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ZIP Code 28421

Primary City:Atkinson, NC (View All Cities)
County: Pender County
Timezone: Eastern (7:22pm)
Area code: 910 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.51, -78.19
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28421

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28421. 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 28421. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28421, 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:
Atkinson, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28421 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28421 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 28421 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28421 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,521
Population Density 27 people per sq mi
Housing Units 769
Median Home Value $95,200
Land Area 55.37 sq mi
Water Area 0.27 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 632
Median Household Income $30,657

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male36474750323937404075685648343023175
Female365662372533413451747360574845242417
Total721031098757727874911491411161058275474122

Gender

 Male 724 48%
 Female 797 52%
Gender

Race

 White 995 65.4%
 Black Or African American 435 28.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.1%
 Asian 4 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 58 3.8%
 Two Or More Races 27 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner84170126111976117
Renter5131729211132
Total1354871551321086419

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 294 47%
 Single Guardian 143 23%
 Singles 175 28%
 Singles With Roommate 20 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 452 72%
 Households with Kids 180 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male58411108810119912125713911105
Female867108611211015128131443911105
Total1314112118141931212421202519111618222010

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28421 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28421 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 28421 real estate data, the median home value of $95,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28421 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28421 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28421 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,521 100%
 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 277 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 254 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 101 13%
 Households Vacant 137 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 29 21%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Sale Only 8 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 35 26%
 For Migrant Workers 9 7%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 47 34%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 54 53%
 3+ Bedroom 48 47%
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 $30,657 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 28421 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 28421 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 28421 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 384 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 181 19%
 No Earnings 376 40%
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 384 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 181 19%
 No Earnings 376 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 371 83%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 52 12%
 Worked at Home 25 6%
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 a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 67 16.1%
 High School Graduate 304 72.9%
 Associate's degree 22 5.3%
 Bachelor's degree 3 0.7%
 Master's degree 19 4.6%
 Professional school degree 2 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 172 82%
 Enrolled in Private School 30 14%
 Not Enrolled in School 7 3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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