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ZIP Code 28468

Primary City:Sunset Beach, NC (View All Cities)
County: Brunswick County
Timezone: Eastern (11:39am)
Area code: 910 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.90, -78.50
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28468

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28468. 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 28468. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28468, 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:
Sunset Beach, NC
Acceptable:
Shallotte
Unacceptable:
Sunset Bch

Stats and Demographics for the 28468 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28468 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 28468 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely small. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28468 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,375
Population Density 251 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,741
Median Home Value $273,400
Land Area 17.44 sq mi
Water Area 1.95 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,198
Median Household Income $55,075

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 62Male Median Age: 63Female Median Age: 62

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male534866566854605552961231693353492641598137
Female566052425355535056931542573623912431338258
Total1091081189812110911310510818927742669774050729216395

Gender

 Male 2,125 49%
 Female 2,250 51%
Gender

Race

 White 3,981 91.0%
 Black Or African American 258 5.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 19 0.4%
 Asian 15 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 69 1.6%
 Two Or More Races 31 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner6456619654069629654
Renter274750486139207
Total339211624460173531661

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,387 63%
 Single Guardian 146 7%
 Singles 586 27%
 Singles With Roommate 79 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,965 89%
 Households with Kids 233 11%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male181096610167915157141511161161216
Female151331314151210912998149139837
Total3323121920252817182724162229202920141523

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28468 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 28468 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 28468 real estate data, the median home value of $273,400 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 28468. Rentals in 28468 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28468 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,375 100%
 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 1,121 20%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 778 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 299 5%
 Households Vacant 3,543 62%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 648 18.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 0.2%
 For Sale Only 146 4.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 11 0.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2,695 76.1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 35 1.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 5 2%
 1 Bedroom 31 14%
 2 Bedroom 107 48%
 3+ Bedroom 79 36%
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 $55,075 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28468 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 28468 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. More commuters in 28468 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 681 17%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,001 25%
 No Earnings 2,390 59%
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 681 17%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,001 25%
 No Earnings 2,390 59%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,092 77.8%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 107 7.6%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 9 0.6%
 Worked at Home 195 13.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 130 7%
 High School Graduate 676 36%
 Associate's degree 133 7%
 Bachelor's degree 622 34%
 Master's degree 171 9%
 Professional school degree 74 4%
 Doctorate degree 49 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 161 54.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 61 20.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 74 25.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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