Charlotte, NC 28214 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28214: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Charlotte, NC 28214

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 418
  • Single Family Addresses: 14,212
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 141
  • County: Mecklenburg County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.27, Longitude -80.961
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Charlotte, NC 28214 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 40,649
Population in Households 40,625
Population in Familes 34,050
Population in Group Qrtrs 24
Population Density1 1,208
Diversity Index2 72


Total Households 14,431
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 10,295
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 15,672 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,101 (70.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,330 (21.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,241 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $134,568
Average Home Value $168,440


Median Household Income $54,664
Average Household Income $68,079
Per Capita Income $24,184
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.47% 2.39%
Households 2.18% 2.25%
Families 2.06% 2.18%
Median Household Income   1.88%
Per Capita Income   1.65%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Charlotte, NC 28214 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28214 to the other 775 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 60 92nd
Population Density1 # 89 89th
Diversity Index2 # 51 94th
Median Household Income # 119 85th
Per Capita Income # 280 64th

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