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ZIP Code 28078

Primary City:Huntersville, NC (View All Cities)
County: Mecklenburg County
Timezone: Eastern (9:22pm)
Area code: 704 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.4, -80.9
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28078

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28078. 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 28078. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28078, 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:
Huntersville, NC
Unacceptable:
Caldwell, Hicks Crossroads, Long Creek

Stats and Demographics for the 28078 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28078 is located in central 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 28078 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28078 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 52,133
Population Density 817 people per sq mi
Housing Units 20,596
Median Home Value $246,500
Land Area 63.80 sq mi
Water Area 1.46 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 19,405
Median Household Income $83,519

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2,2932,3762,0541,4591,0581,6092,0122,4532,4472,1991,7351,2881,05669838326414597
Female2,0332,3171,9481,4661,1001,8332,1812,6202,4662,1031,8371,4391,121707470341250275
Total4,3264,6934,0022,9252,1583,4424,1935,0734,9134,3023,5722,7272,1771,405853605395372

Gender

 Male 25,626 49%
 Female 26,507 51%
Gender

Race

 White 42,995 82.5%
 Black Or African American 5,107 9.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 175 0.3%
 Asian 1,438 2.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 20 0.0%
 Other Race 1,337 2.6%
 Two Or More Races 1,061 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1082,2784,3643,7522,3761,151461105
Renter5101,4841,12780346424113348
Total6183,7625,4914,5552,8401,392594153

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 11,702 60%
 Single Guardian 2,265 12%
 Singles 4,229 22%
 Singles With Roommate 1,209 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 11,284 58%
 Households with Kids 8,121 42%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male426462463497502468464459483449424423399359363322314297163204
Female393393444410461475442493446426393397378354353319358249187166
Total819855907907963943906952929875817820777713716641672546350370

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28078 has a small 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 28078 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 28078 real estate data, the median home value of $246,500 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 28078. Rentals in 28078 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28078 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 51,865 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 260 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 8 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 12,957 63%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,638 8%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,810 23%
 Households Vacant 1,191 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 347 29.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 23 1.9%
 For Sale Only 316 26.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 72 6.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 175 14.7%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 257 21.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 37 0.7%
 1 Bedroom 1,194 22.5%
 2 Bedroom 1,997 37.7%
 3+ Bedroom 2,075 39.1%
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 $83,519 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28078 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 28078 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 20,527 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,756 25%
 No Earnings 8,990 23%
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 20,527 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,756 25%
 No Earnings 8,990 23%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 24,037 89%
 Public transportation 324 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 524 2%
 Worked at Home 2,174 8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,118 7%
 High School Graduate 5,526 32%
 Associate's degree 1,288 8%
 Bachelor's degree 6,559 38%
 Master's degree 1,709 10%
 Professional school degree 443 3%
 Doctorate degree 499 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 8,347 70%
 Enrolled in Private School 2,902 24%
 Not Enrolled in School 694 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28078

ZIP Code 28078 is in the Lake Norman Charter School District. There are 15 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28078.

Lake Norman Charter
12435 Old Statesville Rd
Huntersville, NC 28078
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Lake Norman Charter School District
J M Alexander Middle School
12201 Hambright Rd
Huntersville, NC 28078
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Huntersville Elementary
200 Gilead Rd
Huntersville, NC 28078
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Long Creek Elementary
9213 Beatties Ford Rd
Huntersville, NC 28078
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Francis Bradley Middle School
13345 Beatties Ford Rd
Huntersville, NC 28078
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Blythe Elementary
12202 Hambright Rd
Huntersville, NC 28078
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Torrence Creek Elementary
14550 Ranson Rd
Huntersville, NC 28078
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Barnette Elementary
13659 Beatties Ford Rd
Huntersville, NC 28078
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
New Elementary School - Torrence Creek Relief
15444 Stumptown Rd
Huntersville, NC 28078
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
North Mecklenburg High School
11201 Old Statesville Rd
Huntersville, NC 28078
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Hopewell High School
11530 Beatties Ford Rd
Huntersville, NC 28078
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Chesterbrook Academy at Birkdale
15115 Norman View Ln
Huntersville, NC 28078
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Mark Catholic School
14750 Stumptown Rd
Huntersville, NC 28078
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Southlake Christian Academy
13901 Hagers Ferry Rd
Huntersville, NC 28078
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Christian Montessori School at Lake Norman
14101 Stumptown Rd
Huntersville, NC 28078
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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