Tarawa Terrace, NC 28543 ZIP Code Profile

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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
Tarawa Terrace, NC 28543

Acceptable Alternative
Jacksonville, NC 28543
Tarawa Ter, NC 28543

Not Acceptable, USPS
Tarawa, NC 28543
Tarawa Tr, NC 28543

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 16
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,802
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Onslow County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.734, Longitude -77.377
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

Tarawa Terrace, NC 28543 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28543 to the other 766 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 391 49th
Population Density1 # 75 90th
Diversity Index2 # 122 84th
Median Household Income # 482 37th
Per Capita Income # 745 3rd

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

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Tarawa Terrace, NC 28543 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 6,647
Population in Households 5,522
Population in Familes 5,419
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,125
Population Density1 1,342
Diversity Index2 64
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,620
Average Household Size 3.41
Family Households 1,561
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,677 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 20 ( 1.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,600 (95.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 57 ( 3.4%)
Median Home Value $0
Average Home Value $0
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,914
Average Household Income $46,191
Per Capita Income $13,302
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 2.24% 2.59%
Households 3.65% 3.05%
Families 3.64% 3.03%
Median Household Income   2.22%
Per Capita Income   2.59%
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.


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