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ZIP Code 28105

Primary City:Matthews, NC (View All Cities)
County: Mecklenburg County
Timezone: Eastern (2:58pm)
Area code: 704 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.11, -80.70
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28105

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28105. 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 28105. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28105, 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:
Matthews, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28105 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28105 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 28105 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 extremely large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28105 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 39,586
Population Density 1,663 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16,107
Median Home Value $212,100
Land Area 23.80 sq mi
Water Area 0.17 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,260
Median Household Income $63,846

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,1911,4091,6091,4561,0231,0401,1271,3161,4621,6351,5171,192947655402370268269
Female1,1261,3611,4801,4379911,1301,2491,5141,6251,7841,6851,3311,052802583508492548
Total2,3172,7703,0892,8932,0142,1702,3762,8303,0873,4193,2022,5231,9991,457985878760817

Gender

 Male 18,888 48%
 Female 20,698 52%
Gender

Race

 White 30,637 77.4%
 Black Or African American 4,896 12.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 135 0.3%
 Asian 1,761 4.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 27 0.1%
 Other Race 1,246 3.1%
 Two Or More Races 884 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner571,1122,3253,0852,2461,294753196
Renter4501,073858690392170308251
Total5072,1853,1833,7752,6381,4641,061447

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 8,708 57%
 Single Guardian 2,077 14%
 Singles 3,717 24%
 Singles With Roommate 758 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 9,666 63%
 Households with Kids 5,594 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male235221264257280262274284309330310334306329307324330271224205
Female227211243246275252261300273289285310302294344347323256167203
Total462432507503555514535584582619595644608623651671653527391408

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28105 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 28105 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 28105 real estate data, the median home value of $212,100 is slightly higher 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 28105. Rentals in 28105 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28105 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 39,226 99.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 8 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 254 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 98 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 9,184 57%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,884 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,192 26%
 Households Vacant 847 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 299 35.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 1.4%
 For Sale Only 258 30.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 44 5.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 48 5.7%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 184 21.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 12 0.3%
 1 Bedroom 1,606 39.1%
 2 Bedroom 1,425 34.7%
 3+ Bedroom 1,064 25.9%
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 $63,846 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 28105 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 28105 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 13,622 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,763 28%
 No Earnings 9,177 29%
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 13,622 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,763 28%
 No Earnings 9,177 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 17,562 88.6%
 Public transportation 296 1.5%
 Taxicab 16 0.1%
 Motorcycle 44 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 449 2.3%
 Worked at Home 1,456 7.3%
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 752 6%
 High School Graduate 5,223 41%
 Associate's degree 1,029 8%
 Bachelor's degree 3,967 31%
 Master's degree 1,139 9%
 Professional school degree 397 3%
 Doctorate degree 140 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,626 74.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,842 20.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 384 4.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28105

ZIP Code 28105 is in the Socrates Academy. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28105.

Socrates Academy
3909 Weddington Rd
Matthews, NC 28105
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Socrates Academy
Crown Point Elementary
3335 Sam Newell Rd
Matthews, NC 28105
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Matthews Elementary
200 McDowell Ave
Matthews, NC 28105
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Elizabeth Lane Elementary
121 Elizabeth Ln
Matthews, NC 28105
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Crestdale Middle School
940 Sam Newell Rd
Matthews, NC 28105
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Mint Hill Middle School
11501 Idewild Rd
Matthews, NC 28105
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Butler High School
1810 Matthewsmint Hill Rd
Matthews, NC 28105
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Bible Baptist Christian School
2724 Margaret Wallace Rd
Matthews, NC 28105
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Greyfriars Classical Academy
2701 Rice Rd
Matthews, NC 28105
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Private
Covenant Day School
800 Fullwood Ln
Matthews, NC 28105
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
The School at Thompson
6800 Saint Peters Ln
Matthews, NC 28105
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Carmel Christian School
1145 Pineville Matthews Rd
Matthews, NC 28105
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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