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ZIP Code 28560

Primary City:New Bern, NC (View All Cities)
County: Craven County
Timezone: Eastern (6:00am)
Area code: 252 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.1, -77.0
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28560

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28560. 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 28560. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28560, 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:
New Bern, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28560 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28560 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 28560 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28560 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 28,921
Population Density 246 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,616
Median Home Value $151,400
Land Area 117.33 sq mi
Water Area 25.33 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,881
Median Household Income $46,376

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 43


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 51,0029851,987
5-99268861,812
10-148948301,724
15-198478451,692
20-247898721,661
25-299319781,909
30-348928581,750
35-397388001,538
40-448048161,620
45-491,0021,0542,056
50-549991,0912,090
55-599101,0861,996
60-649279951,922
65-697519061,657
70-745786451,223
75-79410525935
80-84306399705
85 Plus195449644

Gender

 Male 13,901 48%
 Female 15,020 52%
Gender

Race

 White 20,417 70.6%
 Black Or African American 6,616 22.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 123 0.4%
 Asian 581 2.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 26 0.1%
 Other Race 552 1.9%
 Two Or More Races 606 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24127447574
25-347421,0581,800
35-449347401,674
45-541,5537712,324
55-641,6905802,270
65-741,5032671,770
75-849341741,108
85 Plus29665361

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,688 48%
 Single Guardian 2,282 19%
 Singles 3,296 28%
 Singles With Roommate 615 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,307 70%
 Households with Kids 3,574 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1198194392
2209207416
3198204402
4203190393
5192185377
6180190370
7181151332
8180175355
9193185378
10184181365
11195193388
12162146308
13156146302
14197164361
15167179346
16143174317
17189165354
18180166346
19168161329
20159151310

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28560 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 owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28560 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 2000s. Looking at 28560 real estate data, the median home value of $151,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 28560. Rentals in 28560 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28560 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 28,155 97.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 181 0.6%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 466 1.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 119 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,160 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,619 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,102 30%
 Households Vacant 1,735 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 476 27.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 15 0.9%
 For Sale Only 320 18.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 66 3.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 341 19.7%
 For Migrant Workers 7 0.4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 510 29.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 59 2%
 1 Bedroom 332 9%
 2 Bedroom 1,588 42%
 3+ Bedroom 1,780 47%
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 $46,376 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28560 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 28560 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 7,711 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,356 23%
 No Earnings 10,104 44%
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 7,711 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,356 23%
 No Earnings 10,104 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,885 90.9%
 Public transportation 4 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 5 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 459 4.2%
 Worked at Home 524 4.8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 1,354 14.6%
 High School Graduate 5,094 54.9%
 Associate's degree 685 7.4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,597 17.2%
 Master's degree 346 3.7%
 Professional school degree 162 1.7%
 Doctorate degree 39 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,821 75.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 580 11.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 641 12.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28560

ZIP Code 28560 is in the Craven County School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28560.

Bridgeton Elementary
230 Branch Canal Rd
New Bern, NC 28560
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Craven County School District
J T Barber Elementary
1700 Cobb St
New Bern, NC 28560
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Craven County School District
Brinson Memorial Elementary
319 Neuse Forest Ave
New Bern, NC 28560
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Craven County School District
Oaks Road Elementary
2811 Oaks Rd
New Bern, NC 28560
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Craven County School District
Grover C Fields Middle School
2000 M L King Jr Blvd
New Bern, NC 28560
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Craven County School District
Calvary Baptist Church School
1821 Rhem Ave
New Bern, NC 28560
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Epiphany School
2201 Henderson Ave
New Bern, NC 28560
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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