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ZIP Code 28112

Primary City:Monroe, NC (View All Cities)
County: Union County
Timezone: Eastern (7:20pm)
Area code: 704 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.9, -80.5
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28112

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28112. 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 28112. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28112, 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:
Monroe, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28112 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28112 is located in central North Carolina and covers a slightly higher 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 28112 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 single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28112 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 26,311
Population Density 199 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,254
Median Home Value $153,500
Land Area 132.07 sq mi
Water Area 1.68 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,286
Median Household Income $47,781

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9631,0229919658458218199159651,005883722674539388270131127
Female923934939880692771812915935929877837785586461373280337
Total1,8861,9561,9301,8451,5371,5921,6311,8301,9001,9341,7601,5591,4591,125849643411464

Gender

 Male 13,045 50%
 Female 13,266 50%
Gender

Race

 White 18,246 69.3%
 Black Or African American 4,608 17.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 128 0.5%
 Asian 110 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 2,717 10.3%
 Two Or More Races 497 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner806001,3021,5291,392994540175
Renter198683551458277212172123
Total2781,2831,8531,9871,6691,206712298

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,030 54%
 Single Guardian 1,774 19%
 Singles 2,073 22%
 Singles With Roommate 409 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,803 62%
 Households with Kids 3,483 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male201208184197197190208212215194212167212206199210195183178180
Female176200159190195185163169222172201196185185194183199181123154
Total377408343387392375371381437366413363397391393393394364301334

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28112 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28112 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 28112 real estate data, the median home value of $153,500 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 28112. Rentals in 28112 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 $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28112 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 25,754 97.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 239 0.9%
 Juvenile Facilities 11 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 238 0.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 69 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,820 47%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,792 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,674 26%
 Households Vacant 968 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 335 34.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 21 2.2%
 For Sale Only 218 22.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 32 3.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 34 3.5%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 327 33.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 35 2%
 1 Bedroom 143 6%
 2 Bedroom 1,023 45%
 3+ Bedroom 1,053 47%
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 $47,781 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28112 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 28112 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 8,508 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,595 23%
 No Earnings 7,095 35%
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 8,508 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,595 23%
 No Earnings 7,095 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,059 94.6%
 Public transportation 93 0.8%
 Taxicab 10 0.1%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 170 1.5%
 Worked at Home 360 3.1%
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 2,059 24.7%
 High School Graduate 4,686 56.2%
 Associate's degree 457 5.5%
 Bachelor's degree 838 10.0%
 Master's degree 182 2.2%
 Professional school degree 99 1.2%
 Doctorate degree 24 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,665 84.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 362 6.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 529 9.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28112

ZIP Code 28112 is in the Union County Public Schools. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28112.

Wolfe School
722 Brewer Dr
Monroe, NC 28112
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Union County Public Schools
East Elementary
515 Elizabeth Ave
Monroe, NC 28112
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Union County Public Schools
Monroe Middle School
601 East Sunset Dr
Monroe, NC 28112
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Union County Public Schools
Walter Bickett Elementary
830 South ML King Blvd
Monroe, NC 28112
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Union County Public Schools
Parkwood Middle School
3219 Parkwood School Rd
Monroe, NC 28112
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Union County Public Schools
Prospect Elementary
3005 Ruben Rd
Monroe, NC 28112
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Union County Public Schools
Rock Rest Elementary
814 Old Pagelandmonroe Rd
Monroe, NC 28112
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Union County Public Schools
Monroe High School
1 High School Dr
Monroe, NC 28112
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Union County Public Schools
Parkwood High School
3220 Parkwood School Rd
Monroe, NC 28112
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Union County Public Schools
Central Academy of Technology
600 Brewer Dr
Monroe, NC 28112
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Union County Public Schools

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