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ZIP Code 28540

Primary City:Jacksonville, NC (View All Cities)
County: Onslow County
Timezone: Eastern (4:55pm)
Area code: 910 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.7, -77.5
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28540

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28540. 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 28540. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28540, 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:
Jacksonville, NC
Unacceptable:
New River Marine Corps Air S

Stats and Demographics for the 28540 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28540 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 28540 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is extremely large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28540 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 49,252
Population Density 477 people per sq mi
Housing Units 19,803
Median Home Value $149,800
Land Area 103.20 sq mi
Water Area 0.56 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 18,455
Median Household Income $42,620

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 28Male Median Age: 27Female Median Age: 29

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2,5271,8621,6501,5133,2792,4811,7201,5181,2941,4151,3871,102861558462357222125
Female2,4511,7071,5381,7373,0882,2351,6341,5611,4221,5881,4691,272914663592466321261
Total4,9783,5693,1883,2506,3674,7163,3543,0792,7163,0032,8562,3741,7751,2211,054823543386

Gender

 Male 24,333 49%
 Female 24,919 51%
Gender

Race

 White 34,677 70.4%
 Black Or African American 9,480 19.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 329 0.7%
 Asian 876 1.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 155 0.3%
 Other Race 1,593 3.2%
 Two Or More Races 2,142 4.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner5901,7991,8972,2621,8411,170778191
Renter2,2832,2991,2381,06558127014348
Total2,8734,0983,1353,3272,4221,440921239

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 9,928 54%
 Single Guardian 3,445 19%
 Singles 3,857 21%
 Singles With Roommate 1,225 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 10,917 59%
 Households with Kids 7,538 41%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male530516494402406357394366339361334325314316291286288287361547
Female494487465436370358323355301309347317299266322292311339473614
Total1,0241,0039598387767157177216406706816426135826135785996268341,161

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28540 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28540 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1980s. Looking at 28540 real estate data, the median home value of $149,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 28540. Rentals in 28540 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28540 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 48,807 99.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 205 0.4%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 128 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 112 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 8,030 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,498 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 7,927 40%
 Households Vacant 1,348 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 527 39.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 49 3.6%
 For Sale Only 197 14.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 60 4.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 73 5.4%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 441 32.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 60 0.7%
 1 Bedroom 518 6.3%
 2 Bedroom 4,132 50.4%
 3+ Bedroom 3,496 42.6%
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 $42,620 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28540 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 28540 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 16,562 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,331 27%
 No Earnings 11,885 31%
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 16,562 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,331 27%
 No Earnings 11,885 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 20,976 91.1%
 Public transportation 118 0.5%
 Taxicab 32 0.1%
 Motorcycle 83 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,019 4.4%
 Worked at Home 795 3.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,377 10.3%
 High School Graduate 8,904 66.4%
 Associate's degree 1,030 7.7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,432 10.7%
 Master's degree 497 3.7%
 Professional school degree 112 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 65 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 7,327 74.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 908 9.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,623 16.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28540

ZIP Code 28540 is in the Fort Bragg/Camp Lejeune School District. There are 21 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28540.

Delalio Elementary
1500 Curtis Rd
Jacksonville, NC 28540
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fort Bragg/Camp Lejeune School District
Southwest Elementary
2601 Burgaw Hwy
Jacksonville, NC 28540
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Onslow County School District
Bell Fork Elementary
500 Bell Fork Rd
Jacksonville, NC 28540
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Onslow County School District
Blue Creek Elementary
1260 Burgaw Hwy
Jacksonville, NC 28540
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Onslow County School District
Clyde Erwin Elementary
323 New River Dr
Jacksonville, NC 28540
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Onslow County School District
Northwoods Elementary
617 Henderson Dr
Jacksonville, NC 28540
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Onslow County School District
Northwoods Park Middle School
904 Sioux Dr
Jacksonville, NC 28540
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Onslow County School District
Parkwood Elementary
2900 Northwoods Dr
Jacksonville, NC 28540
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Onslow County School District
Summersill Elementary
250 Summersill School Rd
Jacksonville, NC 28540
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Onslow County School District
Southwest Middle School
3000 Furia Dr
Jacksonville, NC 28540
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Onslow County School District
New Bridge Middle School
401 New Bridge St
Jacksonville, NC 28540
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Onslow County School District
Meadow View Elementary
1026 Fire Tower Rd
Jacksonville, NC 28540
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Onslow County School District
Delalio Elementary School
1500 Curtis Rd
Jacksonville, NC 28540
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: North Carolina School District
Jacksonville High School
1021 Henderson Dr
Jacksonville, NC 28540
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Onslow County School District
Southwest High School
1420 Burgaw Hwy
Jacksonville, NC 28540
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Onslow County School District
Grace Baptist School
114 Roosevelt Rd
Jacksonville, NC 28540
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Jacksonville Christian Academy
919 Gum Branch Rd
Jacksonville, NC 28540
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Living Water Christian School
3980 Gum Branch Rd
Jacksonville, NC 28540
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Infant of Prague Catholic School
501 Bordeaux St
Jacksonville, NC 28540
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Montessori Childrens School
714 Bates St
Jacksonville, NC 28540
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Anne'S Parish Day School
711 Henderson Dr
Jacksonville, NC 28540
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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