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ZIP Code 28227

Primary City:Charlotte, NC (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Charlotte
County: Mecklenburg County
Timezone: Eastern (9:04pm)
Area code: 704 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.18, -80.64
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28227

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28227. 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 28227. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28227, 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
Acceptable:
Mint Hill

Stats and Demographics for the 28227 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28227 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 28227 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 parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28227 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 49,635
Population Density 1,283 people per sq mi
Housing Units 19,967
Median Home Value $149,700
Land Area 38.70 sq mi
Water Area 0.31 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 18,539
Median Household Income $51,527

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,7241,9002,0531,8101,5381,5151,4641,7581,8781,8531,7201,3391,264940588385238141
Female1,6271,7951,8421,6791,4551,5831,7721,8642,0092,0151,8941,6001,5341,045676484348305
Total3,3513,6953,8953,4892,9933,0983,2363,6223,8873,8683,6142,9392,7981,9851,264869586446

Gender

 Male 24,108 49%
 Female 25,527 51%
Gender

Race

 White 29,380 59.2%
 Black Or African American 13,012 26.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 399 0.8%
 Asian 1,279 2.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 27 0.1%
 Other Race 4,064 8.2%
 Two Or More Races 1,474 3.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1711,3552,7703,3702,8391,797784214
Renter5901,5541,31587647721913870
Total7612,9094,0854,2463,3162,016922284

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 9,540 51%
 Single Guardian 3,762 20%
 Singles 4,258 23%
 Singles With Roommate 979 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 11,519 62%
 Households with Kids 7,020 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male334356367356370403383352392454390412403394400391382320317309
Female322317339340341340341375398424377346343352361329393297299263
Total656673706696711743724727790878767758746746761720775617616572

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28227 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28227 were primarily built in the 1980s. Looking at 28227 real estate data, the median home value of $149,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28227 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28227 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28227 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 49,596 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 39 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 10,918 55%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,382 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,239 26%
 Households Vacant 1,428 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 591 41.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 23 1.6%
 For Sale Only 330 23.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 57 4.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 46 3.2%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 380 26.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 911 16%
 2 Bedroom 2,084 37%
 3+ Bedroom 2,597 46%
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 $51,527 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 28227 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. However, that is not the case in 28227. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 17,060 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,007 25%
 No Earnings 12,742 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 17,060 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,007 25%
 No Earnings 12,742 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 22,033 92.4%
 Public transportation 394 1.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 75 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 231 1.0%
 Worked at Home 1,123 4.7%
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 2,303 14%
 High School Graduate 8,159 51%
 Associate's degree 1,058 7%
 Bachelor's degree 3,457 21%
 Master's degree 734 5%
 Professional school degree 206 1%
 Doctorate degree 193 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 9,087 77.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,289 10.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,422 12.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28227

ZIP Code 28227 is in the Queens Grant Community School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28227.

Queens Grant Community
6400 Matthewsmint Hill Rd
Mint Hill, NC 28227
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Queens Grant Community School District
Bain Elementary
11524 Bain School Rd
Charlotte, NC 28227
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Clear Creek Elementary
13501 Albemarle Rd
Charlotte, NC 28227
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Northeast Middle School
5960 Brickstone Dr
Charlotte, NC 28227
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Lebanon Road Elementary
7300 Lebanon Rd
Charlotte, NC 28227
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Independence High School
1967 Patriot Dr
Charlotte, NC 28227
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Rocky River High School
10505 Clear Creek Commerce Dr
Mint Hill, NC 28227
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Trinity Christian Preparatory School
7516 E Independence Blvd Ste 100
Charlotte, NC 28227
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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