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ZIP Code 28585

Primary City:Trenton, NC (View All Cities)
County: Jones County
Timezone: Eastern (10:21pm)
Coordinates:35.1, -77.4
ZIP (~16 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28585

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28585. 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 28585. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28585, 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:
Trenton, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28585 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28585 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 28585 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is 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 28585 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,942
Population Density 22 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,831
Median Home Value $94,300
Land Area 177.63 sq mi
Water Area 0.63 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,610
Median Household Income $32,708

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1131191131231101157210511515418413113210992504325
Female130116127109121969290117179172158136106101726154
Total24323524023223121116419523233335628926821519312210479

Gender

 Male 1,905 48%
 Female 2,037 52%
Gender

Race

 White 2,550 64.7%
 Black Or African American 1,226 31.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 26 0.7%
 Asian 3 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 76 1.9%
 Two Or More Races 60 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner198415729426923514452
Renter3855637354352414
Total5713922036732327016866

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 771 48%
 Single Guardian 320 20%
 Singles 444 28%
 Singles With Roommate 75 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,148 71%
 Households with Kids 462 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1524272635231920222919182918222627232526
Female2830252520212424272527252228182622251830
Total4354525155444344495446435146405249484356

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28585 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28585 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 28585 real estate data, the median home value of $94,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28585 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28585 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28585 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,917 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 17 0.4%
 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 8 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 713 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 541 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 356 19%
 Households Vacant 221 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 31 14%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 2%
 For Sale Only 19 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 17 8%
 For Migrant Workers 4 2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 141 64%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 16 3%
 2 Bedroom 274 56%
 3+ Bedroom 197 40%
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 $32,708 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 28585 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. However, that is not the case in 28585. 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 1,102 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 745 24%
 No Earnings 1,247 40%
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 1,102 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 745 24%
 No Earnings 1,247 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,370 87%
 Public transportation 27 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 121 8%
 Worked at Home 56 4%
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 284 21%
 High School Graduate 884 65%
 Associate's degree 124 9%
 Bachelor's degree 34 3%
 Master's degree 34 3%
 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 555 86%
 Enrolled in Private School 27 4%
 Not Enrolled in School 64 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28585

ZIP Code 28585 is in the Jones County School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28585.

Trenton Elementary
188 Elementary Sch Ln
Trenton, NC 28585
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jones County School District
Jones Middle School
190 Old New Bern Rd
Trenton, NC 28585
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Jones County School District
Jones Senior High School
1490 Hwy 58 South
Trenton, NC 28585
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Jones County School District

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