Swansboro, NC 28584 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28584: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Swansboro, NC 28584

Acceptable Alternative
Cape Carteret, NC 28584
Cedar Point, NC 28584
Peletier, NC 28584

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Onslow County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.701, Longitude -77.066
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 28584 has segments in 2 Counties (Carteret, Onslow).

  • Businesses Addresses: 673
  • PO Box Addresses: 536
  • Residential Addresses: 6,081
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 98
    • Single Family Addresses: 5,983

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

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  1. 28584 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 28584 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Swansboro, NC 28584 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 12,789
Population in Households 12,784
Population in Familes 10,569
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 413
Diversity Index3 26


Median Household Income $56,485
Average Household Income $76,064
Per Capita Income $31,729


Total Housing Units 7,090 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,760 (53.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,573 (22.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,757 (24.8%)
Median Home Value $248,953
Average Home Value $304,847


Total Households 5,333
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 3,677
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.71% 1.12%
Households 1.59% 1.05%
Families 1.44% 0.97%
Median Household Income   1.8%
Per Capita Income   2.17%

Swansboro, NC 28584 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28584 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 # 265 66th
Population Density # 200 74th
Diversity Index # 600 23rd
Median Household Income # 150 81st
Per Capita Income # 134 83rd

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