Fayetteville, NC 28301 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 28301: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fayetteville, NC 28301

Acceptable Alternative
E Fayetteville, NC 28301
E Fayettevlle, NC 28301
East Fayetteville, NC 28301

Not Acceptable, USPS
E Fayettevill, NC 28301
Eastover, NC 28301
Fay, NC 28301
Vander, NC 28301

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,318
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,472
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,364
  • County: Cumberland County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.065, Longitude -78.865
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Fayetteville, NC 28301 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 18,288
Population in Households 16,482
Population in Familes 11,859
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,806
Population Density1 1,450
Diversity Index2 46


Total Households 7,446
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 4,026
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,832 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,938 (33.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,508 (51.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,386 (15.7%)
Median Home Value $84,065
Average Home Value $114,321


Median Household Income $26,646
Average Household Income $40,286
Per Capita Income $17,693
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.47% 0.6%
Households 1.04% 0.76%
Families 0.8% 0.61%
Median Household Income   -0.13%
Per Capita Income   0.88%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Fayetteville, NC 28301 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28301 to the other 775 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 210 73rd
Population Density1 # 77 90th
Diversity Index2 # 402 48th
Median Household Income # 740 5th
Per Capita Income # 677 13th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.