Fair Bluff, NC 28439 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28439: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fair Bluff, NC 28439

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Columbus County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.308, Longitude -79.003
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 57
  • PO Box Addresses: 202
  • Residential Addresses: 455
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 455

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

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Fair Bluff, NC 28439 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,631
Daytime Population: Workers 480
Daytime Population: Residents 973
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,453
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 1,625
Population in Familes 1,301
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 59
Diversity Index3 58


Median Household Income $37,291
Average Household Income $47,537
Per Capita Income $20,760


Total Housing Units 863 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 472 (54.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 238 (27.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 153 (17.7%)
Median Home Value $87,931
Average Home Value $113,559


Total Households 710
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 434
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 0.68% 0.06%
Households 0.72% 0.06%
Families 0.55% -0.05%
Median Household Income   -0.16%
Per Capita Income   1.1%

Fair Bluff, NC 28439 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28439 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 # 646 18th
Population Density # 583 26th
Diversity Index # 227 71st
Median Household Income # 583 26th
Per Capita Income # 553 29th

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