28572 ZIP Code Profile, Map, Data & Demographics

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Pink Hill, NC

ZIP Code 28572: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Pink Hill, NC 28572

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Lenoir County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.052, Longitude -77.745
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 28572 has segments in 4 Counties (Duplin, Jones, Lenoir, Onslow).

  • Businesses Addresses: 178
  • PO Box Addresses: 175
  • Residential Addresses: 2,650
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,650

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Database updated: July 1, 2023, Maps updated: May 3, 2023.


Pink Hill, NC 28572 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2023)


Total Population 6,484 (100%)
Population in Households 6,366 (98.2%)
Population in Families 5,299 (81.7%)
Population in Group Quarters1 118 ( 1.8%)
Population Density 58
Diversity Index2 58


Median Household Income $54,204
Average Household Income $78,851
% of Income for Mortgage4 12%
Per Capita Income $30,806
Wealth Index5 63
Socioeconomic Status Index6 Moderate (47.3)


Total HU (Housing Units) 2,884 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,892 (65.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 639 (22.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 353 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $105,632
Average Home Value $136,245
Housing Affordability Index3 208


Total Households 2,531
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 1,727
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.
  6. The Socioeconomic Index ranges from zero (lowest relative status) to 100 (highest relative status). This measure quantifies disparities in social position of an area's inhabitants and is built from a broad range of demographic, housing, and socioeconomic inputs. More information on this measure can be found in Esri's SEI tutorial.


2020-2023 2023-2028
Population -0.80% -0.37%
Households -0.11% -0.11%
Families   -0.16%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   2.79%
Owner Occupied HU   0.17%

Pink Hill, NC 28572 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28572 to the other 776 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2023 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 # 392 50th
Population Density # 552 29th
Median Household Income # 421 46th
Housing Affordability Index # 764 98th
Per Capita Income # 412 47th
Diversity Index # 294 62nd

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