ZIP Code 28501 - Kinston Map and Data

Official Zip Code NameKinston
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Lenoir
Secondary County: Jones
Area Code252
Current Population:20389
Racial Majority:African American 62.25%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 81.5%
Unemployment Rate:4.9%
Median Household Income$28441
Average Adjusted Gross Income$37220
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time21.9 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range16 - 82 ft.
Area82 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.24470800, -77.52826500

Map of ZIP Code 28501 Border

Zip Code 28501 Description

Zip Code 28501 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Greenville - New Bern - Washington metro area. Zip code 28501 is primarily located in Lenoir County. Portions of 28501 are also located in Jones County. The official US Postal Service name for 28501 is KINSTON, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 28501 are contained within or border the city limits of Kinston, NC, . The area code for zip code 28501 is 252. 28501 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 28501 is 4.9% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.4% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 3.4% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 3.6%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 28501 decreased to 20389 from 21864 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 28501 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 28501 public schools is Black. 87.4% of students in 28501 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 6434 31.47% 6083 +6%
 Black Or African American 12726 62.25% 13236 -4%
 Hispanic 723 3.54% 692 +4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 56 0.27% 44 +27%
 Asian 27 0.13% 85 -68%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 8 -100%
 Other Race 21 0% 21 -100%
 Two Or More Races 220 2.33% 220 +116%

Zip Code 28501 Race/Ethnicity

 White 11.4%
 Black Or African American 81.5%
 Hispanic 4.3%
 Asian 0.7%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 2%

Zip Code 28501 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population2038921864
Male Population45.90%
Female Population54.10%
Total Households8696
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$28441
Income Under $50K Per Year73.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year20.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year6.00%
28501 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 3Greg MurphyRepublican
North Carolina District 1G. K. ButterfieldDemocrat
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28501 North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
10John R. Bell IVRepublican
12Chris HumphreyRepublican
13Pat McElraftRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$88587
Average Real Estate Sale Price$72556
Current Unemployment Level 4.9%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.7%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago7.3%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 65m - Rolling Coastal Plain
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 1 - 10

Zip Code 28501 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)32344048576570686250423550
Avg Max Temp (°F)54586675818790898475675874
Avg Precip (In.)4.53.464.293.354.094.545.745.785.383.382.873.4650.83
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Kinston, NC
CBSA Type28501
CBSA Population57180
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours