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ZIP Code 28478

Primary City:Willard, NC (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (5:31am)
Coordinates:34.6, -78.1
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28478

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28478. 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 28478. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28478, 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:
Willard, NC
Acceptable:
Watha

Stats and Demographics for the 28478 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28478 is located in southeast 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 28478 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 large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28478 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,588
Population Density 38 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,129
Median Home Value $102,300
Land Area 121.09 sq mi
Water Area 0.17 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,859
Median Household Income $32,293

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1321411571709512112513415218218517414413598502428
Female12512415914212410811914816318419015617813081796170
Total2572653163122192292442823153663753303222651791298598

Gender

 Male 2,247 49%
 Female 2,341 51%
Gender

Race

 White 2,950 64.3%
 Black Or African American 1,367 29.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 14 0.3%
 Asian 11 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.1%
 Other Race 156 3.4%
 Two Or More Races 85 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1113021532632827513362
Renter2772838252282213
Total3820229840838030315575

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 920 49%
 Single Guardian 368 20%
 Singles 492 26%
 Singles With Roommate 79 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,287 69%
 Households with Kids 572 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2023253838184326163127342936402840263621
Female2725282426173024272940412920342429302527
Total4748536264357350436067755856745269566148

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28478 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28478 were primarily built in the 1990s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 28478 real estate data, the median home value of $102,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28478 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28478 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28478 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,582 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 2 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 4 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 867 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 613 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 379 18%
 Households Vacant 270 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 52 19.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1.5%
 For Sale Only 22 8.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 18 6.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 55 20.4%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 118 43.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 18 6%
 2 Bedroom 141 44%
 3+ Bedroom 163 51%
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 $32,293 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 28478 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 28478 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 28478 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,180 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 852 24%
 No Earnings 1,511 43%
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 1,180 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 852 24%
 No Earnings 1,511 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,641 96%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 40 2%
 Worked at Home 29 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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 389 28.2%
 High School Graduate 785 56.8%
 Associate's degree 68 4.9%
 Bachelor's degree 102 7.4%
 Master's degree 8 0.6%
 Professional school degree 29 2.1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 473 75%
 Enrolled in Private School 75 12%
 Not Enrolled in School 86 14%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28478

ZIP Code 28478 is in the Pender County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28478.

Penderlea Elementary
82 Penderlea School Rd
Willard, NC 28478
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pender County School District

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