ZIP Code 28450 - Lake Waccamaw North Carolina

ZIP Code 28450 is located in Lake Waccamaw North Carolina. Portions of 28450 are also in Waccamaw Township (Columbus County) and Bogue Township and Bolton Township. 28450 is entirely within Columbus County. Regionally, it is located in the Wilmington Jacksonville Area.

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ZIP Code 28450 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameLake Waccamaw
Primary CountyColumbus County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)2,078
Area Code(s)910
Current Time

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28450 Demographics

28450 can be classified socioeconomically as Lower Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in North Carolina based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 28450 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 28450 is White. The current unemployment level in 28450 is 4.8%.

Population Growth Rate-20.86%
Population Density45 People per Square Mile
Total Households876
Percentage High Income Households5.4%
Median Houshold Income (2021)$57,019
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2020)$62,530
Current Unemployment Rate (March 2024)4.8%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 70.58%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 31.45%

28450 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American31915.88%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

28450 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American11116.44%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander10.15%

28450 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College15910.93%
Bachelor Degree29220.07%
High School Diploma41828.73%
No High School Diploma251.72%
GED or Alternate453.09%
1 or More Years of College20313.95%
Associates Degree19413.33%
Masters Degree1067.29%
Professional Degree130.89%
Doctorate Degree00%

28450 Geography

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Cities/Towns in 28450
RegionsWilmington Jacksonville Area
Fayetteville Area
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/New_York
Area46 Square Miles

28450 Politics

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28450 Schools

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28450 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
Average First Frost DateOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DateApril 1 - 10
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion63h - Carolina Flatwoods

28450 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)33344148576569686351423551
Avg Max Temp (°F)56596775818689888475675874
Avg Precip (In.)4.423.454.3834.

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