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ZIP Code 27832

Primary City:Gaston, NC (View All Cities)
County: Northampton County
Timezone: Eastern (1:30am)
Area code: 252 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.51, -77.72
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27832

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27832. 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 27832. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27832, 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:
Gaston, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 27832 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27832 is located in northeast 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 27832 are primarily black or African American. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors 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 27832 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,847
Population Density 94 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,397
Median Home Value $63,000
Land Area 30.23 sq mi
Water Area 4.25 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,173
Median Household Income $28,422

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male911049610874605989709489100959159352921
Female75838310584668490971151231021098660504328
Total166187179213158126143179167209212202204177119857249

Gender

 Male 1,364 48%
 Female 1,483 52%
Gender

Race

 White 1,164 40.9%
 Black Or African American 1,582 55.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 21 0.7%
 Asian 12 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 31 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 37 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner5411181891761568217
Renter368764727034179
Total411281822612461909926

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 449 38%
 Single Guardian 325 28%
 Singles 347 30%
 Singles With Roommate 52 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 823 70%
 Households with Kids 350 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2121142327202112241420281717163420172124
Female151819914151825111517121326282019211716
Total3639333241353937352937403043445439383840

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27832 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 27832 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 27832 real estate data, the median home value of $63,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27832 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27832 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27832 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,778 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 69 2%
 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 402 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 382 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 389 28%
 Households Vacant 224 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 26 11.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 3.1%
 For Sale Only 8 3.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 0.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 68 30.4%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 112 50.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0.0%
 1 Bedroom 2 0.5%
 2 Bedroom 141 37.2%
 3+ Bedroom 236 62.3%
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 $28,422 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 27832 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 27832 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 583 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 293 15%
 No Earnings 1,112 56%
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 583 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 293 15%
 No Earnings 1,112 56%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 695 90%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 47 6%
 Worked at Home 31 4%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 321 46%
 High School Graduate 313 45%
 Associate's degree 31 4%
 Bachelor's degree 12 2%
 Master's degree 16 2%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 459 87%
 Enrolled in Private School 15 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 54 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27832

ZIP Code 27832 is in the Gaston College Preparatory School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27832.

Gaston College Preparatory
320 Pleasant Hill Rd
Gaston, NC 27832
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Gaston College Preparatory School District
Gaston Elementary
400 Broughton St
Gaston, NC 27832
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Northampton County School District
Squire Elementary
4671 Nc 46 Hwy West
Gaston, NC 27832
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Northampton County School District
Gaston Middle School
152 Hurricane Dr
Gaston, NC 27832
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Northampton County School District
Nchs-West Stem High School
152 Hurricane Dr
Gaston, NC 27832
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Northampton County School District

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