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ZIP Code 28273

Primary City:Charlotte, NC (View All Cities)
County: Mecklenburg County
Timezone: Eastern (11:38am)
Area code: 704 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.12, -80.93
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28273

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28273. 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 28273. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28273, 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 28273 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28273 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 28273 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely small. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28273 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 31,478
Population Density 1,438 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,237
Median Home Value $146,300
Land Area 21.89 sq mi
Water Area 0.13 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,258
Median Household Income $56,048

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 33

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,2581,2021,0399771,0741,6611,5261,4751,2231,097925666515297158854436
Female1,2271,0661,0791,0241,0621,6911,6601,6211,2891,2289888215933502241218096
Total2,4852,2682,1182,0012,1363,3523,1863,0962,5122,3251,9131,4871,108647382206124132

Gender

 Male 15,258 48%
 Female 16,220 52%
Gender

Race

 White 14,566 46.3%
 Black Or African American 10,405 33.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 186 0.6%
 Asian 2,147 6.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 18 0.1%
 Other Race 3,099 9.8%
 Two Or More Races 1,057 3.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1061,6342,0961,7171,19850013918
Renter5991,7711,1907863601032912
Total7053,4053,2862,5031,55860316830

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,241 43%
 Single Guardian 2,441 20%
 Singles 3,457 28%
 Singles With Roommate 1,119 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 7,658 62%
 Households with Kids 4,600 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male240258255244234259258232219242223199191184226201187197166223
Female242250237253213216209206222238205232198206191199225204205174
Total482508492497447475467438441480428431389390417400412401371397

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28273 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 28273 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 28273 real estate data, the median home value of $146,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28273 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28273 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 28273 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 31,395 99.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 6 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 77 0.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,905 52%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 503 4%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,850 37%
 Households Vacant 979 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 520 53.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 30 3.1%
 For Sale Only 186 19.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 1.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 52 5.3%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 171 17.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 17 0.3%
 1 Bedroom 1,231 24.3%
 2 Bedroom 2,089 41.3%
 3+ Bedroom 1,724 34.1%
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 $56,048 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 28273 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 28273 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 12,850 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,978 28%
 No Earnings 5,224 21%
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 12,850 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,978 28%
 No Earnings 5,224 21%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 15,804 92%
 Public transportation 418 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 351 2%
 Worked at Home 666 4%
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 1,028 10.8%
 High School Graduate 4,688 49.5%
 Associate's degree 827 8.7%
 Bachelor's degree 2,332 24.6%
 Master's degree 477 5.0%
 Professional school degree 48 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 78 0.8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,645 81%
 Enrolled in Private School 607 9%
 Not Enrolled in School 709 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28273

ZIP Code 28273 is in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28273.

Lake Wylie Elementary
13620 Erwin Rd
Charlotte, NC 28273
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Kennedy Middle School
4000 Gallant Ln
Charlotte, NC 28273
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Steele Creek Elementary
4100 Gallant Ln
Charlotte, NC 28273
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Southwest Middle School
13624 Steele Creek Rd
Charlotte, NC 28273
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
River Gate Elementary
15340 Smith Rd
Charlotte, NC 28273
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Olympic High - Intl Study & Global Econ
4301 Sandy Porter Rd
Charlotte, NC 28273
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Olympic High - Renaissance School
4301 Sandy Porter Rd
Charlotte, NC 28273
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Olympic High-Math Eng Tech Science
4301 Sandy Porter Rd
Charlotte, NC 28273
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Olympic High -Intl Bus & Comm Studies
4301 Sandy Porter Rd
Charlotte, NC 28273
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Olympic High - Biotech Health Pub Admin
4301 Sandy Porter Rd
Charlotte, NC 28273
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Walnut Grove Christian School
13925 Erwin Rd
Charlotte, NC 28273
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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