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ZIP Code 28526

Primary City:Dover, NC (View All Cities)
County: Craven County
Timezone: Eastern (7:13pm)
Area code: 252 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.3, -77.4
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28526

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28526. 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 28526. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28526, 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:
Dover, NC
Unacceptable:
Fort Barnwell

Stats and Demographics for the 28526 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28526 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 28526 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 small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28526 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,489
Population Density 29 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,205
Median Home Value $83,300
Land Area 85.50 sq mi
Water Area 0.22 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,048
Median Household Income $33,354

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male588161745765757366100116106815858311919
Female677179757155587568114109105818463484622
Total125152140149128120133148134214225211162142121796541

Gender

 Male 1,198 48%
 Female 1,291 52%
Gender

Race

 White 1,414 56.8%
 Black Or African American 916 36.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.3%
 Asian 15 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 108 4.3%
 Two Or More Races 29 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner10581021901871578727
Renter144049394217236
Total249815122922917411033

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 460 44%
 Single Guardian 233 22%
 Singles 305 29%
 Singles With Roommate 50 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 759 72%
 Households with Kids 289 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1517762512131417161111716111511191812
Female9141916159161813141521171281425131521
Total2431262240212932303026322428192936323333

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28526 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28526 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1960s. Looking at 28526 real estate data, the median home value of $83,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28526 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28526 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28526 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,489 100%
 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 394 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 424 35%
 Renter Occupied Households 230 19%
 Households Vacant 157 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 30 19.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 0 0.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 8 5.1%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.6%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 117 74.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0.0%
 1 Bedroom 1 0.3%
 2 Bedroom 161 48.2%
 3+ Bedroom 172 51.5%
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 $33,354 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 28526 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 28526 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. However, that is not the case in 28526. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 721 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 360 17%
 No Earnings 1,078 50%
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 721 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 360 17%
 No Earnings 1,078 50%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 892 94%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 38 4%
 Worked at Home 15 2%
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 a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 294 33.0%
 High School Graduate 482 54.2%
 Associate's degree 101 11.3%
 Bachelor's degree 9 1.0%
 Master's degree 2 0.2%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 2 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 342 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 41 10%
 Not Enrolled in School 25 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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