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, 2017)


Total Population 1,774
Daytime Population: Workers 47
Daytime Population: Residents 1,015
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,062
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.60
Population in Households 1,774
Population in Familes 1,535
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 106
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $52,150
Average Household Income $64,083
Per Capita Income $24,889


Total Housing Units 816 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 532 (65.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 157 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 127 (15.6%)
Median Home Value $216,901
Average Home Value $236,325


Total Households 689
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 524
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.49% 2.14%
Households 1.31% 2.09%
Families 1.16% 1.98%
Median Household Income   1.41%
Per Capita Income   2.96%

Stella, NC 28582 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28582 to the other 782 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 633 19th
Population Density # 445 43rd
Diversity Index # 588 25th
Median Household Income # 178 77th
Per Capita Income # 298 62nd

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