New Bern, NC 28562 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28562: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
New Bern, NC 28562

Acceptable Alternative
Trent Woods, NC 28562

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,100
  • Single Family Addresses: 15,704
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,695
  • County: Craven County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.072, Longitude -77.1
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 28562 has segments in 2 Counties (Craven, Jones).

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New Bern, NC 28562 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 37,840
Population in Households 37,473
Population in Familes 30,764
Population in Group Qrtrs 367
Population Density1 313
Diversity Index2 51


Total Households 15,800
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 10,571
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 17,616 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,605 (60.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,195 (29.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,816 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $213,818
Average Home Value $256,358


Median Household Income $51,938
Average Household Income $69,547
Per Capita Income $29,286
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.81% 0.5%
Households 0.57% 0.34%
Families 0.46% 0.28%
Median Household Income   1.82%
Per Capita Income   1.56%
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.

New Bern, NC 28562 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28562 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 # 81 90th
Population Density1 # 237 70th
Diversity Index2 # 325 58th
Median Household Income # 154 80th
Per Capita Income # 123 84th

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