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ZIP Code 28052

Primary City:Gastonia, NC (View All Cities)
County: Gaston County
Timezone: Eastern (3:11pm)
Area code: 704 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.23, -81.24
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28052

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28052. 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 28052. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28052, 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:
Gastonia, NC
Unacceptable:
Boogertown, Crowders, Groves, Pinkney, Ridge, Smyre, South Gastonia, Victory

Stats and Demographics for the 28052 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28052 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 28052 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 an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28052 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 34,932
Population Density 829 people per sq mi
Housing Units 14,814
Median Home Value $95,800
Land Area 42.15 sq mi
Water Area 0.22 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,821
Median Household Income $31,467

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,3371,2291,2631,3371,0801,1001,0781,2541,1871,2161,2371,021880614446336202128
Female1,2551,1861,1461,2141,1441,1221,1841,2621,2861,2741,2351,0961,006791577481389339
Total2,5922,4152,4092,5512,2242,2222,2622,5162,4732,4902,4722,1171,8861,4051,023817591467

Gender

 Male 16,945 49%
 Female 17,987 51%
Gender

Race

 White 20,619 59.0%
 Black Or African American 11,518 33.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 123 0.4%
 Asian 166 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 12 0.0%
 Other Race 1,714 4.9%
 Two Or More Races 780 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner966381,3001,6201,5951,169785224
Renter4681,2051,2151,06380939518851
Total5641,8432,5152,6832,4041,564973275

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,142 40%
 Single Guardian 3,722 29%
 Singles 3,180 25%
 Singles With Roommate 777 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 8,194 64%
 Households with Kids 4,627 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male232298277257277234242226250264265265229240245269281248294228
Female273262261229223232246222263238243251207207215233264268234233
Total505560538486500466488448513502508516436447460502545516528461

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28052 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28052 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1950s. Looking at 28052 real estate data, the median home value of $95,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28052 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28052 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28052 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 33,877 97.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 455 1.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 203 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 397 1.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,049 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,378 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,394 36%
 Households Vacant 1,993 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 779 39.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 15 0.8%
 For Sale Only 310 15.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 34 1.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 35 1.8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 820 41.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 501 9%
 1 Bedroom 449 8%
 2 Bedroom 2,075 37%
 3+ Bedroom 2,514 45%
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 $31,467 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 28052 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

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 28052 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 8,654 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,591 24%
 No Earnings 11,669 43%
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 8,654 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,591 24%
 No Earnings 11,669 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12,025 93.7%
 Public transportation 148 1.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 15 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 153 1.2%
 Worked at Home 493 3.8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 3,234 31.3%
 High School Graduate 5,580 54.0%
 Associate's degree 532 5.2%
 Bachelor's degree 737 7.1%
 Master's degree 135 1.3%
 Professional school degree 85 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 27 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,310 81.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 475 6.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 982 12.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28052

ZIP Code 28052 is in the Piedmont Community Charter School District. There are 17 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28052.

Piedmont Community Charter School, Cfa
119 East Second Ave
Gastonia, NC 28052
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Piedmont Community Charter School District
Webb St
1623 North Webb St
Gastonia, NC 28052
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Gaston County School District
Highland Charter Public Schol
324 North Highland St
Gastonia, NC 28052
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Highland Charter School District
Chapel Grove Elementary
5201 Lewis Rd
Gastonia, NC 28052
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gaston County School District
Lingerfeldt Elementary
1601 Madison St
Gastonia, NC 28052
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gaston County School District
Pleasant Ridge Elementary
937 South Miller St
Gastonia, NC 28052
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gaston County School District
Rhyne Elementary
1900 West Davidson Ave
Gastonia, NC 28052
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gaston County School District
H H Beam Elementary
200 Davis Park Rd
Gastonia, NC 28052
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gaston County School District
Southwest Middle School
1 Rdrunner Dr
Gastonia, NC 28052
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Gaston County School District
Woodhill Elementary
1027 Woodhill Dr
Gastonia, NC 28052
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gaston County School District
Forest Heights Elementary
1 Learning Place
Gastonia, NC 28052
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gaston County School District
York Chester Middle School
601 South Clay St
Gastonia, NC 28052
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Gaston County School District
Sadler Elementary
3950 West Franklin Blvd
Gastonia, NC 28052
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gaston County School District
Hunter Huss High School
1518 Edgefield Ave
Gastonia, NC 28052
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Gaston County School District
Highland School of Technology
1600 North Morris St
Gastonia, NC 28052
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Gaston County School District
St Michael'S Catholic School
704 Saint Michaels Ln
Gastonia, NC 28052
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Victory Christian Academy
310 Carolina Ave
Gastonia, NC 28052
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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