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ZIP Code 28516

Primary City:Beaufort, NC (View All Cities)
County: Carteret County
Timezone: Eastern (8:39am)
Coordinates:34.9, -76.5
ZIP (~19 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28516

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28516. 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 28516. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28516, 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:
Beaufort, NC
Unacceptable:
Cape Lookout National Seasho

Stats and Demographics for the 28516 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28516 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 28516 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28516 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 11,431
Population Density 54 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,796
Median Home Value $182,600
Land Area 210.53 sq mi
Water Area 102.65 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,128
Median Household Income $37,951

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male26728330730826832328033239243846944447438026216311776
Female253279284278287308318301370451519507519382272228160132
Total520562591586555631598633762889988951993762534391277208

Gender

 Male 5,583 49%
 Female 5,848 51%
Gender

Race

 White 9,590 83.9%
 Black Or African American 1,470 12.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 40 0.3%
 Asian 51 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 66 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 211 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner45201435733923699398128
Renter1173173003152451598132
Total1625187351,0481,168858479160

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,386 47%
 Single Guardian 865 17%
 Singles 1,591 31%
 Singles With Roommate 286 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,874 76%
 Households with Kids 1,254 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4350615155654850656861716047575372596749
Female4954674657524655696449486459546153585266
Total921041289711211794105134132110119124106111114125117119115

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28516 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28516 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1980s. Looking at 28516 real estate data, the median home value of $182,600 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 28516. Rentals in 28516 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28516 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,261 98.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 114 1.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 21 0.2%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 35 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,029 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,533 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,566 23%
 Households Vacant 1,668 25%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 143 8.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 0.7%
 For Sale Only 159 9.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 1.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,090 65.3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 245 14.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 32 2%
 1 Bedroom 341 19%
 2 Bedroom 474 27%
 3+ Bedroom 907 52%
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 $37,951 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 28516 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. Most commuters in 28516 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 3,417 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,897 29%
 No Earnings 3,649 37%
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 3,417 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,897 29%
 No Earnings 3,649 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,627 85.9%
 Public transportation 77 1.4%
 Taxicab 23 0.4%
 Motorcycle 6 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 274 5.1%
 Worked at Home 380 7.1%
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 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 897 20%
 High School Graduate 2,306 52%
 Associate's degree 309 7%
 Bachelor's degree 527 12%
 Master's degree 222 5%
 Professional school degree 63 1%
 Doctorate degree 110 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,335 79.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 211 12.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 126 7.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28516

ZIP Code 28516 is in the Tiller School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28516.

Tiller School
1950 Hwy 70e
Beaufort, NC 28516
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tiller School District
Beaufort Elementary
110 Carraway Dr
Beaufort, NC 28516
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Carteret County Public Schools
Beaufort Middle School
100 Carraway Dr
Beaufort, NC 28516
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Carteret County Public Schools
East Carteret High School
3263 Hwy 70 East
Beaufort, NC 28516
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Carteret County Public Schools

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