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ZIP Code 28439

Primary City:Fair Bluff, NC (View All Cities)
County: Columbus County
Timezone: Eastern (4:42am)
Area code: 910 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.28, -79.02
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28439

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28439. 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 28439. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28439, 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:
Fair Bluff, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28439 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28439 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 28439 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28439 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,595
Population Density 66 people per sq mi
Housing Units 831
Median Home Value $88,000
Land Area 24.02 sq mi
Water Area 0.08 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 685
Median Household Income $38,565

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male586042463930344743656160753631231511
Female355243445242324545625669785239361225
Total93112859091726692881271171291538870592736

Gender

 Male 776 49%
 Female 819 51%
Gender

Race

 White 802 50.3%
 Black Or African American 714 44.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.4%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 53 3.3%
 Two Or More Races 20 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner9286493132735623
Renter1920264044321412
Total2848901331761057035

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 277 40%
 Single Guardian 144 21%
 Singles 244 36%
 Singles With Roommate 20 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 504 74%
 Households with Kids 181 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male31514131511151367105101075417135
Female886591151413689812118611812
Total1123201824222027191318141822181310282117

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28439 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28439 were primarily built in the 1990s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 28439 real estate data, the median home value of $88,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 28439. Rentals in 28439 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28439 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,589 99.6%
 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 6 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 203 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 275 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 207 25%
 Households Vacant 146 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 29 19.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 5.5%
 For Sale Only 12 8.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 11 7.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 16 11.0%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.7%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 69 47.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 52 22%
 2 Bedroom 74 31%
 3+ Bedroom 112 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 $38,565 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28439 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. Most commuters in 28439 can expect to fall in that range. 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 497 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 244 18%
 No Earnings 648 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 497 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 244 18%
 No Earnings 648 47%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 606 94%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 10 2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 6 1%
 Worked at Home 24 4%
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 123 19.8%
 High School Graduate 388 62.5%
 Associate's degree 23 3.7%
 Bachelor's degree 60 9.7%
 Master's degree 20 3.2%
 Professional school degree 4 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 3 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 265 81%
 Enrolled in Private School 8 2%
 Not Enrolled in School 54 17%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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