Zip Code 28217 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameCharlotte
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Mecklenburg
Area Code704 / 980
Current Population:24204
Racial Majority:African American 45.19%
Public School Racial Majority:White 34.6%
Unemployment Rate:8.1%
Median Household Income$48662
Average Adjusted Gross Income$40880
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time24 Minutes
Current Time:
EST
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range650 - 692 ft.
Area15 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.17354965, -80.91549683

Zip Code 28217 Description

Zip Code 28217 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Metro Charlotte metro area. Zip code 28217 is primarily located in Mecklenburg County. The official US Postal Service name for 28217 is CHARLOTTE, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 28217 are contained within or border the city limits of Charlotte, NC, . Zip code 28217 is within area code 704 and area code 980. 28217 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 28217 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 28217 increased to 24204 from 19388 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 28217 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 28217 public schools is White. 42.6% of students in 28217 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 3651 13.24% 3620 +1%
 Black Or African American 12463 45.19% 11185 +11%
 Hispanic 8824 32% 7427 +19%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 30 0.11% 104 -71%
 Asian 2245 8.14% 1505 +49%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 7 -100%
 Other Race 35 0.13% 35 +0%
 Two Or More Races 321 1.19% 321 +2%

Zip Code 28217 Race/Ethnicity

 White 34.6%
 Black Or African American 25.6%
 Hispanic 26.5%
 Asian 9.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 3.8%

Zip Code 28217 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2420419388
Male Population50.00%
Female Population50.00%
Total Households9016
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
42.6%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
33.3%
Median Household Income$48662
Income Under $50K Per Year51.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year36.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year11.90%
28217 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 12Alma AdamsDemocrat
North Carolina District 9Dan BishopRepublican
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28217 North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
92Chaz BeasleyDemocrat
102Becky CarneyDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$114247
Average Real Estate Sale Price$67053
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 28217 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)31334148576670696250413450
Avg Max Temp (°F)51556473798690888273635471
Avg Precip (In.)4.143.74.573.023.633.613.913.763.933.673.43.3144.65
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC
CBSA Type28217
CBSA Population1793478
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours