ZIP Code 28173 - Waxhaw North Carolina

ZIP Code 28173 is located in Waxhaw North Carolina. Portions of 28173 are also in Wesley Chapel and Marvin and Mineral Springs and Weddington and Sandy Ridge Township and Jackson Township (Union County) and Buford Township and Monroe Township (Union County). 28173 is entirely within Union County. Regionally, it is located in Metro Charlotte.

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ZIP Code 28173 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameWaxhaw
Primary CountyUnion County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)62,501
Area Code(s)704 / 980
Current Time

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28173 Demographics

28173 can be classified socioeconomically as Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in North Carolina based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 28173 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 28173 is White. The current unemployment level in 28173 is 3.5%.

Population Growth Rate9.92%
Population Density573 People per Square Mile
Total Households13,978
Percentage High Income Households14.9%
Median Household Income (2021)$135,541
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2020)$150,390
Current Unemployment Rate (April 2024)3.5%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 76.57%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 70.00%

28173 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American640.11%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander20%

28173 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American130.12%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander60.06%

28173 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College1,4275.6%
Bachelor Degree9,41736.98%
High School Diploma3,47313.64%
No High School Diploma2050.81%
GED or Alternate8143.2%
1 or More Years of College3,91615.38%
Associates Degree2,2808.95%
Masters Degree3,10812.2%
Professional Degree5632.21%
Doctorate Degree2621.03%

28173 Geography

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Neighborhoods in 28173
RegionMetro Charlotte
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaCharlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/New_York
Area109 Square Miles

28173 Politics

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28173 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
Average First Frost DateNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DateApril 1 - 10
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion45c - Carolina Slate Belt

28173 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)31334048576569686249403350
Avg Max Temp (°F)52566573808790888273645572
Avg Precip (In.)4.523.84.763.113.464.084.434.224.133.653.423.4547.03

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