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ZIP Code 28012

Primary City:Belmont, NC (View All Cities)
County: Gaston County
Timezone: Eastern (9:29pm)
Area code: 704 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.22, -81.04
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28012

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28012. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 28012. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28012, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Belmont, NC
Unacceptable:
Catawba Heights

Stats and Demographics for the 28012 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28012 is located in central North Carolina and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 28012 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28012 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,048
Population Density 733 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,633
Median Home Value $159,600
Land Area 27.36 sq mi
Water Area 3.82 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,856
Median Household Income $52,292

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male59560868678367857253773679679673268458537827321512585
Female533617639725615553578755814811782705638419311306219164
Total1,1281,2251,3251,5081,2931,1251,1151,4911,6101,6071,5141,3891,223797584521344249

Gender

 Male 9,864 49%
 Female 10,184 51%
Gender

Race

 White 17,371 86.6%
 Black Or African American 1,300 6.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 70 0.3%
 Asian 611 3.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 19 0.1%
 Other Race 410 2.0%
 Two Or More Races 267 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner605591,1081,3431,271733495142
Renter15946854640128215110236
Total2191,0271,6541,7441,553884597178

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,041 51%
 Single Guardian 1,371 17%
 Singles 2,001 25%
 Singles With Roommate 443 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,267 67%
 Households with Kids 2,589 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male104117122139124115136115118146135131126148137134159160193193
Female10296123105118112123122142128119118131143131135112175172159
Total206213245244242227259237260274254249257291268269271335365352

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28012 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28012 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 28012 real estate data, the median home value of $159,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 28012. Rentals in 28012 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28012 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 19,357 96.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 13 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 31 0.2%
 Other Institutional 3 0.0%
 College Student Housing 569 2.8%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 75 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,109 48%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,602 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,145 25%
 Households Vacant 777 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 202 26%
 Rented & Unoccupied 22 3%
 For Sale Only 186 24%
 Sold & Unoccupied 51 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 84 11%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 232 30%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 94 5%
 1 Bedroom 326 16%
 2 Bedroom 977 47%
 3+ Bedroom 677 33%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $52,292 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28012 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 28012 can expect to fall in that range. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 7,293 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,197 25%
 No Earnings 5,192 31%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 7,293 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,197 25%
 No Earnings 5,192 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,375 94.1%
 Public transportation 11 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 8 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 175 1.8%
 Worked at Home 394 4.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 923 14%
 High School Graduate 3,343 50%
 Associate's degree 562 8%
 Bachelor's degree 1,129 17%
 Master's degree 428 6%
 Professional school degree 191 3%
 Doctorate degree 98 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,157 81.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 440 11.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 283 7.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28012

ZIP Code 28012 is in the Gaston County School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28012.

Belmont Central Elementary
310 Eagle Rd
Belmont, NC 28012
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gaston County School District
Belmont Middle School
110 North Central Ave
Belmont, NC 28012
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Gaston County School District
Catawba Heights Elementary
101 Ivey St
Belmont, NC 28012
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gaston County School District
Page Primary
215 Ewing Dr
Belmont, NC 28012
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gaston County School District
North Belmont Elementary
210 School St
Belmont, NC 28012
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gaston County School District
South Point High School
906 South Point Rd
Belmont, NC 28012
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Gaston County School District
Stuart W. Cramer High School
100 Lakewood Rd
Belmont, NC 28012
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Gaston County School District

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