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ZIP Code 28579

Primary City:Smyrna, NC (View All Cities)
County: Carteret County
Timezone: Eastern (2:00am)
Coordinates:34.81, -76.50
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28579

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28579. 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 28579. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28579, 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:
Smyrna, NC
Acceptable:
Williston

Stats and Demographics for the 28579 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28579 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 28579 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28579 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 622
Population Density 163 people per sq mi
Housing Units 326
Median Home Value $150,300
Land Area 3.83 sq mi
Water Area 3.10 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 261
Median Household Income $37,071

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 49Male Median Age: 49Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9121618813141818262933173321731
Female11221717711620284125363019171153
Total2034333515242038466754694752381884

Gender

 Male 296 48%
 Female 326 52%
Gender

Race

 White 612 98.4%
 Black Or African American 2 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 1 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 6 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1934565357151
Renter171265301
Total21646625860152

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 168 64%
 Single Guardian 39 15%
 Singles 45 17%
 Singles With Roommate 9 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 187 72%
 Households with Kids 74 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male03313212400565226174
Female11412563617324153622
Total147257751017889379796

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28579 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28579 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1980s. Looking at 28579 real estate data, the median home value of $150,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28579 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28579 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28579 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 622 100%
 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 128 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 98 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 35 11%
 Households Vacant 65 20%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 6 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 42 65%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 15 23%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 13 100%
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 $37,071 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 28579 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, 28579 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. In 28579 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 194 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 59 14%
 No Earnings 160 39%
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 194 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 59 14%
 No Earnings 160 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 215 95%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 12 5%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 16 9%
 High School Graduate 73 43%
 Associate's degree 13 8%
 Bachelor's degree 62 36%
 Master's degree 7 4%
 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 54 83%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 11 17%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28579

ZIP Code 28579 is in the Carteret County Public Schools. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28579.

Smyrna Elementary
174 Marshallberg Rd
Smyrna, NC 28579
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Carteret County Public Schools

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