Wilmington, NC 28411 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28411: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Wilmington, NC 28411

Not Acceptable, USPS
Wilm, NC 28411

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 422
  • Single Family Addresses: 12,975
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,995
  • County: New Hanover County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.228, Longitude -77.946
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 28411 has segments in 2 Counties (New Hanover, Pender).

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Wilmington, NC 28411 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 34,086
Population in Households 33,762
Population in Familes 27,535
Population in Group Qrtrs 324
Population Density1 925
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 13,667
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 9,339
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 14,825 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,243 (69.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,424 (23.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,158 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $249,650
Average Home Value $322,779


Median Household Income $66,593
Average Household Income $93,195
Per Capita Income $37,396
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.53% 1.77%
Households 1.53% 1.76%
Families 1.37% 1.67%
Median Household Income   2.12%
Per Capita Income   2.05%
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.


Wilmington, NC 28411 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28411 to the other 771 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 91 88th
Population Density1 # 114 85th
Diversity Index2 # 540 30th
Median Household Income # 50 94th
Per Capita Income # 59 92nd

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