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: 677
  • PO Box Addresses: 543
  • Residential Addresses: 6,029
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 96
    • Single Family Addresses: 5,933

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

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Swansboro, NC 28584 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 12,687
Daytime Population: Workers 5,312
Daytime Population: Residents 6,828
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 12,140
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.96
Population in Households 12,682
Population in Familes 10,431
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 430
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $54,553
Average Household Income $73,356
Per Capita Income $30,579


Total Housing Units 7,072 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,663 (51.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,624 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,785 (25.2%)
Median Home Value $246,654
Average Home Value $301,508


Total Households 5,287
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 3,644
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 1.86% 1.51%
Households 1.71% 1.47%
Families 1.53% 1.35%
Median Household Income   2.63%
Per Capita Income   3.25%

Swansboro, NC 28584 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28584 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 # 265 66th
Population Density # 201 74th
Diversity Index # 598 24th
Median Household Income # 141 82nd
Per Capita Income # 129 84th

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