Fayetteville, NC 28305 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28305: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fayetteville, NC 28305

Not Acceptable, USPS
Haymount, NC 28305

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 768
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,626
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 528
  • County: Cumberland County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.054, Longitude -78.904
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Fayetteville, NC 28305 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,619
Population in Households 5,602
Population in Familes 4,019
Population in Group Qrtrs 17
Population Density1 2,247
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 2,768
Average Household Size 2.02
Family Households 1,451
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,171 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,461 (46.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,307 (41.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 403 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $228,047
Average Home Value $330,561


Median Household Income $50,987
Average Household Income $70,658
Per Capita Income $34,885
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.11% -0.05%
Households 0.04% 0.04%
Families -0.2% -0.11%
Median Household Income   1.81%
Per Capita Income   1.86%
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 28305 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28305 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 # 423 46th
Population Density1 # 40 95th
Diversity Index2 # 286 63rd
Median Household Income # 171 78th
Per Capita Income # 73 91st

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