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ZIP Code 28147

Primary City:Salisbury, NC (View All Cities)
County: Rowan County
Timezone: Eastern (2:46pm)
Area code: 704 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.7, -80.6
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28147

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28147. 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 28147. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28147, 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

Stats and Demographics for the 28147 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28147 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 28147 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 higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28147 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 24,697
Population Density 314 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,845
Median Home Value $141,200
Land Area 78.54 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,011
Median Household Income $43,701

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
Male902931827770768910907963930970819756651472303246176133
Female853854828752758770771832794853785748718498400344317388
Total1,7551,7851,6551,5221,5261,6801,6781,7951,7241,8231,6041,5041,369970703590493521

Gender

 Male 12,434 50%
 Female 12,263 50%
Gender

Race

 White 17,854 72.3%
 Black Or African American 4,047 16.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 78 0.3%
 Asian 304 1.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 12 0.0%
 Other Race 1,984 8.0%
 Two Or More Races 418 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner906311,1661,3651,294831525158
Renter36377355644836321714388
Total4531,4041,7221,8131,6571,048668246

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,624 51%
 Single Guardian 1,732 19%
 Singles 2,175 24%
 Singles With Roommate 480 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,764 64%
 Households with Kids 3,247 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male175187210158171191202177190156159155166191158140173154145150
Female178171187178179169180137189148176177170157153153152139155143
Total353358397336350360382314379304335332336348311293325293300293

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28147 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 28147 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 28147 real estate data, the median home value of $141,200 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 28147. Rentals in 28147 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28147 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 23,381 94.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,000 4.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 305 1.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 11 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,133 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,927 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,951 30%
 Households Vacant 834 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 414 50%
 Rented & Unoccupied 13 2%
 For Sale Only 92 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 23 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 52 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 240 29%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 162 5%
 1 Bedroom 339 11%
 2 Bedroom 1,540 50%
 3+ Bedroom 1,014 33%
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 $43,701 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28147 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. More commuters in 28147 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 6,679 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,862 25%
 No Earnings 8,008 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 6,679 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,862 25%
 No Earnings 8,008 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,122 94.2%
 Public transportation 77 0.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 30 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 55 0.6%
 Worked at Home 404 4.2%
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 1,682 19.8%
 High School Graduate 4,595 54.1%
 Associate's degree 726 8.5%
 Bachelor's degree 1,069 12.6%
 Master's degree 319 3.8%
 Professional school degree 71 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 33 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,270 76.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 303 5.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 985 17.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28147

ZIP Code 28147 is in the Rowan-Salisbury School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28147.

Hurley Elementary
625 Hurley School Rd
Salisbury, NC 28147
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rowan-Salisbury School District
Knollwood Elementary
3075 Shue Rd
Salisbury, NC 28147
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rowan-Salisbury School District
West Rowan Middle School
5925 Statesville Blvd
Salisbury, NC 28147
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Rowan-Salisbury School District
Isenberg Elementary
2800 Jake Alexander Blvd North
Salisbury, NC 28147
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rowan-Salisbury School District
Sacred Heart Catholic School
385 Lumen Christie Ln
Salisbury, NC 28147
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Salisbury Academy
2210 Jake Alexander Blvd N
Salisbury, NC 28147
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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