28779

  1. Legal Resources for the 28779 Zip Code
  2. Statistics for the 28779 Zip Code
  3. Property/Housing/Real Estate Information for the 28779 Zip Code
  4. Family Information for the 28779 Zip Code
  5. Education Information for the 28779 Zip Code
  6. Public Benefits Information for the 28779 Zip Code
  7. Criminal Information for the 28779 Zip Code
  8. Immigration & Civil Rights Information for the 28779 Zip Code
  9. Cities for the 28779 Zip Code


Legal Resources for the 28779 Zip Code

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Statistics for the 28779 Zip Code

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  • Population (2000): 13,622
  • Land Area (2000): 292.647 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 0.000 square kilometers
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Houses (2000): 7,228

Population - Urban/Rural for the 28779 Zip Code

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 3,053 22.52%
 Rural, Farm 17 0.13%
 Rural, Non-farm 10,489 77.36%



Employment Information for the 28779 Zip Code

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Hours Worked Per Week In 1999 for the 28779 Zip Code

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 5,924 53.06%
15-35 hours 1,336 11.97%
1-14 hours 262 2.35%
No regular hours 3,643 32.63%

Time Left For Work for the 28779 Zip Code

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 161 2.47%
5 AM-5:29 AM 114 1.75%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 258 3.96%
6 AM-6:29 AM 419 6.43%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 634 9.74%
7 AM-7:29 AM 1,067 16.39%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 1,351 20.75%
8 AM-8:29 AM 706 10.84%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 422 6.48%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 405 6.22%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 166 2.55%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 91 1.40%
Noon-3:59 PM 320 4.91%
4 PM-11:59 PM 398 6.11%

Length Of Commute In Minutes for the 28779 Zip Code

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 362 5.56%
5-9 1,064 16.34%
10-14 1,383 21.24%
15-19 1,081 16.60%
20-24 935 14.36%
25-29 312 4.79%
30-34 646 9.92%
35-39 45 0.69%
40-44 65 1.00%
45-59 268 4.12%
60-89 258 3.96%
At least 90 93 1.43%

Length Of Commute In Minutes - Public vs. Private Transportation for the 28779 Zip Code


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 36 0.55% 5,101 78.33%
30-44 0 0.00% 756 11.61%
45-59 2 0.03% 266 4.08%
At least 60 6 0.09% 345 5.30%

Type Of Commute for the 28779 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 0 0.00%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 838 12.58%
 Car / truck / van, solo 5,478 82.25%
 Motorcycle 6 0.09%
 Other 35 0.53%
 Public transportation 44 0.66%
 Walked 111 1.67%
 Worked at home 148 2.22%



Family Information for the 28779 Zip Code

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Families where both partners work (2000): 1,618
People at same address in 1995: 7,359

Household Income in 1999 for the 28779 Zip Code


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 793 13.37%
$10,000-$14,999 483 8.14%
$15,000-$19,999 471 7.94%
$20,000-$24,999 561 9.46%
$25,000-$29,999 430 7.25%
$30,000-$34,999 436 7.35%
$35,000-$39,999 370 6.24%
$40,000-$44,999 336 5.67%
$45,000-$49,999 349 5.88%
$50,000-$59,999 463 7.81%
$60,000-$74,999 487 8.21%
$75,000-$99,999 389 6.56%
$100,000-$124,999 173 2.92%
$125,000-$149,999 101 1.70%
$150,000-$199,999 36 0.61%
$200,000 or more 53 0.89%

Household Type for the 28779 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 1,686 28.51%
 Family, 2 people 2,046 34.60%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 269 4.55%
 Family, 3 people 960 16.24%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 41 0.69%
 Family, 4 people 616 10.42%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 12 0.20%
 Family, 5 people 221 3.74%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 2 0.03%
 Family, 6 people 42 0.71%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 1 0.02%
 Family, 7 or more people 17 0.29%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 0 0.00%

Household Income Type for the 28779 Zip Code

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 4,604 28.79%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 1,869 11.69%
Public Assistance 182 1.14%
Retirement 1,156 7.23%
Self Employment 788 4.93%
Social Security 1,850 11.57%
Supplemental Security 255 1.59%
Wage / Salary 4,372 27.34%
Other 917 5.73%

Family Type for the 28779 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 1,963 64.07%
 With children under 18 1,101 35.93%

Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000) for the 28779 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 490 9.38%
 Married 3,334 63.81%
 Never Married 1,224 23.43%
 Widowed 177 3.39%

Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000) for the 28779 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 697 11.41%
 Married 3,437 56.27%
 Never Married 1,106 18.11%
 Widowed 868 14.21%



Education Information for the 28779 Zip Code

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Highest Degree Earned (18 or older) for the 28779 Zip Code

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 896 8.26%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 1,309 12.07%
 High school diploma or equivalent 2,904 26.78%
 Some college, no degree 2,357 21.74%
 Associate degree 777 7.17%
 Bachelors degree 1,541 14.21%
 Graduate or professional degree 1,058 9.76%

Population In School (3 or older) for the 28779 Zip Code

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 86 0.63% 53 0.39% 139 1.02%
Kindergarten 101 0.74% 0 0.00% 101 0.74%
Grades 1-4 571 4.19% 23 0.17% 594 4.36%
Grades 5-8 644 4.73% 12 0.09% 656 4.82%
Grades 9-12 626 4.60% 10 0.07% 636 4.67%
Undergrad college 630 4.62% 17 0.12% 647 4.75%
Graduate or professional school 128 0.94% 23 0.17% 151 1.11%
Total 2,786 20.45% 138 1.01% 2,924 21.47%



Public Benefits Information for the 28779 Zip Code

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Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999 for the 28779 Zip Code

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 11,510 86.52%
 Below Poverty Level 1,794 13.48%



Criminal Information for the 28779 Zip Code

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Correctional Institution Population (2000): 24


Immigration & Civil Rights Information for the 28779 Zip Code

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Population By Age for the 28779 Zip Code

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 1,449 10.64%
10-19 Years 1,581 11.61%
20-29 Years 1,822 13.38%
30-39 Years 1,720 12.63%
40-49 Years 2,026 14.87%
50-59 Years 1,951 14.32%
60-69 Years 1,424 10.45%
70-79 Years 1,020 7.49%
80-89 Years 510 3.74%
90+ Years 119 0.87%

Population - Male/Female for the 28779 Zip Code

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 6,504 47.75%
 Female 7,118 52.25%

Population By Ethnicity for the 28779 Zip Code

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 12,805 94.00%
 Amerindian 200 1.47%
 African-American 188 1.38%
 Multiracial 175 1.28%
 Hispanic/Latino 168 1.23%
 Asian 73 0.54%
 Other Race 13 0.10%
 Pacific Islander 0 0.00%

Top Specified Ancestries for the 28779 Zip Code

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. United States Or American 2,027 19.31%
2. English 1,827 17.40%
3. Irish 1,698 16.18%
4. German 1,533 14.60%
5. Scotch Irish 1,161 11.06%
6. Scottish 434 4.13%
7. Dutch 293 2.79%
8. French Non-Basque 262 2.50%
9. Italian 206 1.96%
10. Polish 174 1.66%

Top Languages Spoken At Home for the 28779 Zip Code

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 12,473 97.26%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 193 1.50%
3. German 40 0.31%
4. French 22 0.17%
5. Other Native North American 20 0.16%
6. Korean 16 0.12%
7. Russian 12 0.09%
8. Other Indo European 11 0.09%
9. Laotian 6 0.05%
10. African 6 0.05%

Citizen Type for the 28779 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 13,415 98.94%
 Naturalized immigrant 46 0.34%
 Not a citizen 98 0.72%



Cities for the 28779 Zip Code

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