28216

  1. Legal Resources for the 28216 Zip Code
  2. Statistics for the 28216 Zip Code
  3. Property/Housing/Real Estate Information for the 28216 Zip Code
  4. Family Information for the 28216 Zip Code
  5. Education Information for the 28216 Zip Code
  6. Public Benefits Information for the 28216 Zip Code
  7. Immigration & Civil Rights Information for the 28216 Zip Code
  8. Cities for the 28216 Zip Code


Legal Resources for the 28216 Zip Code

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Statistics for the 28216 Zip Code

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  • Population (2000): 29,763
  • Land Area (2000): 76.747 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 0.141 square kilometers
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Houses (2000): 11,654

Population - Urban/Rural for the 28216 Zip Code

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 28,441 95.44%
 Rural, Farm 0 0.00%
 Rural, Non-farm 1,359 4.56%



Employment Information for the 28216 Zip Code

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Hours Worked Per Week In 1999 for the 28216 Zip Code

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 13,286 57.71%
15-35 hours 2,745 11.92%
1-14 hours 651 2.83%
No regular hours 6,342 27.55%

Time Left For Work for the 28216 Zip Code

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 327 2.46%
5 AM-5:29 AM 260 1.95%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 480 3.61%
6 AM-6:29 AM 1,117 8.39%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 1,585 11.91%
7 AM-7:29 AM 2,486 18.67%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 2,213 16.62%
8 AM-8:29 AM 1,288 9.67%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 645 4.84%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 570 4.28%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 304 2.28%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 162 1.22%
Noon-3:59 PM 926 6.96%
4 PM-11:59 PM 950 7.14%

Length Of Commute In Minutes for the 28216 Zip Code

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 220 1.65%
5-9 761 5.72%
10-14 1,407 10.57%
15-19 2,514 18.88%
20-24 2,694 20.24%
25-29 989 7.43%
30-34 2,491 18.71%
35-39 344 2.58%
40-44 381 2.86%
45-59 707 5.31%
60-89 528 3.97%
At least 90 277 2.08%

Length Of Commute In Minutes - Public vs. Private Transportation for the 28216 Zip Code


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 179 1.34% 8,406 63.14%
30-44 174 1.31% 3,042 22.85%
45-59 77 0.58% 630 4.73%
At least 60 208 1.56% 597 4.48%

Type Of Commute for the 28216 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 13 0.10%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 1,964 14.43%
 Car / truck / van, solo 10,368 76.18%
 Motorcycle 13 0.10%
 Other 72 0.53%
 Public transportation 638 4.69%
 Walked 245 1.80%
 Worked at home 296 2.18%



Family Information for the 28216 Zip Code

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Families where both partners work (2000): 2,552
People at same address in 1995: 14,673

Household Income in 1999 for the 28216 Zip Code


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 1,063 9.64%
$10,000-$14,999 638 5.79%
$15,000-$19,999 780 7.07%
$20,000-$24,999 766 6.95%
$25,000-$29,999 786 7.13%
$30,000-$34,999 785 7.12%
$35,000-$39,999 574 5.21%
$40,000-$44,999 712 6.46%
$45,000-$49,999 495 4.49%
$50,000-$59,999 1,056 9.58%
$60,000-$74,999 1,244 11.28%
$75,000-$99,999 1,165 10.57%
$100,000-$124,999 527 4.78%
$125,000-$149,999 176 1.60%
$150,000-$199,999 115 1.04%
$200,000 or more 144 1.31%

Household Type for the 28216 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 2,600 23.68%
 Family, 2 people 3,125 28.46%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 478 4.35%
 Family, 3 people 2,061 18.77%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 73 0.66%
 Family, 4 people 1,576 14.35%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 31 0.28%
 Family, 5 people 646 5.88%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 8 0.07%
 Family, 6 people 219 1.99%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 5 0.05%
 Family, 7 or more people 156 1.42%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 4 0.04%

Household Income Type for the 28216 Zip Code

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 9,204 31.86%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 2,444 8.46%
Public Assistance 412 1.43%
Retirement 1,980 6.85%
Self Employment 933 3.23%
Social Security 3,055 10.58%
Supplemental Security 497 1.72%
Wage / Salary 8,952 30.99%
Other 1,410 4.88%

Family Type for the 28216 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 2,855 57.53%
 With children under 18 2,108 42.47%

Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000) for the 28216 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 906 8.53%
 Married 5,901 55.58%
 Never Married 3,440 32.40%
 Widowed 370 3.48%

Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000) for the 28216 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 1,536 12.03%
 Married 6,088 47.70%
 Never Married 3,584 28.08%
 Widowed 1,555 12.18%



Education Information for the 28216 Zip Code

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Highest Degree Earned (18 or older) for the 28216 Zip Code

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 1,237 5.56%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 3,509 15.78%
 High school diploma or equivalent 6,006 27.01%
 Some college, no degree 5,922 26.63%
 Associate degree 1,338 6.02%
 Bachelors degree 3,142 14.13%
 Graduate or professional degree 1,086 4.88%

Population In School (3 or older) for the 28216 Zip Code

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 390 1.31% 227 0.76% 617 2.07%
Kindergarten 389 1.31% 22 0.07% 411 1.38%
Grades 1-4 1,935 6.50% 114 0.38% 2,049 6.88%
Grades 5-8 1,594 5.36% 58 0.19% 1,652 5.55%
Grades 9-12 1,472 4.95% 85 0.29% 1,557 5.23%
Undergrad college 816 2.74% 1,257 4.22% 2,073 6.97%
Graduate or professional school 188 0.63% 108 0.36% 296 0.99%
Total 6,784 22.79% 1,871 6.29% 8,655 29.08%



Public Benefits Information for the 28216 Zip Code

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Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999 for the 28216 Zip Code

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 24,954 87.52%
 Below Poverty Level 3,558 12.48%



Immigration & Civil Rights Information for the 28216 Zip Code

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Population By Age for the 28216 Zip Code

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 4,296 14.43%
10-19 Years 4,541 15.26%
20-29 Years 4,006 13.46%
30-39 Years 4,909 16.49%
40-49 Years 4,170 14.01%
50-59 Years 3,131 10.52%
60-69 Years 2,241 7.53%
70-79 Years 1,712 5.75%
80-89 Years 652 2.19%
90+ Years 105 0.35%

Population - Male/Female for the 28216 Zip Code

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 13,885 46.65%
 Female 15,878 53.35%

Population By Ethnicity for the 28216 Zip Code

Ethnicity Population Percent
 African-American 17,828 59.90%
 Caucasian 10,145 34.09%
 Hispanic/Latino 1,022 3.43%
 Asian 443 1.49%
 Multiracial 205 0.69%
 Amerindian 81 0.27%
 Other Race 24 0.08%
 Pacific Islander 15 0.05%

Top Specified Ancestries for the 28216 Zip Code

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. German 1,738 17.59%
2. United States Or American 1,701 17.21%
3. English 1,238 12.53%
4. Irish 1,052 10.64%
5. Scotch Irish 933 9.44%
6. African 650 6.58%
7. Italian 403 4.08%
8. Scottish 370 3.74%
9. Polish 238 2.41%
10. Dutch 212 2.15%

Top Languages Spoken At Home for the 28216 Zip Code

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 25,602 92.13%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 1,197 4.31%
3. French 245 0.88%
4. Gujarathi 127 0.46%
5. German 105 0.38%
6. Vietnamese 96 0.35%
7. Polish 79 0.28%
8. Laotian 68 0.24%
9. Miao / Hmong 67 0.24%
10. African 57 0.21%

Citizen Type for the 28216 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 28,385 95.25%
 Naturalized immigrant 406 1.36%
 Not a citizen 1,009 3.39%



Cities for the 28216 Zip Code

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Alphabetical | By Population

Charlotte