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ZIP Code 28504

Post Office City:Kinston, NC (View All Cities)
County: Lenoir County
Timezone: Eastern (10:31pm)
Area code: 252 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.2, -77.7
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28504

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 28504. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 28504 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Kinston, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28504 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28504 is located in eastern 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 28504 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 28504 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 21,642
Population Density 175 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,597
Median Home Value $108,600
Land Area 123.89 sq mi
Water Area 0.64 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,784
Median Household Income $43,778

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 46


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 56036401,243
5-96875791,266
10-147496481,397
15-198576121,469
20-245615381,099
25-295825631,145
30-345345581,092
35-396206311,251
40-446436651,308
45-497928601,652
50-548029521,754
55-597798941,673
60-647097971,506
65-695376581,195
70-74393515908
75-79333455788
80-84209319528
85 Plus108260368

Gender

 Male 10,498 49%
 Female 11,144 51%
Gender

Race

 White 14,229 65.7%
 Black Or African American 6,216 28.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 94 0.4%
 Asian 120 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.0%
 Other Race 669 3.1%
 Two Or More Races 307 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2463184247
25-344675391,006
35-448165471,363
45-541,3475241,871
55-641,4183931,811
65-741,0941831,277
75-84776157933
85 Plus20868276

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,229 48%
 Single Guardian 1,747 20%
 Singles 2,459 28%
 Singles With Roommate 349 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,080 69%
 Households with Kids 2,704 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1101118219
2119132251
3125123248
4150149299
5127121248
613991230
7137107244
8143118261
9141142283
10148124272
11146128274
12142137279
13147132279
14166127293
15160138298
16190136326
17190127317
18153110263
19164101265
2012290212

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28504 has a small 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 28504 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 28504 real estate data, the median home value of $108,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 28504. Rentals in 28504 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28504 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 21,092 97.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 109 0.5%
 Nursing Facilities 4 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 437 2.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,829 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,360 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,595 27%
 Households Vacant 813 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 290 36%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 1%
 For Sale Only 138 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 30 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 62 8%
 For Migrant Workers 9 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 272 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 131 5%
 1 Bedroom 293 11%
 2 Bedroom 1,115 44%
 3+ Bedroom 1,013 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 $43,778 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28504 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 28504 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.

For more information, see Kinston, NC commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 6,989 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,558 21%
 No Earnings 6,771 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 6,989 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,558 21%
 No Earnings 6,771 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,500 93.4%
 Public transportation 91 1.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 15 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 171 1.9%
 Worked at Home 319 3.5%
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. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, 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 2,618 17.9%
 High School Graduate 7,889 53.9%
 Associate's degree 1,501 10.3%
 Bachelor's degree 1,926 13.2%
 Master's degree 541 3.7%
 Professional school degree 86 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 70 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,081 86.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 296 8.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 169 4.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28504

ZIP Code 28504 is in the following school districts: Lenoir County Public Schools and Private. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28504.

Lenoir County Learning Academy
2529 Cedar Dell Lane
Kinston, NC 28504
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Lenoir County Public Schools
Northwest Elementary
1701 Old Well Rd
Kinston, NC 28504
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lenoir County Public Schools
Banks Elementary
2148 Falling Creek Rd
Kinston, NC 28504
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lenoir County Public Schools
Moss Hill Elementary
6040 Hwy 55 West
Kinston, NC 28504
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lenoir County Public Schools
Southwood Elementary
1245 Hwy 58 South
Kinston, NC 28504
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lenoir County Public Schools
Woodington Middle School
4939 Hwy 258 South
Kinston, NC 28504
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lenoir County Public Schools
Arendell Parrott Academy
1901 Dobbs Farm Road
Kinston, NC 28504
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Bethel Christian Academy
1936 Banks School Rd
Kinston, NC 28504
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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