ZIP Code 28557 - Morehead City Map and Data

Official Zip Code NameMorehead City
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Carteret
Area Code252
Current Population:14429
Racial Majority:White 83.87%
Public School Racial Majority:White 72.1%
Unemployment Rate:3.1%
Median Household Income$47903
Average Adjusted Gross Income$70780
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time17.4 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range0 - 16 ft.
Area13 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)34.74661300, -76.73170000

Map of ZIP Code 28557 Border

Zip Code 28557 Description

Zip Code 28557 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Greenville - New Bern - Washington metro area. Zip code 28557 is primarily located in Carteret County. The official US Postal Service name for 28557 is MOREHEAD CITY, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 28557 are contained within or border the city limits of Morehead City, NC, . The area code for zip code 28557 is 252. 28557 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 28557 is 3.1% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.7% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 3.4% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 3.6%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 28557 increased to 14429 from 13164 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 28557 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 28557 public schools is White. 43.6% of students in 28557 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 12187 83.87% 12001 +2%
 Black Or African American 1076 7.41% 1097 -2%
 Hispanic 725 4.99% 784 -8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 57 0.39% 53 +8%
 Asian 272 1.87% 200 +36%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 21 -100%
 Other Race 26 0% 26 -100%
 Two Or More Races 247 1.47% 247 -14%

Zip Code 28557 Race/Ethnicity

 White 72.1%
 Black Or African American 8%
 Hispanic 12.7%
 Asian 1.5%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 5.3%

Zip Code 28557 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population1442913164
Male Population47.40%
Female Population52.60%
Total Households6597
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$47903
Income Under $50K Per Year51.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year33.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year14.50%
28557 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 3Greg MurphyRepublican
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28557 North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
13Pat McElraftRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$339142
Average Real Estate Sale Price$245041
Current Unemployment Level 3.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.3%
Morehead City, NC
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 63g - Carolinian Barrier Islands and Coastal Marshes
Average First Frost DatesNovember 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 21 - 31

Zip Code 28557 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)36374351606872716655463954
Avg Max Temp (°F)57596572798588888476686073
Avg Precip (In.)5.323.994.292.964.564.075.987.376.384.3444.5157.76
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Morehead City, NC
CBSA Type28557
CBSA Population64494
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours