Council, NC 28434 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28434: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Council, NC 28434

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Bladen County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.448, Longitude -78.438
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 43
  • PO Box Addresses: 58
  • Residential Addresses: 533
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 533

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

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Council, NC 28434 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,207
Daytime Population: Workers 244
Daytime Population: Residents 715
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 959
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.79
Population in Households 1,207
Population in Familes 957
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 16
Diversity Index3 61


Median Household Income $31,307
Average Household Income $44,342
Per Capita Income $20,169


Total Housing Units 650 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 435 (66.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 114 (17.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 101 (15.5%)
Median Home Value $70,353
Average Home Value $118,736


Total Households 549
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 338
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 -0.15% -0.35%
Households 0.0% -0.26%
Families -0.16% -0.36%
Median Household Income   0.01%
Per Capita Income   1.48%

Council, NC 28434 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28434 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 # 675 14th
Population Density # 754 4th
Diversity Index # 176 78th
Median Household Income # 711 9th
Per Capita Income # 595 24th

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