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ZIP Code 28098

Primary City:Lowell, NC (View All Cities)
County: Gaston County
Timezone: Eastern (11:22am)
Area code: 704 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.27, -81.10
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28098

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28098. 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 28098. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28098, 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:
Lowell, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28098 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28098 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 28098 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 slightly higher than average. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28098 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,579
Population Density 1,052 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,568
Median Home Value $111,900
Land Area 3.40 sq mi
Water Area 0.07 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,429
Median Household Income $43,491

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1301091109192121140142135106123106975649312812
Female1321081221291171431261631281281001201029365623627
Total262217232220209264266305263234223226199149114936439

Gender

 Male 1,678 47%
 Female 1,901 53%
Gender

Race

 White 3,090 86.3%
 Black Or African American 304 8.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 17 0.5%
 Asian 35 1.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.1%
 Other Race 82 2.3%
 Two Or More Races 46 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner241611971871861248926
Renter3585105766641207
Total5924630226325216510933

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 683 48%
 Single Guardian 296 21%
 Singles 370 26%
 Singles With Roommate 80 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 920 64%
 Households with Kids 509 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2119292622242219221926172028152224141618
Female2620302619212224223328192121253329241824
Total4739595241454443445254364149405553383442

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28098 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28098 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1950s. Looking at 28098 real estate data, the median home value of $111,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 28098 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 28098 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28098 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,579 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 728 46%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 266 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 435 28%
 Households Vacant 139 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 40 29%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 3%
 For Sale Only 21 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 6 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 60 43%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 53 9%
 2 Bedroom 367 62%
 3+ Bedroom 168 29%
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 $43,491 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 28098 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. Most commuters in 28098 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 1,281 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 683 22%
 No Earnings 1,127 36%
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 1,281 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 683 22%
 No Earnings 1,127 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,445 91%
 Public transportation 29 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 55 3%
 Worked at Home 54 3%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 212 15.5%
 High School Graduate 824 60.3%
 Associate's degree 151 11.1%
 Bachelor's degree 97 7.1%
 Master's degree 76 5.6%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 6 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 485 92%
 Enrolled in Private School 27 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 16 3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28098

ZIP Code 28098 is in the Gaston County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28098.

Holbrook Middle School
418 South Church St
Lowell, NC 28098
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Gaston County School District
Lowell Elementary
1500 Power Dr
Lowell, NC 28098
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gaston County School District

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