Zip Code 28216 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameCharlotte
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Mecklenburg
Area Code704 / 980
Current Population:47208
Racial Majority:African American 62.91%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 73.1%
Unemployment Rate:8.1%
Median Household Income$55732
Average Adjusted Gross Income$45980
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time23.2 Minutes
Current Time:
EST
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range696 - 774 ft.
Area30 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.30173874, -80.90624237

Zip Code 28216 Description

Zip Code 28216 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Metro Charlotte metro area. Zip code 28216 is primarily located in Mecklenburg County. The official US Postal Service name for 28216 is CHARLOTTE, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 28216 are contained within or border the city limits of Charlotte, NC, Huntersville, NC, . Zip code 28216 is within area code 980 and area code 704. 28216 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 28216 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 28216 increased to 47208 from 29763 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 28216 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 28216 public schools is Black. 78.1% of students in 28216 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 12526 25.49% 11417 +10%
 Black Or African American 30917 62.91% 29694 +4%
 Hispanic 2772 5.64% 3703 -25%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 103 0.21% 140 -26%
 Asian 1150 2.34% 1178 -2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 173 0.35% 31 +458%
 Other Race 89 0.23% 89 +29%
 Two Or More Races 956 2.82% 956 +45%

Zip Code 28216 Race/Ethnicity

 White 7%
 Black Or African American 73.1%
 Hispanic 13.5%
 Asian 3.9%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.5%
 Two or More Races 1.9%

Zip Code 28216 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population4720829763
Male Population46.40%
Female Population53.60%
Total Households17550
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
78.1%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$55732
Income Under $50K Per Year44.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year37.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year18.80%
28216 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 12Alma AdamsDemocrat
North Carolina District 9Dan BishopRepublican
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28216 North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
92Chaz BeasleyDemocrat
101Carolyn LoganDemocrat
107Kelly AlexanderDemocrat
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28216 North Carolina State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
38Mujtaba MohammedDemocrat
41Natasha MarcusDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$170702
Average Real Estate Sale Price$125521
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 28216 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
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
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC
CBSA Type28216
CBSA Population1793478
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours