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ZIP Code 28420

Primary City:Ash, NC (View All Cities)
County: Brunswick County
Timezone: Eastern (12:29pm)
Area code: 910 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.1, -78.5
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28420

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28420. 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 28420. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28420, 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:
Ash, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28420 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28420 is located in south 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 28420 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 slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28420 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,886
Population Density 28 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,742
Median Home Value $100,200
Land Area 140.45 sq mi
Water Area 0.28 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,507
Median Household Income $35,061

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male12713914615510711210413814615914212211310462382217
Female138155137119999812213711716411311613010570464225
Total265294283274206210226275263323255238243209132846442

Gender

 Male 1,953 50%
 Female 1,933 50%
Gender

Race

 White 3,038 78.2%
 Black Or African American 418 10.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 41 1.1%
 Asian 2 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 325 8.4%
 Two Or More Races 62 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner12992112512491849425
Renter408679714533217
Total5218529032229421711532

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 765 51%
 Single Guardian 319 21%
 Singles 365 24%
 Singles With Roommate 58 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 948 63%
 Households with Kids 559 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3529192521292633303526362920203245312731
Female2635232837242738292527302530312819182323
Total6164425358535371596053665450516064495054

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28420 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28420 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 28420 real estate data, the median home value of $100,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28420 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28420 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28420 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,886 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 581 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 544 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 382 22%
 Households Vacant 235 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 51 21.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1.3%
 For Sale Only 19 8.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 3.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 42 17.9%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 110 46.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 12 3%
 2 Bedroom 181 43%
 3+ Bedroom 228 54%
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 $35,061 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 28420 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 28420 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 28420 can expect to fall in that range. 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 997 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 885 32%
 No Earnings 883 32%
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 997 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 885 32%
 No Earnings 883 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,377 93.4%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 88 6.0%
 Worked at Home 9 0.6%
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 353 28%
 High School Graduate 734 58%
 Associate's degree 112 9%
 Bachelor's degree 70 6%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 578 75.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 45 5.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 142 18.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28420

ZIP Code 28420 is in the Brunswick County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28420.

Waccamaw
5901 Waccamaw School Rd NW
Ash, NC 28420
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Brunswick County School District
Jessie Mae Monroe Elementary
250 Pea Landing Rd NW
Ash, NC 28420
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Brunswick County School District

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