ZIP Code 28594 - Emerald Isle Map and Data

Official Zip Code NameEmerald Isle
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Carteret
Area Code252
Current Population:3655
Racial Majority:White 94.93%
Unemployment Rate:3.1%
Median Household Income$68805
Average Adjusted Gross Income$108460
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time26.5 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range0 - 3 ft.
Area5 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)34.66493700, -77.03207300

Map of ZIP Code 28594 Border

Zip Code 28594 Description

Zip Code 28594 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Greenville - New Bern - Washington metro area. Zip code 28594 is primarily located in Carteret County. The official US Postal Service name for 28594 is EMERALD ISLE, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 28594 are contained within or border the city limits of Emerald Isle, NC, Indian Beach, NC, . The area code for zip code 28594 is 252. 28594 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 28594 is 3.1% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.7% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 3.4% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 3.6%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 28594 increased to 3655 from 3501 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 28594 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 28594 public schools is . % of students in 28594 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 3502 94.93% 3483 +1%
 Black Or African American 5 0.14% 21 -76%
 Hispanic 156 4.23% 72 +117%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 7 -100%
 Asian 5 0.14% 28 -82%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 6 -100%
 Other Race 5 0% 5 -100%
 Two Or More Races 33 0.57% 33 -36%

Zip Code 28594 Race/Ethnicity

 White %
 Black Or African American %
 Hispanic %
 Asian %
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander %
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native %
 Two or More Races %

Zip Code 28594 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population36553501
Male Population50.90%
Female Population49.10%
Total Households1732
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$68805
Income Under $50K Per Year33.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year39.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year27.20%
28594 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 3Greg MurphyRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$517958
Average Real Estate Sale Price$400480
Current Unemployment Level 3.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.3%
28512 - Atlantic Beach
Emerald Isle, NC
Indian Beach, NC
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 63g - Carolinian Barrier Islands and Coastal Marshes
Average First Frost DatesRare
Average Last Frost DatesRare

Zip Code 28594 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)36374350606872716655463954
Avg Max Temp (°F)56586572798589888476686073
Avg Precip (In.)
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Morehead City, NC
CBSA Type28594
CBSA Population64494
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours