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ZIP Code 28469

Primary City:Ocean Isle Beach, NC (View All Cities)
County: Brunswick County
Timezone: Eastern (11:10am)
Area code: 910 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.94, -78.46
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28469

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28469. 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 28469. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28469, 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:
Ocean Isle Beach, NC
Acceptable:
Ocean Isl Bch, Shallotte
Unacceptable:
Ocean Isle

Stats and Demographics for the 28469 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28469 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 28469 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults 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 28469 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,839
Population Density 266 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,411
Median Home Value $266,900
Land Area 21.94 sq mi
Water Area 1.61 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,670
Median Household Income $49,750

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 55Male Median Age: 53Female Median Age: 56

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male145130103130891101141451621831802133823532051406430
Female104121111119851071091331441932103244203262111246555
Total24925121424917421722327830637639053780267941626412985

Gender

 Male 2,878 49%
 Female 2,961 51%
Gender

Race

 White 5,320 91.1%
 Black Or African American 150 2.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 45 0.8%
 Asian 32 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.1%
 Other Race 218 3.7%
 Two Or More Races 70 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner57717831465364025153
Renter40109122907139253
Total4518630040472467927656

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,628 61%
 Single Guardian 244 9%
 Singles 677 25%
 Singles With Roommate 121 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,164 81%
 Households with Kids 506 19%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3126382823202435282422191622242229262915
Female161822292318283121301825182024282921179
Total4744605746385266495440443442485058474624

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28469 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 28469 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 2000s. Looking at 28469 real estate data, the median home value of $266,900 is 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 28469. Rentals in 28469 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28469 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,839 100%
 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 1,332 18%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 839 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 499 7%
 Households Vacant 4,741 64%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 544 11.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 22 0.5%
 For Sale Only 148 3.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 24 0.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3,922 82.7%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 79 1.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 33 5%
 2 Bedroom 199 33%
 3+ Bedroom 372 62%
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 $49,750 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28469 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. More commuters in 28469 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 1,326 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,442 25%
 No Earnings 2,911 51%
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 1,326 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,442 25%
 No Earnings 2,911 51%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,895 95.3%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 14 0.7%
 Worked at Home 79 4.0%
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 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 433 17.9%
 High School Graduate 814 33.7%
 Associate's degree 265 11.0%
 Bachelor's degree 608 25.2%
 Master's degree 224 9.3%
 Professional school degree 60 2.5%
 Doctorate degree 10 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 468 75.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 97 15.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 59 9.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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