ZIP Code 28556 - Merritt Map and Data

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Official Zip Code NameMerritt
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Pamlico
Area Code252
Current Population:963
Racial Majority:White 76.29%
Unemployment Rate:3.1%
Median Household Income$48425
Average Adjusted Gross Income$67030
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time18.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range0 - 20 ft.
Area57 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.12390400, -76.66708800

Zip Code 28556 Profile

ZIP Code 28556 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Greenville - New Bern - Washington metro area. ZIP code 28556 is primarily located in Pamlico County. The official US Postal Service name for 28556 is MERRITT, North Carolina. Portions of ZIP code 28556 are contained within or border the city limits of Stonewall, NC, Bayboro, NC, . The area code for ZIP code 28556 is 252. 28556 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 28556 is 3.1% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.1% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 3.3% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 3.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 28556 decreased to 963 from 1078 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 28556 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 28556 public schools is . % of students in 28556 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 875 76.29% 853 +3%
 Black Or African American 251 21.88% 73 +244%
 Hispanic 16 1.39% 17 -6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 4 -100%
 Asian 5 0.44% 6 -17%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 10 0% 10 -100%

Zip Code 28556 Race/Ethnicity

 White %
 Black Or African American %
 Hispanic %
 Asian %
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander %
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native %
 Two or More Races %

Zip Code 28556 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population9631078
Male Population48.20%
Female Population51.80%
Total Households444
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$48425
Income Under $50K Per Year51.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year34.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year14.20%
28556 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 3Greg MurphyRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All North Carolina Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$215019
Average Real Estate Sale Price$168360
Current Unemployment Level 3.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.7%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.8%
Stonewall, NC
Bayboro, NC
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 63b - Chesapeake-Pamlico Lowlands and Tidal Marshes
Average First Frost DatesNovember 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 1 - 10

Zip Code 28556 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)34354149586670696452433651
Avg Max Temp (°F)55586574808689888475675873
Avg Precip (In.)4.713.584.323.264.224.586.056.615.643.633.263.6953.55
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
New Bern, NC
CBSA Type28556
CBSA Population122954
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
List of Middle Schools in Zipcode 28556
Pamlico County Middle SchoolPamlico
List of Elementary Schools in Zipcode 28556
Fred A Anderson Elementary SchoolPamlico