Charlotte, NC 28227 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28227: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Charlotte, NC 28227

Acceptable Alternative
Mint Hill, NC 28227

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,330
  • Single Family Addresses: 17,563
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,141
  • County: Mecklenburg County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.185, Longitude -80.655
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 28227 has segments in 2 Counties (Mecklenburg, Union).

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Charlotte, NC 28227 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 56,673
Population in Households 56,569
Population in Familes 47,398
Population in Group Qrtrs 104
Population Density1 1,418
Diversity Index2 71


Total Households 21,162
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 14,969
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 22,574 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,580 (64.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,582 (29.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,412 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $169,757
Average Home Value $220,634


Median Household Income $55,309
Average Household Income $74,215
Per Capita Income $27,759
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.91% 1.87%
Households 1.82% 1.82%
Families 1.75% 1.78%
Median Household Income   1.9%
Per Capita Income   2.23%
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 28227 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28227 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 # 12 99th
Population Density1 # 80 90th
Diversity Index2 # 61 92nd
Median Household Income # 127 84th
Per Capita Income # 197 75th

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