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ZIP Code 28504

Primary City:Kinston, NC (View All Cities)
County: Lenoir County
Timezone: Eastern (11:08am)
Area code: 252 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.2, -77.7
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28504

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28504. 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 28504. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28504, 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:
Kinston, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28504 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28504 is located in east 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 28504 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors 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 28504 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 21,642
Population Density 175 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,597
Median Home Value $108,600
Land Area 123.89 sq mi
Water Area 0.64 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,784
Median Household Income $43,778

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male603687749857561582534620643792802779709537393333209108
Female640579648612538563558631665860952894797658515455319260
Total1,2431,2661,3971,4691,0991,1451,0921,2511,3081,6521,7541,6731,5061,195908788528368

Gender

 Male 10,498 49%
 Female 11,144 51%
Gender

Race

 White 14,229 65.7%
 Black Or African American 6,216 28.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 94 0.4%
 Asian 120 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.0%
 Other Race 669 3.1%
 Two Or More Races 307 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner634678161,3471,4181,094776208
Renter18453954752439318315768
Total2471,0061,3631,8711,8111,277933276

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,229 48%
 Single Guardian 1,747 20%
 Singles 2,459 28%
 Singles With Roommate 349 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,080 69%
 Households with Kids 2,704 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male101119125150127139137143141148146142147166160190190153164122
Female1181321231491219110711814212412813713212713813612711010190
Total219251248299248230244261283272274279279293298326317263265212

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28504 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28504 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 28504 real estate data, the median home value of $108,600 is slightly less than average 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 28504. Rentals in 28504 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 28504 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 21,092 97.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 109 0.5%
 Nursing Facilities 4 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 437 2.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,829 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,360 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,595 27%
 Households Vacant 813 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 290 36%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 1%
 For Sale Only 138 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 30 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 62 8%
 For Migrant Workers 9 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 272 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 131 5%
 1 Bedroom 293 11%
 2 Bedroom 1,115 44%
 3+ Bedroom 1,013 40%
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 $43,778 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28504 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 28504 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 6,989 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,558 21%
 No Earnings 6,771 39%
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 6,989 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,558 21%
 No Earnings 6,771 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,500 93.4%
 Public transportation 91 1.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 15 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 171 1.9%
 Worked at Home 319 3.5%
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 1,511 21.4%
 High School Graduate 3,822 54.1%
 Associate's degree 494 7.0%
 Bachelor's degree 849 12.0%
 Master's degree 262 3.7%
 Professional school degree 72 1.0%
 Doctorate degree 52 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,081 86.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 296 8.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 169 4.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28504

ZIP Code 28504 is in the Nc Health and Human Services School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28504.

Caswell Center
2415 West Vernon Ave
Kinston, NC 28504
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Nc Health and Human Services School District
Dobbs Youth Dev Center
3060 Dobbs Farm Rd
Kinston, NC 28504
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Nc Dept of Juvenile Justice School District
Sampson School
2529 Cedar Dell Ln
Kinston, NC 28504
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Lenoir County Public Schools
Northwest Elementary
1701 Old Well Rd
Kinston, NC 28504
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lenoir County Public Schools
Banks Elementary
2148 Falling Creek Rd
Kinston, NC 28504
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lenoir County Public Schools
Moss Hill Elementary
6040 Hwy 55 West
Kinston, NC 28504
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lenoir County Public Schools
Southwood Elementary
1245 Hwy 58 South
Kinston, NC 28504
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lenoir County Public Schools
Woodington Middle School
4939 Hwy 258 South
Kinston, NC 28504
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lenoir County Public Schools
Arendell Parrott Academy
1901 Dobbs Farm Rd
Kinston, NC 28504
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Bethel Christian Academy
1936 Banks School Rd
Kinston, NC 28504
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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