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ZIP Code 28124

Primary City:Mount Pleasant, NC (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (10:10pm)
Coordinates:35.4, -80.4
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28124

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28124. 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 28124. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28124, 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:
Mount Pleasant, NC
Acceptable:
Mt Pleasant

Stats and Demographics for the 28124 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28124 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 28124 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28124 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,622
Population Density 116 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,654
Median Home Value $169,900
Land Area 56.93 sq mi
Water Area 0.17 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,442
Median Household Income $46,625

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male17424825524317013818625429333628822420615094755132
Female1451802252371281151702342732992452382031491051037779
Total319428480480298253356488566635533462409299199178128111

Gender

 Male 3,417 52%
 Female 3,205 48%
Gender

Race

 White 6,214 93.8%
 Black Or African American 296 4.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 19 0.3%
 Asian 20 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 31 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 40 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1913837650942626418357
Renter2982128986831277
Total4822050460749429521064

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,502 62%
 Single Guardian 336 14%
 Singles 508 21%
 Singles With Roommate 96 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,577 65%
 Households with Kids 865 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3045303741475746574746554265446250503748
Female3132322731343838394041445347465659383837
Total6177626472819584968787999511290118109887585

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28124 has a small 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 28124 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 28124 real estate data, the median home value of $169,900 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 28124. Rentals in 28124 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28124 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,346 95.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 196 3.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 60 0.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 20 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,310 49%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 662 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 470 18%
 Households Vacant 212 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 56 26.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.5%
 For Sale Only 32 15.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 4.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 22 10.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 92 43.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 3 0.7%
 1 Bedroom 103 23.1%
 2 Bedroom 118 26.5%
 3+ Bedroom 222 49.8%
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 $46,625 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28124 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 28124 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 1,948 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,294 25%
 No Earnings 1,934 37%
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 1,948 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,294 25%
 No Earnings 1,934 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,704 96.3%
 Public transportation 16 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 2 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 21 0.7%
 Worked at Home 65 2.3%
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 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 382 17.6%
 High School Graduate 1,210 55.7%
 Associate's degree 247 11.4%
 Bachelor's degree 263 12.1%
 Master's degree 49 2.3%
 Professional school degree 6 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 14 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 811 73.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 143 13.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 145 13.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28124

ZIP Code 28124 is in the Cabarrus County School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28124.

Mount Pleasant Elementary
8555 North Dr
Mount Pleasant, NC 28124
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cabarrus County School District
Mount Pleasant Middle School
8325 Hwy 49 North
Mount Pleasant, NC 28124
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Cabarrus County School District
Mount Pleasant High School
700 Walker Rd
Mount Pleasant, NC 28124
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Cabarrus County School District

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