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ZIP Code 28428

Primary City:Carolina Beach, NC (View All Cities)
County: New Hanover County
Timezone: Eastern (5:30am)
Area code: 910 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.04, -77.90
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28428

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28428. 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 28428. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28428, 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:
Carolina Beach, NC
Acceptable:
Carolina Bch

Stats and Demographics for the 28428 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28428 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 28428 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 extremely large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28428 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,033
Population Density 1,173 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,941
Median Home Value $267,700
Land Area 5.14 sq mi
Water Area 2.33 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,827
Median Household Income $61,545

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male12815214716214821022123822225025227326717597712821
Female13012511912915419421520120925629228525516991623946
Total2582772662913024044364394315065445585223441881336767

Gender

 Male 3,062 51%
 Female 2,971 49%
Gender

Race

 White 5,799 96.1%
 Black Or African American 42 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 43 0.7%
 Asian 22 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 36 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 88 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner98922532644628011937
Renter8832127129521759369
Total9741049662166333915546

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,208 43%
 Single Guardian 370 13%
 Singles 896 32%
 Singles With Roommate 353 12%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,219 78%
 Households with Kids 608 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2821272935342723333325313226423626263229
Female2926212525272920242918242622323028192028
Total5747485460615643576243555848746654455257

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28428 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 28428 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 2000s. Looking at 28428 real estate data, the median home value of $267,700 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 28428. Rentals in 28428 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28428 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,033 100%
 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 1,146 19%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 385 6%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,296 22%
 Households Vacant 3,114 52%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 512 16.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 18 0.6%
 For Sale Only 200 6.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 24 0.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2,271 72.9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 89 2.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 77 6%
 2 Bedroom 552 44%
 3+ Bedroom 618 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 $61,545 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28428 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 28428 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 28428 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 2,307 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,466 29%
 No Earnings 1,326 26%
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 2,307 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,466 29%
 No Earnings 1,326 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,733 82%
 Public transportation 94 3%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 155 5%
 Worked at Home 343 10%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 28428 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 56 3%
 High School Graduate 1,107 53%
 Associate's degree 210 10%
 Bachelor's degree 413 20%
 Master's degree 216 10%
 Professional school degree 70 3%
 Doctorate degree 36 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 835 72%
 Enrolled in Private School 244 21%
 Not Enrolled in School 74 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28428

ZIP Code 28428 is in the New Hanover County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28428.

Carolina Beach Elementary
400 South 4th St
Carolina Beach, NC 28428
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Hanover County School District

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