Dover, NC 28526 ZIP Code Profile

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Dover, NC | Fort Barnwell, NC

ZIP Code 28526: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Dover, NC 28526

Not Acceptable, USPS
Fort Barnwell, NC 28526

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Craven County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.267, Longitude -77.374
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 28526 has segments in 3 Counties (Craven, Jones, Lenoir).

  • Businesses Addresses: 49
  • PO Box Addresses: 103
  • Residential Addresses: 989
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 989

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

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Dover, NC 28526 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,917
Daytime Population: Workers 292
Daytime Population: Residents 1,229
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,521
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.79
Population in Households 1,917
Population in Familes 1,560
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 31
Diversity Index3 61


Median Household Income $39,852
Average Household Income $54,283
Per Capita Income $23,305


Total Housing Units 989 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 612 (61.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 211 (21.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 166 (16.8%)
Median Home Value $93,056
Average Home Value $108,905


Total Households 823
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 553
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 -0.45% -0.48%
Households -0.43% -0.49%
Families -0.63% -0.59%
Median Household Income   2.17%
Per Capita Income   3.32%

Dover, NC 28526 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28526 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 # 612 22nd
Population Density # 690 12th
Diversity Index # 169 79th
Median Household Income # 498 36th
Per Capita Income # 382 51st

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