28516 Zip Code Profile

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Welcome to BEAUFORT, NC 28516

28516 is a sparsely populated, suburban zip code in Beaufort, North Carolina. The population is primarily white, older, and mostly married couples. At $192,800 the average home value here is a bit higher than average for the Morehead City area, so this probably isn't the place to look for housing bargains.

The average family income here is $55,203/year. This is less than the national average of $70,000/year. However, the national average number is a little misleading because there are some very wealthy Americans earning $50 million a year or more. (Wouldn't that be nice!) This pushes the national average higher than in would be without those edge cases. The median household income in the US (median, meaning half of US households make more and half make less) is at about $50,000/year. Median family income in 28516 is $42,229.

An intersting fact about income: Men in 28516 earn an average of $32,936/year. Women earn only $16,985/year.

4,736 people in 28516 have jobs. This statistic includes anyone over the age of 16.

Are you thinking about moving to a neighborhood in 28516? You might be interested to know that the average commute time to work for people living here is not bad, only 22.9 minutes.

The median age here is 47. There are 5,583 men and 5,848 women. The median age for men is 45 while for women the median age is 48.

To give you a sense of the community, 5,873 people (out of the 11,431 people live here) have lived in their home at least 5 years. The Post Office delivers mail to 5,291 homes, and 394 businesses every day. 149 people ride bikes or walk to work on a fairly regular basis.

28516 Zip code is located in the Eastern time zone at 35 degrees latitude (Fun Fact: this is the same latitude as Kyoto, Japan!) and -77 degrees longitude. It has an average elevation of 8 feet above sea levell.

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  • Demographics

  • Total Population: 11,431
  • White Population: 9,785
  • Black Population: 1,568
  • Hispanic Population: 222
  • Asian Population: 85
  • Hawaiian Population: 9
  • Indian Population: 128
  • Male Population: 5,583
  • Female Population: 5,848
  • Median Age: 47
  • Median Age of Males: 45
  • Median Age of Females: 48
  • Geography

  • Region: South
  • Division: South Atlantic
  • State: North Carolina
  • CBSA Type: Micropolitan
  • CBSA Name: Morehead City NC
  • County: Carteret
  • City: Beaufort
  • Longitude: -76.7
  • Latitude: 34.7
  • Elevation: 9 feet above sea levele
  • Area code: 252
  • Marital Status

  • Average Age

  • The Commute to Work

  • Total commuters: 4,593
  • Drive alone: 3,596
  • Carpool: 759
  • Public transit: 44
  • Ride bikes or walk: 149

  • Average commute time: 22.9 minutes.
  •    0 - 5: 255
  •    5 - 9: 824
  •    10 - 14: 790
  •    15 - 19: 600
  •    20 - 24: 556
  •    25 - 29: 185
  •    30 - 34: 729
  •    35 - 39: 80
  •    40 - 44: 130
  •    45 - 59: 144
  •    60 - 89: 145
  •    90 plus: 155
  • The Economics

  • Average House Value: $192,800
  • Average Annual Household Income: $39,523
  • Businesses: 302
  • Employees: 2,226
  • Annual Payroll: $59,525,000
  • Average Family Income: $55,203
  • Median Family Income: $34,093
  • Average Income for Men: $32,936
  • Average Income for Women: $16,985
  • Other Stuff

  • County FIPS Code: 031
  • State FIPS Code: 37

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Schools in 28516 Zip Code

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Primary Schools
Beaufort Elementary
110 Carraway Drive
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 728-3316
Tiller School
1950 Hwy 70e
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 728-1995
Middle Schools
Beaufort Middle
100 Carraway Drive
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 728-4520
High Schools
East Carteret High
3263 Hwy 70 E
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 728-3514
Other Schools
Bridges Alternative School
1108 Bridges Street
Morehead City, NC 28516
(252) 808-3040

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