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ZIP Code 28226

Primary City:Charlotte, NC (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Carmel
County: Mecklenburg County
Timezone: Eastern (1:36pm)
Area code: 704 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.11, -80.83
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28226

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28226. 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 28226. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28226, 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 28226 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28226 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 28226 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 extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28226 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 37,286
Population Density 2,500 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16,730
Median Home Value $281,800
Land Area 14.92 sq mi
Water Area 0.16 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,802
Median Household Income $68,291

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,0981,2701,1681,1958071,2071,1931,2081,2291,4261,3651,2181,112766486405283263
Female1,1201,1571,1851,0309011,3031,2281,3251,4641,5301,5921,3541,278900611497477635
Total2,2182,4272,3532,2251,7082,5102,4212,5332,6932,9562,9572,5722,3901,6661,097902760898

Gender

 Male 17,699 47%
 Female 19,587 53%
Gender

Race

 White 31,258 83.8%
 Black Or African American 2,564 6.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 95 0.3%
 Asian 1,532 4.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 25 0.1%
 Other Race 1,062 2.8%
 Two Or More Races 750 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner519581,9942,7172,5341,540821227
Renter4781,626877679424183276417
Total5292,5842,8713,3962,9581,7231,097644

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 8,252 52%
 Single Guardian 1,764 11%
 Singles 4,704 30%
 Singles With Roommate 1,082 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 11,042 70%
 Households with Kids 4,760 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male237220191242263267238261241247209256245211288278266214149121
Female209248222243225252216243221216250249244226231214273210102117
Total446468413485488519454504462463459505489437519492539424251238

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28226 has a small 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 28226 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 28226 real estate data, the median home value of $281,800 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 28226. Rentals in 28226 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28226 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 37,118 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 3 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 65 0.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 1 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 99 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 8,625 52%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,217 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,960 30%
 Households Vacant 928 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 372 40%
 Rented & Unoccupied 19 2%
 For Sale Only 304 33%
 Sold & Unoccupied 22 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 80 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 131 14%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 91 2%
 1 Bedroom 1,508 31%
 2 Bedroom 2,068 43%
 3+ Bedroom 1,175 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 $68,291 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28226 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 28226 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 13,205 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,651 26%
 No Earnings 8,836 30%
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 13,205 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,651 26%
 No Earnings 8,836 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 15,906 86%
 Public transportation 349 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 471 3%
 Worked at Home 1,678 9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 28226 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 461 4%
 High School Graduate 3,790 31%
 Associate's degree 462 4%
 Bachelor's degree 4,691 39%
 Master's degree 1,740 14%
 Professional school degree 607 5%
 Doctorate degree 343 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,042 71%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,614 23%
 Not Enrolled in School 426 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28226

ZIP Code 28226 is in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28226.

Carmel Middle School
5001 Camilla Dr
Charlotte, NC 28226
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Olde Providence Elementary
3800 Rea Rd
Charlotte, NC 28226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Charlotte Catholic High School
7702 Pineville Matthews Rd
Charlotte, NC 28226
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Charlotte Country Day School
1440 Carmel Rd
Charlotte, NC 28226
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Manus Academy
6203 Carmel Rd
Charlotte, NC 28226
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Charlotte Jewish Day School
5007 Providence Rd Building E
Charlotte, NC 28226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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