ZIP Code 28557 - Morehead City North Carolina

ZIP Code 28557 is located in Morehead City North Carolina. Portions of 28557 are also in Brandywine Bay and Beaufort and Morehead Township (Carteret County) and Beaufort Township and Harlowe Township and Newport Township. 28557 is entirely within Carteret County. Regionally, it is located in the Eastern Carolina Region.

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ZIP Code 28557 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameMorehead City
Primary CountyCarteret County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)15,379
Area Code(s)252
Current Time

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28557 Demographics

28557 can be classified socioeconomically as Lower Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in North Carolina based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 28557 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 28557 is White. The current unemployment level in 28557 is 3.8%.

Population Growth Rate-0.65%
Population Density568 People per Square Mile
Total Households6,519
Percentage High Income Households3.8%
Median Household Income (2021)$60,657
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2020)$78,910
Current Unemployment Rate (April 2024)3.8%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 87.31%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 71.62%

28557 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American150.1%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander40.03%

28557 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American110.49%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander100.44%

28557 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College8088.09%
Bachelor Degree2,16321.65%
High School Diploma2,13321.35%
No High School Diploma1891.89%
GED or Alternate4154.15%
1 or More Years of College2,20022.02%
Associates Degree1,00910.1%
Masters Degree6776.78%
Professional Degree2682.68%
Doctorate Degree1271.27%

28557 Geography

Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 28557
RegionEastern Carolina Region
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaMorehead City, NC
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/New_York
Area27 Square Miles

28557 Politics

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28557 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
Average First Frost DateNovember 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DateMarch 21 - 31
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion63g - Carolinian Barrier Islands and Coastal Marshes

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

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