Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469 ZIP Code Profile

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Ocean Isle Beach, NC | Shallotte, NC

ZIP Code 28469: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469

Acceptable Alternative
Ocean Isl Bch, NC 28469
Shallotte, NC 28469

Not Acceptable, USPS
Ocean Isle, NC 28469

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Brunswick County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.924, Longitude -78.459
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 530
  • PO Box Addresses: 777
  • Residential Addresses: 4,502
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 85
    • Single Family Addresses: 4,417

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

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  1. 28469 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 28469 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 7,089
Population in Households 7,089
Population in Familes 5,864
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 285
Diversity Index3 33


Median Household Income $57,334
Average Household Income $80,264
Per Capita Income $36,628


Total Housing Units 9,119 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,601 (28.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 634 ( 7.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,884 (64.5%)
Median Home Value $308,916
Average Home Value $407,641


Total Households 3,235
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 2,251
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 2.3% 2.43%
Households 2.29% 2.45%
Families 2.21% 2.4%
Median Household Income   2.73%
Per Capita Income   2.84%

Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28469 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 # 386 50th
Population Density # 258 67th
Diversity Index # 536 31st
Median Household Income # 139 82nd
Per Capita Income # 86 89th

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