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ZIP Code 28594

Primary City:Emerald Isle, NC (View All Cities)
County: Carteret County
Timezone: Eastern (11:48am)
Coordinates:34.66, -77.01
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28594

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28594. 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 28594. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28594, 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:
Emerald Isle, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28594 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28594 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 28594 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28594 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,655
Population Density 638 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,735
Median Home Value $390,600
Land Area 5.73 sq mi
Water Area 14.74 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,732
Median Household Income $54,201

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 52Male Median Age: 50Female Median Age: 54

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male6273847610812584771271121161532031541231005824
Female546793737071737999116146189182182128994629
Total11614017714917819615715622622826234238533625119910453

Gender

 Male 1,859 51%
 Female 1,796 49%
Gender

Race

 White 3,536 96.7%
 Black Or African American 22 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.2%
 Asian 28 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.2%
 Other Race 19 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 36 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner74210819235632618634
Renter63121102706637193
Total7016321026242236320537

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 948 55%
 Single Guardian 158 9%
 Singles 503 29%
 Singles With Roommate 123 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,422 82%
 Households with Kids 310 18%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male61318161615111813151715251215161620914
Female1119108151011112013152321211624121298
Total1732282431252229332832384633314028321822

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28594 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 28594 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 28594 real estate data, the median home value of $390,600 is extremely high 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 28594. Rentals in 28594 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28594 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,655 100%
 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 743 11%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 508 8%
 Renter Occupied Households 481 7%
 Households Vacant 5,003 74%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 939 18.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 13 0.3%
 For Sale Only 89 1.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 0.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3,931 78.6%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 20 0.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 79 15%
 2 Bedroom 103 19%
 3+ Bedroom 347 66%
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 $54,201 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28594 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 28594 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 28594 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 1,088 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 892 28%
 No Earnings 1,250 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 1,088 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 892 28%
 No Earnings 1,250 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,264 85%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 16 1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 60 4%
 Worked at Home 152 10%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 65 4%
 High School Graduate 619 41%
 Associate's degree 114 8%
 Bachelor's degree 464 31%
 Master's degree 173 11%
 Professional school degree 37 2%
 Doctorate degree 47 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 345 82%
 Enrolled in Private School 25 6%
 Not Enrolled in School 49 12%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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