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ZIP Code 28403

Primary City:Wilmington, NC (View All Cities)
County: New Hanover County
Timezone: Eastern (7:19am)
Area code: 910 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.22, -77.87
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28403

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28403. 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 28403. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28403, 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:
Wilmington, NC
Unacceptable:
University Of Nc, Wilm

Stats and Demographics for the 28403 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28403 is located in southeast North Carolina and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 28403 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28403 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 36,063
Population Density 2,563 people per sq mi
Housing Units 18,000
Median Home Value $237,800
Land Area 14.07 sq mi
Water Area 0.28 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,800
Median Household Income $34,356

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 28Male Median Age: 28Female Median Age: 28

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9197736141,7313,4411,9631,3111,056826888829821607456315266253230
Female9136825832,3663,7611,6451,060915867912925866714571478471423612
Total1,8321,4551,1974,0977,2023,6082,3711,9711,6931,8001,7541,6871,3211,027793737676842

Gender

 Male 17,299 48%
 Female 18,764 52%
Gender

Race

 White 28,519 79.1%
 Black Or African American 5,074 14.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 183 0.5%
 Asian 451 1.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 30 0.1%
 Other Race 1,060 2.9%
 Two Or More Races 746 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1436459351,0831,217822740324
Renter2,9182,7631,2761,116737406337338
Total3,0613,4082,2112,1991,9541,2281,077662

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,111 26%
 Single Guardian 2,360 15%
 Singles 6,425 41%
 Singles With Roommate 2,904 18%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 12,714 80%
 Households with Kids 3,086 20%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male175198179171167165151138152125138123101127125125136455890923
Female206185174163147153131128123131951041311221131241157321,2821,125
Total3813833533343143182822662752562332272322492382492511,1872,1722,048

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28403 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 28403 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 28403 real estate data, the median home value of $237,800 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28403 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28403 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28403 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 32,039 88.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 15 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 3,851 10.7%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 158 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,119 23%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,790 10%
 Renter Occupied Households 9,891 55%
 Households Vacant 2,200 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,350 61.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 41 1.9%
 For Sale Only 235 10.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 49 2.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 286 13.0%
 For Migrant Workers 7 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 232 10.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 622 6%
 1 Bedroom 2,482 24%
 2 Bedroom 4,545 43%
 3+ Bedroom 2,834 27%
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 $34,356 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 28403 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. The commute in 28403 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 10,186 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 13,907 42%
 No Earnings 9,046 27%
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 10,186 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 13,907 42%
 No Earnings 9,046 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 16,617 88.4%
 Public transportation 84 0.4%
 Taxicab 75 0.4%
 Motorcycle 163 0.9%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,341 7.1%
 Worked at Home 516 2.7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,617 15%
 High School Graduate 4,207 40%
 Associate's degree 889 9%
 Bachelor's degree 2,469 24%
 Master's degree 748 7%
 Professional school degree 289 3%
 Doctorate degree 237 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,550 74.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 698 14.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 510 10.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28403

ZIP Code 28403 is in the New Hanover County School District. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28403.

College Park Elementary
5001 Oriole Dr
Wilmington, NC 28403
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Hanover County School District
Edwin a Alderman Elementary
2025 Independence Blvd
Wilmington, NC 28403
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Hanover County School District
Forest Hills Global Elementary
602 Colonial Dr
Wilmington, NC 28403
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Hanover County School District
Roland-Grise Middle School
4412 Lake Ave
Wilmington, NC 28403
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New Hanover County School District
Winter Park Model Elementary
204 South Macmillan Ave
Wilmington, NC 28403
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Hanover County School District
John T Hoggard High School
4305 Shipyard Blvd
Wilmington, NC 28403
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New Hanover County School District
Isaac M Bear High School
630 Macmillan Ave
Wilmington, NC 28403
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New Hanover County School District
Wilmington Sda School
2833 Market St
Wilmington, NC 28403
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
The Children'S Schoolhouse of Wilmington
612 S College Rd
Wilmington, NC 28403
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Wesley Memorial Child Education Center
1401 S College Rd
Wilmington, NC 28403
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Pine Valley Umc Wee Care Preschool & Kindergarten
3788 Shipyard Blvd
Wilmington, NC 28403
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Mark Catholic School
1013 Eastwood Rd
Wilmington, NC 28403
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Academy of Excellence
3110 Randall Pkwy 1
Wilmington, NC 28403
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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