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ZIP Code 28379

Primary City:Rockingham, NC (View All Cities)
County: Richmond County
Timezone: Eastern (11:30pm)
Area code: 910 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.9, -79.8
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28379

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28379. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 28379. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28379, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Rockingham, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28379 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28379 is located in central North Carolina and covers a slightly higher than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 28379 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28379 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 26,388
Population Density 170 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,968
Median Home Value $82,500
Land Area 155.06 sq mi
Water Area 3.52 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,707
Median Household Income $31,358

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9028609521,001714706768848837958942897773551398292217134
Female8008608928877547298338739179571,007969913676511421333306
Total1,7021,7201,8441,8881,4681,4351,6011,7211,7541,9151,9491,8661,6861,227909713550440

Gender

 Male 12,750 48%
 Female 13,638 52%
Gender

Race

 White 16,775 63.6%
 Black Or African American 7,394 28.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 604 2.3%
 Asian 317 1.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 15 0.1%
 Other Race 791 3.0%
 Two Or More Races 492 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1015831,0711,5031,5651,128724223
Renter33484976169861029217689
Total4351,4321,8322,2012,1751,420900312

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,614 43%
 Single Guardian 2,552 24%
 Singles 3,104 29%
 Singles With Roommate 437 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,200 67%
 Households with Kids 3,507 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male163202163200143194165148210175165210201201197215207205177159
Female164156169158161158165177199166189176184177165182184197159167
Total327358332358304352330325409341354386385378362397391402336326

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28379 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28379 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 28379 real estate data, the median home value of $82,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 28379. Rentals in 28379 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28379 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 26,100 98.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 89 0.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 29 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 99 0.4%
 Other Institutional 5 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 66 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,019 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,879 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,809 32%
 Households Vacant 1,261 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 430 34%
 Rented & Unoccupied 20 2%
 For Sale Only 149 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 53 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 70 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 539 43%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 33 1%
 1 Bedroom 497 14%
 2 Bedroom 1,501 42%
 3+ Bedroom 1,583 44%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $31,358 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28379 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 28379 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 6,585 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,748 23%
 No Earnings 9,202 45%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 6,585 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,748 23%
 No Earnings 9,202 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,054 96.5%
 Public transportation 14 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 152 1.6%
 Worked at Home 161 1.7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,544 19.1%
 High School Graduate 4,856 60.1%
 Associate's degree 561 6.9%
 Bachelor's degree 691 8.5%
 Master's degree 272 3.4%
 Professional school degree 100 1.2%
 Doctorate degree 59 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,123 76.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 655 12.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 605 11.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28379

ZIP Code 28379 is in the Nc Dept of Juvenile Justice School District. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28379.

Richmond Juvenile Detention Center
269 Cartledge Creek Rd
Rockingham, NC 28379
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Nc Dept of Juvenile Justice School District
L J Bell Elementary
442 Hawthorne Ave
Rockingham, NC 28379
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Richmond County School District
Rockingham Middle School
415 Wall St
Rockingham, NC 28379
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Richmond County School District
Rohanen Middle School
252 School St
Rockingham, NC 28379
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Richmond County School District
West Rockingham Elementary
271 West Us 74 Hwy
Rockingham, NC 28379
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Richmond County School District
Washington Street Elementary
566 East Washington St Ext
Rockingham, NC 28379
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Richmond County School District
East Rockingham Elementary
154 Chalk Rd
Rockingham, NC 28379
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Richmond County School District
Leak Street High School
377 Mizpah Rd
Rockingham, NC 28379
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Richmond County School District
Richmond Senior High School
838 Us 1 North
Rockingham, NC 28379
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Richmond County School District
Richmond County Transitional
112 Mary Wall Rd
Rockingham, NC 28379
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Richmond County School District
Temple Christian School
165 Airport Rd
Rockingham, NC 28379
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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