Zip Code 28638 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameHudson
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Caldwell
Area Code828
Current Population:12302
Racial Majority:White 97.23%
Public School Racial Majority:White 88.1%
Unemployment Rate:4.6%
Median Household Income$44459
Average Adjusted Gross Income$44090
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time22.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range1155 - 1496 ft.
Area22 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.84640600, -81.47395200

Zip Code 28638 Description

Zip Code 28638 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Metro Charlotte metro area. Zip code 28638 is primarily located in Caldwell County. The official US Postal Service name for 28638 is HUDSON, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 28638 are contained within or border the city limits of Hudson, NC, Sawmills, NC, Lenoir, NC, Cajahs Mountain, NC, and Granite Falls, NC. The area code for zip code 28638 is 828. 28638 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 28638 is 4.6% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.3% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 4.6% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 28638 increased to 12302 from 12125 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 28638 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 28638 public schools is White. 49.1% of students in 28638 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 11335 97.23% 11412 -1%
 Black Or African American 83 0.71% 144 -42%
 Hispanic 148 1.27% 581 -75%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 68 0.58% 28 +143%
 Asian 0 0% 22 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 3 -100%
 Other Race 3 0% 3 -100%
 Two Or More Races 109 0.21% 109 -78%

Zip Code 28638 Race/Ethnicity

 White 88.1%
 Black Or African American 1.1%
 Hispanic 7.5%
 Asian 0.7%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 2.4%

Zip Code 28638 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population1230212125
Male Population49.20%
Female Population50.80%
Total Households4928
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$44459
Income Under $50K Per Year56.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year35.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year7.40%
28638 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 11Mark MeadowsRepublican
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28638 North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
87Destin HallRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$164930
Average Real Estate Sale Price$89171
Current Unemployment Level 4.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.1%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago7.1%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 45e - Northern Inner Piedmont
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 28638 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)26283543526165645744352845
Avg Max Temp (°F)49536170788488868071615269
Avg Precip (In.)4.153.954.813.924.584.594.374.054.313.743.643.649.69
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC
CBSA Type28638
CBSA Population368496
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours