Lake Waccamaw, NC 28450 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28450: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lake Waccamaw, NC 28450

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Columbus County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.316, Longitude -78.505
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 59
  • PO Box Addresses: 234
  • Residential Addresses: 932
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 932

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

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  1. 28450 2018 Demographic Data
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  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Lake Waccamaw, NC 28450 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,481
Population in Households 2,264
Population in Familes 1,882
Population in Group Qrtrs 217
Population Density2 59
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $50,841
Average Household Income $72,041
Per Capita Income $28,881


Total Housing Units 1,426 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 716 (50.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 228 (16.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 482 (33.8%)
Median Home Value $155,063
Average Home Value $225,140


Total Households 944
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 635
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 0.41% -0.17%
Households 0.35% -0.19%
Families 0.21% -0.29%
Median Household Income   1.73%
Per Capita Income   1.55%

Lake Waccamaw, NC 28450 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28450 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 # 572 26th
Population Density # 579 25th
Diversity Index # 251 68th
Median Household Income # 274 65th
Per Capita Income # 204 74th

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