28216 Zip Code Profile

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Welcome to CHARLOTTE, NC 28216

28216 is a rural zip code in Charlotte, North Carolina. The population is primarily African-American, and about evenly divided between singles and married couples. Housing prices here (average $130,300) are fairly typical for the Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord metro area.

The average family income here is $54,456/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 28216 is $46,573.

An intersting fact about income: Men in 28216 earn an average of $33,559/year. Women earn only $23,291/year.

13,609 people in 28216 have jobs. This statistic includes anyone over the age of 16.

Are you thinking about moving to a neighborhood in 28216? You might be interested to know that the average commute time to work for people living here is not bad, only 25.7 minutes.

The median age here is 33. There are 21,890 men and 25,318 women. The median age for men is 32 while for women the median age is 35.

To give you a sense of the community, 14,673 people (out of the 47,208 people live here) have lived in their home at least 5 years. The Post Office delivers mail to 19,403 homes, and 1,181 businesses every day. 258 people ride bikes or walk to work on a fairly regular basis.

28216 Zip code is located in the Eastern time zone at 35 degrees latitude (Fun Fact: this is the same latitude as Kirkuk, Iraq!) and -81 degrees longitude. It has an average elevation of 781 feet above sea level.

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  • Demographics

  • Total Population: 47,208
  • White Population: 13,612
  • Black Population: 30,880
  • Hispanic Population: 3,703
  • Asian Population: 1,401
  • Hawaiian Population: 109
  • Indian Population: 688
  • Male Population: 21,890
  • Female Population: 25,318
  • Median Age: 33
  • Median Age of Males: 32
  • Median Age of Females: 35
  • 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: 35.3
  • Elevation: 782 feet above sea level
  • Area code: 704
  • Marital Status

  • Average Age

  • The Commute to Work

  • Total commuters: 13,313
  • Drive alone: 10,368
  • Carpool: 1,964
  • Public transit: 638
  • Ride bikes or walk: 258

  • Average commute time: 25.7 minutes.
  •    0 - 5: 220
  •    5 - 9: 761
  •    10 - 14: 1,407
  •    15 - 19: 2,514
  •    20 - 24: 2,694
  •    25 - 29: 989
  •    30 - 34: 2,491
  •    35 - 39: 344
  •    40 - 44: 381
  •    45 - 59: 707
  •    60 - 89: 528
  •    90 plus: 277
  • The Economics

  • Average House Value: $130,300
  • Average Annual Household Income: $47,497
  • Businesses: 847
  • Employees: 13,619
  • Annual Payroll: $440,350,000
  • Average Family Income: $54,456
  • Median Family Income: $40,740
  • Average Income for Men: $33,559
  • Average Income for Women: $23,291
  • Other Stuff

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

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Schools in 28216 Zip Code

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Primary Schools
Hornets Nest Elementary
6700 Beatties Ford Rd
Charlotte, NC 28216
(980) 343-6110
Lincoln Heights Elementary
1900 Newcastle Street
Charlotte, NC 28216
(980) 343-6067
Mountain Island Elementary
7905 Pleasant Grove Road
Charlotte, NC 28216
(980) 343-6948
Oaklawn Language Academy
1810 Oaklawn Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28216
(980) 343-0400
University Park Creative Arts
2400 Hildebrand Street
Charlotte, NC 28216
(980) 343-5178
High Schools
West Charlotte High
2219 Senior Dr
Charlotte, NC 28216
(980) 343-6060
Other Schools
Northwest School Of The Arts
1415 Beatties Ford
Charlotte, NC 28216
(980) 343-5500

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