Sneads Ferry, NC 28460 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28460: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sneads Ferry, NC 28460

Acceptable Alternative
N Topsail Bch, NC 28460
N Topsail Beach, NC 28460

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Onslow County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.532, Longitude -77.388
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 326
  • PO Box Addresses: 730
  • Residential Addresses: 5,598
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 634
    • Single Family Addresses: 4,964

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

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Sneads Ferry, NC 28460 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 10,183
Daytime Population: Workers 2,358
Daytime Population: Residents 5,877
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,235
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.81
Population in Households 10,183
Population in Familes 8,158
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 356
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $53,634
Average Household Income $73,513
Per Capita Income $30,847


Total Housing Units 7,923 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,791 (35.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,482 (18.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,650 (46.1%)
Median Home Value $217,756
Average Home Value $289,780


Total Households 4,273
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 2,889
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 4.3% 2.96%
Households 4.0% 2.85%
Families 3.9% 2.8%
Median Household Income   2.69%
Per Capita Income   2.6%

Sneads Ferry, NC 28460 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28460 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 # 309 61st
Population Density # 223 72nd
Diversity Index # 617 21st
Median Household Income # 154 80th
Per Capita Income # 122 85th

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