Cedar Island, NC 28520 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28520: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Cedar Island, NC 28520

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Carteret County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.942, Longitude -76.336
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 7
  • PO Box Addresses: 41
  • Residential Addresses: 125
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 125

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

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Cedar Island, NC 28520 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 158
Daytime Population: Workers 20
Daytime Population: Residents 94
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 114
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.72
Population in Households 158
Population in Familes 130
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 17
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $36,233
Average Household Income $49,049
Per Capita Income $20,489


Total Housing Units 132 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 55 (41.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 ( 8.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 66 (50.0%)
Median Home Value $146,875
Average Home Value $184,545


Total Households 66
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 46
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 1.0% 0.87%
Households 0.87% 1.18%
Families 0.93% 0.85%
Median Household Income   2.71%
Per Capita Income   3.08%

Cedar Island, NC 28520 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28520 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 # 751 4th
Population Density # 753 4th
Diversity Index # 687 12th
Median Household Income # 608 22nd
Per Capita Income # 573 27th

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