Official Zip Code NameMonroe
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Area Code704 / 980
Current Population:26311
Racial Majority:White 64.20%
Public School Racial Majority:White 40.1%
Unemployment Rate:4.87%
Median Household Income$52729
Average Adjusted Gross Income$43576
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time26.1 Minutes
Curent Temperature:
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Primary County: Union
Elevation Range502 - 669 ft.
Area135 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)34.90071106, -80.52780914

Zip Code 28112 Description

Zip Code 28112 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Charlotte metro area. Zip code 28112 is primarily located in Union County. The official US Postal Service name for 28112 is MONROE, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 28112 are contained within or border the city limits of Monroe, NC, Mineral Springs, NC, and Wingate, NC. Zip code 28112 is within area code 980 and area code 704. 28112 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 28112 is 4.87% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 7.4% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 8.8% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 5.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 28112 increased to 26311 from 22714 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 28112 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 28112 public schools is White. 68.2% of students in 28112 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 16956 64.32% 16879 +0%
 Black Or African American 4587 17.4% 4539 +1%
 Hispanic 4204 15.95% 4351 -3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 62 0.24% 97 -36%
 Asian 134 0.51% 105 +28%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 2 -100%
 Other Race 24 0.3% 24 +233%
 Two Or More Races 314 1.29% 314 +8%

Zip Code 28112 Race/Ethnicity

 White 40.1%
 Black Or African American 23.3%
 Hispanic 33.8%
 Asian 0.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 2.1%

Zip Code 28112 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2631122714
Male Population49.60%
Female Population50.40%
Total Households9286
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
68.2%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
88.9%
Median Household Income$52729
Income Under $50K Per Year47.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year39.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year13.60%
114 US Congressional DistrictNorth Carolina 8
RepresentativeRichard Hudson
PartyRepublican
114 US Congressional DistrictNorth Carolina 9
RepresentativeRobert Pittenger
PartyRepublican
Average Real Estate Asking Price$194960
Average Real Estate Sale Price$116912
Current Unemployment Level (June 2016)4.87%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.06%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.27%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 45c - Carolina Slate Belt
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 28112 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)31334048566468676148403449
Avg Max Temp (°F)52576574808790888373645572
Avg Precip (In.)4.643.814.783.023.534.244.64.514.323.973.323.5548.29
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC
CBSA Type28112
CBSA Population1793478
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time (EST)
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours