:

  • Never married: 36.1%
  • Now married: 40.7%
  • Separated: 8.6%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

Zip code 28538 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 28538 (2017)
    • 1,03044.0%White
    • 79433.9%Black
    • 31513.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 231.0%Two or more races
    • 60.3%American Indian
    • 50.2%Asian
    • 20.09%Some other race
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $94,237
28538:

$94,237
North Carolina:

$171,200



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 16 registered sex offenders living in 28538 zip code as of December 05, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 28538 is 151 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

46.9 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.4 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 28538, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $36,662 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$36,662
State:

$54,937

Salary/wage: $29,141 (reported on 89.1% of returns)
Here:

$29,141
State:

$46,336
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 82.7% for AGIs below $25k, 84.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 78.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 75.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 37.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $815 (reported on 21.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$815
North Carolina:

$1,298
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.7% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $775 (reported on 4.3% of returns)
Here:

$775
State:

$6,213

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$1,550 (reported on 6.5% of returns)
Here:

+$1,550
State:

+$12,740

Profit/loss from business: +$5,446 (reported on 14.1% of returns)
Here:

+$5,446
State:

+$10,311
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.0% for AGIs below $25k, 2.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $9,320 (reported on 5.4% of returns)
28538:

$9,320
North Carolina:

$15,575

Total itemized deductions: $18,147 (22% of AGI, reported on 18.5% of returns)
Here:

$18,147
State:

$23,438

Here:

22.1% of AGI
State:

21.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.2% for AGIs below $25k, 8.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 15.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 13.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $5,179 (reported on 15.2% of returns)
Here:

$5,179
State:

$4,687
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $5,188 (reported on 18.5% of returns)
28538:

$5,188
State:

$8,823
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $2,707 (reported on 32.6% of returns)
Here:

$2,707
State:

$2,376
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 57.6%
Here:

58%
State:

53%
(% for various income ranges: 58.7% for AGIs below $25k, 50.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 70.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 50.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 75.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 28538, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $28,401 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$28,401
State:

$45,376

Salary/wage: $26,223 (reported on 89.1% of returns)
Here:

$26,223
State:

$39,442
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 109.9% for AGIs below $10k, 86.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 83.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 86.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 80.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 49.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $779 (reported on 24.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$779
North Carolina:

$1,515
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.6% for AGIs below $10k, 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $611 (reported on 6.1% of returns)
Here:

$611
State:

$4,016
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$567 (reported on 3.4% of returns)
Here:

+$567
State:

+$11,152

Profit/loss from business: +$4,457 (reported on 13.2% of returns)
Here:

+$4,457
State:

+$9,490
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.2% for AGIs below $10k, 2.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 4.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, -0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,429 (reported on 1.6% of returns)
28538:

$2,429
North Carolina:

$2,967

Total itemized deductions: $13,820 (26% of AGI, reported on 22.0% of returns)
Here:

$13,820
State:

$19,464

Here:

25.5% of AGI
State:

22.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 9.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 12.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 15.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,561 (6% of AGI, reported on 20.4% of returns)
Here:

$3,561
State:

$4,035

Here:

6.4% of AGI
State:

4.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $3,393 (reported on 59.3% of returns)
28538:

$3,393
State:

$7,257
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.3% for AGIs below $10k, 2.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $2,010 (reported on 33.4% of returns)
Here:

$2,010
State:

$1,851

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 70.5%
Here:

70%
State:

62%
(% for various income ranges: 62.2% for AGIs below $10k, 75.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 70.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 63.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 76.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 85.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$38,893
North Carolina:

$52,752
Hookerton, NC (28538) map Nearest zip codes: 28554, 28580, 28530, 27828, 28513, 28501.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

48.7%
North Carolina:

48.1%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

9.4%
North Carolina:

5.8%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 157
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 648


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 11 (2 now married, 8 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 402 (151 now married, 250 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 28538 with a mortgage: 168 (5 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 259

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $818
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $425

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

19.2%
Whole state:

14.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

9.6%
Whole state:

8.2%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.5
State:

6.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.5
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Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 272010 to 2013
  • 1332000 to 2009
  • 1491990 to 1999
  • 2301980 to 1989
  • 801970 to 1979
  • 1391960 to 1969
  • 301950 to 1959
  • 341940 to 1949
  • 1001939 or earlier

Zip code 28538 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Hookerton, NC (28538)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Hookerton, NC (28538)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 131 bedroom
  • 472 bedrooms
  • 4683 bedrooms
  • 874 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hookerton, NC (28538)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hookerton, NC (28538)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 191 bedroom
  • 1102 bedrooms
  • 1433 bedrooms
  • 564 bedrooms
  • 35+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Hookerton, NC (28538) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Hookerton, NC (28538) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 21no vehicle
  • 1071 vehicle
  • 1942 vehicles
  • 583 vehicles
  • 194 vehicles
  • 275+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Hookerton, NC (28538) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Hookerton, NC (28538) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 52no vehicle
  • 1641 vehicle
  • 1172 vehicles
  • 443 vehicles
  • 104 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 28538 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 28538 household income distribution in 2017
  • 102Less than $10,000
  • 21$10,000 to $14,999
  • 102$15,000 to $19,999
  • 55$20,000 to $24,999
  • 30$25,000 to $29,999
  • 53$30,000 to $34,999
  • 40$35,000 to $39,999
  • 28$40,000 to $44,999
  • 15$45,000 to $49,999
  • 146$50,000 to $59,999
  • 65$60,000 to $74,999
  • 71$75,000 to $99,999
  • 31$100,000 to $124,999
  • 3$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1$150,000 to $199,999
  • 24$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 28538

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 28538
  • 5Less than $10,000
  • 6$15,000 to $19,999
  • 9$20,000 to $24,999
  • 9$25,000 to $29,999
  • 7$30,000 to $34,999
  • 51$40,000 to $49,999
  • 5$50,000 to $59,999
  • 3$60,000 to $69,999
  • 73$70,000 to $79,999
  • 24$80,000 to $89,999
  • 22$90,000 to $99,999
  • 45$100,000 to $124,999
  • 22$125,000 to $149,999
  • 17$150,000 to $174,999
  • 6$175,000 to $199,999
  • 44$200,000 to $249,999
  • 23$250,000 to $299,999
  • 2$400,000 to $499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 28538

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 28538
  • 50Less than $100
  • 8$100 to $149
  • 6$200 to $249
  • 24$300 to $349
  • 21$350 to $399
  • 68$400 to $449
  • 50$500 to $549
  • 16$550 to $599
  • 2$600 to $649
  • 70$650 to $699
  • 2$750 to $799
  • 1$900 to $999
  • 28No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $802.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2017 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $123,244
  • Black or African American householders: $115,110

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $94,237
28538:

$94,237
North Carolina:

$171,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $56,642 - $149,283
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 28538
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 545
  • Two: 3
  • 3 or 4: 4
  • 5 to 9: 23
  • 10 to 19: 10
  • Mobile homes: 342

Unemployment: 4.8%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 28538

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 28538
  • 89.7%837Drove a car alone
  • 8.0%75Carpooled
  • 0.4%4Walked
  • 1.5%14Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 28538

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 28538
  • 40Less than 5 minutes
  • 705 to 9 minutes
  • 14510 to 14 minutes
  • 4115 to 19 minutes
  • 18120 to 24 minutes
  • 3925 to 29 minutes
  • 20630 to 34 minutes
  • 3635 to 39 minutes
  • 1140 to 44 minutes
  • 8945 to 59 minutes
  • 3660 to 89 minutes
  • 1390 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 23.5%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,933
  • In family households: 1,565 (204 male householders, 332 female householders)
    273 spouses, 632 children (592 natural, 13 adopted, 28 stepchildren), 63 grandchildren, 39 brothers or sisters, 14 parents, 0 other relatives, 4 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 368 (148 male householders (69 living alone)), 127 female householders (110 living alone)), 93 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 23 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 342 2-persons, 106 3-persons, 48 4-persons, 37 5-persons, 3 6-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 180 1-person, 92 2-persons, 3 3-persons

72 married couples with children.
191 single-parent households (14 men, 177 women).

93.3% of residents of 28538 zip code speak English at home.
6.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (49% very well, 13% well, 19% not well, 19% not at all).

Foreign born population: 86 (4.4%)
(0.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
:

4.4%
Whole state:

8.1%
Most common first ancestries reported in 28538
  • 35%African
  • 11%English
  • 8%Irish
  • 3%American
  • 2%British
  • 2%German
  • 1%European
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 342010 or later
  • 442000 to 2009
  • 151990 to 1999
  • 0Before 1990

Zip code 28538 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • CLAY RIDGE FARM (1167 MORRIS BBQ RD in HOOKERTON, NC)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
  • DIRT ROAD FARM (SR 1407 in HOOKERTON, NC)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Alternative names: BROWN MARSH FARMS LLC DIRT RD

Zip code 28538 marital status for males
Zip code 28538 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2.9%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4.3%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 70.3%Electricity
  • 22.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.0%Wood
  • 3.2%Utility gas

Population in 1990: 2,112. Population change in the 1990s: +229 (+10.8%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 1,608
  • Northeast: 127
  • Midwest: 20
  • South: 105

65% of the 28538 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 53% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in North Carolina.

88% of the 28538 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 58% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 13% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 28% moved from different state.

Year householders moved into unit in Hookerton, NC (28538)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 23
Here:

16.7%
North Carolina:

10.1%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 5
Here:

4.1%
North Carolina:

10.3%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 6
Here:

6.6%
North Carolina:

17.9%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Class of Workers in 2017
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 51,875Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 41,082Health technologists and technicians
  • 36,922Management occupations
  • 33,524Education, training, and library occupations
  • 30,868Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors
  • 29,551Law enforcement workers including supervisors

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Construction: Tile and Terrazzo Contractors (20-49 employees: 1 establishment, 1-4 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Educational Services: Elementary and Secondary Schools (20-49: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Homes for the Elderly (20-49: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (1-4: 4)
  • Wholesale Trade: Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers (5-9: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Other Residential Care Facilities (5-9: 1)
  • Management of Companies and Enterprises: Corporate, Subsidiary, and Regional Managing Offices (5-9: 1)
  • Construction: Other Building Equipment Contractors (5-9: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 10 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 28538 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2466.5 years
Robert1272.9 years
William1169.8 years
John1166.0 years
Mary1176.4 years
Willie876.2 years
Mattie782.7 years
George661.4 years
Charlie671.3 years
Annie671.0 years
Most common last names in zip code 28538 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones2668.5 years
Suggs1976.4 years
Stocks1869.3 years
Williams1669.6 years
Harper1279.8 years
Joyner1071.9 years
Moore1071.2 years
Sutton967.4 years
Johnson976.3 years
Rouse970.0 years
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