28056 Zip Code Profile

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Welcome to GASTONIA, NC 28056

28056 is a rural zip code in Gastonia, North Carolina. The population is primarily white, and mostly married couples. Looking for higher-end houses? Real estate prices here ($154,300) are significantly above average for the Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord metro area.

The average family income here is $68,501/year. This is less than the national average of $70,000/year. However, the national average number is a little misleading because there are some very wealthy Americans earning $50 million a year or more. (Wouldn't that be nice!) This pushes the national average higher than in would be without those edge cases. The median household income in the US (median, meaning half of US households make more and half make less) is at about $50,000/year. Median family income in 28056 is $57,099.

An intersting fact about income: Men in 28056 earn an average of $42,576/year. Women earn only $22,633/year.

14,569 people in 28056 have jobs. This statistic includes anyone over the age of 16.

Are you thinking about moving to a neighborhood in 28056? You might be interested to know that the average commute time to work for people living here is not bad, only 24.2 minutes.

The median age here is 40. There are 15,475 men and 15,943 women. The median age for men is 39 while for women the median age is 41.

To give you a sense of the community, 15,461 people (out of the 31,418 people live here) have lived in their home at least 5 years. The Post Office delivers mail to 12,599 homes, and 571 businesses every day. 151 people ride bikes or walk to work on a fairly regular basis.

28056 Zip code is located in the Eastern time zone at 35 degrees latitude (Fun Fact: this is the same latitude as Kyoto, Japan!) and -81 degrees longitude. It has an average elevation of 760 feet above sea levell.

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  • Demographics

  • Total Population: 31,418
  • White Population: 26,944
  • Black Population: 3,178
  • Hispanic Population: 1,610
  • Asian Population: 630
  • Hawaiian Population: 28
  • Indian Population: 268
  • Male Population: 15,475
  • Female Population: 15,943
  • Median Age: 40
  • Median Age of Males: 39
  • Median Age of Females: 41
  • Geography

  • Region: South
  • Division: South Atlantic
  • State: North Carolina
  • CBSA Type: Metropolitan
  • CBSA Name: Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord NC-SC
  • County: Gaston
  • City: Gastonia
  • Longitude: -81.1
  • Latitude: 35.2
  • Elevation: 760 feet above sea levele
  • Area code: 704/980
  • Marital Status

  • Average Age

  • The Commute to Work

  • Total commuters: 14,254
  • Drive alone: 12,405
  • Carpool: 1,589
  • Public transit: 15
  • Ride bikes or walk: 151

  • Average commute time: 24.2 minutes.
  •    0 - 5: 324
  •    5 - 9: 973
  •    10 - 14: 2,135
  •    15 - 19: 2,671
  •    20 - 24: 2,431
  •    25 - 29: 840
  •    30 - 34: 2,010
  •    35 - 39: 596
  •    40 - 44: 570
  •    45 - 59: 1,148
  •    60 - 89: 367
  •    90 plus: 189
  • The Economics

  • Average House Value: $154,300
  • Average Annual Household Income: $53,833
  • Businesses: 473
  • Employees: 4,891
  • Annual Payroll: $143,499,000
  • Average Family Income: $68,501
  • Median Family Income: $51,348
  • Average Income for Men: $42,576
  • Average Income for Women: $22,633
  • Other Stuff

  • County FIPS Code: 071
  • State FIPS Code: 37

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Schools in 28056 Zip Code

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Primary Schools
New Hope Elementary
137 Stowe Road
Gastonia, NC 28056
(704) 824-1617
Robinson Elementary
3122 S Union Road
Gastonia, NC 28056
(704) 866-6607
W A Bess Elementary
4340 Beaty Road
Gastonia, NC 28056
(704) 866-6075
High Schools
Forestview High
5545 Union Road
Gastonia, NC 28056
(704) 861-2625

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