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ZIP Code 28543

Primary City:Tarawa Terrace, NC (View All Cities)
County: Onslow County
Timezone: Eastern (3:10pm)
Area code: 910 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.73, -77.39
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28543

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28543. 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 28543. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28543, 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:
Tarawa Terrace, NC
Acceptable:
Jacksonville, Tarawa Ter
Unacceptable:
Tarawa, Tarawa Tr

Stats and Demographics for the 28543 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28543 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 28543 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also an extremely small number of single adults and an extremely large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28543 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,699
Population Density 2,279 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,430
Land Area 2.06 sq mi
Water Area 0.50 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,391
Median Household Income $33,440

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 21Male Median Age: 21Female Median Age: 21

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male676241895855043413843231112301000
Female683225948564040716560391772202010
Total1,3594661831431,190841303103622884503010

Gender

 Male 2,270 48%
 Female 2,429 52%
Gender

Race

 White 3,504 74.6%
 Black Or African American 646 13.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 40 0.9%
 Asian 56 1.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 14 0.3%
 Other Race 168 3.6%
 Two Or More Races 271 5.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner107001000
Renter64862783140100
Total65863483141100

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,145 82.3%
 Single Guardian 196 14.1%
 Singles 43 3.1%
 Singles With Roommate 7 0.5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 245 18%
 Households with Kids 1,146 82%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1501611208772574443251725221691416881232
Female15214014085725642302524222113148128154280
Total30230126017214411386735041474329232228162354112

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28543 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 28543 were primarily built in the 2000s. Rentals in 28543 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28543 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,699 100%
 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 6 0.4%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 12 0.8%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,373 96.0%
 Households Vacant 39 2.7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 31 79%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 18%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 0 0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 1 3%
Vacancy Reasons

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 634 39%
 3+ Bedroom 977 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 $33,440 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 28543 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, 28543 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 28543 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 1,554 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 629 20%
 No Earnings 902 29%
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 1,554 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 629 20%
 No Earnings 902 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,760 93.9%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 14 0.7%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 83 4.4%
 Worked at Home 17 0.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 32 5%
 High School Graduate 606 90%
 Associate's degree 36 5%
 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 559 45.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 239 19.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 440 35.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28543

ZIP Code 28543 is in the Fort Bragg/Camp Lejeune School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28543.

Tarawa Terrace Elementary
84 Iwo Jima Blvd
Tarawa Terrace, NC 28543
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fort Bragg/Camp Lejeune School District
Tarawa Terrace I Elementary
60 Tarawa Blvd
Tarawa Terrace, NC 28543
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fort Bragg/Camp Lejeune School District
Tarawa Terrace I Primary School
60 Terawa Blvd
Tarawa Terrace, NC 28543
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: North Carolina School District
Tarawa Terrace II Elementary School
2950 Saipan Dr
Tarawa Terrace, NC 28543
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: North Carolina School District

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