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ZIP Code 28270

Primary City:Charlotte, NC (View All Cities)
County: Mecklenburg County
Timezone: Eastern (9:44am)
Area code: 704 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.11, -80.76
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28270

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28270. 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 28270. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28270, 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 28270 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28270 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 28270 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 large number of families and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28270 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 31,525
Population Density 2,499 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,854
Median Home Value $276,600
Land Area 12.61 sq mi
Water Area 0.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,251
Median Household Income $84,429

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,0981,1871,2421,0976298609481,1011,1961,3001,15398986453633821215488
Female1,0711,2101,2131,0527511,0151,0501,3021,3621,4231,2921,162986604374285217164
Total2,1692,3972,4552,1491,3801,8751,9982,4032,5582,7232,4452,1511,8501,140712497371252

Gender

 Male 14,992 48%
 Female 16,533 52%
Gender

Race

 White 25,539 81.0%
 Black Or African American 2,994 9.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 84 0.3%
 Asian 1,594 5.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 12 0.0%
 Other Race 640 2.0%
 Two Or More Races 662 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner348911,9512,4022,0161,016467119
Renter3711,0247955433451499335
Total4051,9152,7462,9452,3611,165560154

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 7,261 59%
 Single Guardian 1,501 12%
 Singles 2,863 23%
 Singles With Roommate 626 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 7,541 62%
 Households with Kids 4,710 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male216210244227242248231230236263248197253281246268248216119122
Female19522122421722623324622927624023525423025424128326119176114
Total411431468444468481477459512503483451483535487551509407195236

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28270 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28270 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 28270 real estate data, the median home value of $276,600 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 28270. Rentals in 28270 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28270 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 31,507 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 18 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,468 58%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,428 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,355 26%
 Households Vacant 603 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 211 35%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 1%
 For Sale Only 209 35%
 Sold & Unoccupied 27 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 49 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 99 16%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 1,095 36%
 2 Bedroom 1,109 36%
 3+ Bedroom 874 28%
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 $84,429 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28270 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 28270 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 28270 can expect to fall in that range. 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 11,704 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,554 26%
 No Earnings 6,876 27%
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 11,704 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,554 26%
 No Earnings 6,876 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 13,614 85.5%
 Public transportation 184 1.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 36 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 293 1.8%
 Worked at Home 1,799 11.3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 28270 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 368 4%
 High School Graduate 2,857 28%
 Associate's degree 745 7%
 Bachelor's degree 3,942 39%
 Master's degree 1,533 15%
 Professional school degree 535 5%
 Doctorate degree 233 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,929 68.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,895 26.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 342 4.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28270

ZIP Code 28270 is in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28270.

Lansdowne Elementary
6400 Prett Ct
Charlotte, NC 28270
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Mckee Road Elementary
4101 McKee Rd
Charlotte, NC 28270
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Providence High School
1800 Pinevillematthews Rd
Charlotte, NC 28270
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Providence Day School
5800 Sardis Rd
Charlotte, NC 28270
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Charlotte Christian School
7301 Sardis Rd
Charlotte, NC 28270
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
The Fletcher School
8500 Sardis Rd
Charlotte, NC 28270
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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