Zip Code 28273 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameCharlotte
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Mecklenburg
Area Code704 / 980
Current Population:31478
Racial Majority:White 32.55%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 42.3%
Unemployment Rate:8.1%
Median Household Income$75304
Average Adjusted Gross Income$50780
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time23 Minutes
Current Time:
EST
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range597 - 692 ft.
Area23 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.12310028, -80.93414307

Zip Code 28273 Description

Zip Code 28273 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Metro Charlotte metro area. Zip code 28273 is primarily located in Mecklenburg County. The official US Postal Service name for 28273 is CHARLOTTE, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 28273 are contained within or border the city limits of Charlotte, NC, Pineville, NC, . Zip code 28273 is within area code 704 and area code 980. 28273 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 28273 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 28273 increased to 31478 from 18281 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 28273 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 28273 public schools is Black. 55.4% of students in 28273 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 10987 32.55% 11694 -6%
 Black Or African American 11276 33.41% 10191 +11%
 Hispanic 7564 22.41% 6604 +15%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 293 0.87% 75 +291%
 Asian 2292 6.79% 2140 +7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 25 0.07% 13 +92%
 Other Race 107 0.06% 107 -80%
 Two Or More Races 654 3.84% 654 +98%

Zip Code 28273 Race/Ethnicity

 White 22.2%
 Black Or African American 42.3%
 Hispanic 26.2%
 Asian 5.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.5%
 Two or More Races 3%

Zip Code 28273 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population3147818281
Male Population48.50%
Female Population51.50%
Total Households12258
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
55.4%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$75304
Income Under $50K Per Year25.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year48.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year26.60%
28273 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 9Dan BishopRepublican
North Carolina District 12Alma AdamsDemocrat
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28273 North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
92Chaz BeasleyDemocrat
102Becky CarneyDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$146943
Average Real Estate Sale Price$132311
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 28273 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)31334148576670696250413450
Avg Max Temp (°F)51566473808690888273635472
Avg Precip (In.)4.263.84.743.083.63.764.083.94.13.683.443.4345.86
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC
CBSA Type28273
CBSA Population1793478
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours