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ZIP Code 28054

Primary City:Gastonia, NC (View All Cities)
County: Gaston County
Timezone: Eastern (9:01pm)
Area code: 704 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.26, -81.15
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28054

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28054. 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 28054. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28054, 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:
Ragan Village, Ranlo, Spencer Mountain

Stats and Demographics for the 28054 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28054 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 28054 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28054 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 36,270
Population Density 1,814 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16,398
Median Home Value $123,600
Land Area 19.99 sq mi
Water Area 0.07 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 14,866
Median Household Income $38,208

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,2841,1671,1491,1441,0951,1211,1401,1731,1871,1571,1031,036883685477419318248
Female1,2491,0831,1911,1121,3211,3091,1851,2401,2971,3061,2641,2061,104855703686627746
Total2,5332,2502,3402,2562,4162,4302,3252,4132,4842,4632,3672,2421,9871,5401,1801,105945994

Gender

 Male 16,786 46%
 Female 19,484 54%
Gender

Race

 White 24,435 67.4%
 Black Or African American 8,170 22.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 191 0.5%
 Asian 515 1.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 2,063 5.7%
 Two Or More Races 891 2.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1047341,2301,5801,6601,215901273
Renter7561,5901,4431,239887490419345
Total8602,3242,6732,8192,5471,7051,320618

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,854 39%
 Single Guardian 3,511 24%
 Singles 4,591 31%
 Singles With Roommate 910 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 10,084 68%
 Households with Kids 4,782 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male269251257252239235219239235258192236228235223240213236232185
Female257220275246221216202244200261232218241239221238216218219226
Total526471532498460451421483435519424454469474444478429454451411

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28054 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28054 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 28054 real estate data, the median home value of $123,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 28054. Rentals in 28054 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28054 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 35,574 98.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 3 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 483 1.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 210 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,533 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,164 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 7,169 44%
 Households Vacant 1,532 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 832 54%
 Rented & Unoccupied 24 2%
 For Sale Only 256 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 33 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 38 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 349 23%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 944 14%
 1 Bedroom 1,263 19%
 2 Bedroom 2,872 43%
 3+ Bedroom 1,598 24%
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 $38,208 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 28054 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 28054 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 10,050 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,661 24%
 No Earnings 11,065 40%
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 10,050 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,661 24%
 No Earnings 11,065 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 13,948 95.7%
 Public transportation 102 0.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 25 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 229 1.6%
 Worked at Home 277 1.9%
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. 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 2,016 19%
 High School Graduate 5,553 53%
 Associate's degree 747 7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,503 14%
 Master's degree 357 3%
 Professional school degree 160 2%
 Doctorate degree 132 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,390 81.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 652 9.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 596 9.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28054

ZIP Code 28054 is in the Gaston County School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28054.

Warlick Academy
1316 Spencer Mountain Rd
Gastonia, NC 28054
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Gaston County School District
Gardner Park Elementary
738 Armstrong Park Rd
Gastonia, NC 28054
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gaston County School District
Grier Middle School
1622 East Garrison Blvd
Gastonia, NC 28054
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Gaston County School District
Sherwood Elementary
1744 Dixon Rd
Gastonia, NC 28054
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gaston County School District
Brookside Elementary
1925 Auten Rd
Gastonia, NC 28054
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gaston County School District
Hawks Nest Intermediate
3430 Robinwood Rd
Gastonia, NC 28054
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Gaston County School District
Ashbrook High School
2222 South New Hope Rd
Gastonia, NC 28054
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Gaston County School District
First Wesleyan Christian School
208a S Church St
Gastonia, NC 28054
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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