Charlotte, NC 28262 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28262: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Charlotte, NC 28262

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,499
  • Single Family Addresses: 14,681
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,809
  • County: Mecklenburg County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.32, Longitude -80.741
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 28262 has segments in 2 Counties (Cabarrus, Mecklenburg).

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Charlotte, NC 28262 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 41,396
Daytime Population: Workers 30,429
Daytime Population: Residents 18,921
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 49,350
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.19
Population in Households 41,057
Population in Familes 25,909
Population in Group Qrtrs 339
Population Density2 1,935
Diversity Index3 74


Median Household Income $51,298
Average Household Income $68,721
Per Capita Income $27,886


Total Housing Units 17,440 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,169 (35.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,508 (60.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 763 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $168,170
Average Home Value $203,181


Total Households 16,677
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 8,264
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 2.23% 2.15%
Households 2.18% 2.12%
Families 1.85% 1.89%
Median Household Income   2.2%
Per Capita Income   2.72%

Charlotte, NC 28262 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28262 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 # 57 93rd
Population Density # 52 93rd
Diversity Index # 40 95th
Median Household Income # 192 76th
Per Capita Income # 190 76th

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