Trenton, NC 28585 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28585: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Trenton, NC 28585

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 148
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,484
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Jones County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.067, Longitude -77.411
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Trenton, NC 28585 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,717
Daytime Population: Workers 925
Daytime Population: Residents 2,622
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,547
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 4,696
Population in Familes 3,866
Population in Group Qrtrs 21
Population Density2 20
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $39,229
Average Household Income $53,018
Per Capita Income $21,717


Total Housing Units 2,257 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,434 (63.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 488 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 335 (14.8%)
Median Home Value $94,433
Average Home Value $136,123


Total Households 1,922
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 1,304
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 -0.12% -0.27%
Households -0.05% -0.23%
Families -0.22% -0.31%
Median Household Income   2.78%
Per Capita Income   3.38%

Trenton, NC 28585 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28585 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 # 453 42nd
Population Density # 738 6th
Diversity Index # 305 61st
Median Household Income # 514 34th
Per Capita Income # 483 38th

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