Zip Code 28208 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameCharlotte
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Mecklenburg
Area Code704 / 980
Current Population:34167
Racial Majority:African American 69.5%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 75.8%
Unemployment Rate:13.0%
Median Household Income$35081
Average Adjusted Gross Income$28580
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time22.6 Minutes
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range682 - 745 ft.
Area22 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.23445129, -80.90882111

Zip Code 28208 Description

Zip Code 28208 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Metro Charlotte metro area. Zip code 28208 is primarily located in Mecklenburg County. The official US Postal Service name for 28208 is CHARLOTTE, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 28208 are contained within or border the city limits of Charlotte, NC, . Zip code 28208 is within area code 980 and area code 704. 28208 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 28208 is 13.0% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.7% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 12.5% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 13.3%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 28208 decreased to 34167 from 35890 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 28208 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 28208 public schools is Black. 81% of students in 28208 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 5090 14.69% 4527 +12%
 Black Or African American 24075 69.5% 24803 -3%
 Hispanic 2468 7.12% 2659 -7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 175 -100%
 Asian 2228 6.43% 1306 +71%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.01% 35 -91%
 Other Race 53 0.21% 53 +36%
 Two Or More Races 609 2.04% 609 +16%

Zip Code 28208 Race/Ethnicity

 White 3.6%
 Black Or African American 75.8%
 Hispanic 12.3%
 Asian 6.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.5%
 Two or More Races 1.3%

Zip Code 28208 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population3416735890
Male Population47.70%
Female Population52.30%
Total Households12693
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
81%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
90.9%
Median Household Income$35081
Income Under $50K Per Year68.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year26.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year5.50%
28208 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 12Alma AdamsDemocrat
North Carolina District 9Dan BishopRepublican
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28208 North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
92Chaz BeasleyDemocrat
101Carolyn LoganDemocrat
102Becky CarneyDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$120485
Average Real Estate Sale Price$71199
Current Unemployment Level 13.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.7%
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 28208 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)31334048576670696250413450
Avg Max Temp (°F)51556472798690888272625371
Avg Precip (In.)4.063.684.493.013.723.563.843.613.833.673.383.2944.15
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC
CBSA Type28208
CBSA Population1793478
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours