Shallotte, NC 28470 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28470: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Shallotte, NC 28470

Acceptable Alternative
S Brunswick, NC 28470
South Brunswick, NC 28470

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 362
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,329
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 329
  • County: Brunswick County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.959, Longitude -78.396
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Shallotte, NC 28470 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 12,478
Daytime Population: Workers 6,765
Daytime Population: Residents 7,481
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 14,246
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.14
Population in Households 12,392
Population in Familes 9,935
Population in Group Qrtrs 86
Population Density2 274
Diversity Index3 43


Median Household Income $39,382
Average Household Income $57,202
Per Capita Income $23,628


Total Housing Units 7,137 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,464 (48.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,652 (23.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,021 (28.3%)
Median Home Value $186,181
Average Home Value $250,440


Total Households 5,116
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 3,428
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 2.43% 2.55%
Households 2.23% 2.52%
Families 2.06% 2.42%
Median Household Income   1.62%
Per Capita Income   2.83%

Shallotte, NC 28470 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28470 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 # 273 65th
Population Density # 270 66th
Diversity Index # 447 43rd
Median Household Income # 509 35th
Per Capita Income # 370 53rd

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