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ZIP Code 28209

Primary City:Charlotte, NC (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Ashbrook
County: Mecklenburg County
Timezone: Eastern (6:55pm)
Area code: 704 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.18, -80.85
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28209

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28209. 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 28209. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28209, 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 28209 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28209 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 28209 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 slightly less than average. 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 28209 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,317
Population Density 3,705 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,007
Median Home Value $268,300
Land Area 5.48 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,999
Median Household Income $60,180

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7795354093855821,3341,137896812638614503387240172128113137
Female7165433783087201,3281,124911750618606568465347269252251362
Total1,4951,0787876931,3022,6622,2611,8071,5621,2561,2201,071852587441380364499

Gender

 Male 9,801 48%
 Female 10,516 52%
Gender

Race

 White 16,014 78.8%
 Black Or African American 2,017 9.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 82 0.4%
 Asian 437 2.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 1,389 6.8%
 Two Or More Races 377 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner611,2191,237935876529394204
Renter4781,598886658427173153171
Total5392,8172,1231,5931,303702547375

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,160 32%
 Single Guardian 1,207 12%
 Singles 4,326 43%
 Singles With Roommate 1,306 13%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,833 78%
 Households with Kids 2,166 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male176136158139116118941011067999807774598186936651
Female1581381291311251081021021068170826976736861535383
Total334274287270241226196203212160169162146150132149147146119134

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28209 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 owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28209 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 28209 real estate data, the median home value of $268,300 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28209 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28209 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28209 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 20,112 99.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 86 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 119 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,245 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,210 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,544 41%
 Households Vacant 1,008 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 498 49%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 1%
 For Sale Only 249 25%
 Sold & Unoccupied 26 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 70 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 154 15%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 126 3%
 1 Bedroom 1,379 30%
 2 Bedroom 1,935 43%
 3+ Bedroom 1,098 24%
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 $60,180 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 28209 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 28209 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 28209 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 8,983 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,711 27%
 No Earnings 3,992 23%
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 8,983 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,711 27%
 No Earnings 3,992 23%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,211 84.5%
 Public transportation 698 5.8%
 Taxicab 15 0.1%
 Motorcycle 135 1.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 488 4.0%
 Worked at Home 543 4.5%
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 681 9%
 High School Graduate 2,233 29%
 Associate's degree 448 6%
 Bachelor's degree 2,852 37%
 Master's degree 940 12%
 Professional school degree 531 7%
 Doctorate degree 68 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,111 73.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 536 18.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 223 7.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28209

ZIP Code 28209 is in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28209.

Collinswood Language Academy
4000 Applegate Rd
Charlotte, NC 28209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Park Road Montessori
3701 Haven Dr
Charlotte, NC 28209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Sedgefield Elementary
715 Hartford Ave
Charlotte, NC 28209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Sedgefield Middle School
2700 Dorchester Place
Charlotte, NC 28209
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Myers Park High School
2400 Colony Rd
Charlotte, NC 28209
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
St Ann Catholic School
600 Hillside Ave
Charlotte, NC 28209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Holy Trinity Catholic Middle School
3100 Park Rd
Charlotte, NC 28209
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Private

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