Charlotte, NC 28212 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28212: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Charlotte, NC 28212

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 728
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,725
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 7,552
  • County: Mecklenburg County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.192, Longitude -80.715
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Charlotte, NC 28212 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 42,836
Daytime Population: Workers 11,966
Daytime Population: Residents 21,667
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 33,633
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.79
Population in Households 42,563
Population in Familes 32,136
Population in Group Qrtrs 273
Population Density2 4,799
Diversity Index3 84


Median Household Income $36,561
Average Household Income $47,149
Per Capita Income $17,832


Total Housing Units 18,265 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,416 (29.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,638 (58.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,211 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $125,111
Average Home Value $132,072


Total Households 16,054
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 9,594
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.35% 1.43%
Households 1.01% 1.31%
Families 0.89% 1.22%
Median Household Income   0.61%
Per Capita Income   2.14%

Charlotte, NC 28212 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28212 to the other 782 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 50 94th
Population Density # 10 99th
Diversity Index # 5 99th
Median Household Income # 602 23rd
Per Capita Income # 699 11th

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