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ZIP Code 28520

Primary City:Cedar Island, NC (View All Cities)
County: Carteret County
Timezone: Eastern (2:49am)
Coordinates:34.98, -76.32
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28520

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28520. 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 28520. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28520, 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:
Cedar Island, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28520 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28520 is located in east North Carolina and covers a slightly less 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 28520 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28520 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 327
Population Density 15 people per sq mi
Housing Units 241
Median Home Value $76,500
Land Area 22.00 sq mi
Water Area 50.73 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 140
Median Household Income $38,456

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male158111073881291312121381052
Female4710134313121671019111411430
Total191521231162120281623312327191482

Gender

 Male 166 51%
 Female 161 49%
Gender

Race

 White 326 99.7%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 1 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 0 0.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner21019232324172
Renter02525420
Total21224252828192

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 78 56%
 Single Guardian 19 14%
 Singles 37 26%
 Singles With Roommate 6 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 97 69%
 Households with Kids 43 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male42332130205114423104
Female01012030250140435100
Total43344160455254858204

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28520 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28520 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1990s. Looking at 28520 real estate data, the median home value of $76,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28520 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28520 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28520 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 327 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 56 23%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 64 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 20 8%
 Households Vacant 101 42%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 11 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 69 68%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 18 18%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 10 48%
 2 Bedroom 11 52%
 3+ Bedroom 0 0%
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 $38,456 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 28520 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. ZIP code 28520 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 28520 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. In 28520 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 46 17%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 110 40%
 No Earnings 120 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 46 17%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 110 40%
 No Earnings 120 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 64 77%
 Public transportation 19 23%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 28520 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 0 0%
 High School Graduate 89 92%
 Associate's degree 8 8%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 65 64%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 36 36%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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