Fayetteville, NC 28304 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28304: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fayetteville, NC 28304

Not Acceptable, USPS
Lafayette, NC 28304

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Cumberland County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.03, Longitude -78.971
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 28304 has segments in 2 Counties (Cumberland, Hoke).

  • Businesses Addresses: 1,196
  • PO Box Addresses: 213
  • Residential Addresses: 16,031
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,298
    • Single Family Addresses: 13,733

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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  1. 28304 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 28304 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Fayetteville, NC 28304 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 38,844
Population in Households 38,554
Population in Familes 31,415
Population in Group Qrtrs 290
Population Density2 2,134
Diversity Index3 72


Median Household Income $47,457
Average Household Income $61,449
Per Capita Income $24,552


Total Housing Units 17,475 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,111 (46.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,289 (41.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,075 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $123,167
Average Home Value $148,138


Total Households 15,400
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 10,275
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.14% 0.24%
Households 0.18% 0.26%
Families 0.06% 0.18%
Median Household Income   2.05%
Per Capita Income   2.38%

Fayetteville, NC 28304 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28304 to the other 775 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 78 90th
Population Density # 45 94th
Diversity Index # 53 93rd
Median Household Income # 349 55th
Per Capita Income # 363 53rd

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