Calabash, NC 28467 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 28467: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Calabash, NC 28467

Acceptable Alternative
Carolina Shor, NC 28467
Carolina Shores, NC 28467
Ocean Isl Bch, NC 28467
Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28467

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Brunswick County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.898, Longitude -78.578
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 244
  • PO Box Addresses: 70
  • Residential Addresses: 5,937
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 276
    • Single Family Addresses: 5,661

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

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Calabash, NC 28467 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 10,429
Daytime Population: Workers 4,323
Daytime Population: Residents 7,236
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,559
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.11
Population in Households 10,429
Population in Familes 8,443
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 584
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $48,826
Average Household Income $62,126
Per Capita Income $29,922


Total Housing Units 7,649 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,229 (55.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 794 (10.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,626 (34.3%)
Median Home Value $219,970
Average Home Value $255,019


Total Households 5,023
Average Household Size 2.08
Family Households 3,455
Average Family Size 2
  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 2.71% 2.72%
Households 2.47% 2.68%
Families 2.32% 2.58%
Median Household Income   1.51%
Per Capita Income   2.3%

Calabash, NC 28467 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28467 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 # 306 61st
Population Density # 170 78th
Diversity Index # 596 24th
Median Household Income # 250 68th
Per Capita Income # 141 82nd

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