Zip Code 28226 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameCharlotte
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Mecklenburg
Area Code704 / 980
Current Population:37286
Racial Majority:White 77.62%
Public School Racial Majority:White 62.9%
Unemployment Rate:8.1%
Median Household Income$85666
Average Adjusted Gross Income$153220
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time23.8 Minutes
Current Time:
EST
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range574 - 646 ft.
Area15 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.10758972, -80.82572937

Zip Code 28226 Description

Zip Code 28226 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Metro Charlotte metro area. Zip code 28226 is primarily located in Mecklenburg County. The official US Postal Service name for 28226 is CHARLOTTE, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 28226 are contained within or border the city limits of Charlotte, NC, Pineville, NC, . Zip code 28226 is within area code 980 and area code 704. 28226 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 28226 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 28226 increased to 37286 from 35311 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 28226 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 28226 public schools is White. 30.2% of students in 28226 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 29153 77.62% 29768 -2%
 Black Or African American 3650 9.72% 2494 +46%
 Hispanic 2236 5.95% 2705 -17%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 169 0.45% 73 +132%
 Asian 1828 4.87% 1518 +20%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 25 -100%
 Other Race 122 0% 122 -100%
 Two Or More Races 581 1.39% 581 -10%

Zip Code 28226 Race/Ethnicity

 White 62.9%
 Black Or African American 16.8%
 Hispanic 13.2%
 Asian 4.7%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 2.1%

Zip Code 28226 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population3728635311
Male Population47.50%
Female Population52.50%
Total Households15802
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
30.2%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
50.0%
Median Household Income$85666
Income Under $50K Per Year22.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year34.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year42.40%
28226 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 9Dan BishopRepublican
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28226 North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
88Mary BelkDemocrat
104Brandon LoftonDemocrat
105Wesley HarrisDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$401235
Average Real Estate Sale Price$362819
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 28226 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)31334048576670686250413350
Avg Max Temp (°F)51566473798690888273635471
Avg Precip (In.)4.283.774.673.073.623.784.083.874.043.673.433.445.69
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC
CBSA Type28226
CBSA Population1793478
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours