Richlands, NC 28574 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28574: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Richlands, NC 28574

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 249
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,595
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 25
  • County: Onslow County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.832, Longitude -77.577
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 28574 has segments in 3 Counties (Duplin, Jones, Onslow).

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Richlands, NC 28574 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 17,590
Population in Households 17,588
Population in Familes 15,166
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 141
Diversity Index2 49


Total Households 6,297
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 4,719
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,018 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,561 (65.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,736 (24.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 721 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $153,096
Average Home Value $164,147


Median Household Income $44,269
Average Household Income $56,282
Per Capita Income $20,152
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 3.08% 2.73%
Households 2.75% 2.65%
Families 2.64% 2.59%
Median Household Income   2.23%
Per Capita Income   1.67%
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.

Richlands, NC 28574 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28574 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 # 215 72nd
Population Density1 # 374 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 363 53rd
Median Household Income # 318 59th
Per Capita Income # 538 31st

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