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ZIP Code 28203

Primary City:Charlotte, NC (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Dilworth
County: Mecklenburg County
Timezone: Eastern (3:20pm)
Area code: 704 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.21, -80.86
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28203

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28203. 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 28203. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28203, 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:
Charlotte, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28203 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28203 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 28203 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28203 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 11,315
Population Density 3,411 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,544
Median Home Value $367,400
Land Area 3.32 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,947
Median Household Income $64,604

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 33

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male39628119120338382666953539840832030125613673412422
Female40426825418954393262143538142837131427613499686669
Total8005494453929261,7581,2909707798366916155322701721099091

Gender

 Male 5,463 48%
 Female 5,852 52%
Gender

Race

 White 7,456 65.9%
 Black Or African American 3,322 29.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 39 0.3%
 Asian 239 2.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 85 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 170 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner266686105213981678144
Renter4521,3065264574061738032
Total4781,9741,13697880434016176

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,465 25%
 Single Guardian 817 14%
 Singles 2,854 48%
 Singles With Roommate 811 14%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,797 81%
 Households with Kids 1,150 19%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male8287687065534860553640393838524138373539
Female8177996564586147385851554248453933383447
Total163164167135129111109107939491948086978071756986

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28203 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 28203 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 28203 real estate data, the median home value of $367,400 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 28203. Rentals in 28203 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28203 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,216 99.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 20 0.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 5 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 74 0.7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,146 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 369 5%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,432 45%
 Households Vacant 1,597 21%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 950 59%
 Rented & Unoccupied 36 2%
 For Sale Only 206 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 32 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 43 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 330 21%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 404 11%
 1 Bedroom 1,280 34%
 2 Bedroom 1,623 43%
 3+ Bedroom 476 13%
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 $64,604 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28203 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. Residents in ZIP code 28203 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 28203 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,900 58%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,451 24%
 No Earnings 1,779 18%
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 5,900 58%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,451 24%
 No Earnings 1,779 18%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,277 83%
 Public transportation 386 5%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 436 6%
 Worked at Home 466 6%
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 310 7%
 High School Graduate 983 22%
 Associate's degree 147 3%
 Bachelor's degree 1,673 37%
 Master's degree 706 16%
 Professional school degree 502 11%
 Doctorate degree 162 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 946 55%
 Enrolled in Private School 538 31%
 Not Enrolled in School 230 13%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28203

ZIP Code 28203 is in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28203.

Mg Davis Military & Global Lead Academy
3351 West Griffith St
Charlotte, NC 28203
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Dilworth Elementary
405 East Park Ave
Charlotte, NC 28203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
St Patrick Catholic School
1125 Buchanan St
Charlotte, NC 28203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Charlotte Montessori School
219 East Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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