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ZIP Code 28531

Primary City:Harkers Island, NC (View All Cities)
County: Carteret County
Timezone: Eastern (2:49pm)
Coordinates:34.70, -76.55
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28531

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28531. 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 28531. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28531, 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:
Harkers Island, NC
Acceptable:
Harkers Is

Stats and Demographics for the 28531 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28531 is located in southeast 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 28531 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28531 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,207
Population Density 539 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,177
Median Home Value $234,200
Land Area 2.24 sq mi
Water Area 1.61 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 529
Median Household Income $51,458

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 54Male Median Age: 54Female Median Age: 54

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male23231626252925193139605767574734174
Female132427222617332227456471575444331613
Total3647434851465841588412412812411191673317

Gender

 Male 599 50%
 Female 608 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,189 98.5%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.2%
 Asian 3 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 12 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner4182778125101669
Renter5211325131860
Total93940103138119729

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 335 63%
 Single Guardian 61 12%
 Singles 113 21%
 Singles With Roommate 20 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 432 82%
 Households with Kids 97 18%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male443114562644422645652
Female02437166447475146658
Total46714116128108118977811121010

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28531 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 28531 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 28531 real estate data, the median home value of $234,200 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 28531 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28531 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,202 99.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 5 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 221 19%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 207 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 101 9%
 Households Vacant 648 55%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 25 3.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 29 4.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 0.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 549 84.7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 43 6.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 32 31%
 2 Bedroom 31 30%
 3+ Bedroom 41 39%
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 $51,458 is compared to the rest of the country.

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. However, that is not the case in 28531. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 335 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 359 29%
 No Earnings 531 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 335 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 359 29%
 No Earnings 531 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 475 93%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 5 1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 6 1%
 Worked at Home 23 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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 176 33%
 High School Graduate 262 49%
 Associate's degree 38 7%
 Bachelor's degree 54 10%
 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 192 86%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 32 14%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28531

ZIP Code 28531 is in the Carteret County Public Schools. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28531.

Harkers Island Elementary
1163 Island Rd
Harkers Island, NC 28531
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Carteret County Public Schools