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ZIP Code 28501

Primary City:Kinston, NC (View All Cities)
County: Lenoir County
Timezone: Eastern (7:19am)
Area code: 252 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.3, -77.5
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28501

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28501. 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 28501. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28501, 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:
Kinston, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28501 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28501 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 28501 are primarily black or African American. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28501 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,389
Population Density 192 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,132
Median Home Value $84,300
Land Area 106.14 sq mi
Water Area 0.77 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,696
Median Household Income $28,529

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 43


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 56977561,453
5-97136441,357
10-147346651,399
15-197606731,433
20-245155891,104
25-295116341,145
30-344965991,095
35-394855621,047
40-445226181,140
45-496647461,410
50-547518771,628
55-597108071,517
60-645987171,315
65-69358508866
70-74298488786
75-79207415622
80-84205375580
85 Plus130362492

Gender

 Male 9,354 46%
 Female 11,035 54%
Gender

Race

 White 6,314 31.0%
 Black Or African American 13,303 65.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 55 0.3%
 Asian 91 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 8 0.0%
 Other Race 355 1.7%
 Two Or More Races 263 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2449346395
25-342369141,150
35-444737011,174
45-548789121,790
55-641,0507691,819
65-747424161,158
75-84565310875
85 Plus228107335

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,563 29%
 Single Guardian 2,646 30%
 Singles 3,137 36%
 Singles With Roommate 350 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,001 69%
 Households with Kids 2,695 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1142133275
2131171302
3134140274
4146184330
5160141301
6135117252
7133126259
8135130265
9150130280
10153127280
11167162329
12130126256
13133142275
14151108259
15157135292
16163142305
17183135318
18128140268
19129121250
20107114221

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28501 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 28501 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1960s. Looking at 28501 real estate data, the median home value of $84,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28501 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28501 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28501 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 19,874 97.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 114 0.6%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 261 1.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 140 0.7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,490 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,731 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,475 44%
 Households Vacant 1,436 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 439 30.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 19 1.3%
 For Sale Only 119 8.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 11 0.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 57 4.0%
 For Migrant Workers 7 0.5%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 784 54.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 93 2%
 1 Bedroom 729 16%
 2 Bedroom 1,798 40%
 3+ Bedroom 1,874 42%
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 $28,529 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 28501 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 28501 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 4,871 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,826 24%
 No Earnings 7,210 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 4,871 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,826 24%
 No Earnings 7,210 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,586 92.4%
 Public transportation 122 1.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 26 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 268 3.8%
 Worked at Home 127 1.8%
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 1,627 27.7%
 High School Graduate 3,357 57.1%
 Associate's degree 208 3.5%
 Bachelor's degree 428 7.3%
 Master's degree 138 2.3%
 Professional school degree 103 1.8%
 Doctorate degree 18 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,007 83.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 269 5.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 534 11.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28501

ZIP Code 28501 is in the Children'S Village Academy. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28501.

Children'S Village Academy
701 North Adkin St
Kinston, NC 28501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Children'S Village Academy
Kinston Charter Academy
2000 Martin L King Jr Blvd
Kinston, NC 28501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kinston Charter Academy
Rochelle Middle School
301 North Rochelle Blvd
Kinston, NC 28501
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lenoir County Public Schools
Southeast Elementary
500 Marcella Dr
Kinston, NC 28501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lenoir County Public Schools
Contentnea-Savannah School
3400 Ferrell Rd
Kinston, NC 28501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lenoir County Public Schools
Northeast Elementary
1002 East Highland Ave
Kinston, NC 28501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lenoir County Public Schools
Kinston High School
2601 North Queen St
Kinston, NC 28501
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lenoir County Public Schools

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