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, 2016)


Total Population 4,689
Population in Households 4,668
Population in Familes 3,851
Population in Group Qrtrs 21
Population Density1 20
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 1,928
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 1,311
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,244 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,446 (64.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 482 (21.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 316 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $89,652
Average Home Value $128,683


Median Household Income $38,610
Average Household Income $51,099
Per Capita Income $21,127
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.44% 0.22%
Households 0.65% 0.36%
Families 0.51% 0.29%
Median Household Income   -1.46%
Per Capita Income   1.37%
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.

Trenton, NC 28585 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28585 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 # 457 41st
Population Density1 # 733 6th
Diversity Index2 # 288 63rd
Median Household Income # 498 36th
Per Capita Income # 461 41st

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