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28523 Zip Code (Cove City, NC) Detailed Profile




City: Cove City, NC (1.14%)
County: Craven County, NC
Estimated zip code population in 2017: 2,405
Zip code population in 2010: 2,456
Zip code population in 2000: 2,635

Houses and condos: 1,072
Renter-occupied apartments: 270
% of renters here:

29%
State:

35%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 28523: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 56.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 43 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 28523
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

0.6% ($708)
North Carolina:

0.8% ($1,440)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $726 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $688 (0.6%)

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Males: 1,195  (49.7%)
Females: 1,210  (50.3%)

For population 25 years and over in 28523:

  • High school or higher: 81.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 28523:

  • Never married: 25.7%
  • Now married: 58.2%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

Zip code 28523 compared to state average:

  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 28523 (2017)
    • 1,68163.8%White
    • 64324.4%Black
    • 903.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 220.8%Two or more races
    • 100.4%Asian
    • 60.2%American Indian
    • 40.2%Some other race
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $125,949
28523:

$125,949
North Carolina:

$171,200



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 13 registered sex offenders living in 28523 zip code as of July 05, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 28523 is 190 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

43.2 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.6 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 28523, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $43,127 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$43,127
State:

$54,937

Salary/wage: $36,499 (reported on 84.1% of returns)
Here:

$36,499
State:

$46,336
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 73.8% for AGIs below $25k, 79.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 72.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 77.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 59.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $926 (reported on 30.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$926
North Carolina:

$1,298
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.8% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $710 (reported on 8.8% of returns)
Here:

$710
State:

$6,213
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$1,586 (reported on 12.4% of returns)
Here:

+$1,586
State:

+$12,740
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$5,128 (reported on 15.9% of returns)
Here:

+$5,128
State:

+$10,311
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.8% for AGIs below $25k, 2.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $8,378 (reported on 8.0% of returns)
28523:

$8,378
North Carolina:

$15,575
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.9% for AGIs below $25k, 2.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.5% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Total itemized deductions: $19,456 (24% of AGI, reported on 23.9% of returns)
Here:

$19,456
State:

$23,438

Here:

23.6% of AGI
State:

21.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.6% for AGIs below $25k, 7.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.7% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $5,583 (reported on 21.2% of returns)
Here:

$5,583
State:

$4,687
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $5,374 (reported on 23.9% of returns)
28523:

$5,374
State:

$8,823
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $2,217 (reported on 25.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,217
State:

$2,376
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 61.9%
Here:

62%
State:

53%
(% for various income ranges: 60.4% for AGIs below $25k, 59.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 71.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 66.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 60.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 28523, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $33,667 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$33,667
State:

$45,376

Salary/wage: $31,647 (reported on 86.2% of returns)
Here:

$31,647
State:

$39,442
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 104.6% for AGIs below $10k, 82.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 81.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 85.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 75.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 74.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $973 (reported on 34.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$973
North Carolina:

$1,515
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.8% for AGIs below $10k, 0.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $467 (reported on 8.2% of returns)
Here:

$467
State:

$4,016
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$1,263 (reported on 6.9% of returns)
Here:

+$1,263
State:

+$11,152
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, -0.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$2,238 (reported on 15.3% of returns)
Here:

+$2,238
State:

+$9,490
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 19.6% for AGIs below $10k, 1.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, -0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, -0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Profit/loss from farming: +$600 (reported on 2.7% of returns)
Here +$600
State -$3,231

IRA payment deduction: $2,375 (reported on 1.5% of returns)
28523:

$2,375
North Carolina:

$2,967

Total itemized deductions: $15,262 (27% of AGI, reported on 29.5% of returns)
Here:

$15,262
State:

$19,464

Here:

26.8% of AGI
State:

22.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 20.2% for AGIs below $10k, 8.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 13.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 12.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 15.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $4,106 (7% of AGI, reported on 27.4% of returns)
Here:

$4,106
State:

$4,035

Here:

7.0% of AGI
State:

4.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.0% 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, 6.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $3,759 (reported on 70.3% of returns)
28523:

$3,759
State:

$7,257
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.4% for AGIs below $10k, 2.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,800 (reported on 25.5% of returns)
Here:

$1,800
State:

$1,851

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 72.1%
Here:

72%
State:

62%
(% for various income ranges: 65.3% for AGIs below $10k, 75.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 72.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 75.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 71.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 61.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$66,924
North Carolina:

$52,752
Cove City, NC (28523) map Nearest zip codes: 28526, 28586, 28585, 28562, 28530, 28501.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

43.8%
North Carolina:

48.1%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

4.3%
North Carolina:

5.8%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 88
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 855


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 67 (14 now married, 51 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 470 (230 now married, 238 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 28523 with a mortgage: 307 (12 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 367

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $902
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $316

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

11.1%
Whole state:

14.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

8.0%
Whole state:

8.2%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

6.3
State:

4.5
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Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 462014 or later
  • 422010 to 2013
  • 892000 to 2009
  • 1931990 to 1999
  • 1701980 to 1989
  • 2251970 to 1979
  • 731960 to 1969
  • 1571950 to 1959
  • 331940 to 1949
  • 611939 or earlier

Zip code 28523 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Cove City, NC (28523)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Cove City, NC (28523)
  • 1no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 1202 bedrooms
  • 4583 bedrooms
  • 874 bedrooms
  • 15+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cove City, NC (28523)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cove City, NC (28523)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 11 bedroom
  • 972 bedrooms
  • 1093 bedrooms
  • 624 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Cove City, NC (28523) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Cove City, NC (28523) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 15no vehicle
  • 1381 vehicle
  • 2012 vehicles
  • 2073 vehicles
  • 844 vehicles
  • 335+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Cove City, NC (28523) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Cove City, NC (28523) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 27no vehicle
  • 701 vehicle
  • 1572 vehicles
  • 173 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 28523 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 28523 household income distribution in 2017
  • 39Less than $10,000
  • 67$10,000 to $14,999
  • 7$15,000 to $19,999
  • 41$20,000 to $24,999
  • 53$25,000 to $29,999
  • 33$30,000 to $34,999
  • 38$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1$40,000 to $44,999
  • 28$45,000 to $49,999
  • 67$50,000 to $59,999
  • 191$60,000 to $74,999
  • 123$75,000 to $99,999
  • 116$100,000 to $124,999
  • 72$125,000 to $149,999
  • 26$150,000 to $199,999
  • 31$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 28523

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 28523
  • 21Less than $10,000
  • 14$10,000 to $14,999
  • 11$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1$20,000 to $24,999
  • 2$30,000 to $34,999
  • 19$35,000 to $39,999
  • 29$40,000 to $49,999
  • 5$50,000 to $59,999
  • 69$60,000 to $69,999
  • 20$70,000 to $79,999
  • 13$80,000 to $89,999
  • 5$90,000 to $99,999
  • 149$100,000 to $124,999
  • 69$125,000 to $149,999
  • 58$150,000 to $174,999
  • 2$200,000 to $249,999
  • 65$250,000 to $299,999
  • 34$300,000 to $399,999
  • 18$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 28523

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 28523
  • 12Less than $100
  • 32$250 to $299
  • 3$350 to $399
  • 58$400 to $449
  • 37$500 to $549
  • 17$550 to $599
  • 12$600 to $649
  • 1$650 to $699
  • 3$700 to $749
  • 10$750 to $799
  • 37$800 to $899
  • 17No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $727.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2017 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $148,151
  • Black or African American householders: $97,489

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $125,949
28523:

$125,949
North Carolina:

$171,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $72,825 - $166,600

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $142,318
Here:

$142,318
State:

$248,152

Mobile homes: $47,759
Here:

$47,759
State:

$69,094
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 28523
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 739
  • One, attached: 8
  • Mobile homes: 318

Unemployment: 7.2%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 28523

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 28523
  • 81.8%973Drove a car alone
  • 16.2%193Carpooled
  • 0.2%2Walked
  • 1.4%17Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 28523

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 28523
  • 9Less than 5 minutes
  • 285 to 9 minutes
  • 8810 to 14 minutes
  • 19415 to 19 minutes
  • 15420 to 24 minutes
  • 28025 to 29 minutes
  • 7830 to 34 minutes
  • 2435 to 39 minutes
  • 6440 to 44 minutes
  • 9945 to 59 minutes
  • 12160 to 89 minutes
  • 2390 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 71.8%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,406
  • In family households: 2,029 (478 male householders, 189 female householders)
    554 spouses, 431 children (383 natural, 23 adopted, 27 stepchildren), 246 grandchildren, 17 brothers or sisters, 4 parents, 45 other relatives, 40 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 376 (139 male householders (99 living alone)), 132 female householders (117 living alone)), 105 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 381 2-persons, 160 3-persons, 45 4-persons, 61 5-persons, 2 6-persons, 19 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 217 1-person, 15 2-persons, 38 3-persons

156 married couples with children.
48 single-parent households (14 men, 34 women).

95.9% of residents of 28523 zip code speak English at home.
3.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (11% very well, 89% not well).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (67% very well, 33% well).

Foreign born population: 67 (2.8%)
(0.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
:

2.8%
Whole state:

8.1%
Most common first ancestries reported in 28523
  • 19%American
  • 15%English
  • 7%Irish
  • 4%African
  • 2%German
  • 2%French
  • 1%Greek
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 622000 to 2009
  • 341990 to 1999
  • 14Before 1990

Zip code 28523 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • CARNO INCORPORATED INACTIVE (OLD HIGHWAY 70 EAST in COVE CITY, NC)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (North Carolina facility info) - AIR PROGRAM
    Business SIC classification: REFUSE SYSTEMS

Zip code 28523 marital status for males
Zip code 28523 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.2%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.9%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 64.2%Electricity
  • 23.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.4%Utility gas
  • 3.1%Wood

Population in 1990: 2,007. Population change in the 1990s: +628 (+31.3%).

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

  • This state: 1,766
  • Northeast: 263
  • Midwest: 32
  • South: 173
  • West: 42

68% of the 28523 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 68% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in North Carolina.

90% of the 28523 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 53% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 47% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 1% moved from different state.

Year householders moved into unit in Cove City, NC (28523)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 4
Here:

3.6%
North Carolina:

10.1%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 25
Here:

16.8%
North Carolina:

10.3%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1
Here:

2.8%
North Carolina:

17.9%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Class of Workers in 2017
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 88,471Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 59,492Sales and related occupations
  • 41,626Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 39,683Production occupations
  • 39,412Management occupations
  • 38,094Business and financial operations occupations

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

  • Wholesale Trade: Lumber, Plywood, Millwork, and Wood Panel Merchant Wholesalers (20-49 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Construction: Site Preparation Contractors (10-19: 1)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Administrative Management and General Management Consulting Services (5-9: 1)
  • Wholesale Trade: Farm Supplies Merchant Wholesalers (5-9: 1)
  • Construction: Water and Sewer Line and Related Structures Construction (5-9: 1)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Surveying and Mapping (except Geophysical) Services (1-4: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (1-4: 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

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 8
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2012:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Most common first names in zip code 28523 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2871.3 years
William2273.0 years
Annie1283.3 years
Robert1266.1 years
Willie1172.2 years
Edward1068.1 years
John968.8 years
Raymond975.6 years
Mary878.7 years
George669.8 years
Most common last names in zip code 28523 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Heath3273.7 years
Mccoy2873.8 years
Brown2571.1 years
Hargett2176.2 years
Smith1876.1 years
Ipock1880.3 years
White1876.4 years
Cox1676.8 years
Davis1675.2 years
Bryan1371.8 years
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