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ZIP Code 28144

Primary City:Salisbury, NC (View All Cities)
County: Rowan County
Timezone: Eastern (3:15am)
Area code: 704 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.71, -80.45
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28144

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28144. 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 28144. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28144, 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:
Salisbury, NC
Unacceptable:
Correll Park

Stats and Demographics for the 28144 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28144 is located in north 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 28144 are primarily white. The number of young adults is large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28144 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 24,734
Population Density 827 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,233
Median Home Value $119,600
Land Area 29.90 sq mi
Water Area 0.43 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,429
Median Household Income $33,656

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male 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
Male8327777681,0021,132769660640667789863792712503363329239222
Female8347326838911,108777755665684859897811772585461440333388
Total1,6661,5091,4511,8932,2401,5461,4151,3051,3511,6481,7601,6031,4841,088824769572610

Gender

 Male 12,059 49%
 Female 12,675 51%
Gender

Race

 White 12,019 48.6%
 Black Or African American 10,859 43.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 108 0.4%
 Asian 360 1.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.0%
 Other Race 840 3.4%
 Two Or More Races 539 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner443656171,0491,157902685296
Renter392949745862697332204133
Total4361,3141,3621,9111,8541,234889429

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,336 35%
 Single Guardian 2,523 27%
 Singles 3,037 32%
 Singles With Roommate 533 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,503 69%
 Households with Kids 2,926 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male175172153164163154151157152159159145153152160158155229300368
Female163191160159154157148127146137136129142139132147147221244279
Total338363313323317311299284298296295274295291292305302450544647

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28144 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28144 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 28144 real estate data, the median home value of $119,600 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 28144. Rentals in 28144 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28144 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 22,386 90.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 248 1.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 15 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 223 0.9%
 Other Institutional 172 0.7%
 College Student Housing 1,446 5.8%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 244 1.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,315 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,800 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,314 38%
 Households Vacant 1,804 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 708 39%
 Rented & Unoccupied 32 2%
 For Sale Only 276 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 103 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 78 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 607 34%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 277 6%
 1 Bedroom 722 17%
 2 Bedroom 1,765 41%
 3+ Bedroom 1,593 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 $33,656 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 28144 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. More commuters in 28144 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 6,148 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,711 24%
 No Earnings 8,993 45%
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 6,148 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,711 24%
 No Earnings 8,993 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,053 89.6%
 Public transportation 109 1.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 24 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 396 4.4%
 Worked at Home 410 4.6%
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 1,506 20.1%
 High School Graduate 3,951 52.8%
 Associate's degree 402 5.4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,044 14.0%
 Master's degree 288 3.9%
 Professional school degree 270 3.6%
 Doctorate degree 18 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,712 73.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 567 11.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 803 15.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28144

ZIP Code 28144 is in the Rowan-Salisbury School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28144.

Overton Elementary
1825 Park Rd West
Salisbury, NC 28144
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rowan-Salisbury School District
Knox Middle School
1625 Park Rd West
Salisbury, NC 28144
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Rowan-Salisbury School District
Salisbury High School
500 Lincolnton Rd
Salisbury, NC 28144
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Rowan-Salisbury School District
Henderson High School
1215 North Main St
Salisbury, NC 28144
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Rowan-Salisbury School District
North Hills Christian School
2970 W Innes St
Salisbury, NC 28144
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
St John'S Kindergarten
200 W Innes St
Salisbury, NC 28144
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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