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ZIP Code 28562

Primary City:New Bern, NC (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: New Bern
County: Craven County
Timezone: Eastern (4:00am)
Area code: 252 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.1, -77.1
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28562

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28562. 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 28562. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28562, 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
Acceptable:
Trent Woods

Stats and Demographics for the 28562 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28562 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 28562 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28562 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 36,176
Population Density 234 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16,926
Median Home Value $191,500
Land Area 154.82 sq mi
Water Area 3.65 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,359
Median Household Income $51,268

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 45


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 51,1931,0792,272
5-91,0741,1092,183
10-141,0791,1122,191
15-191,0409952,035
20-249741,0141,988
25-291,0721,0792,151
30-349931,0432,036
35-399871,0442,031
40-449431,0682,011
45-491,0741,2412,315
50-541,1981,4022,600
55-591,1391,3472,486
60-641,1311,4042,535
65-699801,1752,155
70-748028871,689
75-796578081,465
80-844976401,137
85 Plus312584896

Gender

 Male 17,145 47%
 Female 19,031 53%
Gender

Race

 White 26,363 72.9%
 Black Or African American 7,459 20.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 126 0.3%
 Asian 797 2.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 36 0.1%
 Other Race 620 1.7%
 Two Or More Races 775 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24122590712
25-341,0061,0412,047
35-441,3887562,144
45-541,9677432,710
55-642,4005232,923
65-742,0203422,362
75-841,4793361,815
85 Plus395251646

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 8,260 54%
 Single Guardian 2,119 14%
 Singles 4,322 28%
 Singles With Roommate 658 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 10,983 72%
 Households with Kids 4,376 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1237221458
2252223475
3249231480
4214190404
5223207430
6225213438
7210212422
8206213419
9210264474
10188238426
11223251474
12229196425
13247180427
14192247439
15233233466
16234199433
17223231454
18180159339
19170173343
20199178377

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28562 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 28562 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 28562 real estate data, the median home value of $191,500 is slightly higher 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 28562. Rentals in 28562 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28562 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 35,831 99.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 13 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 245 0.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 87 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,557 45%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,220 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,582 27%
 Households Vacant 1,567 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 550 35.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 37 2.4%
 For Sale Only 380 24.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 44 2.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 181 11.6%
 For Migrant Workers 3 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 372 23.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 211 4%
 1 Bedroom 906 18%
 2 Bedroom 1,993 40%
 3+ Bedroom 1,854 37%
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 $51,268 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28562 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 28562 can expect to fall in that range. 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 9,955 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,551 26%
 No Earnings 11,424 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 9,955 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,551 26%
 No Earnings 11,424 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 14,157 94.1%
 Public transportation 12 0.1%
 Taxicab 48 0.3%
 Motorcycle 64 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 188 1.2%
 Worked at Home 575 3.8%
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 1,322 11%
 High School Graduate 5,764 49%
 Associate's degree 984 8%
 Bachelor's degree 2,439 21%
 Master's degree 758 6%
 Professional school degree 285 2%
 Doctorate degree 180 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,276 76.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 847 12.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 750 10.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28562

ZIP Code 28562 is in the Craven County School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28562.

H J Macdonald Middle School
3127 Elizabeth Ave
New Bern, NC 28562
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Craven County School District
Albert H Bangert Elementary
3712 Canterbury Rd
New Bern, NC 28562
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Craven County School District
West Craven Middle School
515 NW Craven Mid School Rd
New Bern, NC 28562
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Craven County School District
Trent Park Elementary
2500 Educational Dr
New Bern, NC 28562
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Craven County School District
Ben D Quinn Elementary
4275 M L King Jr Blvd
New Bern, NC 28562
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Craven County School District
Creekside Elementary
2790 Landscape Dr
New Bern, NC 28562
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Craven County School District
New Bern High School
4200 Academic Dr
New Bern, NC 28562
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Craven County School District
Craven Early College High School
800 College Court
New Bern, NC 28562
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Craven County School District
St Paul Catholic School
3007 Country Club Rd
New Bern, NC 28562
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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