ZIP Code 28278 - Charlotte North Carolina

ZIP Code 28278 is located in Charlotte North Carolina. 28278 is entirely within Mecklenburg County. Regionally, it is located in Metro Charlotte.

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ZIP Code 28278 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameCharlotte
Primary CountyMecklenburg County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)35,260
Area Code(s)704 / 980
Current Time
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28278 Demographics

28278 can be classified socioeconomically as 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 28278 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 28278 is African American. The current unemployment level in 28278 is 3.8%.

Population35,260
Population Growth Rate36.99%
Population Density1,082 People per Square Mile
Total Households7,465
Percentage High Income Households7.1%
Median Household Income (2021)$107,998
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2021)$432,760
Current Unemployment Rate (May 2024)3.8%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 45.00%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyAfrican American - 38.57%

28278 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Race/EthnictyTotalPercentage
White15,37044.95%
Black11,60133.93%
Hispanic4,00411.71%
Asian3,1619.24%
Native American220.06%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander340.1%

28278 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Race/EthnictyTotalPercentage
White63420.41%
Black1,24540.08%
Hispanic92929.91%
Asian2758.85%
Native American120.39%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander110.35%

28278 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College9046.89%
Bachelor Degree3,91929.89%
High School Diploma2,15316.42%
No High School Diploma3012.3%
GED or Alternate1801.37%
1 or More Years of College2,41518.42%
Associates Degree1,52911.66%
Masters Degree1,40210.69%
Professional Degree2021.54%
Doctorate Degree1060.81%

28278 Geography

Coordinates35.13075638,-81.00741577
Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 28278
Neighborhoods in 28278
RegionMetro Charlotte
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaCharlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/New_York
Area33 Square Miles

28278 Politics

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28278 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
Average First Frost DateNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DateApril 1 - 10
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion45b - Southern Outer Piedmont

28278 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)31334148576570696250413450
Avg Max Temp (°F)51566473808690888273635472
Avg Precip (In.)4.383.934.953.143.543.864.294.094.323.73.53.5447.26

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