Zip Code 28209 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameCharlotte
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Mecklenburg
Area Code704 / 980
Current Population:20317
Racial Majority:White 70.82%
Public School Racial Majority:White 42.4%
Unemployment Rate:8.1%
Median Household Income$58010
Average Adjusted Gross Income$132030
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time18.5 Minutes
Current Time:
EST
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range627 - 686 ft.
Area6 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.17634964, -80.84960175

Zip Code 28209 Description

Zip Code 28209 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Metro Charlotte metro area. Zip code 28209 is primarily located in Mecklenburg County. The official US Postal Service name for 28209 is CHARLOTTE, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 28209 are contained within or border the city limits of Charlotte, NC, . Zip code 28209 is within area code 704 and area code 980. 28209 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 28209 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 28209 increased to 20317 from 19759 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 28209 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 28209 public schools is White. 45.4% of students in 28209 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 15453 70.82% 15055 +3%
 Black Or African American 2346 10.75% 1977 +19%
 Hispanic 2290 10.49% 2490 -8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 93 0.43% 52 +79%
 Asian 969 4.44% 435 +123%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 45 0.33% 45 +58%
 Two Or More Races 262 2.74% 262 +128%

Zip Code 28209 Race/Ethnicity

 White 42.4%
 Black Or African American 31%
 Hispanic 20.7%
 Asian 3.5%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 2.1%

Zip Code 28209 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2031719759
Male Population48.20%
Female Population51.80%
Total Households9999
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
45.4%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
60.0%
Median Household Income$58010
Income Under $50K Per Year41.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year36.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year22.20%
28209 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 9Dan BishopRepublican
North Carolina District 12Alma AdamsDemocrat
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28209 North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
88Mary BelkDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$368203
Average Real Estate Sale Price$338831
Current Unemployment Level 8.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level8.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.3%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
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 28209 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)31334048576670686250413350
Avg Max Temp (°F)51556472798690888272635471
Avg Precip (In.)4.23.734.63.053.663.73.983.773.963.673.413.3645.09
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC
CBSA Type28209
CBSA Population1793478
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours