Fayetteville, NC 28303 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28303: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fayetteville, NC 28303

Not Acceptable, USPS
Eutaw, NC 28303

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,891
  • Single Family Addresses: 12,223
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,976
  • County: Cumberland County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.082, Longitude -78.962
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Fayetteville, NC 28303 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 34,523
Population in Households 33,884
Population in Familes 26,229
Population in Group Qrtrs 639
Population Density1 1,751
Diversity Index2 72


Total Households 14,745
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 9,043
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 16,900 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,815 (40.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,930 (46.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,155 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $135,348
Average Home Value $187,627


Median Household Income $45,042
Average Household Income $65,390
Per Capita Income $28,225
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.67% 0.6%
Households 0.85% 0.69%
Families 0.62% 0.55%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   1.55%
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 28303 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28303 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 # 94 88th
Population Density1 # 64 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 53 93rd
Median Household Income # 297 62nd
Per Capita Income # 147 81st

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