Official Zip Code NameWilmington
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Area Code910
Alternate Zip Code NamesCAPE FEAR
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesWILM
Current Population:22094
Racial Majority:African American 44.38%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 44.5%
Unemployment Rate:4.43%
Median Household Income$26757
Average Adjusted Gross Income$35394
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time18.3 Minutes
Curent Temperature:
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Primary County: New Hanover
Elevation Range7 - 26 ft.
Area29 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)34.25796127, -77.96839905

Zip Code 28401 Description

Zip Code 28401 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Wilmington metro area. Zip code 28401 is primarily located in New Hanover County. The official US Postal Service name for 28401 is WILMINGTON, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 28401 are contained within or border the city limits of Wilmington, NC, Wrightsboro, NC, and Hightsville, NC. The area code for zip code 28401 is 910. 28401 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 28401 is 4.43% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.2% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 5.7% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 5.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 28401 increased to 22094 from 21799 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 28401 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 28401 public schools is Black. 65.9% of students in 28401 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 9873 44.41% 10041 -2%
 Black Or African American 9865 44.38% 10093 -2%
 Hispanic 1801 8.1% 1235 +46%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 240 1.08% 107 +124%
 Asian 90 0.4% 118 -24%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 15 0.07% 9 +67%
 Other Race 47 0.24% 47 +13%
 Two Or More Races 444 1.31% 444 -34%

Zip Code 28401 Race/Ethnicity

 White 38.9%
 Black Or African American 44.5%
 Hispanic 11.1%
 Asian 1.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 4.1%

Zip Code 28401 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2209421799
Male Population48.40%
Female Population51.60%
Total Households9827
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
65.9%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
87.5%
Median Household Income$26757
Income Under $50K Per Year76.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year18.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year4.80%
114 US Congressional DistrictNorth Carolina 3
RepresentativeWalter Jones Jr.
PartyRepublican
114 US Congressional DistrictNorth Carolina 7
RepresentativeDavid Rouzer
PartyRepublican
Average Real Estate Asking Price$227773
Average Real Estate Sale Price$143558
Current Unemployment Level (June 2016)4.43%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.90%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.40%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 63h - Carolina Flatwoods
Average First Frost DatesNovember 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 21 - 31

Zip Code 28401 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)34364350596771706553443752
Avg Max Temp (°F)56596674818690888475685974
Avg Precip (In.)4.673.74.333.044.385.167.617.316.793.193.233.8857.29
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Wilmington, NC
CBSA Type28401
CBSA Population367101
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours