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ZIP Code 28021

Primary City:Cherryville, NC (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (5:30am)
Coordinates:35.4, -81.4
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28021

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28021. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 28021. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28021, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Cherryville, NC
Unacceptable:
Flay

Stats and Demographics for the 28021 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28021 is located in west North Carolina and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 28021 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28021 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 13,612
Population Density 217 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,030
Median Home Value $116,800
Land Area 62.64 sq mi
Water Area 1.06 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,379
Median Household Income $42,559

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3684105034963683533254585285295044744433432161659397
Female371400434403328322374479536531524502437381295224186212
Total7398109378996966756999371,0641,0601,028976880724511389279309

Gender

 Male 6,673 49%
 Female 6,939 51%
Gender

Race

 White 12,052 88.5%
 Black Or African American 1,029 7.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 38 0.3%
 Asian 88 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 230 1.7%
 Two Or More Races 175 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner60348737913912659383121
Renter912422852561581037338
Total1515901,0221,1691,070762456159

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,974 55%
 Single Guardian 899 17%
 Singles 1,311 24%
 Singles With Roommate 195 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,627 67%
 Households with Kids 1,752 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male627177869567757697103113911078910091111999577
Female7764837664776992989776957195838173967062
Total139135160162159144144168195200189186178184183172184195165139

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28021 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28021 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1950s. Looking at 28021 real estate data, the median home value of $116,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 28021. Rentals in 28021 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28021 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 13,433 98.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 171 1.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 8 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,687 45%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,446 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,246 21%
 Households Vacant 651 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 168 26%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 1%
 For Sale Only 88 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 32 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 42 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 315 48%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 147 12%
 2 Bedroom 462 39%
 3+ Bedroom 587 49%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $42,559 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28021 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 28021 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 28021 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,468 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,479 25%
 No Earnings 4,132 41%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,468 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,479 25%
 No Earnings 4,132 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,014 97%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 110 2%
 Worked at Home 65 1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 692 17%
 High School Graduate 2,324 59%
 Associate's degree 254 6%
 Bachelor's degree 429 11%
 Master's degree 216 5%
 Professional school degree 46 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,843 87%
 Enrolled in Private School 81 4%
 Not Enrolled in School 192 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28021

ZIP Code 28021 is in the Gaston County School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28021.

Cherryville Elementary
700 East Academy St
Cherryville, NC 28021
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gaston County School District
Chavis Middle School
103 South Chavis Dr
Cherryville, NC 28021
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Gaston County School District
Blaine Beam Intermediate
401east First St
Cherryville, NC 28021
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Gaston County School District
Cherryville High School
313 Ridge Ave
Cherryville, NC 28021
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Gaston County School District

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