ZIP Code 28579 - Smyrna North Carolina

ZIP Code 28579 is located in Smyrna North Carolina. Portions of 28579 are also in Smyrna Township (Carteret County) and Marshallberg Township and Merrimon Township. 28579 is entirely within Carteret County. Regionally, it is located in the Eastern Carolina Region.

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ZIP Code 28579 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameSmyrna
Primary CountyCarteret County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)734
Area Code(s)252
Current Time

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28579 Demographics

28579 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 28579 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 28579 is White. The current unemployment level in 28579 is 3.8%.

Population Growth Rate52.96%
Population Density41 People per Square Mile
Total Households169
Median Houshold Income (2021)$71,354
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2020)$49,810
Current Unemployment Rate (February 2024)3.8%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 98.55%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 92.55%

28579 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American00%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

28579 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American00%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

28579 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College258.33%
Bachelor Degree14849.33%
High School Diploma165.33%
No High School Diploma00%
GED or Alternate227.33%
1 or More Years of College6722.33%
Associates Degree103.33%
Masters Degree124%
Professional Degree00%
Doctorate Degree00%

28579 Geography

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RegionEastern Carolina Region
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaMorehead City, NC
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/New_York
Area18 Square Miles

28579 Politics

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28579 Schools

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28579 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
Average First Frost DateNovember 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DateMarch 21 - 31
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion63b - Chesapeake-Pamlico Lowlands and Tidal Marshes

28579 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)36374351606872716655473954
Avg Max Temp (°F)56586472798588878475675973
Avg Precip (In.)5.273.884.383.

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