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ZIP Code 28430

Primary City:Cerro Gordo, NC (View All Cities)
County: Columbus County
Timezone: Eastern (4:52am)
Area code: 910 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.30, -78.93
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28430

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28430. 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 28430. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28430, 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:
Cerro Gordo, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28430 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28430 is located in south 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 28430 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 families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28430 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,900
Population Density 47 people per sq mi
Housing Units 863
Median Home Value $59,000
Land Area 40.57 sq mi
Water Area 0.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 739
Median Household Income $28,786

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male50536665515857646462597258353918148
Female596567765154645666757564645644252719
Total1091181331411021121211201301371341361229183434127

Gender

 Male 893 47%
 Female 1,007 53%
Gender

Race

 White 1,493 78.6%
 Black Or African American 287 15.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 20 1.1%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.1%
 Other Race 64 3.4%
 Two Or More Races 34 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner350101129128955618
Renter12383025241695
Total15881311541521116523

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 359 49%
 Single Guardian 167 23%
 Singles 189 26%
 Singles With Roommate 24 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 486 66%
 Households with Kids 253 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6710149991412151316111115161181515
Female99141612131316111214141314162017101317
Total1516243021222230232727302425313628182832

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28430 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28430 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 28430 real estate data, the median home value of $59,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28430 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28430 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $200-$299/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28430 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,897 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 3 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 255 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 325 38%
 Renter Occupied Households 159 18%
 Households Vacant 124 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 28 23%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 2%
 For Sale Only 3 2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 10 8%
 For Migrant Workers 4 3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 75 60%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 47 18%
 2 Bedroom 87 32%
 3+ Bedroom 134 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 $28,786 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 28430 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 28430 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 28430 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. More commuters in 28430 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 421 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 218 18%
 No Earnings 577 47%
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 421 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 218 18%
 No Earnings 577 47%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 502 87.0%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 1 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 74 12.8%
 Worked at Home 0 0.0%
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. 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 131 33%
 High School Graduate 232 58%
 Associate's degree 18 4%
 Bachelor's degree 9 2%
 Master's degree 11 3%
 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 276 94.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 11 3.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 4 1.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28430

ZIP Code 28430 is in the Columbus County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28430.

Cerro Gordo Elementary
7685 Andrew Jackson Hwy
Cerro Gordo, NC 28430
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Columbus County School District
West Columbus High School
7294 Andrew Jackson Hwy
Cerro Gordo, NC 28430
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Columbus County School District

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