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ZIP Code 28456

Primary City:Riegelwood, NC (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (4:51pm)
Coordinates:34.4, -78.3
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28456

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28456. 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 28456. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28456, 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:
Riegelwood, NC
Acceptable:
East Arcadia, Sandyfield
Unacceptable:
Acme, Northwest

Stats and Demographics for the 28456 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28456 is located in southeast 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 28456 are primarily black or African American. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28456 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,658
Population Density 57 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,673
Median Home Value $93,600
Land Area 64.50 sq mi
Water Area 1.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,489
Median Household Income $43,359

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 44


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 596105201
5-9118120238
10-14126130256
15-19126120246
20-2410791198
25-298183164
30-349399192
35-39105112217
40-44116139255
45-49131149280
50-54118147265
55-59158138296
60-64109138247
65-6997107204
70-745580135
75-795769126
80-84315081
85 Plus134457

Gender

 Male 1,737 47%
 Female 1,921 53%
Gender

Race

 White 1,368 37.4%
 Black Or African American 2,054 56.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 62 1.7%
 Asian 6 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 94 2.6%
 Two Or More Races 74 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2491827
25-349752149
35-4420160261
45-5426443307
55-6426850318
65-7419926225
75-8414420164
85 Plus30838

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 646 43%
 Single Guardian 380 26%
 Singles 423 28%
 Singles With Roommate 40 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,009 68%
 Households with Kids 480 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1192241
2231942
3171936
4242751
5282755
6143347
7232548
8261642
9271946
10323062
11302858
12231942
13213253
14202141
15302353
16252954
17311950
18202949
19202040
20251439

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28456 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28456 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 28456 real estate data, the median home value of $93,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28456 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28456 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28456 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,658 100%
 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 678 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 534 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 277 17%
 Households Vacant 184 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 30 16.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.5%
 For Sale Only 5 2.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 3.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 25 13.6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 117 63.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 31 23%
 3+ Bedroom 102 77%
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 $43,359 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28456 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 28456 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. However, that is not the case in 28456. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 1,035 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 503 18%
 No Earnings 1,263 45%
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 1,035 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 503 18%
 No Earnings 1,263 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,293 98.9%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 6 0.5%
 Worked at Home 8 0.6%
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. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 331 30%
 High School Graduate 638 57%
 Associate's degree 42 4%
 Bachelor's degree 72 6%
 Master's degree 28 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 571 83.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 17 2.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 99 14.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28456

ZIP Code 28456 is in the Bladen County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28456.

East Arcadia Elementary
21451 Nc Hwy 87 East
Riegelwood, NC 28456
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bladen County School District
Acme Delco Elementary
16337 Old Lake Rd
Riegelwood, NC 28456
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Columbus County School District

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