Zip Code 28540 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameJacksonville
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Onslow
Area Code910
Current Population:49252
Racial Majority:White 67.13%
Public School Racial Majority:White 52.8%
Unemployment Rate:5.8%
Median Household Income$42133
Average Adjusted Gross Income$46430
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time24 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range0 - 59 ft.
Area164 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)34.70586900, -77.47870600

Zip Code 28540 Description

Zip Code 28540 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Greenville - New Bern - Washington metro area. Zip code 28540 is primarily located in Onslow County. The official US Postal Service name for 28540 is JACKSONVILLE, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 28540 are contained within or border the city limits of Jacksonville, NC, Half Moon, NC, and Richlands, NC. The area code for zip code 28540 is 910. 28540 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 28540 is 5.8% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.4% and is higher 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 28540 increased to 49252 from 45074 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 28540 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 28540 public schools is White. 51.1% of students in 28540 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 33580 67.13% 32430 +4%
 Black Or African American 9022 18.04% 9139 -1%
 Hispanic 4966 9.93% 4737 +5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 249 0.5% 284 -12%
 Asian 827 1.65% 807 +2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.01% 148 -95%
 Other Race 102 0.04% 102 -78%
 Two Or More Races 1605 2.7% 1605 -16%

Zip Code 28540 Race/Ethnicity

 White 52.8%
 Black Or African American 25.6%
 Hispanic 12.1%
 Asian 1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.5%
 Two or More Races 7.5%

Zip Code 28540 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population4925245074
Male Population49.40%
Female Population50.60%
Total Households18455
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$42133
Income Under $50K Per Year58.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year32.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year8.90%
28540 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 3Greg MurphyRepublican
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28540 North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
14George G. ClevelandRepublican
15Phil ShepardRepublican
16Carson Smith Jr.Republican
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28540 North Carolina State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
6Harry BrownRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$177526
Average Real Estate Sale Price$150069
Current Unemployment Level 5.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.3%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.9%
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 DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 28540 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)34354148576570686351423651
Avg Max Temp (°F)56606775818790898476685974
Avg Precip (In.)4.893.744.453.194.094.826.626.746.133.533.323.6855.19
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Jacksonville, NC
CBSA Type28540
CBSA Population172836
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours