ZIP Code 28216 - Charlotte North Carolina

ZIP Code 28216 is located in Charlotte North Carolina. 28216 is entirely within Mecklenburg County. Regionally, it is located in Metro Charlotte.

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ZIP Code 28216 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameCharlotte
Primary CountyMecklenburg County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)53,422
Area Code(s)704 / 980
Current Time

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28216 Demographics

28216 can be classified socioeconomically as Lower 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 28216 is African American. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 28216 is African American. The current unemployment level in 28216 is 3.8%.

Population Growth Rate0.53%
Population Density1,764 People per Square Mile
Total Households17,653
Percentage High Income Households1.8%
Median Household Income (2021)$53,462
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2021)$423,410
Current Unemployment Rate (May 2024)3.8%
Majority Race/EthnictyAfrican American - 63.39%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyAfrican American - 58.76%

28216 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American300.06%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander200.04%

28216 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American110.19%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander40.07%

28216 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College2,1118.03%
Bachelor Degree5,88922.4%
High School Diploma7,30427.78%
No High School Diploma5832.22%
GED or Alternate7152.72%
1 or More Years of College4,87618.55%
Associates Degree2,5529.71%
Masters Degree1,7746.75%
Professional Degree2510.95%
Doctorate Degree2360.9%

28216 Geography

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Cities/Towns in 28216
Neighborhoods in 28216
RegionMetro Charlotte
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaCharlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/New_York
Area30 Square Miles

28216 Politics

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North Carolina State Senate Districts in 28216
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28216 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Average First Frost DateNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DateApril 1 - 10
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion45b - Southern Outer Piedmont

28216 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)30324047576569686249403349
Avg Max Temp (°F)50556372798689888272625371
Avg Precip (In.)4.13.734.543.063.783.683.93.533.853.693.43.3344.58

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