Zip Code 28429 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameCastle Hayne
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: New Hanover
Area Code910
Current Population:8026
Racial Majority:White 67.37%
Public School Racial Majority:White 56.1%
Unemployment Rate:5.1%
Median Household Income$48652
Average Adjusted Gross Income$51990
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time21.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range0 - 30 ft.
Area39 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)34.34355600, -77.90349700

Zip Code 28429 Description

Zip Code 28429 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Wilmington metro area. Zip code 28429 is primarily located in New Hanover County. The official US Postal Service name for 28429 is CASTLE HAYNE, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 28429 are contained within or border the city limits of Wrightsboro, NC, Skippers Corner, NC, Castle Hayne, NC, Murraysville, NC, and Kirkland, NC. The area code for zip code 28429 is 910. 28429 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 28429 is 5.1% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.7% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 5.6% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 28429 increased to 8026 from 7327 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 28429 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 28429 public schools is White. 57.5% of students in 28429 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 5942 67.37% 5145 +15%
 Black Or African American 1942 22.02% 2142 -9%
 Hispanic 647 7.34% 483 +34%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 111 1.26% 58 +91%
 Asian 0 0% 31 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 7 -100%
 Other Race 17 0% 17 -100%
 Two Or More Races 143 2.02% 143 +24%

Zip Code 28429 Race/Ethnicity

 White 56.1%
 Black Or African American 25%
 Hispanic 12.3%
 Asian 1.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1%
 Two or More Races 4.2%

Zip Code 28429 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population80267327
Male Population51.80%
Female Population48.20%
Total Households2997
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$48652
Income Under $50K Per Year51.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year36.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year12.30%
28429 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 7David RouzerRepublican
North Carolina District 3Greg MurphyRepublican
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28429 North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
18Deb ButlerDemocrat
20Holly GrangeRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$247541
Average Real Estate Sale Price$133234
Current Unemployment Level 5.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.9%
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 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesApril 1 - 10

Zip Code 28429 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)34354249586670696452433652
Avg Max Temp (°F)56596674818790888475685974
Avg Precip (In.)4.753.724.323.074.495.127.767.276.713.143.183.9157.45
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Wilmington, NC
CBSA Type28429
CBSA Population367101
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
List of High Schools in Zipcode 28429
Emsley A Laney High SchoolNew Hanover
New Hanover High SchoolNew Hanover
List of Middle Schools in Zipcode 28429
Holly Shelter Middle SchoolNew Hanover