Rocky Point, NC 28457 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28457: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Rocky Point, NC 28457

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 185
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,748
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Pender County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.411, Longitude -77.912
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Rocky Point, NC 28457 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 9,429
Population in Households 9,391
Population in Familes 7,905
Population in Group Qrtrs 38
Population Density1 102
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 3,412
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 2,534
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,771 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,577 (68.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 835 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 359 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $122,600
Average Home Value $155,229


Median Household Income $46,462
Average Household Income $54,912
Per Capita Income $19,883
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.78% 1.2%
Households 0.68% 1.16%
Families 0.55% 1.1%
Median Household Income   2.7%
Per Capita Income   2.4%
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.


Rocky Point, NC 28457 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28457 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 # 319 59th
Population Density1 # 444 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 274 64th
Median Household Income # 249 68th
Per Capita Income # 509 34th

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