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ZIP Code 28262

Primary City:Charlotte, NC (View All Cities)
County: Mecklenburg County
Timezone: Eastern (4:41am)
Area code: 704 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.33, -80.74
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28262

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28262. 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 28262. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28262, 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 28262 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28262 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 28262 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28262 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 37,547
Population Density 1,729 people per sq mi
Housing Units 15,104
Median Home Value $148,600
Land Area 21.71 sq mi
Water Area 0.10 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 14,012
Median Household Income $44,481

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 26Male Median Age: 26Female Median Age: 26

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,2341,0209481,9613,9592,4711,6651,342996877719555431239157975743
Female1,1209538862,1663,6862,1551,5661,3211,108940829648499277203157111151
Total2,3541,9731,8344,1277,6454,6263,2312,6632,1041,8171,5481,203930516360254168194

Gender

 Male 18,771 50%
 Female 18,776 50%
Gender

Race

 White 15,063 40.1%
 Black Or African American 14,870 39.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 168 0.4%
 Asian 4,576 12.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 13 0.0%
 Other Race 1,665 4.4%
 Two Or More Races 1,192 3.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1821,1461,5481,28882532412628
Renter2,6553,0581,3977624221537226
Total2,8374,2042,9452,0501,24747719854

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,487 32%
 Single Guardian 2,522 18%
 Singles 4,137 30%
 Singles With Roommate 2,866 20%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 9,819 70%
 Households with Kids 4,193 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male265244224228233211180205191177165215207184171200204526860922
Female248247199202195209182173194193179186143185173197184613999925
Total5134914234304284203623783853703444013503693443973881,1391,8591,847

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28262 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 28262 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 28262 real estate data, the median home value of $148,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 28262. Rentals in 28262 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28262 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 34,381 91.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 4 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 328 0.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 2,820 7.5%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 14 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,975 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 492 3%
 Renter Occupied Households 8,545 57%
 Households Vacant 1,092 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 691 63%
 Rented & Unoccupied 17 2%
 For Sale Only 173 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 43 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 158 14%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 62 0.7%
 1 Bedroom 2,419 27.1%
 2 Bedroom 3,322 37.2%
 3+ Bedroom 3,135 35.1%
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 $44,481 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 28262 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 28262 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 12,856 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 13,525 40%
 No Earnings 7,676 23%
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 12,856 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 13,525 40%
 No Earnings 7,676 23%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 18,559 88.9%
 Public transportation 438 2.1%
 Taxicab 13 0.1%
 Motorcycle 38 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,129 5.4%
 Worked at Home 691 3.3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 674 7%
 High School Graduate 3,922 39%
 Associate's degree 674 7%
 Bachelor's degree 3,332 33%
 Master's degree 1,133 11%
 Professional school degree 181 2%
 Doctorate degree 134 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,040 76.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 699 13.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 560 10.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28262

ZIP Code 28262 is in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28262.

Turning Point Academy
2300 West Sugar Creek Rd
Charlotte, NC 28262
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Corvian Community School
9501 David Taylor Dr
Charlotte, NC 28262
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Corvian Community School District
University Meadows Elementary
1600 Pavilion Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28262
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Nathaniel Alexander Elementary
7910 Neal Rd
Charlotte, NC 28262
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Mallard Creek Elementary
9801 Mallard Creek Rd
Charlotte, NC 28262
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
James Martin Middle School
7800 Ibm Dr
Charlotte, NC 28262
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
John M. Morehead Stem Academy
7810 Neal Rd
Charlotte, NC 28262
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Stoney Creek Elementary
14015 Mallard Roost Rd
Charlotte, NC 28262
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Vance High School
7600 Ibm Dr
Charlotte, NC 28262
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Northside Christian Academy
333 Jeremiah Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28262
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
King'S Academy
2022 W Sugar Creek Rd
Charlotte, NC 28262
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Renaissance Christian School of Excellence
11000 Dekalb Pl
Charlotte, NC 28262
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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