Smyrna, NC 28579 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28579: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Smyrna, NC 28579

Acceptable Alternative
Williston, NC 28579

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Carteret County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.801, Longitude -76.513
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 23
  • PO Box Addresses: 61
  • Residential Addresses: 207
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 207

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

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Smyrna, NC 28579 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 868
Population in Households 868
Population in Familes 711
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 116
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $45,431
Average Household Income $58,893
Per Capita Income $25,376


Total Housing Units 461 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 310 (67.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 64 (13.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 87 (18.9%)
Median Home Value $173,529
Average Home Value $220,565


Total Households 374
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 251
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 1.04% 0.7%
Households 1.02% 0.69%
Families 0.85% 0.63%
Median Household Income   2.52%
Per Capita Income   2.56%

Smyrna, NC 28579 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28579 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 # 698 10th
Population Density # 419 46th
Diversity Index # 745 4th
Median Household Income # 391 50th
Per Capita Income # 322 59th

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