Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Ballantyne is nation's No. 2 'moved-into' ZIP code

You know how when you move into a new house you suddenly get inundated with direct mail packets with flyers from local businesses offering you coupons? One of the companies behind such packets, Welcomemat Services, has crunched its data on who's moving where and found that the 28277 ZIP code in Ballantyne ranked as the second most moved-into ZIP code in the country from May 4 to May 31.


The Houston suburb of Katy, Texas, was first with 596 move-ins during that time. Ballantyne's 28277 was second with 594. Charlotte's University area's 28269 had 511, ranking 6th. Huntersville's 28078 ZIP had 445 move-ins, ranking it 20th on the list. Cary's 27519 had 419, ranking it 36th. The data comes from change of addresses reported inbound to the ZIP codes, according to a spokesperson for Welcomemat.

Here's the full Top 5 cities, ZIP codes and number of move-ins:


  1. Katy, TX                77494    596
  2. Charlotte, NC         28277    594
  3. Chicago, IL             60657    576
  4. Virginia Beach, VA 23462    560
  5. McKinney, TX        75070   530
  6. Charlotte, NC         28269   511

10 comments:

Anonymous said...

Intersecting that despite all the suburban bashing that goes on here and around the country the suburbs apparently are where many new Charlotteans want to live.

Anonymous said...

That is very intersecting Mr. Anonymous, very intersecting in deed.

Anonymous said...

Glad to read its becoming quite the hot spot but, for my money, I still love downtown and the surrounding neighborhoods

Anonymous said...

why?

Anonymous said...

all those top zip codes listed are in the burbs

face it. cities are going extinct and a thing of the past and will only shelter 3rd worlders like they do now while business is still done in the larger blds by commuters.

white flight started 60 yrs ago and still in full swing.

white flight is not just whites but non whites or anybody of higher education who wants bigger nicer homes properties, fresh air, crime free, gang free, lower taxes, better schools, less congestion, less smog, more shopping etc. .. its a no brainer ... many in denial still ...

cities not on a body of water enjoy full 360 degree choice with outer and outer outer belt ways that encircle for easy mobility ...

bigger cities are a temp place to visit for sports etc but not to live anymore as they become more violent and poverty stricken with tens of millions of drug lords, gangs moving in from south of the border ...

the Atlanta Braves are moving 30 miles into the burbs due to crime although 50% of all pro sports teams are now located in the burbs ...

charlotte behind the 8 ball as usual and has everything in a small sardine can in reverse order ... stupidity ... noone cares about urban scenery of a few mid size architecturally challenged blds anymore ... thats all in the past .. nyc chicago and la and miami will always be urban populated though ...

ultimately most all sports teams will be relocated to the burbs ...

look for the panthers, bobcats and knights to be 35-40 miles in the burbs within 10-15 yrs outside 485 in iredell, catawba, lancaster or anson county where large tracts of land are still cheap...

the idea of growth is expansion outward not inward espec for land locked cities

Anonymous said...

Which is the No. 1 reason I moved away from Ballantyne.

Bolyn McClung said...

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JUST PLAIN BOGUS


Welcomemat is telling us more people move to Ballantyne than to inner city and near inner city apartments and rentals? I’ll believe that when Republican’s vote for Hillary.


Of course what they’re doing is making a value judgment. That Ballantyne folks are more noteworthy. Then there is the possibility that the USPS doesn’t handle forwarding address cards for Mexico and Central America.


The Observer should know better than to accept this kind of lame research. Common sense and experience with the large diverse populations that moves in and out of CMS should have had them smelling a statistical rat.


Bolyn McClung
Pineville
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Anonymous said...

Wow, I was wondering why the TRAFFIC IS A NIGHTMARE 24/7 IN BALLANTYNE AND HUNTERSVILLE!


Keep packin' em in there while the rest of us chuckle from inside the beltway.

Anonymous said...

Anonymous 8:43 is right. It's a freaking nightmare driving up to Davidson in rush hour.

Eventually, what will happen to our cities is something that happens in many parts of the world: slums ringing the cities while the rich move in towards the center.

What is the zip code for The Southend. I bet those numbers are way up. No doubt split among two or three zip codes.

Anonymous said...

Eric, it seems to me this is of questionable value since, excluding new construction, there would be an equal number of move-out. How much new construction is there? Is this number gross or net? Thanks.