Stella, NC 28582 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28582: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Stella, NC 28582

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 17
  • Single Family Addresses: 749
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Carteret County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.752, Longitude -77.153
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 28582 has segments in 2 Counties (Carteret, Onslow).

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Stella, NC 28582 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,557
Population in Households 1,557
Population in Familes 1,351
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 122
Diversity Index2 27


Total Households 612
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 467
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 730 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 480 (65.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 132 (18.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 118 (16.2%)
Median Home Value $208,333
Average Home Value $235,365


Median Household Income $51,541
Average Household Income $62,125
Per Capita Income $24,419
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.06% 2.55%
Households 1.9% 2.49%
Families 1.79% 2.41%
Median Household Income   1.59%
Per Capita Income   2.02%
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.

Stella, NC 28582 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28582 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 # 652 16th
Population Density1 # 408 47th
Diversity Index2 # 587 24th
Median Household Income # 163 79th
Per Capita Income # 271 65th

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