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ZIP Code 28470

Primary City:Shallotte, NC (View All Cities)
County: Brunswick County
Timezone: Eastern (1:05am)
Area code: 910 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:33.97, -78.40
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28470

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28470. 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 28470. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28470, 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:
Shallotte, NC
Acceptable:
S Brunswick, South Brunswick

Stats and Demographics for the 28470 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28470 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 28470 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28470 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,644
Population Density 225 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,182
Median Home Value $155,900
Land Area 47.40 sq mi
Water Area 1.80 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,420
Median Household Income $35,721

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2883223193792893122573423153763633604003132131528946
Female294321309343264292293350354397389424432339239176113180
Total582643628722553604550692669773752784832652452328202226

Gender

 Male 5,135 48%
 Female 5,509 52%
Gender

Race

 White 8,666 81.4%
 Black Or African American 1,292 12.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 78 0.7%
 Asian 71 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 11 0.1%
 Other Race 330 3.1%
 Two Or More Races 196 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3823542162473757728087
Renter1293152982531971157836
Total167550719877934692358123

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,119 48%
 Single Guardian 815 18%
 Singles 1,207 27%
 Singles With Roommate 279 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,135 71%
 Households with Kids 1,285 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5556547157707362607267487161659791636377
Female5257616173585767666058616169827169586353
Total107113115132130128130129126132125109132130147168160121126130

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28470 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28470 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 28470 real estate data, the median home value of $155,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28470 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28470 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 $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28470 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,515 98.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 123 1.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 6 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,882 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,117 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,421 23%
 Households Vacant 1,762 29%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 177 10.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 0.3%
 For Sale Only 184 10.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 14 0.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,211 68.7%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 169 9.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 60 5%
 1 Bedroom 185 14%
 2 Bedroom 516 39%
 3+ Bedroom 568 43%
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 $35,721 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 28470 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 28470 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 2,453 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,427 29%
 No Earnings 3,484 42%
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 2,453 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,427 29%
 No Earnings 3,484 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,892 95.2%
 Public transportation 11 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 55 1.3%
 Worked at Home 132 3.2%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 645 19.8%
 High School Graduate 1,959 60.2%
 Associate's degree 192 5.9%
 Bachelor's degree 354 10.9%
 Master's degree 76 2.3%
 Professional school degree 13 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 16 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,688 91.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 56 3.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 109 5.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28470

ZIP Code 28470 is in the Brunswick County School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28470.

Union Elementary
180 Union School Rd NW
Shallotte, NC 28470
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Brunswick County School District
West Brunswick High School
550 Whiteville Rd NW
Shallotte, NC 28470
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Brunswick County School District
Evelyn Smith Wray Village School
720 Whiteville Rd NW
Shallotte, NC 28470
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Academy of Coastal Carolina
623 Village Rd
Shallotte, NC 28470
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
West Christian Academy
4924-6 Main St
Shallotte, NC 28470
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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