Charlotte, NC 28277 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 28277: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Charlotte, NC 28277

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,797
  • Single Family Addresses: 21,017
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 6,550
  • County: Mecklenburg County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.065, Longitude -80.806
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Charlotte, NC 28277 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 67,206
Population in Households 67,206
Population in Familes 56,365
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,753
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 26,257
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 17,805
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 27,660 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18,236 (65.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,021 (29.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,403 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $297,679
Average Home Value $368,927


Median Household Income $101,180
Average Household Income $126,812
Per Capita Income $49,545
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.95% 2.04%
Households 1.61% 1.87%
Families 1.55% 1.83%
Median Household Income   1.42%
Per Capita Income   1.33%
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 28277 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28277 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 # 3 100th
Population Density1 # 27 97th
Diversity Index2 # 345 56th
Median Household Income # 6 99th
Per Capita Income # 11 99th

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