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ZIP Code 28214

Primary City:Charlotte, NC (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Wildwood
County: Mecklenburg County
Timezone: Eastern (5:44am)
Area code: 704 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.28, -80.96
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28214

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28214. 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 28214. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28214, 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 28214 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28214 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 28214 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 a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28214 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 34,721
Population Density 1,060 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,701
Median Home Value $126,100
Land Area 32.74 sq mi
Water Area 1.77 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,539
Median Household Income $53,527

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,4421,4321,3691,1959631,1911,3531,4271,3591,2031,10986068642931525315787
Female1,3271,2901,3771,2258951,3381,5631,6861,3631,3281,1741,008707493365351226175
Total2,7692,7222,7462,4201,8582,5292,9163,1132,7222,5312,2831,8681,393922680604383262

Gender

 Male 16,830 48%
 Female 17,891 52%
Gender

Race

 White 16,005 46.1%
 Black Or African American 13,728 39.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 203 0.6%
 Asian 1,683 4.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 22 0.1%
 Other Race 2,102 6.1%
 Two Or More Races 978 2.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1711,8162,5472,2031,654879604152
Renter142720730518241904923
Total3132,5363,2772,7211,895969653175

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,987 48%
 Single Guardian 3,008 24%
 Singles 2,764 22%
 Singles With Roommate 780 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 7,333 58%
 Households with Kids 5,206 42%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male318276285295292255300291294285292277268247270237276220192180
Female251258269280241261275244269295278288279237268288257211201172
Total569534554575533516575535563580570565547484538525533431393352

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28214 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28214 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 28214 real estate data, the median home value of $126,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28214 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28214 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28214 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 34,698 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 23 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 8,370 61%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,656 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,513 18%
 Households Vacant 1,162 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 364 31%
 Rented & Unoccupied 13 1%
 For Sale Only 410 35%
 Sold & Unoccupied 54 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 53 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 268 23%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 44 2%
 2 Bedroom 714 26%
 3+ Bedroom 1,937 72%
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 $53,527 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 28214 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. 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 28214 can expect to fall in that range. 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 12,385 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,428 22%
 No Earnings 7,213 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 12,385 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,428 22%
 No Earnings 7,213 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 15,041 95.7%
 Public transportation 49 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 235 1.5%
 Worked at Home 397 2.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 1,510 14.8%
 High School Graduate 5,208 51.2%
 Associate's degree 708 7.0%
 Bachelor's degree 2,333 22.9%
 Master's degree 284 2.8%
 Professional school degree 53 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 79 0.8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,877 75.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 857 11.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,040 13.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28214

ZIP Code 28214 is in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28214.

Coulwood Middle School
500 Kentberry Dr
Charlotte, NC 28214
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Paw Creek Elementary
1300 Cathey Rd
Charlotte, NC 28214
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Pawtuckett Elementary
8701 Moores Chapel
Charlotte, NC 28214
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Tuckaseegee Elementary
2028 Little Rock Rd
Charlotte, NC 28214
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Wilson Middle School
7020 Tuckaseegee Rd
Charlotte, NC 28214
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Whitewater Academy
11600 White Rapids Rd
Charlotte, NC 28214
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
River Oaks Academy
1015 Mt Hollyhuntersville Rd
Charlotte, NC 28214
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Whitewater Middle School
1520 Belmead Dr
Charlotte, NC 28214
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
West Mecklenburg High School
7400 Tuckaseegee Rd
Charlotte, NC 28214
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Carolina Montessori Academy
1524 Mount Holly Huntersville Rd
Charlotte, NC 28214
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Mountain Island Day School
8101 Fallsdale Dr
Charlotte, NC 28214
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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