Rocky Point, NC 28457 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28457: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Rocky Point, NC 28457

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Pender County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.411, Longitude -77.912
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 182
  • PO Box Addresses: 476
  • Residential Addresses: 4,093
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 4,093

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

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Rocky Point, NC 28457 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 11,139
Daytime Population: Workers 1,881
Daytime Population: Residents 5,997
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,878
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.71
Population in Households 11,101
Population in Familes 9,365
Population in Group Qrtrs 38
Population Density2 90
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $47,594
Average Household Income $61,479
Per Capita Income $22,308


Total Housing Units 4,389 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,988 (68.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,038 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 363 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $140,668
Average Home Value $189,926


Total Households 4,026
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 2,990
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 1.36% 1.71%
Households 1.28% 1.64%
Families 1.14% 1.56%
Median Household Income   2.22%
Per Capita Income   3.04%

Rocky Point, NC 28457 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28457 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 # 290 63rd
Population Density # 484 38th
Diversity Index # 293 62nd
Median Household Income # 278 65th
Per Capita Income # 440 44th

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