Tar Heel, NC 28392 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28392: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Tar Heel, NC 28392

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 33
  • Single Family Addresses: 507
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Bladen County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.733, Longitude -78.794
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Tar Heel, NC 28392 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,591
Population in Households 1,590
Population in Familes 1,315
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 45
Diversity Index2 63


Total Households 672
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 457
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 753 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 501 (66.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 171 (22.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 81 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $90,183
Average Home Value $228,144


Median Household Income $38,468
Average Household Income $51,569
Per Capita Income $21,797
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.13% -0.18%
Households 0.17% -0.12%
Families 0.03% -0.26%
Median Household Income   0.57%
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.

Tar Heel, NC 28392 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28392 to the other 782 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 648 17th
Population Density1 # 634 19th
Diversity Index2 # 141 82nd
Median Household Income # 539 31st
Per Capita Income # 475 39th

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