Zip Code 28278 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameCharlotte
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Mecklenburg
Area Code704 / 980
Current Population:19283
Racial Majority:White 48.78%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 32.4%
Unemployment Rate:8.1%
Median Household Income$84970
Average Adjusted Gross Income$95940
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time26.9 Minutes
Current Time:
EST
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range610 - 709 ft.
Area32 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.13414001, -81.00563812

Zip Code 28278 Description

Zip Code 28278 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Metro Charlotte metro area. Zip code 28278 is primarily located in Mecklenburg County. The official US Postal Service name for 28278 is CHARLOTTE, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 28278 are contained within or border the city limits of Charlotte, NC, Lake Wylie, SC, . Zip code 28278 is within area code 980 and area code 704. 28278 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 28278 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 28278 increased to 19283 from 6175 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 28278 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 28278 public schools is Black. 58.1% of students in 28278 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 10968 48.78% 10553 +4%
 Black Or African American 6066 26.98% 4540 +34%
 Hispanic 3839 17.07% 2565 +50%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 49 -100%
 Asian 1023 4.55% 1166 -12%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 11 -100%
 Other Race 60 0.08% 60 -68%
 Two Or More Races 339 2.54% 339 +68%

Zip Code 28278 Race/Ethnicity

 White 27.8%
 Black Or African American 32.4%
 Hispanic 30.1%
 Asian 6.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.6%
 Two or More Races 2.5%

Zip Code 28278 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population192836175
Male Population48.90%
Female Population51.10%
Total Households7048
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
58.1%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$84970
Income Under $50K Per Year21.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year40.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year38.20%
28278 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 9Dan BishopRepublican
North Carolina District 10Patrick McHenryRepublican
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28278 North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
92Chaz BeasleyDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$349498
Average Real Estate Sale Price$214899
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 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
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC
CBSA Type28278
CBSA Population1793478
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
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