Gloucester, NC 28528 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28528: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Gloucester, NC 28528

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Carteret County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.685, Longitude -76.526
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 4
  • PO Box Addresses: 76
  • Residential Addresses: 246
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 246

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

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Gloucester, NC 28528 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 624
Daytime Population: Workers 7
Daytime Population: Residents 292
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 299
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.48
Population in Households 624
Population in Familes 497
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 258
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $39,340
Average Household Income $55,153
Per Capita Income $24,041


Total Housing Units 399 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 218 (54.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 54 (13.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 127 (31.8%)
Median Home Value $149,057
Average Home Value $199,427


Total Households 272
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 177
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 1.09% 1.04%
Households 1.06% 0.94%
Families 0.81% 0.89%
Median Household Income   1.83%
Per Capita Income   3.46%

Gloucester, NC 28528 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28528 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 # 714 9th
Population Density # 283 64th
Diversity Index # 770 2nd
Median Household Income # 511 35th
Per Capita Income # 342 56th

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