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28504 Zip Code (Kinston, NC) Detailed Profile




Cities: Kinston, NC (7.68%), Jackson Heights, NC (1.16%)
Counties: Lenoir County, NC (98.05%), Jones County, NC (1.95%)
Estimated zip code population in 2021: 20,298
Zip code population in 2010: 21,642
Zip code population in 2000: 21,535

Houses and condos: 9,457
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,268
% of renters here:

37%
State:

33%
March 2022 cost of living index in zip code 28504: 79.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 123.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.6 sq. mi.
Population density: 164 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 28504
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2021:
This zip code:

1.0% ($1,243)
North Carolina:

0.7% ($1,668)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $1,327 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $1,191 (1.1%)

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Males: 9,700  (47.8%)
Females: 10,597  (52.2%)

For population 25 years and over in 28504:

  • High school or higher: 82.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 28504:

  • Never married: 33.9%
  • Now married: 44.6%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

Zip code 28504 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 28504 (2021)
    • 12,49561.6%White
    • 6,02329.7%Black
    • 1,1855.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 4372.2%Two or more races
    • 1360.7%Asian
    • 190.09%Some other race
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Urban population: 11,547
Rural population: 8,750

Estimated median house/condo value in 2021: $123,407
28504:

$123,407
North Carolina:

$236,900



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 42 registered sex offenders living in 28504 zip code as of February 21, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 28504 is 536 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is near the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

46.2 years
North Carolina median age:

39.4 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.2 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2020 tax year for zip code 28504, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2020: $51,913 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$51,913
State:

$70,020

Salary/wage: $43,126 (reported on 82.2% of returns)
Here:

$43,126
State:

$58,387
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1203.4% for AGIs below $25k, 3798.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6774.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9771.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 19579.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 105572.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,249 (reported on 26.6% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,249
North Carolina:

$1,479
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.9% for AGIs below $25k, 14.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 34.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 82.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 197.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2830.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $7,636 (reported on 10.8% of returns)
Here:

$7,636
State:

$7,888
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.6% for AGIs below $25k, 19.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 55.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 86.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 543.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 10287.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$14,273 (reported on 9.8% of returns)
Here:

+$14,273
State:

+$23,652
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.9% for AGIs below $25k, 17.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 75.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 126.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 805.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 20880.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$8,432 (reported on 14.0% of returns)
Here:

+$8,432
State:

+$11,710
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 75.2% for AGIs below $25k, 57.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 100.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 356.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 942.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4582.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $13,699 (reported on 7.9% of returns)
28504:

$13,699
North Carolina:

$20,247
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 43.2% for AGIs below $25k, 57.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 191.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 320.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 681.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5205.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Total itemized deductions: $33,064 (reported on 4.7% of returns)
Here:

$33,064
State:

$34,549
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 25.6% for AGIs below $25k, 94.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 205.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 388.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 912.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 12550.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $16,321 (reported on 4.2% of returns)
Here:

$16,321
State:

$13,360
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 27.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 76.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 132.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 367.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 7957.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $5,995 (reported on 4.7% of returns)
28504:

$5,995
State:

$7,586
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.9% for AGIs below $25k, 11.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 32.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 70.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 239.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2117.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,412 (reported on 22.9% of returns)
Here:

$2,412
State:

$2,337
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 124.5% for AGIs below $25k, 83.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2020 taxes: 93.3%
Here:

93%
State:

93%
(% for various income ranges: 92.8% for AGIs below $25k, 93.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 92.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 94.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 93.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 94.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 28504, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $46,775 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$46,775
State:

$54,937

Salary/wage: $38,534 (reported on 83.1% of returns)
Here:

$38,534
State:

$46,336
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 75.9% for AGIs below $25k, 77.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 70.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 70.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 68.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 51.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,448 (reported on 32.0% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,448
North Carolina:

$1,298
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $5,109 (reported on 13.3% of returns)
Here:

$5,109
State:

$6,213
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$10,420 (reported on 12.5% of returns)
Here:

+$10,420
State:

+$12,740
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 11.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$8,131 (reported on 13.3% of returns)
Here:

+$8,131
State:

+$10,311
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.1% for AGIs below $25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $11,619 (reported on 9.9% of returns)
28504:

$11,619
North Carolina:

$15,575
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.2% for AGIs below $25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Total itemized deductions: $21,272 (22% of AGI, reported on 28.3% of returns)
Here:

$21,272
State:

$23,438

Here:

22.3% of AGI
State:

21.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.2% for AGIs below $25k, 10.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 13.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 14.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 14.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $5,393 (reported on 25.4% of returns)
Here:

$5,393
State:

$4,687
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs below $25k, 2.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $7,773 (reported on 28.1% of returns)
28504:

$7,773
State:

$8,823
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs below $25k, 2.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 8.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,478 (reported on 24.5% of returns)
Here:

$2,478
State:

$2,376
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.1% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 57.1%
Here:

57%
State:

53%
(% for various income ranges: 52.0% for AGIs below $25k, 54.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 64.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 64.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 71.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 93.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 28504, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $41,989 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$41,989
State:

$45,376

Salary/wage: $34,940 (reported on 85.2% of returns)
Here:

$34,940
State:

$39,442
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 122.9% for AGIs below $10k, 77.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 79.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 78.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 76.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 52.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,515 (reported on 39.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,515
North Carolina:

$1,515
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.5% for AGIs below $10k, 1.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $3,455 (reported on 17.3% of returns)
Here:

$3,455
State:

$4,016
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.8% for AGIs below $10k, 0.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$6,726 (reported on 14.8% of returns)
Here:

+$6,726
State:

+$11,152
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -2.1% for AGIs below $10k, 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$8,187 (reported on 13.8% of returns)
Here:

+$8,187
State:

+$9,490
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.1% for AGIs below $10k, 3.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.8% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,221 (reported on 2.4% of returns)
28504:

$3,221
North Carolina:

$2,967
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $11,029 (reported on 0.4% of returns)
Here:

$11,029
North Carolina:

$14,754

Total itemized deductions: $17,604 (22% of AGI, reported on 33.3% of returns)
Here:

$17,604
State:

$19,464

Here:

21.9% of AGI
State:

22.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 12.4% for AGIs below $10k, 9.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 13.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 15.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 17.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $4,290 (5% of AGI, reported on 30.6% of returns)
Here:

$4,290
State:

$4,035

Here:

5.1% of AGI
State:

4.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.7% for AGIs below $10k, 1.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $6,738 (reported on 70.3% of returns)
28504:

$6,738
State:

$7,257
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.2% for AGIs below $10k, 3.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 20.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,802 (reported on 22.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,802
State:

$1,851

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 68.3%
Here:

68%
State:

62%
(% for various income ranges: 59.2% for AGIs below $10k, 71.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 69.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 66.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 72.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 79.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2021:
This zip code:

$46,425
North Carolina:

$61,972
Kinston, NC (28504) map Nearest zip codes: 28525, 28501, 28551, 28538, 28572, 28578.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

39.7%
North Carolina:

45.8%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

5.9%
North Carolina:

47.3%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,649
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 7,273


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 112 (52 now married, 58 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 3,687 (1,341 now married, 2,350 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 28504 with a mortgage: 2,735 (251 second mortgage, 29 home equity loan, 226 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 83

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,106
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $424

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2021:
This zip code:

20.3%
Whole state:

13.4%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2021:
This zip code:

11.7%
Whole state:

6.9%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.4
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.4
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 28504: Herritage Plaza (A), Kinston Country Club and Golf Course (B), Lenoir County Fairgrounds (C), Kinston Drag Strip (D), Falling Creek Station (E), Southwood Fire Station (F), Kennedy Memorial Home (G), Caswell Developmental Center (H), Spring Arbor of Kinston (I), Sandy Bottom Fire Station (J), North Lenoir Fire Station (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Centers: Vernon Park Mall (1), Frenchmans Creek Mall (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 28504 include: Lawson Chapel (A), Union Church (B), Beulah Church (C), Vine Swamp Church (D), New Hope Church (E), First Baptist Church (F), Patterson Chapel (G), Sanctified Church (H), Pine Grove Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Southview Cemetery (1), Westview Cemetery (2), Temple Israel Cemetery (3), Pinelawn Cemetery (4), Southwest Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes and swamps: Ketchum Pond (A), Bearwell Pocosin (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Falling Creek (A), Joshua Creek (B), Clarks Branch (C), Buck Branch (D), Brickyard Branch (E), Belch Branch (F), Bearwell Branch (G), Taylors Branch (H), Whitleys Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 28504 include: Caswell-Newse State Historic Site (1), Bill Fay Memorial Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02020 or later
  • 6342010 to 2019
  • 8682000 to 2009
  • 1,7111990 to 1999
  • 1,6061980 to 1989
  • 2,1571970 to 1979
  • 1,1901960 to 1969
  • 7261950 to 1959
  • 1901940 to 1949
  • 1951939 or earlier

Zip code 28504 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Kinston, NC (28504)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Kinston, NC (28504)
  • 26no bedroom
  • 961 bedroom
  • 6792 bedrooms
  • 3,4713 bedrooms
  • 1,0724 bedrooms
  • 2395+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kinston, NC (28504)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kinston, NC (28504)
  • 402no bedroom
  • 1751 bedroom
  • 1,3582 bedrooms
  • 1,0023 bedrooms
  • 2774 bedrooms
  • 515+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Kinston, NC (28504) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Kinston, NC (28504) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 131no vehicle
  • 1,5361 vehicle
  • 2,1712 vehicles
  • 1,0963 vehicles
  • 4914 vehicles
  • 1685+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Kinston, NC (28504) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Kinston, NC (28504) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 434no vehicle
  • 1,8701 vehicle
  • 6712 vehicles
  • 2213 vehicles
  • 684 vehicles
  • 185+ vehicles

  • Zip code 28504 household income distribution in 2021

  • Zip code 28504 household income distribution in 2021
  • 400Less than $10,000
  • 868$10,000 to $14,999
  • 387$15,000 to $19,999
  • 547$20,000 to $24,999
  • 506$25,000 to $29,999
  • 566$30,000 to $34,999
  • 421$35,000 to $39,999
  • 593$40,000 to $44,999
  • 408$45,000 to $49,999
  • 644$50,000 to $59,999
  • 874$60,000 to $74,999
  • 992$75,000 to $99,999
  • 515$100,000 to $124,999
  • 460$125,000 to $149,999
  • 443$150,000 to $199,999
  • 163$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2021 in zip code 28504

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2021 in zip code 28504
  • 378Less than $10,000
  • 145$10,000 to $14,999
  • 30$15,000 to $19,999
  • 83$20,000 to $24,999
  • 55$25,000 to $29,999
  • 37$30,000 to $34,999
  • 14$35,000 to $39,999
  • 107$40,000 to $49,999
  • 132$50,000 to $59,999
  • 371$60,000 to $69,999
  • 296$70,000 to $79,999
  • 286$80,000 to $89,999
  • 246$90,000 to $99,999
  • 733$100,000 to $124,999
  • 485$125,000 to $149,999
  • 450$150,000 to $174,999
  • 151$175,000 to $199,999
  • 269$200,000 to $249,999
  • 261$250,000 to $299,999
  • 209$300,000 to $399,999
  • 51$400,000 to $499,999
  • 11$500,000 to $749,999
  • 25$750,000 to $999,999
  • 13$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2021 in zip code 28504

  • Rent paid by renters in 2021 in zip code 28504
  • 37$100 to $149
  • 26$150 to $199
  • 31$200 to $249
  • 16$250 to $299
  • 111$300 to $349
  • 12$350 to $399
  • 517$400 to $449
  • 293$450 to $499
  • 275$500 to $549
  • 213$550 to $599
  • 169$600 to $649
  • 241$650 to $699
  • 135$700 to $749
  • 99$750 to $799
  • 272$800 to $899
  • 111$900 to $999
  • 119$1,000 to $1,249
  • 73$1,250 to $1,499
  • 44$1,500 to $1,999
  • 17$3,000 to $3,499
  • 260No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2021: $783.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2021: $326,567.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2021 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $139,349
  • Black or African American householders: $124,292
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $86,798
  • Asian householders: $190,719
  • Some other race householders: $166,067
  • Two or more races householders: $373,615
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $139,201

Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $123,407
28504:

$123,407
North Carolina:

$236,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $78,141 - $177,489

Mean price in 2021:

Detached houses: $184,413
Here:

$184,413
State:

$316,354

Townhouses or other attached units: $300,831
Here:

$300,831
State:

$269,203

In 2-unit structures: $104,634
Here:

$104,634
State:

$212,322

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $66,670
Here:

$66,670
State:

$189,814

Mobile homes: $39,462
Here:

$39,462
State:

$90,232
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 28504
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,599
  • One, attached: 171
  • Two: 601
  • 3 or 4: 467
  • 5 to 9: 31
  • 10 to 19: 194
  • 20 to 49: 143
  • 50 or more: 232
  • Mobile homes: 1,853
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 82

Unemployment: 7.7%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 28504

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 28504
  • 78.1%6,495Drove a car alone
  • 10.2%850Carpooled
  • 0.1%8Motorcycle
  • 0.6%47Walked
  • 0.6%48Other means
  • 5.7%472Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 28504

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 28504
  • 177Less than 5 minutes
  • 8955 to 9 minutes
  • 1,95610 to 14 minutes
  • 1,54215 to 19 minutes
  • 77520 to 24 minutes
  • 10325 to 29 minutes
  • 52430 to 34 minutes
  • 16935 to 39 minutes
  • 15940 to 44 minutes
  • 53845 to 59 minutes
  • 18460 to 89 minutes
  • 30090 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 82.6%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 20,298
  • Male householders: 4,138 (1,643 living alone), Female householders: 4,741 (1,732 living alone)
  • 3,514 spouses (3,469 opposite-sex spouses), 541 unmarried partners, (503 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 5,281 children (4,968 natural, 112 adopted, 202 stepchildren), 365 grandchildren, 57 brothers or sisters, 158 parents, 0 foster children, 217 other relatives, 725 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 599 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,424 2-persons, 965 3-persons, 1,096 4-persons, 428 5-persons, 142 6-persons, 33 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 3,374 1-person, 378 2-persons, 11 3-persons, 20 7-or-more-persons

1,902 married couples with children.
1,867 single-parent households (16 men, 1,851 women).

94.7% of residents of 28504 zip code speak English at home.
4.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (49% very well, 25% well, 20% not well, 6% not at all).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (56% very well, 25% well, 19% not well).

Foreign born population: 853 (4.2%)
(69.5% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

4.2%
Whole state:

8.2%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 47%Honduras
  • 11%Poland
  • 9%El Salvador
  • 8%Czechoslovakia (includes Czech Republic and Slovakia)
  • 7%North Macedonia (Macedonia)
  • 7%Thailand
  • 2%Sweden
Most common first ancestries reported in 28504
  • 17%English
  • 15%American
  • 7%German
  • 5%African
  • 4%Irish
  • 2%European
  • 1%Russian
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1852010 or later
  • 962000 to 2009
  • 2651990 to 1999
  • 375Before 1990

Zip code 28504 topographic map

There are 74 Medical Specialists in Zip Code 28504.

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • BANKS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (2148 FALLING CREEK ROAD in KINSTON, NC)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    STATE MASTER (North Carolina facility info) - UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PROGRAM
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-304
    Business SIC classification: NONCLASSIFIABLE ESTABLISHMENTS
    Organizations: LENOIR COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • DOPACO (1447 ENTERPRISE BOULEVARD 70 WEST in KINSTON, NC)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (North Carolina facility info) - AIR PROGRAM
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: FOLDING PAPERBOARD BOXES, INCLUDING SANITARY
    Business NAICS classification: FOLDING PAPERBOARD BOX MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: DOPACO INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • CEDAR FRESH PRODUCTS (831 CEDAR FRESH ROAD in KINSTON, NC)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (North Carolina facility info) - AIR PROGRAM, -66AN2CF0004XJWA489NRR8RUE4, WASTEWATER FACILITY
    Business SIC classification: SOFTWOOD VENEER AND PLYWOOD; WOOD PRODUCTS
    Alternative names: CEDAR FRESH PRODUCTS**INACTIVE**
  • BARNHILL CONTRACTING COMPANY - KINSTON (SR 1577 TOM WHITE ROAD in KINSTON, NC)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: ASPHALT PAVING MIXTURES AND BLOCKS
    Business NAICS classification: ASPHALT PAVING MIXTURE AND BLOCK MANUFACTURING.
    Alternative names: APAC ATLANTIC INC COASTAL CAR, APAC-CAROLINA BARRUS KINSTON, BARNHILL CONTRACTING CO KINSTO, BARRUS CONST. CO.-KINSTON ASTEC PLANT, BARRUS CONST CO-KINTSON ASTEC
  • DON HOWARD FARM (4059 VINE SWAMP RD in KINSTON, NC)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
  • CAROLINA PAINT CO (2869 HULL RD in KINSTON, NC)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
  • CLARENCE MOSELEY BODY SHOP (607 WAKE AVENUE in KINSTON, NC)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification

Zip code 28504 marital status for males
Zip code 28504 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.0%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 5.7%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 75.0%Electricity
  • 11.7%Utility gas
  • 11.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%No fuel used

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 15,562
  • Northeast: 715
  • Midwest: 470
  • South: 2,240
  • West: 309

57% of the 28504 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 70% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in North Carolina.

91% of the 28504 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 67% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 21% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 10% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 3% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Kinston, NC (28504)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 469
Here:

21.0%
North Carolina:

14.3%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 312
Here:

30.2%
North Carolina:

11.4%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 76
Here:

12.3%
North Carolina:

17.5%
Educational Attainment in 2021
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2021
Class of Workers in 2021
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 83,762Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
  • 60,895Management occupations
  • 59,756Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 59,099Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 55,251Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 48,537Law enforcement workers including supervisors

Companies with biggest federal contracts located in this zip code (KINSTON, NC):

  • CURTIS CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, I (2010 HWY 11/55; small business) : $7,755,141 in 70 contracts from 1999 to 2006
    Contracts for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Other Industrial Buildings, Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Miscellaneous Buildings, Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment -- Miscellaneous by Navy
    Signed by year: 2000: $39,000; 2001: $750,585; 2002: $443,263; 2003: $2,564,634; 2004: $617,615; 2005: $1,589,566; 2006: $753,593.

    Biggest contracts:
    $996,885 with Navy for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Other Industrial Buildings. Signed on 1999-12-01. Completion date: 2001-07-07.
    $732,825 with Navy for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Miscellaneous Buildings. Signed on 2001-11-19. Completion date: 2002-06-02.
    $687,989, same as above. Signed on 2006-05-02. Completion date: 2006-11-13.
    $435,000, same as above. Signed on 2003-10-01. Completion date: 2003-11-05.
  • APAC-CAROLINA INC (604 E NEW BERN RD) : $867,125 in 7 contracts from 2000 to 2003
    Contracts for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Miscellaneous Buildings, Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Other Utilities, Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Highways, Roads, Streets, Bridges, and Railways (includes resurfacing) by Navy
    Signed by year: 2000: $82,408; 2001: $280,000; 2002: $456,520; 2003: $48,197; 2004: $0; 2005: $0; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $449,247 with Navy for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Miscellaneous Buildings. Signed on 2002-09-24. Completion date: 2003-07-06.
    $280,000 with Navy for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Other Utilities. Signed on 2001-09-29. Completion date: 2002-01-07.
    $65,453 with Navy for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Highways, Roads, Streets, Bridges, and Railways (includes resurfacing). Signed on 2000-02-14. Completion date: 1998-12-31.
    $40,879, same as above. Signed on 2003-04-10. Completion date: 2003-05-29.
  • GROUP III MGT, INC (2715 W VERNON AVE; small business) : $650,197 in 2 contracts from 2005 to 2006
    $646,715 with Navy for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Miscellaneous Buildings. Signed on 2005-09-30. Completion date: 2006-05-08.
    $3,482, same as above. Signed on 2006-02-08. Completion date: 2006-05-08.
  • MAC AVIATION SERVICES LLC (2340 JOHN MEWBORNE RD; small business)
    50 employees, $0 revenue. : $544,930 in 9 contracts from 1999 to 2003
    Contracts for Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment -- Aircraft Components and Accessories, Miscellaneous Aircraft Accessories and Components, Airframe Structural Components, Aircraft Hydraulic, Vacuum, and De-icing System Components by Air Force
    Signed by year: 2000: $330,000; 2001: -$291,375; 2002: $0; 2003: $125,900; 2004: $0; 2005: $0; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $270,750 with Air Force for Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment -- Aircraft Components and Accessories. Signed on 1999-11-19. Completion date: 2000-03-31.
    $247,500 with Air Force for Miscellaneous Aircraft Accessories and Components. Signed on 2000-07-12. Completion date: 2000-08-30.
    $82,500, same as above. Signed on 2000-04-11. Completion date: 2000-03-31.
    $78,400 with Air Force for Airframe Structural Components. Signed on 2003-03-31. Completion date: 2003-04-11.
  • W C ROUSE ELECTRICAL, INC (3013 HWY 55 W; small business) : $229,723 in 66 contracts from 2004 to 2006
    Contracts for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Other Industrial Buildings by Navy
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $6,278; 2005: $156,533; 2006: $66,912.

    Biggest contracts:
    $16,907 with Navy for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Other Industrial Buildings. Signed on 2005-03-03. Completion date: 2005-04-30.
    $12,051, same as above. Signed on 2005-10-11. Completion date: 2005-11-30.
    $11,852, same as above. Signed on 2005-10-12. Completion date: 2005-10-31.
    $11,000, same as above. Signed on 2005-09-08. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
  • CAROLINA ICE COMPANY, INC (2697 HIGHWAY 258 NORTH; small business) : $45,357 in 14 contracts from 2004 to 2006
    Contracts for Beverages, Nonalcoholic, Food Items For Resale, Non-Food Items For Resale by Army, Defense Commissary Agency
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $737; 2005: $7,169; 2006: $37,451.

    Biggest contracts:
    $14,400 with Army for Beverages, Nonalcoholic. Signed on 2006-04-24. Completion date: 2006-05-31.
    $8,100, same as above. Signed on 2006-03-31. Completion date: 2006-04-30.
    $7,200, same as above. Signed on 2006-02-16. Completion date: 2006-03-31.
    $7,200, same as above. Signed on 2006-01-20. Completion date: 2006-02-28.
  • MOUNTAIN AIRCRAFT SERVICES ACQ (2018 W VERNON AVE; small business)
    $41,850 with Air Force for Bolts. Signed on 2004-04-22. Completion date: 2004-05-07.
  • CHERRY OIL COMPANY INC (2947 HULL RD; small business) : $29,323 in 7 contracts from 2003 to 2006
    Contracts for Fuel Oils by Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $2,681; 2004: $10,612; 2005: $4,090; 2006: $11,940.

    Biggest contracts:
    $7,050 with Army for Fuel Oils. Signed on 2006-06-21. Completion date: 2006-06-23.
    $4,890, same as above. Signed on 2006-02-21. Completion date: 2006-02-22.
    $4,148, same as above. Signed on 2004-11-15. Completion date: 2004-11-15.
    $4,090, same as above. Signed on 2005-06-30. Completion date: 2005-07-01.
  • SOUTHEASTERN GROWERS ASSOCIATI (1291 HWY 258 N; small business)
    $28,989 with Defense Logistics Agency for Fruits and Vegetables. Signed on 2001-08-12. Completion date: 2001-08-12.
  • NINE POINTS, INC (1156 HILL FARM RD; small business) : $17,490 in 3 contracts in 2005
    $9,386 with Army for Lodging - Hotel/Motel. Signed on 2005-05-13. Completion date: 2005-05-15.
    $5,364, same as above. Signed on 2005-05-20. Completion date: 2005-05-22.
    $2,740, same as above. Signed on 2005-10-27. Completion date: 2005-10-27.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Temporary Help Services (500-999 employees: 1 establishment, 250-499 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (100-249: 1, 50-99: 3, 20-49: 1, 10-19: 3, 1-4: 3)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (20-49: 6, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 4)
  • Educational Services: Elementary and Secondary Schools (100-249: 1, 50-99: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 408 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 69 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 40 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 27 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 603 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 149 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 46 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 13 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 9 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2012:

  • Fatal accident count: 4
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 4
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 11
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 50. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 124 took place in 2011, and the least - 0 in 2009. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 28504 When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (50.4%), and Outside Fires (33.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 28504
    • 42650.4%Structure Fires
    • 28633.8%Outside Fires
    • 11313.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 202.4%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 28504, North Carolina

Most common first names in zip code 28504 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William6670.5 years
James5971.5 years
Mary4476.9 years
Robert4372.7 years
John3472.6 years
Charles2670.8 years
Dorothy2576.8 years
Helen2380.5 years
Mildred2282.0 years
George1877.6 years
Most common last names in zip code 28504 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones5271.2 years
Hill4275.7 years
Smith4174.3 years
Taylor3577.5 years
Williams3475.1 years
Sutton3175.4 years
Davis2974.9 years
Stroud2074.4 years
Moore2071.7 years
Edwards1969.2 years
Businesses in zip code 28504
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Jones New York1
AT&T1KFC1
Arby's1Lowe's1
BMW1McDonald's1
Burger King1Nike2
Chevrolet1Payless1
Chick-Fil-A2Quality1
Dunkin Donuts1RadioShack1
Econo Lodge1Ruby Tuesday1
FedEx1Sears1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Staples1
Foot Locker1Subway2
Ford1T-Mobile3
Goodwill1Toyota1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Hilton1U.S. Cellular3
Holiday Inn1UPS4
JCPenney1Walmart1
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