Zip Code 28562 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameNew Bern
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Craven
Secondary County: Jones
Area Code252
Current Population:36176
Racial Majority:White 69.47%
Public School Racial Majority:White 53.3%
Unemployment Rate:3.9%
Median Household Income$53240
Average Adjusted Gross Income$71070
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time19.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range3 - 46 ft.
Area145 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.07877900, -77.11767600

Zip Code 28562 Description

Zip Code 28562 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Greenville - New Bern - Washington metro area. Zip code 28562 is primarily located in Craven County. Portions of 28562 are also located in Jones County. The official US Postal Service name for 28562 is NEW BERN, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 28562 are contained within or border the city limits of New Bern, NC, Brices Creek, NC, Trent Woods, NC, James City, NC, and River Bend, NC. The area code for zip code 28562 is 252. 28562 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 28562 is 3.9% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.1% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 3.6% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 4.3%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 28562 increased to 36176 from 27949 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 28562 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 28562 public schools is White. 50.6% of students in 28562 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 26191 69.47% 25538 +3%
 Black Or African American 8298 22.01% 7371 +13%
 Hispanic 1360 3.61% 1719 -21%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 92 0.24% 92 +0%
 Asian 667 1.77% 791 -16%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 27 -100%
 Other Race 32 0.04% 32 -56%
 Two Or More Races 606 2.86% 606 +78%

Zip Code 28562 Race/Ethnicity

 White 53.3%
 Black Or African American 31.3%
 Hispanic 6.6%
 Asian 5%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 3.5%

Zip Code 28562 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population3617627949
Male Population47.40%
Female Population52.60%
Total Households15359
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
50.6%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
87.5%
Median Household Income$53240
Income Under $50K Per Year46.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year36.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year17.00%
28562 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 3Greg MurphyRepublican
North Carolina District 1G. K. ButterfieldDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All North Carolina Congressional Districts

28562 North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
3Michael SpecialeRepublican
10John R. Bell IVRepublican
12Chris HumphreyRepublican
13Pat McElraftRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$237014
Average Real Estate Sale Price$181289
Current Unemployment Level 3.9%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.7%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.7%
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 DatesNovember 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 21 - 31

Zip Code 28562 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)34354149586670696452433651
Avg Max Temp (°F)55586573808689888375665873
Avg Precip (In.)4.733.774.453.354.194.796.436.755.53.383.193.7854.31
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
New Bern, NC
CBSA Type28562
CBSA Population122954
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours