Zip Code 28205 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameCharlotte
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Mecklenburg
Area Code704 / 980
Current Population:43931
Racial Majority:African American 32.57%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 45.7%
Unemployment Rate:8.1%
Median Household Income$41834
Average Adjusted Gross Income$65800
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time24.6 Minutes
Current Time:
EST
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range722 - 761 ft.
Area12 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.21649933, -80.78594208

Zip Code 28205 Description

Zip Code 28205 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Metro Charlotte metro area. Zip code 28205 is primarily located in Mecklenburg County. The official US Postal Service name for 28205 is CHARLOTTE, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 28205 are contained within or border the city limits of Charlotte, NC, . Zip code 28205 is within area code 704 and area code 980. 28205 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 28205 is 8.1% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.7% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 7.0% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 28205 decreased to 43931 from 46301 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 28205 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 28205 public schools is Black. 83.8% of students in 28205 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 18408 39.96% 17371 +6%
 Black Or African American 15005 32.57% 14477 +4%
 Hispanic 9155 19.87% 8863 +3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 111 0.24% 156 -29%
 Asian 2441 5.3% 2148 +14%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 32 -100%
 Other Race 102 0.2% 102 -11%
 Two Or More Races 782 1.87% 782 +10%

Zip Code 28205 Race/Ethnicity

 White 8.4%
 Black Or African American 45.7%
 Hispanic 36.8%
 Asian 7%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.4%
 Two or More Races 1.7%

Zip Code 28205 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population4393146301
Male Population50.40%
Female Population49.60%
Total Households18312
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
83.8%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
90.9%
Median Household Income$41834
Income Under $50K Per Year59.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year31.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year9.10%
28205 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 12Alma AdamsDemocrat
North Carolina District 9Dan BishopRepublican
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28205 North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
100John AutryDemocrat
102Becky CarneyDemocrat
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28205 North Carolina State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
37Jeff JacksonDemocrat
40Joyce WaddellDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$205588
Average Real Estate Sale Price$172059
Current Unemployment Level 8.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level8.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.3%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 45b - Southern Outer Piedmont
Average First Frost DatesNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesApril 1 - 10

Zip Code 28205 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)30324047566569686249403349
Avg Max Temp (°F)50556372798690888272625371
Avg Precip (In.)4.23.724.593.063.73.7443.723.963.693.393.3645.14
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC
CBSA Type28205
CBSA Population1793478
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours