28217

  1. Legal Resources for the 28217 Zip Code
  2. Statistics for the 28217 Zip Code
  3. Property/Housing/Real Estate Information for the 28217 Zip Code
  4. Family Information for the 28217 Zip Code
  5. Education Information for the 28217 Zip Code
  6. Public Benefits Information for the 28217 Zip Code
  7. Immigration & Civil Rights Information for the 28217 Zip Code
  8. Cities for the 28217 Zip Code


Legal Resources for the 28217 Zip Code

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Statistics for the 28217 Zip Code

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  • Population (2000): 19,388
  • Land Area (2000): 38.331 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 0.209 square kilometers
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Houses (2000): 7,607

Population - Urban/Rural for the 28217 Zip Code

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 18,799 97.62%
 Rural, Farm 0 0.00%
 Rural, Non-farm 459 2.38%



Employment Information for the 28217 Zip Code

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Hours Worked Per Week In 1999 for the 28217 Zip Code

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 9,570 65.59%
15-35 hours 1,170 8.02%
1-14 hours 353 2.42%
No regular hours 3,497 23.97%

Time Left For Work for the 28217 Zip Code

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 377 4.11%
5 AM-5:29 AM 212 2.31%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 375 4.08%
6 AM-6:29 AM 790 8.61%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 1,193 13.00%
7 AM-7:29 AM 1,433 15.61%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 1,321 14.39%
8 AM-8:29 AM 938 10.22%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 403 4.39%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 430 4.68%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 128 1.39%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 90 0.98%
Noon-3:59 PM 602 6.56%
4 PM-11:59 PM 888 9.67%

Length Of Commute In Minutes for the 28217 Zip Code

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 90 0.98%
5-9 727 7.92%
10-14 1,465 15.96%
15-19 2,454 26.73%
20-24 1,725 18.79%
25-29 483 5.26%
30-34 1,345 14.65%
35-39 115 1.25%
40-44 148 1.61%
45-59 290 3.16%
60-89 199 2.17%
At least 90 139 1.51%

Length Of Commute In Minutes - Public vs. Private Transportation for the 28217 Zip Code


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 104 1.13% 6,840 74.51%
30-44 55 0.60% 1,553 16.92%
45-59 38 0.41% 252 2.75%
At least 60 97 1.06% 241 2.63%

Type Of Commute for the 28217 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 0 0.00%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 2,251 24.22%
 Car / truck / van, solo 6,423 69.10%
 Motorcycle 5 0.05%
 Other 130 1.40%
 Public transportation 294 3.16%
 Walked 77 0.83%
 Worked at home 115 1.24%



Family Information for the 28217 Zip Code

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Families where both partners work (2000): 1,450
People at same address in 1995: 9,616

Household Income in 1999 for the 28217 Zip Code


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 569 8.15%
$10,000-$14,999 314 4.50%
$15,000-$19,999 498 7.14%
$20,000-$24,999 509 7.29%
$25,000-$29,999 557 7.98%
$30,000-$34,999 582 8.34%
$35,000-$39,999 643 9.21%
$40,000-$44,999 529 7.58%
$45,000-$49,999 402 5.76%
$50,000-$59,999 686 9.83%
$60,000-$74,999 678 9.72%
$75,000-$99,999 615 8.81%
$100,000-$124,999 208 2.98%
$125,000-$149,999 34 0.49%
$150,000-$199,999 50 0.72%
$200,000 or more 104 1.49%

Household Type for the 28217 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 1,760 25.07%
 Family, 2 people 1,546 22.02%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 401 5.71%
 Family, 3 people 1,210 17.24%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 76 1.08%
 Family, 4 people 978 13.93%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 41 0.58%
 Family, 5 people 549 7.82%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 32 0.46%
 Family, 6 people 244 3.48%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 6 0.09%
 Family, 7 or more people 174 2.48%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 3 0.04%

Household Income Type for the 28217 Zip Code

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 6,315 36.45%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 1,197 6.91%
Public Assistance 215 1.24%
Retirement 736 4.25%
Self Employment 532 3.07%
Social Security 1,128 6.51%
Supplemental Security 222 1.28%
Wage / Salary 6,169 35.61%
Other 811 4.68%

Family Type for the 28217 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 1,513 54.68%
 With children under 18 1,254 45.32%

Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000) for the 28217 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 720 9.59%
 Married 3,501 46.62%
 Never Married 3,179 42.34%
 Widowed 109 1.45%

Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000) for the 28217 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 875 11.81%
 Married 3,452 46.58%
 Never Married 2,512 33.90%
 Widowed 572 7.72%



Education Information for the 28217 Zip Code

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Highest Degree Earned (18 or older) for the 28217 Zip Code

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 1,387 9.84%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 2,525 17.92%
 High school diploma or equivalent 4,253 30.18%
 Some college, no degree 3,516 24.95%
 Associate degree 655 4.65%
 Bachelors degree 1,406 9.98%
 Graduate or professional degree 351 2.49%

Population In School (3 or older) for the 28217 Zip Code

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 241 1.24% 99 0.51% 340 1.75%
Kindergarten 277 1.43% 30 0.15% 307 1.58%
Grades 1-4 1,232 6.35% 31 0.16% 1,263 6.51%
Grades 5-8 1,186 6.12% 17 0.09% 1,203 6.20%
Grades 9-12 1,070 5.52% 17 0.09% 1,087 5.61%
Undergrad college 607 3.13% 154 0.79% 761 3.93%
Graduate or professional school 107 0.55% 14 0.07% 121 0.62%
Total 4,720 24.34% 362 1.87% 5,082 26.21%



Public Benefits Information for the 28217 Zip Code

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Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999 for the 28217 Zip Code

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 16,478 86.04%
 Below Poverty Level 2,674 13.96%



Immigration & Civil Rights Information for the 28217 Zip Code

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Population By Age for the 28217 Zip Code

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 2,944 15.18%
10-19 Years 2,810 14.49%
20-29 Years 3,701 19.09%
30-39 Years 3,464 17.87%
40-49 Years 2,755 14.21%
50-59 Years 1,853 9.56%
60-69 Years 1,098 5.66%
70-79 Years 610 3.15%
80-89 Years 137 0.71%
90+ Years 16 0.08%

Population - Male/Female for the 28217 Zip Code

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 9,779 50.44%
 Female 9,609 49.56%

Population By Ethnicity for the 28217 Zip Code

Ethnicity Population Percent
 African-American 10,848 55.95%
 Caucasian 4,122 21.26%
 Hispanic/Latino 3,484 17.97%
 Asian 564 2.91%
 Multiracial 251 1.29%
 Amerindian 88 0.45%
 Other Race 24 0.12%
 Pacific Islander 7 0.04%

Top Specified Ancestries for the 28217 Zip Code

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. United States Or American 1,325 31.07%
2. German 584 13.70%
3. Irish 523 12.27%
4. English 347 8.14%
5. African 300 7.04%
6. Scotch Irish 206 4.83%
7. Italian 126 2.95%
8. Polish 98 2.30%
9. Liberian 85 1.99%
10. French Non-Basque 73 1.71%

Top Languages Spoken At Home for the 28217 Zip Code

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 13,903 77.90%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 3,221 18.05%
3. Vietnamese 302 1.69%
4. French 80 0.45%
5. African 59 0.33%
6. Gujarathi 57 0.32%
7. German 45 0.25%
8. Urdu 43 0.24%
9. Korean 20 0.11%
10. Other Indo European 19 0.11%

Citizen Type for the 28217 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 15,948 82.81%
 Naturalized immigrant 873 4.53%
 Not a citizen 2,437 12.65%



Cities for the 28217 Zip Code

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Alphabetical | By Population

Charlotte