Zip Code 28215 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameCharlotte
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Mecklenburg
Secondary County: Cabarrus
Area Code704 / 980
Current Population:53629
Racial Majority:African American 49.41%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 55.9%
Unemployment Rate:8.1%
Median Household Income$59122
Average Adjusted Gross Income$43190
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time29.6 Minutes
Current Time:
EST
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range617 - 758 ft.
Area29 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.25643158, -80.69885254

Zip Code 28215 Description

Zip Code 28215 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Metro Charlotte metro area. Zip code 28215 is primarily located in Mecklenburg County. Portions of 28215 are also located in Cabarrus County. The official US Postal Service name for 28215 is CHARLOTTE, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 28215 are contained within or border the city limits of Charlotte, NC, Harrisburg, NC, . Zip code 28215 is within area code 704 and area code 980. 28215 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 28215 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 28215 increased to 53629 from 41259 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 28215 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 28215 public schools is Black. 81% of students in 28215 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 13686 24.81% 14307 -4%
 Black Or African American 27260 49.41% 26622 +2%
 Hispanic 10806 19.59% 9700 +11%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 138 0.25% 171 -19%
 Asian 1305 2.37% 1510 -14%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 245 0.44% 45 +444%
 Other Race 135 0% 135 -100%
 Two Or More Races 1139 3.14% 1139 +52%

Zip Code 28215 Race/Ethnicity

 White 7.6%
 Black Or African American 55.9%
 Hispanic 31.1%
 Asian 2.9%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.5%
 Two or More Races 1.9%

Zip Code 28215 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population5362941259
Male Population47.50%
Female Population52.50%
Total Households19074
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
81%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
88.9%
Median Household Income$59122
Income Under $50K Per Year39.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year41.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year19.20%
28215 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 12Alma AdamsDemocrat
North Carolina District 8Richard HudsonRepublican
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28215 North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
99Nasif MajeedDemocrat
103Rachel HuntDemocrat
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28215 North Carolina State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
37Jeff JacksonDemocrat
40Joyce WaddellDemocrat
41Natasha MarcusDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$116660
Average Real Estate Sale Price$100581
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 28215 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)29323947566469676148393249
Avg Max Temp (°F)50556372798690888272635371
Avg Precip (In.)4.243.74.63.153.773.914.173.754.033.733.383.3945.83
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC
CBSA Type28215
CBSA Population1793478
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours