Oriental, NC 28571 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28571: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Oriental, NC 28571

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 175
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,250
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Pamlico County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.031, Longitude -76.696
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Oriental, NC 28571 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,850
Population in Households 2,850
Population in Familes 2,242
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 63
Diversity Index2 32


Total Households 1,423
Average Household Size 2.0
Family Households 922
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 2,155 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,154 (53.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 269 (12.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 732 (34.0%)
Median Home Value $351,174
Average Home Value $388,778


Median Household Income $58,041
Average Household Income $87,513
Per Capita Income $43,695
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.58% 1.39%
Households 1.43% 1.29%
Families 1.25% 1.23%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   2.16%
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.

Oriental, NC 28571 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28571 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 # 542 30th
Population Density1 # 565 27th
Diversity Index2 # 534 31st
Median Household Income # 88 89th
Per Capita Income # 28 97th

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