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ZIP Code 28212

Primary City:Charlotte, NC (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Coventry Woods|Eastland
County: Mecklenburg County
Timezone: Eastern (11:35am)
Area code: 704 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.19, -80.75
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28212

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28212. 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 28212. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28212, 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 28212 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28212 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 28212 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28212 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 38,457
Population Density 4,162 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16,957
Median Home Value $114,400
Land Area 9.24 sq mi
Water Area 0.06 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 14,777
Median Household Income $33,781

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 30Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 31

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,8291,4701,3351,2901,5851,9181,8501,4931,2251,1421,006745603376257183123123
Female1,7951,4661,3041,2461,6871,9761,7351,4831,3331,3111,189900692499374297279338
Total3,6242,9362,6392,5363,2723,8943,5852,9762,5582,4532,1951,6451,295875631480402461

Gender

 Male 18,553 48%
 Female 19,904 52%
Gender

Race

 White 12,240 31.8%
 Black Or African American 16,921 44.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 330 0.9%
 Asian 1,408 3.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 54 0.1%
 Other Race 6,196 16.1%
 Two Or More Races 1,308 3.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner717641,1181,3651,095637387127
Renter1,1133,0222,1641,505712328193176
Total1,1843,7863,2822,8701,807965580303

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,624 31%
 Single Guardian 4,228 29%
 Singles 4,640 31%
 Singles With Roommate 1,285 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 9,208 62%
 Households with Kids 5,569 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male351390367335335278294262301308273253248253264237256261272282
Female385336347359272283304310297301281242256224238273227234274303
Total736726714694607561598572598609554495504477502510483495546585

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28212 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 rented. Homes in ZIP code 28212 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 28212 real estate data, the median home value of $114,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28212 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28212 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28212 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 38,185 99.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 23 0.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 36 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 177 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 36 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,579 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 985 6%
 Renter Occupied Households 9,213 54%
 Households Vacant 2,180 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,623 74.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 16 0.7%
 For Sale Only 166 7.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 18 0.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 15 0.7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 342 15.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 76 0.8%
 1 Bedroom 2,820 28.8%
 2 Bedroom 4,707 48.2%
 3+ Bedroom 2,172 22.2%
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 $33,781 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 28212 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 28212 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. Most commuters in 28212 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 12,320 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,808 30%
 No Earnings 8,015 28%
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 12,320 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,808 30%
 No Earnings 8,015 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 15,465 84%
 Public transportation 1,765 10%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 465 3%
 Worked at Home 664 4%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 3,087 27.5%
 High School Graduate 5,741 51.2%
 Associate's degree 581 5.2%
 Bachelor's degree 1,200 10.7%
 Master's degree 391 3.5%
 Professional school degree 82 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 137 1.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 7,935 81%
 Enrolled in Private School 369 4%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,458 15%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28212

ZIP Code 28212 is in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28212.

Albemarle Road Elementary
7800 Riding Trail Rd
Charlotte, NC 28212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Albemarle Road Middle School
6900 Democracy Dr
Charlotte, NC 28212
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Idlewild Elementary
7101 Idlewild Rd
Charlotte, NC 28212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Mcclintock Middle School
2101 Rama Rd
Charlotte, NC 28212
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Piney Grove Elementary
8801 Eaglewind Dr
Charlotte, NC 28212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Greenway Park Elementary
8301 Monroe Rd
Charlotte, NC 28212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
East Mecklenburg High School
6800 Monroe Rd
Charlotte, NC 28212
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Charlotte United Christian Academy
7640 Wallace Rd
Charlotte, NC 28212
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Friends School of Charlotte
7001 Wallace Rd Ste 400
Charlotte, NC 28212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Evelyn Mack Academy
6850 Monroe Rd
Charlotte, NC 28212
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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