Trenton, NC 28585 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28585: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Trenton, NC 28585

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Jones County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.067, Longitude -77.411
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 150
  • PO Box Addresses: 208
  • Residential Addresses: 1,497
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,497

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

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Trenton, NC 28585 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 4,047
Population in Households 4,026
Population in Familes 3,329
Population in Group Qrtrs 21
Population Density2 19
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $40,174
Average Household Income $54,162
Per Capita Income $22,366


Total Housing Units 1,947 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,281 (65.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 380 (19.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 286 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $102,220
Average Home Value $145,062


Total Households 1,661
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 1,124
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 -0.19% -0.53%
Households -0.11% -0.47%
Families -0.26% -0.56%
Median Household Income   5.01%
Per Capita Income   3.61%

Trenton, NC 28585 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28585 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 # 476 39th
Population Density # 740 5th
Diversity Index # 299 62nd
Median Household Income # 530 32nd
Per Capita Income # 491 37th

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