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ZIP Code 28206

Primary City:Charlotte, NC (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Tryon Hills
County: Mecklenburg County
Timezone: Eastern (1:32pm)
Area code: 704 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.25, -80.82
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28206

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28206. 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 28206. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28206, 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 28206 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28206 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 28206 are primarily black or African American. 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 an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28206 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 11,898
Population Density 1,686 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,663
Median Home Value $86,400
Land Area 7.06 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,103
Median Household Income $21,087

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male48346041137244751040842945160053642722112686573126
Female4694333613794365234073644114463953092401931651336489
Total9528937727518831,0338157938621,04693173646131925119095115

Gender

 Male 6,081 51%
 Female 5,817 49%
Gender

Race

 White 1,530 12.9%
 Black Or African American 8,961 75.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 68 0.6%
 Asian 270 2.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.1%
 Other Race 847 7.1%
 Two Or More Races 216 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1316620431225917512352
Renter23168854555337325911139
Total24485474986563243423491

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 815 20%
 Single Guardian 1,518 37%
 Singles 1,443 35%
 Singles With Roommate 327 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,654 65%
 Households with Kids 1,449 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male8110593911048985889410480767378706770848187
Female81117988592757792976778757467887284657074
Total162222191176196164162180191171158151147145158139154149151161

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28206 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 28206 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 2000s. Looking at 28206 real estate data, the median home value of $86,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28206 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28206 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28206 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,233 86%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 1,665 14%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,008 22%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 296 6%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,799 60%
 Households Vacant 560 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 368 66%
 Rented & Unoccupied 14 3%
 For Sale Only 40 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 5 1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 127 23%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 51 2%
 1 Bedroom 817 29%
 2 Bedroom 1,194 42%
 3+ Bedroom 801 28%
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 $21,087 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 28206 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 28206 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 28206 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 2,254 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,423 28%
 No Earnings 4,020 46%
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 2,254 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,423 28%
 No Earnings 4,020 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,950 81.9%
 Public transportation 351 9.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 25 0.7%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 134 3.7%
 Worked at Home 143 4.0%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,122 33.9%
 High School Graduate 1,692 51.1%
 Associate's degree 146 4.4%
 Bachelor's degree 313 9.5%
 Master's degree 15 0.5%
 Professional school degree 10 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 13 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,541 85.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 23 0.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 398 13.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28206

ZIP Code 28206 is in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28206.

Druid Hills Academy
2801 Lucena Ave
Charlotte, NC 28206
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Sugar Creek Charter
4101 North Tryon St
Charlotte, NC 28206
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sugar Creek Charter School District
Highland Renaissance Academy
125 West Craighead Rd
Charlotte, NC 28206
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
John T Williams Middle School
2400 Carmine St
Charlotte, NC 28206
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Walter G Byers School
1415 Hamilton St
Charlotte, NC 28206
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Performance Learning Center
1400 North Graham St
Charlotte, NC 28206
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
New Life Christian Academy School of the Arts
1337 Samuel St
Charlotte, NC 28206
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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