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ZIP Code 28551

Primary City:La Grange, NC (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (6:17pm)
Coordinates:35.3, -77.8
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28551

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28551. 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 28551. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28551, 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:
La Grange, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28551 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28551 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 28551 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28551 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 14,093
Population Density 107 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,144
Median Home Value $85,300
Land Area 132.13 sq mi
Water Area 0.77 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,494
Median Household Income $37,231

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4895205215374524354574364525485134643752781991598457
Female440438499479375421443450465569572507422311250216134126
Total9299581,0201,0168278569008869171,1171,085971797589449375218183

Gender

 Male 6,976 49%
 Female 7,117 51%
Gender

Race

 White 8,528 60.5%
 Black Or African American 4,379 31.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 69 0.5%
 Asian 60 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 29 0.2%
 Other Race 816 5.8%
 Two Or More Races 212 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner69378620912788557345102
Renter1444013383522231458040
Total2137799581,2641,011702425142

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,654 48%
 Single Guardian 1,179 21%
 Singles 1,450 26%
 Singles With Roommate 211 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,561 65%
 Households with Kids 1,933 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male112941028593118971081049392127109100127128112898196
Female86769910087881057583108949210010595107104997486
Total198170201185180206202183187201186219209205222235216188155182

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28551 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28551 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 28551 real estate data, the median home value of $85,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28551 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28551 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28551 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 13,937 99%
 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 156 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,338 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,433 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,723 28%
 Households Vacant 650 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 216 33%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 1%
 For Sale Only 73 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 14 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 24 4%
 For Migrant Workers 22 3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 292 45%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 119 8%
 2 Bedroom 643 44%
 3+ Bedroom 697 48%
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 $37,231 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 28551 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 28551 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 3,966 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,512 24%
 No Earnings 4,009 38%
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 3,966 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,512 24%
 No Earnings 4,009 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,398 95.5%
 Public transportation 18 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 91 1.6%
 Worked at Home 145 2.6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 644 15.7%
 High School Graduate 2,600 63.6%
 Associate's degree 233 5.7%
 Bachelor's degree 508 12.4%
 Master's degree 94 2.3%
 Professional school degree 11 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,495 82.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 250 8.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 270 9.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28551

ZIP Code 28551 is in the Lenoir County Public Schools. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28551.

E B Frink Middle School
102 North Martin Luther King J
La Grange, NC 28551
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lenoir County Public Schools
Lagrange Elementary
402 West Railroad St
La Grange, NC 28551
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lenoir County Public Schools
North Lenoir High School
2400 Institute Rd
La Grange, NC 28551
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lenoir County Public Schools

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