Camp Lejeune, NC 28542 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28542: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Camp Lejeune, NC 28542

Acceptable Alternative
Jacksonville, NC 28542

Not Acceptable, USPS
Cp Lejeune Mcb, NC 28542
Cp Lejeunemcb, NC 28542
Lejeune, NC 28542

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 0
  • Single Family Addresses: 0
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Onslow County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.698, Longitude -77.352
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Camp Lejeune, NC 28542 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,493
Daytime Population: Workers 3,647
Daytime Population: Residents 14
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,661
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.05
Population in Households 35
Population in Familes 34
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,458
Population Density2 73
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $40,815
Average Household Income $49,884
Per Capita Income $21,822


Total Housing Units 11 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2 (18.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 (81.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 0
Median Home Value $0
Average Home Value $0


Total Households 11
Average Household Size 3.18
Family Households 10
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 -3.8% 0.0%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 0.0% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.0%
Per Capita Income   0.01%

Camp Lejeune, NC 28542 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28542 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 # 493 37th
Population Density # 541 31st
Diversity Index # 204 74th
Median Household Income # 463 41st
Per Capita Income # 474 40th

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