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ZIP Code 28523

Primary City:Cove City, NC (View All Cities)
County: Craven County
Timezone: Eastern (6:38am)
Area code: 252 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.2, -77.3
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28523

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28523. 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 28523. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28523, 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:
Cove City, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28523 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28523 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 28523 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 slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28523 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,456
Population Density 44 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,119
Median Home Value $76,900
Land Area 56.05 sq mi
Water Area 0.11 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,000
Median Household Income $47,963

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
Male6467878762657070769310010086765529209
Female55737175556678768290104104926862412622
Total119140158162117131148146158183204204178144117704631

Gender

 Male 1,216 50%
 Female 1,240 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,704 69.4%
 Black Or African American 648 26.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.2%
 Asian 10 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 46 1.9%
 Two Or More Races 42 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner12661081581921558023
Renter10564340361443
Total221221511982281698426

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 544 54%
 Single Guardian 176 18%
 Singles 239 24%
 Singles With Roommate 41 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 689 69%
 Households with Kids 311 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male15121614971322162120181216162119191211
Female12166615715211592418911141321101720
Total2728222024142843313044362127303440292931

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28523 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28523 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 28523 real estate data, the median home value of $76,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28523 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28523 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28523 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,456 100%
 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 423 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 371 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 206 18%
 Households Vacant 119 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 28 24%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 5%
 For Sale Only 4 3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 14 12%
 For Migrant Workers 3 3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 64 54%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 101 39%
 3+ Bedroom 160 61%
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 $47,963 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28523 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. Most commuters in 28523 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 793 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 380 19%
 No Earnings 779 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 793 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 380 19%
 No Earnings 779 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 941 94%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 23 2%
 Worked at Home 33 3%
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 171 21.9%
 High School Graduate 400 51.2%
 Associate's degree 157 20.1%
 Bachelor's degree 25 3.2%
 Master's degree 6 0.8%
 Professional school degree 22 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 319 87%
 Enrolled in Private School 43 12%
 Not Enrolled in School 5 1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28523

ZIP Code 28523 is in the Craven County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28523.

James W Smith Elementary
150 Koonce Town Rd
Cove City, NC 28523
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Craven County School District

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