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ZIP Code 28405

Primary City:Wilmington, NC (View All Cities)
County: New Hanover County
Timezone: Eastern (7:36am)
Area code: 910 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.27, -77.86
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28405

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28405. 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 28405. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28405, 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:
New Hanover County Airport, Wilm

Stats and Demographics for the 28405 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28405 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 28405 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28405 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 29,152
Population Density 1,211 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,933
Median Home Value $192,000
Land Area 24.07 sq mi
Water Area 0.50 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,500
Median Household Income $51,580

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male8718278338511,4861,249967931868921799817873666495379239129
Female8067517518231,4511,1479558869079741,0031,007983821592482332280
Total1,6771,5781,5841,6742,9372,3961,9221,8171,7751,8951,8021,8241,8561,4871,087861571409

Gender

 Male 14,201 49%
 Female 14,951 51%
Gender

Race

 White 21,806 74.8%
 Black Or African American 5,547 19.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 181 0.6%
 Asian 271 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 21 0.1%
 Other Race 713 2.4%
 Two Or More Races 613 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1658591,2061,3571,6971,429849207
Renter1,0731,35080566845121812244
Total1,2382,2092,0112,0252,1481,647971251

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,201 42%
 Single Guardian 2,199 18%
 Singles 3,536 28%
 Singles With Roommate 1,564 13%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 9,252 74%
 Households with Kids 3,248 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male163169191166164169161164169172159164165173150173156156216268
Female157167160175142159151156143160139161159132165162144134218290
Total320336351341306328312320312332298325324305315335300290434558

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28405 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 28405 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 28405 real estate data, the median home value of $192,000 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28405 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28405 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28405 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 28,895 99.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 186 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 71 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,655 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,114 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,731 34%
 Households Vacant 1,433 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 516 36%
 Rented & Unoccupied 21 1%
 For Sale Only 265 18%
 Sold & Unoccupied 40 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 415 29%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 176 12%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 39 1%
 1 Bedroom 543 12%
 2 Bedroom 1,787 38%
 3+ Bedroom 2,347 50%
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 $51,580 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28405 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 28405 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 9,395 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,655 28%
 No Earnings 7,923 33%
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 9,395 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,655 28%
 No Earnings 7,923 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12,496 89.5%
 Public transportation 109 0.8%
 Taxicab 60 0.4%
 Motorcycle 31 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 467 3.3%
 Worked at Home 799 5.7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 1,033 10%
 High School Graduate 4,482 45%
 Associate's degree 874 9%
 Bachelor's degree 2,190 22%
 Master's degree 879 9%
 Professional school degree 320 3%
 Doctorate degree 183 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,206 69.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 861 18.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 577 12.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28405

ZIP Code 28405 is in the New Hanover County School District. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28405.

Lakeside
3702 Princess Place Dr
Wilmington, NC 28405
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: New Hanover County School District
R Freeman School of Engineering
2601 Princess Place Dr
Wilmington, NC 28405
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Hanover County School District
Emma B Trask Middle School
2900 North College Rd
Wilmington, NC 28405
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New Hanover County School District
John J Blair Elementary
6510 Market St
Wilmington, NC 28405
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Hanover County School District
M C S Noble Middle School
6520 Market St
Wilmington, NC 28405
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New Hanover County School District
A H Snipes Academy of Arts/Des
2150 Chestnut St
Wilmington, NC 28405
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Hanover County School District
Dr Hubert Eaton Sr Elementary
6701 Gordon Rd
Wilmington, NC 28405
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Hanover County School District
Emsley a Laney High School
2700 North College Rd
Wilmington, NC 28405
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New Hanover County School District
Mary Sidberry Mosley Plc
3702 Princess Place Dr
Wilmington, NC 28405
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New Hanover County School District
Wilmington Christian Academy
1401 N College Rd
Wilmington, NC 28405
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Calvary Christian School
423 N 23rd St
Wilmington, NC 28405
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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