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ZIP Code 28472

Primary City:Whiteville, NC (View All Cities)
County: Columbus County
Timezone: Eastern (10:10pm)
Area code: 910 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.3, -78.6
ZIP (~16 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28472

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28472. 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 28472. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28472, 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:
Whiteville, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28472 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28472 is located in south North Carolina and covers a slightly higher 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 28472 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28472 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 19,658
Population Density 108 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,771
Median Home Value $86,500
Land Area 182.24 sq mi
Water Area 0.66 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,755
Median Household Income $35,472

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male60166267965761261059764366177566766358344635521812676
Female589631618648561536537607602766736695680548436344251242
Total1,1901,2931,2971,3051,1731,1461,1341,2501,2631,5411,4031,3581,263994791562377318

Gender

 Male 9,631 49%
 Female 10,027 51%
Gender

Race

 White 12,095 61.5%
 Black Or African American 6,326 32.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 321 1.6%
 Asian 85 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.0%
 Other Race 514 2.6%
 Two Or More Races 308 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner723867491,1251,247928500141
Renter23852446750039527914856
Total3109101,2161,6251,6421,207648197

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,297 43%
 Single Guardian 1,809 23%
 Singles 2,353 30%
 Singles With Roommate 296 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,226 67%
 Households with Kids 2,529 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male107118130128138137126129132139143115135147141114138117147122
Female1121251171241171031421131561231191341191231571251241469695
Total219243247252255240268242288262262249254270298239262263243217

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28472 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28472 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 28472 real estate data, the median home value of $86,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28472 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28472 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28472 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 18,534 94.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 890 4.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 209 1.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 25 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,949 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,199 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,607 30%
 Households Vacant 1,016 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 326 32.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 26 2.6%
 For Sale Only 103 10.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 50 4.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 128 12.6%
 For Migrant Workers 3 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 380 37.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 55 2%
 1 Bedroom 289 12%
 2 Bedroom 1,043 44%
 3+ Bedroom 969 41%
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 $35,472 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 28472 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 28472 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 5,202 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,154 25%
 No Earnings 7,502 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 5,202 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,154 25%
 No Earnings 7,502 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,945 95.9%
 Public transportation 1 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 76 1.0%
 Worked at Home 219 3.0%
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 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 1,557 22.0%
 High School Graduate 4,187 59.1%
 Associate's degree 570 8.1%
 Bachelor's degree 583 8.2%
 Master's degree 127 1.8%
 Professional school degree 27 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 29 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,344 82.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 337 8.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 364 9.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28472

ZIP Code 28472 is in the Whiteville City School District. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28472.

North Whiteville Academy
310 South Martin Luther King J
Whiteville, NC 28472
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Whiteville City School District
Columbus Charter School
35 Bacon's Way
Whiteville, NC 28472
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Columbus Charter School District
Old Dock Elementary
12489 New Britton Hwy
Whiteville, NC 28472
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Columbus County School District
Williams Township
10400 James B White Hwy
Whiteville, NC 28472
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Columbus County School District
Central Middle School
310 South Martin L King Jr Ave
Whiteville, NC 28472
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Whiteville City School District
Edgewood Elementary
317 East Calhoun St
Whiteville, NC 28472
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Whiteville City School District
Whiteville Primary
805 Barbcrest Ave
Whiteville, NC 28472
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Whiteville City School District
Ccca - Southeastern Campus
4564 Chadbourn Hwy
Whiteville, NC 28472
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Columbus County School District
Whiteville High School
413 North Lee St
Whiteville, NC 28472
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Whiteville City School District
Waccamaw Academy
623 Warrior Trl
Whiteville, NC 28472
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Carolina Adventist Academy
3710 James B White Hwy S
Whiteville, NC 28472
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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