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ZIP Code 28081

Primary City:Kannapolis, NC (View All Cities)
County: Cabarrus County
Timezone: Eastern (11:39am)
Area code: 704 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.49, -80.68
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28081

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28081. 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 28081. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28081, 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:
Kannapolis, NC
Unacceptable:
Centerview, Fisher Town, Glass, Royal Oaks, Shady Brook

Stats and Demographics for the 28081 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28081 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 28081 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 large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28081 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 25,190
Population Density 828 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,850
Median Home Value $127,100
Land Area 30.42 sq mi
Water Area 0.43 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,632
Median Household Income $37,517

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male991969907838734736770837898899932650656484392260169124
Female965905842809772806849871854913936730691571486344286314
Total1,9561,8741,7491,6471,5061,5421,6191,7081,7521,8121,8681,3801,3471,055878604455438

Gender

 Male 12,246 49%
 Female 12,944 51%
Gender

Race

 White 19,019 75.5%
 Black Or African American 3,485 13.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 69 0.3%
 Asian 270 1.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 8 0.0%
 Other Race 1,847 7.3%
 Two Or More Races 492 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner865951,1311,4741,215990589229
Renter36385766759438723913185
Total4491,4521,7982,0681,6021,229720314

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,795 50%
 Single Guardian 2,015 21%
 Singles 2,342 24%
 Singles With Roommate 480 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 6,069 63%
 Households with Kids 3,563 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male193212191209192210188200179195167178153214196162191145144149
Female180192213183179193176174183156164185183154170169175156139169
Total373404404392371403364374362351331363336368366331366301283318

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28081 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 28081 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 28081 real estate data, the median home value of $127,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28081 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28081 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28081 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 25,090 99.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 88 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 12 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,351 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,958 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,323 31%
 Households Vacant 1,218 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 465 38.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 15 1.2%
 For Sale Only 206 16.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 30 2.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 34 2.8%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 466 38.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 115 3%
 1 Bedroom 300 8%
 2 Bedroom 1,856 51%
 3+ Bedroom 1,353 37%
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 $37,517 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 28081 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

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 28081 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 7,442 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,222 21%
 No Earnings 8,181 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 7,442 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,222 21%
 No Earnings 8,181 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,951 95.0%
 Public transportation 34 0.3%
 Taxicab 26 0.2%
 Motorcycle 26 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 180 1.7%
 Worked at Home 261 2.5%
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 1,836 23.2%
 High School Graduate 4,108 51.8%
 Associate's degree 634 8.0%
 Bachelor's degree 863 10.9%
 Master's degree 311 3.9%
 Professional school degree 138 1.7%
 Doctorate degree 33 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,821 76.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 498 10.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 648 13.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28081

ZIP Code 28081 is in the Cabarrus County School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28081.

Charles E Boger Elementary
5150 Dove Field Ln
Kannapolis, NC 28081
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cabarrus County School District
Fred L Wilson Elementary
1401 Pine St
Kannapolis, NC 28081
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kannapolis City School District
Shady Brook Elementary
903 Rogers Lake Rd
Kannapolis, NC 28081
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kannapolis City School District
Woodrow Wilson Elementary
800 North Walnut St
Kannapolis, NC 28081
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kannapolis City School District
Kannapolis Middle School
1445 Oakwood Ave
Kannapolis, NC 28081
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Kannapolis City School District
North Kannapolis Christian Academy
312 Locust St
Kannapolis, NC 28081
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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