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ZIP Code 28479

Primary City:Winnabow, NC (View All Cities)
County: Brunswick County
Timezone: Eastern (1:22pm)
Area code: 910 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.1, -78.1
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28479

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28479. 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 28479. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28479, 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:
Winnabow, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28479 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28479 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 28479 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 slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28479 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,903
Population Density 54 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,178
Median Home Value $181,400
Land Area 91.33 sq mi
Water Area 13.65 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,931
Median Household Income $52,003

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male178165129111127126165178163179166178181148102743126
Female172131134120113144198174158166171185190139107604272
Total3502962632312402703633523213453373633712872091347398

Gender

 Male 2,427 50%
 Female 2,476 50%
Gender

Race

 White 4,068 83.0%
 Black Or African American 597 12.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 32 0.7%
 Asian 38 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 62 1.3%
 Two Or More Races 105 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1517925728934324910826
Renter44118997960411311
Total5929735636840329012137

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,076 56%
 Single Guardian 299 15%
 Singles 451 23%
 Singles With Roommate 105 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,303 67%
 Households with Kids 628 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3742372728342933412825203125242725102526
Female3234453121312626272426312627213027251718
Total6976825849655559685251515752455752354244

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28479 has a slightly less than average 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 28479 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 28479 real estate data, the median home value of $181,400 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28479 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28479 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28479 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,708 96.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 184 3.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 11 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,040 48%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 426 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 465 21%
 Households Vacant 247 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 52 21%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Sale Only 51 21%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 83 34%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 54 22%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 64 12%
 2 Bedroom 75 14%
 3+ Bedroom 389 74%
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 $52,003 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28479 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 28479 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 28479 can expect to fall in that range. 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 1,692 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,215 25%
 No Earnings 1,913 40%
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 1,692 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,215 25%
 No Earnings 1,913 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,449 96.2%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 38 1.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 50 2.0%
 Worked at Home 10 0.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 240 12.0%
 High School Graduate 1,020 51.1%
 Associate's degree 242 12.1%
 Bachelor's degree 432 21.6%
 Master's degree 7 0.4%
 Professional school degree 56 2.8%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 591 54.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 296 27.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 191 17.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28479

ZIP Code 28479 is in the Brunswick County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28479.

Town Creek Elementary
6330 Lake Park Dr SE
Winnabow, NC 28479
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Brunswick County School District

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