Vanceboro, NC 28586 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28586: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Vanceboro, NC 28586

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 214
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,968
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 24
  • County: Craven County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.299, Longitude -77.146
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 28586 has segments in 3 Counties (Beaufort, Craven, Pitt).

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Vanceboro, NC 28586 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 8,595
Daytime Population: Workers 1,934
Daytime Population: Residents 4,603
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,537
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 7,908
Population in Familes 6,593
Population in Group Qrtrs 687
Population Density2 61
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $41,030
Average Household Income $52,212
Per Capita Income $20,385


Total Housing Units 3,456 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,088 (60.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 933 (27.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 435 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $80,967
Average Home Value $106,154


Total Households 3,021
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 2,134
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 0.13% -0.1%
Households 0.06% -0.14%
Families -0.1% -0.25%
Median Household Income   1.54%
Per Capita Income   2.37%

Vanceboro, NC 28586 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28586 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 # 335 57th
Population Density # 571 27th
Diversity Index # 302 61st
Median Household Income # 453 42nd
Per Capita Income # 581 26th

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