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ZIP Code 28449

Primary City:Kure Beach, NC (View All Cities)
County: New Hanover County
Timezone: Eastern (3:33am)
Area code: 910 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.97, -77.92
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28449

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28449. 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 28449. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28449, 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:
Kure Beach, NC
Unacceptable:
Fort Fisher Air Force Statio

Stats and Demographics for the 28449 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28449 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 28449 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28449 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,692
Population Density 424 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,929
Median Home Value $373,100
Land Area 3.99 sq mi
Water Area 4.31 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 797
Median Household Income $67,284

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 55Male Median Age: 56Female Median Age: 55

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2024404131202635385864761021166736126
Female1835314729202638526475981211105039189
Total385971886040527390122139174223226117753015

Gender

 Male 812 48%
 Female 880 52%
Gender

Race

 White 1,643 97.1%
 Black Or African American 16 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.2%
 Asian 12 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 7 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 10 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner483386180188658
Renter9365456392290
Total134487142219210748

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 471 59%
 Single Guardian 75 9%
 Singles 210 26%
 Singles With Roommate 41 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 660 83%
 Households with Kids 137 17%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male7615355656967127612797
Female3346795866576710915675
Total10951110141014111214131319171527131612

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28449 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 28449 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 28449 real estate data, the median home value of $373,100 is extremely high 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 28449. Rentals in 28449 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 28449 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,692 100%
 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 399 21%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 173 9%
 Renter Occupied Households 225 12%
 Households Vacant 1,132 59%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 123 10.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 0.4%
 For Sale Only 49 4.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 932 82.3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 23 2.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 14 9%
 2 Bedroom 68 42%
 3+ Bedroom 79 49%
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 $67,284 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28449 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. A higher percentage of people in 28449 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 28449 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 374 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 438 30%
 No Earnings 658 45%
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 374 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 438 30%
 No Earnings 658 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 478 72%
 Public transportation 11 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 48 7%
 Worked at Home 124 19%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 28449 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 0 0%
 High School Graduate 347 51%
 Associate's degree 53 8%
 Bachelor's degree 157 23%
 Master's degree 106 16%
 Professional school degree 7 1%
 Doctorate degree 9 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 92 59%
 Enrolled in Private School 65 41%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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