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ZIP Code 28211

Primary City:Charlotte, NC (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Sherwood Forest
County: Mecklenburg County
Timezone: Eastern (3:05am)
Area code: 704 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.17, -80.79
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28211

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28211. 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 28211. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28211, 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 28211 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28211 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 28211 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 large. There are also a large number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28211 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 28,523
Population Density 2,647 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,788
Median Home Value $366,700
Land Area 10.78 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,207
Median Household Income $70,403

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,0601,0419547456139429631,0481,0719441,013839728591355315248186
Female1,0561,0098586777421,0631,0291,0661,0741,0371,023940843643506431418452
Total2,1162,0501,8121,4221,3552,0051,9922,1142,1451,9812,0361,7791,5711,234861746666638

Gender

 Male 13,656 48%
 Female 14,867 52%
Gender

Race

 White 22,642 79.4%
 Black Or African American 3,742 13.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 89 0.3%
 Asian 968 3.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 8 0.0%
 Other Race 578 2.0%
 Two Or More Races 496 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner326551,5041,6271,4811,010741276
Renter5411,541906683542284223161
Total5732,1962,4102,3102,0231,294964437

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,919 48%
 Single Guardian 1,495 12%
 Singles 3,923 32%
 Singles With Roommate 870 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,468 69%
 Households with Kids 3,739 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2192142152212091792212272052031961692001861591791711568060
Female2072312171982472031921951721981651661781511651451561337890
Total426445432419456382413422377401361335378337324324327289158150

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28211 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28211 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 28211 real estate data, the median home value of $366,700 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 28211. Rentals in 28211 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28211 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 28,173 98.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 35 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 287 1.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 28 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,435 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,891 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,881 35%
 Households Vacant 1,581 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 853 54%
 Rented & Unoccupied 22 1%
 For Sale Only 337 21%
 Sold & Unoccupied 29 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 110 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 230 15%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 39 1%
 1 Bedroom 1,407 29%
 2 Bedroom 2,406 50%
 3+ Bedroom 971 20%
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 $70,403 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28211 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 28211 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 9,913 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,348 24%
 No Earnings 7,191 32%
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 9,913 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,348 24%
 No Earnings 7,191 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,612 85.5%
 Public transportation 327 2.4%
 Taxicab 8 0.1%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 418 3.1%
 Worked at Home 1,212 8.9%
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 563 6%
 High School Graduate 2,176 23%
 Associate's degree 379 4%
 Bachelor's degree 3,531 37%
 Master's degree 1,752 18%
 Professional school degree 846 9%
 Doctorate degree 240 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,619 58.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 2,370 38.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 227 3.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28211

ZIP Code 28211 is in the Charlotte Secondary School District. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28211.

Charlotte Secondary
8310 McAlpine Park Dr
Charlotte, NC 28211
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Charlotte Secondary School District
Alexander Graham Middle School
1800 Runnymede Ln
Charlotte, NC 28211
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Cotswold Elementary
300 Greenwich Rd
Charlotte, NC 28211
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Rama Road Elementary
1035 Rama Rd
Charlotte, NC 28211
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Randolph Middle School
4400 Water Oak Rd
Charlotte, NC 28211
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Selwyn Elementary
2840 Colony Rd
Charlotte, NC 28211
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Sharon Elementary
4330 Foxcroft Rd
Charlotte, NC 28211
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
St Gabriel Catholic School
3028 Providence Rd
Charlotte, NC 28211
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Adventist Christian Academy
4601 Emory Ln
Charlotte, NC 28211
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Sharon Montessori Academy
1119 N Sharon Amity Rd
Charlotte, NC 28211
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Alexander Youth Network
6220 Thermal Rd
Charlotte, NC 28211
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Philips Academy
3115 Providence Rd
Charlotte, NC 28211
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Charlotte Preparatory School
212 Boyce Rd
Charlotte, NC 28211
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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