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ZIP Code 28031

Primary City:Cornelius, NC (View All Cities)
County: Mecklenburg County
Timezone: Eastern (5:49pm)
Area code: 704 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.47, -80.89
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28031

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28031. 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 28031. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28031, 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:
Cornelius, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28031 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28031 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 28031 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 adults and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28031 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 24,390
Population Density 1,684 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,619
Median Home Value $243,700
Land Area 14.48 sq mi
Water Area 11.75 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,462
Median Household Income $81,737

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 58097801,589
5-98368331,669
10-147767831,559
15-196295711,200
20-245385351,073
25-299451,0261,971
30-349999981,997
35-391,0421,1072,149
40-441,0041,0232,027
45-499451,0211,966
50-549079061,813
55-596917911,482
60-646627401,402
65-694875321,019
70-74299324623
75-79192214406
80-84110157267
85 Plus52126178

Gender

 Male 11,923 49%
 Female 12,467 51%
Gender

Race

 White 21,525 88.3%
 Black Or African American 1,418 5.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 73 0.3%
 Asian 521 2.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 8 0.0%
 Other Race 452 1.9%
 Two Or More Races 393 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2476266342
25-341,2459022,147
35-441,7106582,368
45-541,7794592,238
55-641,4762661,742
65-749021361,038
75-8441258470
85 Plus9918117

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,313 51%
 Single Guardian 1,182 11%
 Singles 3,030 29%
 Singles With Roommate 937 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,299 70%
 Households with Kids 3,163 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1159152311
2180146326
3159177336
4150171321
5169179348
6169169338
7174151325
8173172345
9151162313
10164168332
11173177350
12162162324
13142149291
14135127262
15185156341
16137117254
1799119218
18121101222
198778165
208363146

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28031 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28031 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 28031 real estate data, the median home value of $243,700 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28031 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28031 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 28031 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 24,384 100.0%
 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 6 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,539 56%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,160 10%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,763 24%
 Households Vacant 1,157 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 242 21%
 Rented & Unoccupied 19 2%
 For Sale Only 264 23%
 Sold & Unoccupied 36 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 421 36%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 175 15%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 27 1%
 1 Bedroom 407 14%
 2 Bedroom 1,200 40%
 3+ Bedroom 1,355 45%
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 $81,737 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28031 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. Most commuters in 28031 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 9,741 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,472 23%
 No Earnings 5,287 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 9,741 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,472 23%
 No Earnings 5,287 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,875 86.3%
 Public transportation 390 3.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 7 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 184 1.5%
 Worked at Home 1,148 9.1%
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 572 7%
 High School Graduate 2,585 31%
 Associate's degree 543 7%
 Bachelor's degree 3,089 37%
 Master's degree 963 12%
 Professional school degree 378 5%
 Doctorate degree 143 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,880 77.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 781 15.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 317 6.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28031

ZIP Code 28031 is in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28031.

Cornelius Elementary
21126 Catawba Ave
Cornelius, NC 28031
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Bailey Middle School
11900 Bailey Rd
Cornelius, NC 28031
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
J.V. Washam Elementary
9611 Westmoreland Rd
Cornelius, NC 28031
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
William Amos Hough High School
12420 Bailey Rd
Cornelius, NC 28031
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Grace Covenant Academy
17301 Statesville Rd
Cornelius, NC 28031
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Phoenix Montessori Academy
17609 Old Statesville Rd
Cornelius, NC 28031
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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