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ZIP Code 28216

Primary City:Charlotte, NC (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Oakdale North
County: Mecklenburg County
Timezone: Eastern (11:04am)
Area code: 704 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.31, -80.90
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28216

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28216. 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 28216. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28216, 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 28216 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28216 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 28216 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 large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28216 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 47,208
Population Density 1,579 people per sq mi
Housing Units 19,213
Median Home Value $123,400
Land Area 29.90 sq mi
Water Area 0.61 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 17,550
Median Household Income $48,491

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,7711,8661,7481,9461,5651,5041,6661,6641,6701,6061,3441,062791586450296212143
Female1,7031,7631,7971,9241,7791,8472,0552,1631,8701,8321,5031,2931,104801589526405364
Total3,4743,6293,5453,8703,3443,3513,7213,8273,5403,4382,8472,3551,8951,3871,039822617507

Gender

 Male 21,890 46%
 Female 25,318 54%
Gender

Race

 White 12,725 27.0%
 Black Or African American 30,009 63.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 193 0.4%
 Asian 1,198 2.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 37 0.1%
 Other Race 1,725 3.7%
 Two Or More Races 1,321 2.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1291,8142,6472,3661,7881,203831303
Renter5851,7371,6041,16272436421677
Total7143,5514,2513,5282,5121,5671,047380

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,513 37%
 Single Guardian 5,287 30%
 Singles 4,612 26%
 Singles With Roommate 1,138 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 10,683 61%
 Households with Kids 6,867 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male388354365329365366351401383338332357369352380377406367416386
Female334368317328362343346370342366377353345356353365401358447411
Total722722682657727709697771725704709710714708733742807725863797

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28216 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28216 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 28216 real estate data, the median home value of $123,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28216 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28216 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28216 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 46,210 97.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 15 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 63 0.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 894 1.9%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 26 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 9,294 48%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,787 9%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,469 34%
 Households Vacant 1,663 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 758 46%
 Rented & Unoccupied 29 2%
 For Sale Only 375 23%
 Sold & Unoccupied 42 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 52 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 407 24%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 72 1%
 1 Bedroom 531 9%
 2 Bedroom 2,101 34%
 3+ Bedroom 3,460 56%
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 $48,491 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 28216 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 28216 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 16,572 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,869 23%
 No Earnings 12,308 33%
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 16,572 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,869 23%
 No Earnings 12,308 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 19,888 89.6%
 Public transportation 712 3.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 24 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 550 2.5%
 Worked at Home 1,030 4.6%
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 1,654 12.1%
 High School Graduate 7,318 53.6%
 Associate's degree 1,151 8.4%
 Bachelor's degree 2,532 18.5%
 Master's degree 808 5.9%
 Professional school degree 120 0.9%
 Doctorate degree 70 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 7,942 80.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 974 9.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 931 9.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28216

ZIP Code 28216 is in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28216.

Northwest School of the Arts
1415 Beatties Ford Rd
Charlotte, NC 28216
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Lincoln Heights Academy
1900 Newcastle St
Charlotte, NC 28216
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Lincoln Heights Elementary
1900 3castle St
Charlotte, NC 28216
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Oakdale Elementary
1825 Oakdale Rd
Charlotte, NC 28216
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
University Park Creative Arts
2400 Hildebrand St
Charlotte, NC 28216
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Hornets Nest Elementary
6700 Beatties Ford Rd
Charlotte, NC 28216
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Mountain Island Elementary
7905 Pleasant Grove Rd
Charlotte, NC 28216
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Oaklawn Language Academy
1810 Oaklawn Ave
Charlotte, NC 28216
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
West Charlotte High School
2219 Senior Dr
Charlotte, NC 28216
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Berean Jr Academy
3748 Beatties Ford Rd
Charlotte, NC 28216
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Victory Christian Center School
1501 Carrier Dr
Charlotte, NC 28216
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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