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ZIP Code 28409

Primary City:Wilmington, NC (View All Cities)
County: New Hanover County
Timezone: Eastern (8:50am)
Area code: 910 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.13, -77.86
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28409

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28409. 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 28409. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28409, 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:
Wilm

Stats and Demographics for the 28409 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28409 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 28409 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28409 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 31,296
Population Density 1,314 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,104
Median Home Value $261,000
Land Area 23.82 sq mi
Water Area 5.87 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,222
Median Household Income $74,633

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9231,0581,0251,0217607597961,0351,1031,2021,2361,1861,018823546442243171
Female7949781,0889926017107821,1451,1741,2831,4081,3221,111857593439328344
Total1,7172,0362,1132,0131,3611,4691,5782,1802,2772,4852,6442,5082,1291,6801,139881571515

Gender

 Male 15,347 49%
 Female 15,949 51%
Gender

Race

 White 28,252 90.3%
 Black Or African American 1,369 4.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 115 0.4%
 Asian 469 1.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 24 0.1%
 Other Race 504 1.6%
 Two Or More Races 563 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner697711,7802,4632,3691,626880210
Renter17552245935824511210281
Total2441,2932,2392,8212,6141,738982291

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 7,491 61%
 Single Guardian 1,590 13%
 Singles 2,423 20%
 Singles With Roommate 718 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 8,128 67%
 Households with Kids 4,094 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male190200179192222204219205208214216214205176242239217197126162
Female139165161184194206188197193228235219223183235221230181125116
Total329365340376416410407402401442451433428359477460447378251278

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28409 has a small 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 28409 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 28409 real estate data, the median home value of $261,000 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28409 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28409 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28409 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 31,180 99.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 101 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 15 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,780 59%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,388 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,054 16%
 Households Vacant 882 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 179 20%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 1%
 For Sale Only 241 27%
 Sold & Unoccupied 48 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 220 25%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 184 21%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 82 5%
 1 Bedroom 178 10%
 2 Bedroom 299 17%
 3+ Bedroom 1,177 68%
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 $74,633 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28409 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 28409 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 9,988 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,126 29%
 No Earnings 7,655 31%
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 9,988 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,126 29%
 No Earnings 7,655 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 13,581 90%
 Public transportation 168 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 252 2%
 Worked at Home 1,073 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 549 5%
 High School Graduate 3,647 35%
 Associate's degree 830 8%
 Bachelor's degree 3,282 32%
 Master's degree 1,242 12%
 Professional school degree 499 5%
 Doctorate degree 233 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,603 74%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,294 21%
 Not Enrolled in School 331 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28409

ZIP Code 28409 is in the New Hanover County School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28409.

Bradley Creek Elementary
6211 Greenville Loop
Wilmington, NC 28409
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Hanover County School District
Myrtle Grove Middle School
901 Piner Rd
Wilmington, NC 28409
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New Hanover County School District
Holly Tree Elementary
3020 Web Trace
Wilmington, NC 28409
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Hanover County School District
Walter L Parsley Elementary
3518 Masonboro Loop Rd
Wilmington, NC 28409
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Hanover County School District
Noah'S Ark Children'S Center
1501 Beasley Rd
Wilmington, NC 28409
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Friends School of Wilmington
350 Peiffer Ave
Wilmington, NC 28409
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Wilmington Academy of Arts & Sciences
6201 Myrtle Grove Rd
Wilmington, NC 28409
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Private
Myrtle Grove Christian School
806 Piner Rd
Wilmington, NC 28409
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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