Zip Code 28443 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameHampstead
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Pender
Area Code910
Current Population:17512
Racial Majority:White 90.38%
Public School Racial Majority:White 87.6%
Unemployment Rate:5.1%
Median Household Income$54464
Average Adjusted Gross Income$77020
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time27.6 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range3 - 52 ft.
Area134 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)34.43617800, -77.67498200

Zip Code 28443 Description

Zip Code 28443 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Wilmington metro area. Zip code 28443 is primarily located in Pender County. The official US Postal Service name for 28443 is HAMPSTEAD, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 28443 are contained within or border the city limits of Surf City, NC, . The area code for zip code 28443 is 910. 28443 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 28443 is 5.1% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.2% 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 28443 increased to 17512 from 11594 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 28443 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 28443 public schools is White. 31% of students in 28443 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 16669 90.38% 15650 +7%
 Black Or African American 729 3.95% 991 -26%
 Hispanic 468 2.54% 415 +13%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 23 0.12% 88 -74%
 Asian 239 1.3% 102 +134%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 2 -100%
 Other Race 30 0.12% 30 -27%
 Two Or More Races 234 1.59% 234 +25%

Zip Code 28443 Race/Ethnicity

 White 87.6%
 Black Or African American 4.6%
 Hispanic 3.9%
 Asian 1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 2.4%

Zip Code 28443 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population1751211594
Male Population49.30%
Female Population50.70%
Total Households6971
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$54464
Income Under $50K Per Year44.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year39.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year16.20%
28443 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 7David RouzerRepublican
North Carolina District 3Greg MurphyRepublican
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28443 North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
16Carson Smith Jr.Republican
20Holly GrangeRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$248917
Average Real Estate Sale Price$246790
Current Unemployment Level 5.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.4%
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 28443 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)34364250586671706452443752
Avg Max Temp (°F)56596674818690888476685974
Avg Precip (In.)4.743.754.343.044.365.097.377.176.923.323.33.957.3
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Wilmington, NC
CBSA Type28443
CBSA Population367101
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours