Atlantic, NC 28511 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28511: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Atlantic, NC 28511

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 13
  • Single Family Addresses: 205
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Carteret County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.893, Longitude -76.337
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

Neighborhood Data

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Atlantic, NC 28511 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,007
Population in Households 914
Population in Familes 709
Population in Group Qrtrs 93
Population Density1 26
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 460
Average Household Size 1.99
Family Households 277
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 742 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 343 (46.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 117 (15.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 282 (38.0%)
Median Home Value $189,919
Average Home Value $244,606


Median Household Income $56,900
Average Household Income $63,979
Per Capita Income $31,380
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.19% 1.22%
Households 1.31% 1.35%
Families 1.14% 1.2%
Median Household Income   1.86%
Per Capita Income   1.59%
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.

Atlantic, NC 28511 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28511 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 # 689 11th
Population Density1 # 711 8th
Diversity Index2 # 739 5th
Median Household Income # 95 88th
Per Capita Income # 99 87th

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