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ZIP Code 28205

Primary City:Charlotte, NC (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Country Club Heights|Eastland
County: Mecklenburg County
Timezone: Eastern (7:48am)
Area code: 704 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.22, -80.79
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28205

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28205. 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 28205. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28205, 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 28205 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28205 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 28205 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 small number of families and an extremely large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28205 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 43,931
Population Density 3,716 people per sq mi
Housing Units 20,944
Median Home Value $160,100
Land Area 11.82 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 18,312
Median Household Income $35,310

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 33

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,9721,3191,1501,2021,6932,4212,5722,0161,7271,5011,3251,097775497309219198138
Female1,8651,3281,0431,1171,6532,4412,2291,8281,4461,3751,3571,165802608443389364347
Total3,8372,6472,1932,3193,3464,8624,8013,8443,1732,8762,6822,2621,5771,105752608562485

Gender

 Male 22,131 50%
 Female 21,800 50%
Gender

Race

 White 19,827 45.1%
 Black Or African American 14,692 33.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 253 0.6%
 Asian 2,175 5.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 62 0.1%
 Other Race 5,745 13.1%
 Two Or More Races 1,177 2.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner891,7711,7671,5541,396739577280
Renter1,0263,1402,2331,8241,05453024686
Total1,1154,9114,0003,3782,4501,269823366

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,286 29%
 Single Guardian 4,265 23%
 Singles 6,214 34%
 Singles With Roommate 2,547 14%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 12,970 71%
 Households with Kids 5,342 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male409371395349300272246249252236238245216215230212247281232240
Female398350363340282306240241259245197191197213198207229241242301
Total807721758689582578486490511481435436413428428419476522474541

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28205 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 28205 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1960s. Looking at 28205 real estate data, the median home value of $160,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28205 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28205 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28205 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 43,691 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 94 0.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 146 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,494 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,679 8%
 Renter Occupied Households 10,139 48%
 Households Vacant 2,632 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,626 62%
 Rented & Unoccupied 50 2%
 For Sale Only 380 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 57 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 35 1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 484 18%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 175 2%
 1 Bedroom 2,500 23%
 2 Bedroom 5,490 50%
 3+ Bedroom 2,751 25%
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 $35,310 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 28205 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. Residents in ZIP code 28205 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 28205 can expect to fall in that range. 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 15,193 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,526 27%
 No Earnings 10,312 29%
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 15,193 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,526 27%
 No Earnings 10,312 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 18,105 82.7%
 Public transportation 2,119 9.7%
 Taxicab 41 0.2%
 Motorcycle 63 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 484 2.2%
 Worked at Home 1,078 4.9%
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 3,951 25.6%
 High School Graduate 5,970 38.8%
 Associate's degree 1,077 7.0%
 Bachelor's degree 3,137 20.4%
 Master's degree 832 5.4%
 Professional school degree 335 2.2%
 Doctorate degree 104 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 7,107 83.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 491 5.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 919 10.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28205

ZIP Code 28205 is in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District. There are 18 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28205.

Hawthorne High School
1411 Hawthorne Ln
Charlotte, NC 28205
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Billingsville Elementary
124 Skyland Ave
Charlotte, NC 28205
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Eastway Middle School
1501 Norland Rd
Charlotte, NC 28205
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Oakhurst Elementary
4511 Monroe Rd
Charlotte, NC 28205
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Shamrock Gardens Elementary
3301 Country Club Dr
Charlotte, NC 28205
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Windsor Park Elementary
3910 Sudbury Rd
Charlotte, NC 28205
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Winterfield Elementary
3100 Winterfield Place
Charlotte, NC 28205
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Merry Oaks Elementary
3508 Draper Ave
Charlotte, NC 28205
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Highland Mill Montessori
3201 Clemson Ave
Charlotte, NC 28205
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Chantilly Montessori
701 Briar Creek Rd
Charlotte, NC 28205
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Garinger High - New Technology
1100 Eastway Dr
Charlotte, NC 28205
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Garinger High - International Studies
1100 Eastway Dr
Charlotte, NC 28205
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Midwood High School
1817 Central Ave
Charlotte, NC 28205
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Garinger High-Math/Science
1100 Eastway Dr
Charlotte, NC 28205
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Garinger High-Leadership/Public Service
1100 Eastway Dr
Charlotte, NC 28205
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Garinger High-Business & Finance
1100 Eastway Dr
Charlotte, NC 28205
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Garinger High School
1100 Eastway Dr
Charlotte, NC 28205
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Queen City Preparatory Academy
3557 N Sharon Amity Rd Ste 200
Charlotte, NC 28205
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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