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ZIP Code 28173

Primary City:Waxhaw, NC (View All Cities)
County: Union County
Timezone: Eastern (3:14am)
Area code: 704 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.9, -80.7
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28173

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28173. 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 28173. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28173, 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:
Waxhaw, NC
Acceptable:
Marvin

Stats and Demographics for the 28173 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28173 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 28173 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 an extremely large number of families and an extremely small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28173 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 45,097
Population Density 419 people per sq mi
Housing Units 15,103
Median Home Value $316,700
Land Area 107.52 sq mi
Water Area 1.44 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 14,081
Median Household Income $93,297

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,6582,5992,5591,7556445748651,7512,4622,2711,6201,143891689372250129101
Female1,5902,4042,4631,6666316051,1132,1322,5612,2121,5551,110969665452286176174
Total3,2485,0035,0223,4211,2751,1791,9783,8835,0234,4833,1752,2531,8601,354824536305275

Gender

 Male 22,333 50%
 Female 22,764 50%
Gender

Race

 White 39,032 86.6%
 Black Or African American 3,277 7.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 89 0.2%
 Asian 1,264 2.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 16 0.0%
 Other Race 506 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 913 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner709544,0193,8322,1081,175443129
Renter78261399326143794520
Total1481,2154,4184,1582,2511,254488149

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 10,794 77%
 Single Guardian 1,389 10%
 Singles 1,569 11%
 Singles With Roommate 329 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 6,301 45%
 Households with Kids 7,780 55%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male291312384429421526543538571525556532466480479396396317167142
Female282333350418440470494480520495522508442496486418355263144147
Total5736457348478619961,0371,0181,0911,0201,0781,040908976965814751580311289

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28173 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28173 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 28173 real estate data, the median home value of $316,700 is high 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 28173. Rentals in 28173 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28173 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 44,902 99.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 4 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 191 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 10,819 72%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,911 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,351 9%
 Households Vacant 1,022 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 90 9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 1%
 For Sale Only 352 34%
 Sold & Unoccupied 87 9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 202 20%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 279 27%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 8 0.6%
 1 Bedroom 71 5.2%
 2 Bedroom 283 20.9%
 3+ Bedroom 992 73.3%
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 $93,297 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28173 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 28173 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 28173. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 13,848 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,084 26%
 No Earnings 9,392 30%
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 13,848 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,084 26%
 No Earnings 9,392 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 16,856 87.0%
 Public transportation 124 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 57 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 358 1.8%
 Worked at Home 1,981 10.2%
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 589 5%
 High School Graduate 4,309 33%
 Associate's degree 1,330 10%
 Bachelor's degree 4,678 36%
 Master's degree 1,550 12%
 Professional school degree 294 2%
 Doctorate degree 256 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 10,861 76.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 2,558 18.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 804 5.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28173

ZIP Code 28173 is in the Union County Public Schools. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28173.

South Providence
500 South Providence St
Waxhaw, NC 28173
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Union County Public Schools
Waxhaw Elementary
1101 Old Providence Rd
Waxhaw, NC 28173
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Union County Public Schools
Western Union Elementary
4111 Western Union Sch Rd
Waxhaw, NC 28173
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Union County Public Schools
Marvin Elementary
9700 Marvin School Rd
Marvin, NC 28173
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Union County Public Schools
Kensington Elementary
8701 Kensington Dr
Waxhaw, NC 28173
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Union County Public Schools
Sandy Ridge Elementary
10101 Waxhaw Manor Dr
Waxhaw, NC 28173
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Union County Public Schools
Rea View Elementary
320 Reid Dairy Rd
Waxhaw, NC 28173
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Union County Public Schools
New Town Elementary
1100 Waxhawindian Tr. Rd
Waxhaw, NC 28173
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Union County Public Schools
Marvin Ridge Middle School
2831 Crane Rd
Waxhaw, NC 28173
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Union County Public Schools
Cuthbertson Middle School
1520 Cuthbertson Rd
Waxhaw, NC 28173
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Union County Public Schools
Marvin Ridge High School
2825 Crane Rd
Waxhaw, NC 28173
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Union County Public Schools
Cuthbertson High School
1400 Cuthbertson Rd
Waxhaw, NC 28173
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Union County Public Schools

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