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ZIP Code 28204

Primary City:Charlotte, NC (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Elizabeth
County: Mecklenburg County
Timezone: Eastern (9:11pm)
Area code: 704 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.22, -80.83
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28204

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28204. 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 28204. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28204, 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 28204 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28204 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 28204 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. 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 28204 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,796
Population Density 2,774 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,986
Median Home Value $304,600
Land Area 1.73 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,516
Median Household Income $56,286

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 31


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5144147291
5-9101130231
10-146352115
15-1961129190
20-24198292490
25-29340452792
30-34303304607
35-39233169402
40-44166145311
45-49166129295
50-54149130279
55-59114118232
60-649082172
65-69445498
70-74383573
75-79244367
80-84135164
85 Plus196887

Gender

 Male 2,266 47%
 Female 2,530 53%
Gender

Race

 White 3,256 67.9%
 Black Or African American 1,310 27.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 14 0.3%
 Asian 77 1.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 58 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 81 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2414277291
25-34244661905
35-44261230491
45-54170233403
55-64122145267
65-74504595
75-84212849
85 Plus8715

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 466 19%
 Single Guardian 315 13%
 Singles 1,335 53%
 Singles With Roommate 400 16%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,106 84%
 Households with Kids 410 16%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1363268
2372259
3183755
4312253
5174259
6252247
7202343
8181836
9212546
10201131
11141630
125813
139817
1415924
1561319
16131023
17101626
18154358
19174764
20142539

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28204 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 28204 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 2000s. Looking at 28204 real estate data, the median home value of $304,600 is high 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 28204. Rentals in 28204 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28204 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,407 92%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 87 2%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 228 5%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 74 2%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 780 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 110 4%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,626 54%
 Households Vacant 470 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 249 53%
 Rented & Unoccupied 13 3%
 For Sale Only 125 27%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 9 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 69 15%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 215 12%
 1 Bedroom 683 40%
 2 Bedroom 584 34%
 3+ Bedroom 243 14%
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 $56,286 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28204 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. More commuters in 28204 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 2,470 55%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,104 24%
 No Earnings 947 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 2,470 55%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,104 24%
 No Earnings 947 21%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,832 88.2%
 Public transportation 67 2.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 6 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 117 3.6%
 Worked at Home 188 5.9%
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 195 10.2%
 High School Graduate 504 26.3%
 Associate's degree 108 5.6%
 Bachelor's degree 720 37.6%
 Master's degree 303 15.8%
 Professional school degree 82 4.3%
 Doctorate degree 4 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 515 85.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 60 10.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 28 4.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28204

ZIP Code 28204 is in the Community Charter School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28204.

Community Charter School
510 South Torrence St
Charlotte, NC 28204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Community Charter School District
Elizabeth Traditional Elementary
1601 Park Dr
Charlotte, NC 28204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District
Piedmont Ib Middle School
1241 East 10th St
Charlotte, NC 28204
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District

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