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27832 Zip Code (Gaston, NC) Detailed Profile




City: Gaston, NC (5.26%)
County: Northampton County, NC
Estimated zip code population in 2017: 2,799
Zip code population in 2010: 2,847
Zip code population in 2000: 3,144

Houses and condos: 1,477
Renter-occupied apartments: 401
% of renters here:

32%
State:

35%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 27832: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 30.2 sq. mi.
Water area: 4.3 sq. mi.
Population density: 93 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

1.2% ($959)
North Carolina:

0.8% ($1,440)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $958 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $961 (1.2%)

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Males: 1,086  (38.8%)
Females: 1,713  (61.2%)

For population 25 years and over in 27832:

  • High school or higher: 71.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 27832:

  • Never married: 37.4%
  • Now married: 30.7%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 17.6%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

Zip code 27832 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 27832 (2017)
    • 1,57450.1%Black
    • 1,15636.8%White
    • 471.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 321.0%Two or more races
    • 180.6%American Indian
    • 110.3%Asian
    • 90.3%Some other race
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Urban population: 874
Rural population: 1,924

Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $81,417
27832:

$81,417
North Carolina:

$171,200



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in 27832 zip code as of January 24, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 27832 is 346 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

49.1 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.2 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 27832, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $31,306 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$31,306
State:

$54,937

Salary/wage: $28,405 (reported on 86.2% of returns)
Here:

$28,405
State:

$46,336
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 79.4% for AGIs below $25k, 84.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 80.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 75.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 60.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $744 (reported on 22.0% of returns)
This zip code:

$744
North Carolina:

$1,298
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $1,283 (reported on 4.9% of returns)
Here:

$1,283
State:

$6,213

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$783 (reported on 4.9% of returns)
Here:

+$783
State:

+$12,740

Profit/loss from business: +$5,392 (reported on 10.6% of returns)
Here:

+$5,392
State:

+$10,311
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.3% for AGIs below $25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $7,700 (reported on 4.9% of returns)
27832:

$7,700
North Carolina:

$15,575

Total itemized deductions: $17,675 (30% of AGI, reported on 19.5% of returns)
Here:

$17,675
State:

$23,438

Here:

30.2% of AGI
State:

21.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.8% for AGIs below $25k, 12.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 11.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 15.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $3,115 (reported on 16.3% of returns)
Here:

$3,115
State:

$4,687
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $5,008 (reported on 19.5% of returns)
27832:

$5,008
State:

$8,823
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $25k, 2.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $2,533 (reported on 39.0% of returns)
Here:

$2,533
State:

$2,376
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.2% for AGIs below $25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 56.9%
Here:

57%
State:

53%
(% for various income ranges: 55.4% for AGIs below $25k, 55.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 61.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 60.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 75.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 27832, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $27,510 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$27,510
State:

$45,376

Salary/wage: $25,755 (reported on 89.6% of returns)
Here:

$25,755
State:

$39,442
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 99.7% for AGIs below $10k, 84.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 87.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 84.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 84.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 58.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $801 (reported on 22.4% of returns)
This zip code:

$801
North Carolina:

$1,515
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.8% for AGIs below $10k, 1.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $825 (reported on 5.9% of returns)
Here:

$825
State:

$4,016
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$742 (reported on 4.9% of returns)
Here:

+$742
State:

+$11,152
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, -0.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$4,427 (reported on 8.2% of returns)
Here:

+$4,427
State:

+$9,490
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.3% for AGIs below $10k, 2.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,438 (reported on 1.2% of returns)
27832:

$2,438
North Carolina:

$2,967

Total itemized deductions: $15,498 (29% of AGI, reported on 19.4% of returns)
Here:

$15,498
State:

$19,464

Here:

29.4% of AGI
State:

22.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 11.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 14.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 12.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,030 (6% of AGI, reported on 17.2% of returns)
Here:

$3,030
State:

$4,035

Here:

5.8% of AGI
State:

4.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $3,137 (reported on 57.6% of returns)
27832:

$3,137
State:

$7,257
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs below $10k, 2.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,993 (reported on 40.8% of returns)
Here:

$1,993
State:

$1,851

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 66.3%
Here:

66%
State:

62%
(% for various income ranges: 64.5% for AGIs below $10k, 67.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 66.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 65.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 61.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 76.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$37,263
North Carolina:

$52,752
Gaston, NC (27832) map Nearest zip codes: 23887, 27870, 27842, 23879, 23857, 27831.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

33.0%
North Carolina:

48.1%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

15.5%
North Carolina:

5.8%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 385
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 847


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 17 (0 now married, 16 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 640 (161 now married, 482 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 27832 with a mortgage: 318 (2 second mortgage, 8 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 540

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $951
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $350

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

24.5%
Whole state:

14.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

12.5%
Whole state:

8.2%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.1
State:

4.5
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable location: Gaston Police Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Churches in zip code 27832 include: Oak Grove Church (A), Cool Spring Church (B), Saint Lukes Church (C), First Evangelical Church (D), Shiloh Church (E), Gaston Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Massey Cemetery (1), Floyd Cemetery (2), Moody Cemetery (3), Thomas Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Reservoir: Roanoke Rapids Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Creeks: Black Duck Creek (A), Lees Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 312014 or later
  • 02010 to 2013
  • 1522000 to 2009
  • 4061990 to 1999
  • 2711980 to 1989
  • 1571970 to 1979
  • 1311960 to 1969
  • 1241950 to 1959
  • 1361940 to 1949
  • 591939 or earlier

Zip code 27832 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Gaston, NC (27832)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Gaston, NC (27832)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 231 bedroom
  • 1822 bedrooms
  • 4303 bedrooms
  • 1194 bedrooms
  • 325+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gaston, NC (27832)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gaston, NC (27832)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 221 bedroom
  • 1702 bedrooms
  • 2093 bedrooms
  • 784 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Gaston, NC (27832) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Gaston, NC (27832) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 52no vehicle
  • 2821 vehicle
  • 1942 vehicles
  • 2123 vehicles
  • 884 vehicles
  • 255+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Gaston, NC (27832) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Gaston, NC (27832) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 79no vehicle
  • 961 vehicle
  • 1892 vehicles
  • 393 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 27832 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 27832 household income distribution in 2017
  • 155Less than $10,000
  • 127$10,000 to $14,999
  • 76$15,000 to $19,999
  • 122$20,000 to $24,999
  • 66$25,000 to $29,999
  • 33$30,000 to $34,999
  • 72$35,000 to $39,999
  • 43$40,000 to $44,999
  • 65$45,000 to $49,999
  • 128$50,000 to $59,999
  • 65$60,000 to $74,999
  • 126$75,000 to $99,999
  • 99$100,000 to $124,999
  • 21$125,000 to $149,999
  • 11$150,000 to $199,999
  • 10$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 27832

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 27832
  • 55Less than $10,000
  • 1$10,000 to $14,999
  • 9$20,000 to $24,999
  • 25$25,000 to $29,999
  • 84$30,000 to $34,999
  • 13$35,000 to $39,999
  • 22$40,000 to $49,999
  • 41$50,000 to $59,999
  • 80$60,000 to $69,999
  • 78$70,000 to $79,999
  • 43$80,000 to $89,999
  • 41$90,000 to $99,999
  • 39$100,000 to $124,999
  • 56$125,000 to $149,999
  • 29$150,000 to $174,999
  • 72$200,000 to $249,999
  • 27$250,000 to $299,999
  • 9$300,000 to $399,999
  • 17$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 27832

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 27832
  • 17$100 to $149
  • 21$200 to $249
  • 6$250 to $299
  • 44$300 to $349
  • 41$350 to $399
  • 23$450 to $499
  • 33$500 to $549
  • 2$550 to $599
  • 40$600 to $649
  • 17$650 to $699
  • 3$700 to $749
  • 7$750 to $799
  • 110No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $729.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2017 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $94,924
  • Black or African American householders: $93,798
  • Some other race householders: $42,209
  • Two or more races householders: $84,418
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $18,757

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $81,417
27832:

$81,417
North Carolina:

$171,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $38,885 - $137,116

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $118,110
Here:

$118,110
State:

$248,152

Mobile homes: $55,113
Here:

$55,113
State:

$69,094
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 27832

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,039
  • One, attached: 4
  • Two: 3
  • 5 to 9: 9
  • 20 to 49: 15
  • Mobile homes: 397

Unemployment: 5.9%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 27832

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 27832
  • 84.0%886Drove a car alone
  • 5.7%60Carpooled
  • 0.6%6Bicycle
  • 2.7%29Walked
  • 1.8%19Other means
  • 5.1%54Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 27832

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 27832
  • 108Less than 5 minutes
  • 985 to 9 minutes
  • 24310 to 14 minutes
  • 10715 to 19 minutes
  • 10720 to 24 minutes
  • 8625 to 29 minutes
  • 15830 to 34 minutes
  • 2135 to 39 minutes
  • 840 to 44 minutes
  • 2145 to 59 minutes
  • 3860 to 89 minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 33.3%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,723
  • In family households: 1,903 (228 male householders, 443 female householders)
    308 spouses, 541 children (522 natural, 7 adopted, 14 stepchildren), 93 grandchildren, 67 brothers or sisters, 61 parents, 84 other relatives, 75 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 824 (245 male householders (173 living alone)), 339 female householders (234 living alone)), 239 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 75 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 317 2-persons, 126 3-persons, 145 4-persons, 64 5-persons, 16 6-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 407 1-person, 137 2-persons, 16 3-persons, 24 4-persons

149 married couples with children.
222 single-parent households (222 women).

98.6% of residents of 27832 zip code speak English at home.
1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% very well).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% very well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% well).

Foreign born population: 27 (1.0%)
(92.6% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

1.0%
Whole state:

8.1%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 65%Bangladesh
  • 31%Haiti
  • 8%Egypt
Most common first ancestries reported in 27832
  • 10%American
  • 4%English
  • 2%Irish
  • 1%Polish
  • 1%Jamaican
  • 0%Italian
  • 0%Portuguese
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 22010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 33Before 1990

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • CLARY LUMBER COMPANY (204 MITCHELL STREET in GASTON, NC)
    STATE MASTER (North Carolina facility info) - -115DA4YG00PX3W64FBEN03SES8, WASTEWATER FACILITY
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: SAWMILLS AND PLANING MILLS, GENERAL
  • BODY WORLD (213 PLEASANT HILL RD in GASTON, NC)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: ROBERT POYTHRESS (CONTACT/OWNER)

Zip code 27832 marital status for males
Zip code 27832 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 5.6%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 5.8%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 65.6%Electricity
  • 19.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.1%Wood
  • 1.2%Utility gas

Population in 1990: 2,560. Population change in the 1990s: +584 (+22.8%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 1,859
  • Northeast: 117
  • Midwest: 14
  • South: 734
  • West: 22

71% of the 27832 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 41% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in North Carolina.

94% of the 27832 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 26% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 3% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Gaston, NC (27832)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 4
Here:

1.9%
North Carolina:

10.1%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school):
Here:

0.0%
North Carolina:

10.3%
Students in private undergraduate colleges:
Here:

0.0%
North Carolina:

17.9%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Class of Workers in 2017
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 43,525Management occupations
  • 43,150Construction and extraction occupations
  • 38,336Production occupations
  • 37,169Community and social service occupations
  • 32,878Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 30,765Education, training, and library occupations

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Construction: Other Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors (50-99 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (20-49: 1, 1-4: 2)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (20-49: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Continuing Care Retirement Communities (20-49: 1)
  • Educational Services: Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (20-49: 1)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Janitorial Services (10-19: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 69 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 2 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 4
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 13
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 27832 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2574.8 years
James2470.1 years
William2469.4 years
Mary2275.2 years
Robert1768.8 years
Willie1476.1 years
Joseph1366.7 years
Lillie1182.4 years
Charlie1071.4 years
George1068.7 years
Most common last names in zip code 27832 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Moody2873.6 years
Ingram2475.1 years
Squire2270.4 years
Rook1971.8 years
Powell1969.3 years
High1672.0 years
Moore1566.7 years
Smith1573.5 years
Lee1472.3 years
Garner1479.4 years

Businesses in zip code 27832

  • Hardee's: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

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