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
  • 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).

  • Businesses Addresses: 1,366
  • PO Box Addresses: 473
  • Residential Addresses: 21,316
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,215
    • Single Family Addresses: 18,101

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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Charlotte, NC 28227 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 56,382
Population in Households 56,279
Population in Familes 47,495
Population in Group Qrtrs 103
Population Density1 1,378
Diversity Index2 72


Median Household Income $58,892
Average Household Income $77,496
Per Capita Income $28,571


Total Housing Units 22,194 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,455 (65.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,298 (28.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,441 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $172,994
Average Home Value $222,964


Total Households 20,753
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 14,744
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 1.5% 1.38%
Households 1.28% 1.23%
Families 1.29% 1.3%
Median Household Income   1.85%
Per Capita Income   2.07%

Charlotte, NC 28227 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28227 to the other 775 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 17 98th
Population Density # 82 90th
Diversity Index # 54 93rd
Median Household Income # 119 85th
Per Capita Income # 212 73rd

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