28208 Zip Code Profile

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Welcome to CHARLOTTE, NC 28208

28208 is a urban zip code in Charlotte, North Carolina. Median household income here ($27,576) is significantly lower than US average ($56,604). The population is primarily African-American, and mostly single. The average house value here ($90,400) is lower than in the Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord metro area as a whole, so this could be a great place to look for housing bargains.

The average family income here is $38,074/year. This is less than the national average of $70,000/year. However, the national average number is a little misleading because there are some very wealthy Americans earning $50 million a year or more. (Wouldn't that be nice!) This pushes the national average higher than in would be without those edge cases. The median household income in the US (median, meaning half of US households make more and half make less) is at about $50,000/year. Median family income in 28208 is $30,591.

An intersting fact about income: Men in 28208 earn an average of $23,834/year. Women earn only $19,305/year.

14,776 people in 28208 have jobs. This statistic includes anyone over the age of 16.

Are you thinking about moving to a neighborhood in 28208? You might be interested to know that the average commute time to work for people living here is not bad, only 25.0 minutes.

The median age here is 32. There are 16,286 men and 17,881 women. The median age for men is 31 while for women the median age is 34.

To give you a sense of the community, 16,712 people (out of the 34,167 people live here) have lived in their home at least 5 years. The Post Office delivers mail to 13,684 homes, and 1,624 businesses every day. 255 people ride bikes or walk to work on a fairly regular basis.

28208 Zip code is located in the Eastern time zone at 35 degrees latitude (Fun Fact: this is the same latitude as Tokyo, Japan!) and -81 degrees longitude. It has an average elevation of 753 feet above sea level.

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  • Demographics

  • Total Population: 34,167
  • White Population: 5,788
  • Black Population: 25,665
  • Hispanic Population: 2,659
  • Asian Population: 1,451
  • Hawaiian Population: 69
  • Indian Population: 494
  • Male Population: 16,286
  • Female Population: 17,881
  • Median Age: 32
  • Median Age of Males: 31
  • Median Age of Females: 34
  • Geography

  • Region: South
  • Division: South Atlantic
  • State: North Carolina
  • CBSA Type: Metropolitan
  • CBSA Name: Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord NC-SC
  • County: Mecklenburg
  • City: Charlotte
  • Longitude: -80.9
  • Latitude: 35.2
  • Elevation: 753 feet above sea level
  • Area code: 704/980
  • Marital Status

  • Average Age

  • The Commute to Work

  • Total commuters: 14,566
  • Drive alone: 9,827
  • Carpool: 2,891
  • Public transit: 1,479
  • Ride bikes or walk: 255

  • Average commute time: 25.0 minutes.
  •    0 - 5: 164
  •    5 - 9: 1,124
  •    10 - 14: 2,363
  •    15 - 19: 3,177
  •    20 - 24: 2,792
  •    25 - 29: 856
  •    30 - 34: 1,899
  •    35 - 39: 147
  •    40 - 44: 214
  •    45 - 59: 747
  •    60 - 89: 680
  •    90 plus: 403
  • The Economics

  • Average House Value: $90,400
  • Average Annual Household Income: $29,634
  • Businesses: 1,079
  • Employees: 32,217
  • Annual Payroll: $1,470,012,000
  • Average Family Income: $38,074
  • Median Family Income: $27,576
  • Average Income for Men: $23,834
  • Average Income for Women: $19,305
  • Other Stuff

  • County FIPS Code: 119
  • State FIPS Code: 37

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Schools in 28208 Zip Code

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Primary Schools
Allenbrook Elementary
1430 Allenbrook Dr
Charlotte, NC 28208
(980) 343-6004
Ashley Park Elementary
2401 Belfast Drive
Charlotte, NC 28208
(980) 343-6018
Barringer Academic Center
1546 Walton Road
Charlotte, NC 28208
(980) 343-5533
Berryhill Elementary
10501 Windy Grove Road
Charlotte, NC 28208
(980) 343-6100
Bruns Avenue Elementary
501 S Bruns Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28208
(980) 343-5495
Dilworth Elementary
1500 Walton Roa
Charlotte, NC 28208
(980) 343-5485
Reid Park Elementry
4108 W Tyvola Rd
Charlotte, NC 28208
(980) 343-5035
Thomasboro Elementary
538 Bradford Dr
Charlotte, NC 28208
(980) 343-6000
Westerly Hills Elementary
4420 Denver Ave
Charlotte, NC 28208
(980) 343-6021
Middle Schools
Spaugh Middle
1901 Herbert Spaugh Lane
Charlotte, NC 28208
(980) 343-6025
High Schools
Harding University High
2001 Alleghany St
Charlotte, NC 28208
(980) 343-6007
Phillip O Berry Academy Of Tec
1430 Alleghany Street
Charlotte, NC 28208
(980) 343-5992

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