Atlantic Beach, NC 28512 ZIP Code Profile


ZIP Code 28512: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Atlantic Beach, NC 28512

Acceptable Alternative
Atlantic Bch, NC 28512
Indian Beach, NC 28512
Pine Knoll Shores, NC 28512
Pks, NC 28512
Salter Path, NC 28512

Not Acceptable, USPS
Atlanticbeach, NC 28512
Fort Macon Coast Guard Base, NC 28512

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Carteret County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.699, Longitude -76.782
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 270
  • PO Box Addresses: 593
  • Residential Addresses: 2,192
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 165
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,027

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Database updated: August 1, 2019, Maps updated: August 2, 2019.

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  1. 28512 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 28512 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
  2. North Carolina Research Tools (Easy Tools & Current Data)
  3. North Carolina Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

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Atlantic Beach, NC 28512 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 3,689
Population in Households 3,665
Population in Familes 2,624
Population in Group Qrtrs 24
Population Density2 645
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $61,177
Average Household Income $92,323
Per Capita Income $48,185


Total Housing Units 10,087 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,353 (13.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 572 ( 5.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 8,162 (80.9%)
Median Home Value $385,201
Average Home Value $453,086


Total Households 1,925
Average Household Size 1.9
Family Households 1,095
Average Family Size 2
  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.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.58% 1.22%
Households 1.56% 1.18%
Families 1.35% 1.09%
Median Household Income   1.52%
Per Capita Income   1.96%

Atlantic Beach, NC 28512 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28512 to the other 779 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 497 36th
Population Density # 160 80th
Diversity Index # 725 7th
Median Household Income # 136 83rd
Per Capita Income # 42 95th

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