Morehead City, NC 28557 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28557: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Morehead City, NC 28557

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Carteret County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.726, Longitude -76.758
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,501
  • PO Box Addresses: 566
  • Residential Addresses: 7,364
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 565
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,799

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

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  2. Growth Rates for 28557 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Morehead City, NC 28557 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 15,323
Population in Households 15,134
Population in Familes 11,633
Population in Group Qrtrs 189
Population Density2 1,029
Diversity Index3 38
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,104
Average Household Income $70,473
Per Capita Income $32,149

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 8,560 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,435 (51.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,505 (29.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,620 (18.9%)
Median Home Value $234,344
Average Home Value $292,514
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 6,940
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 4,204
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.65% 0.63%
Households 0.54% 0.6%
Families 0.41% 0.47%
Median Household Income   0.65%
Per Capita Income   1.21%

Morehead City, NC 28557 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28557 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 # 237 70th
Population Density # 111 86th
Diversity Index # 485 38th
Median Household Income # 291 63rd
Per Capita Income # 124 84th

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