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ZIP Code 28398

Primary City:Warsaw, NC (View All Cities)
County: Duplin County
Timezone: Eastern (1:56am)
Area code: 910 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.0, -78.1
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28398

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28398. 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 28398. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28398, 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:
Warsaw, NC
Acceptable:
Bowdens

Stats and Demographics for the 28398 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28398 is located in east 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 28398 are primarily black or African American. 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 an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28398 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,112
Population Density 83 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,566
Median Home Value $74,900
Land Area 97.23 sq mi
Water Area 0.61 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,153
Median Household Income $28,630

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male298291274301282242226245221258276272203162133905842
Female33827529525625822526426526329931126825218115813710291
Total636566569557540467490510484557587540455343291227160133

Gender

 Male 3,874 48%
 Female 4,238 52%
Gender

Race

 White 2,958 36.5%
 Black Or African American 3,617 44.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 32 0.4%
 Asian 16 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 19 0.2%
 Other Race 1,351 16.7%
 Two Or More Races 119 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3516630241845431522163
Renter114242238233161966827
Total14940854065161541128990

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,258 40%
 Single Guardian 807 26%
 Singles 941 30%
 Singles With Roommate 147 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,075 66%
 Households with Kids 1,078 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5664674670505457606044596348536767595570
Female6983586458525856515358626062445657534642
Total12514712511012810211211311111310212112311097123124112101112

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28398 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28398 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1950s. Looking at 28398 real estate data, the median home value of $74,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28398 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28398 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28398 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,019 98.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 87 1.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 6 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 928 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,046 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,179 33%
 Households Vacant 413 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 128 31.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.2%
 For Sale Only 29 7.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 17 4.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 14 3.4%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.5%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 222 53.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 4 0.3%
 1 Bedroom 155 12.9%
 2 Bedroom 582 48.6%
 3+ Bedroom 456 38.1%
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 $28,630 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 28398 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

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 28398 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,141 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,388 24%
 No Earnings 2,260 39%
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 2,141 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,388 24%
 No Earnings 2,260 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,050 93%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 104 3%
 Worked at Home 110 3%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 524 26%
 High School Graduate 1,223 60%
 Associate's degree 84 4%
 Bachelor's degree 156 8%
 Master's degree 19 1%
 Professional school degree 21 1%
 Doctorate degree 20 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,229 74%
 Enrolled in Private School 100 6%
 Not Enrolled in School 325 20%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28398

ZIP Code 28398 is in the Duplin County School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28398.

Warsaw Elementary
158 Ln Field Rd
Warsaw, NC 28398
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Duplin County School District
Warsaw Middle School
738 West College St Hwy 24
Warsaw, NC 28398
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Duplin County School District
James Kenan High School
1241 Nc 24 and 50
Warsaw, NC 28398
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Duplin County School District
West Duplin Christian Academy
987 Nc Highway 24 50
Warsaw, NC 28398
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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