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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 2013: 2,428
Zip code population in 2010: 2,847
Zip code population in 2000: 3,144

Houses and condos: 1,271
Renter-occupied apartments: 379
% of renters here:

37%
State:

36%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 27832: 79.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 30.2 sq. mi.
Water area: 4.3 sq. mi.
Population density: 80 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 27832
Zip code 27832 (Gaston, North Carolina) real estate house value trends

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2013:
This zip code:

1.2% ($787)
North Carolina:

0.8% ($1,304)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $792 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $767 (1.5%)

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Males: 1,058  (43.6%)
Females: 1,370  (56.4%)

For population 25 years and over in 27832:

  • High school or higher: 58.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 27832:

  • Never married: 29.4%
  • Now married: 36.8%
  • Separated: 4.9%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 18.2%

Zip code 27832 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 27832

  • Zip code 27832 races chart
    • 1,156White population
    • 1,574Black population
    • 18American Indian population
    • 11Asian population
    • 0Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 9Some other race population
    • 32Two or more races population
    • 47Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 758
Rural population: 1,669

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $63,000
27832:

$63,000
North Carolina:

$154,300
Median resident age:
This zip code:

44.5 years
North Carolina median age:

37.9 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.3 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 2013:
This zip code:

$28,422
North Carolina:

$45,906
Gaston, NC (27832) map Nearest zip codes: 23887, 27870, 27842, 23879, 23857, 27831.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

30.8%
North Carolina:

50.2%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

4.3%
North Carolina:

5.4%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 374
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 651


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 4 (0 now married, 4 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 529 (154 now married, 375 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 27832 with a mortgage: 371 (9 second mortgage, 16 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 275

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $795
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S317

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

34.7%
Whole state:

17.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

18.6%
Whole state:

10.0%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.2
State:

6.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.1
State:

4.5
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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

  • 02010 or later
  • 1422000 to 2009
  • 2681990 to 1999
  • 1641980 to 1989
  • 2561970 to 1979
  • 931960 to 1969
  • 1481950 to 1959
  • 1211940 to 1949
  • 791939 or earlier

Zip code 27832 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Gaston, NC (27832)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 211 bedroom
  • 1842 bedrooms
  • 3783 bedrooms
  • 444 bedrooms
  • 195+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gaston, NC (27832)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 21 bedroom
  • 1412 bedrooms
  • 1913 bedrooms
  • 454 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Gaston, NC (27832) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 71no vehicle
  • 2271 vehicle
  • 2482 vehicles
  • 803 vehicles
  • 174 vehicles
  • 35+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Gaston, NC (27832) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 60no vehicle
  • 1411 vehicle
  • 1322 vehicles
  • 463 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 27832 household income distribution in 2013

  • Zip code 27832 household income distribution in 2013
  • 209Less than $10,000
  • 97$10,000 to $14,999
  • 69$15,000 to $19,999
  • 81$20,000 to $24,999
  • 107$25,000 to $29,999
  • 58$30,000 to $34,999
  • 47$35,000 to $39,999
  • 44$40,000 to $44,999
  • 28$45,000 to $49,999
  • 134$50,000 to $59,999
  • 85$60,000 to $74,999
  • 26$75,000 to $99,999
  • 34$100,000 to $124,999
  • 6$150,000 to $199,999
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2013 in zip code 27832

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2013 in zip code 27832
  • 7Less than $10,000
  • 38$10,000 to $14,999
  • 14$15,000 to $19,999
  • 35$20,000 to $24,999
  • 60$25,000 to $29,999
  • 52$30,000 to $34,999
  • 33$35,000 to $39,999
  • 50$40,000 to $49,999
  • 26$50,000 to $59,999
  • 27$60,000 to $69,999
  • 7$70,000 to $79,999
  • 72$80,000 to $89,999
  • 27$90,000 to $99,999
  • 16$100,000 to $124,999
  • 50$125,000 to $149,999
  • 8$150,000 to $174,999
  • 27$175,000 to $199,999
  • 31$200,000 to $249,999
  • 46$250,000 to $299,999
  • 3$300,000 to $399,999
  • 7$500,000 to $749,999
  • 10$1,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in zip code 27832

  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in zip code 27832
  • 8Less than $100
  • 20$100 to $149
  • 7$150 to $199
  • 4$200 to $249
  • 76$250 to $299
  • 34$300 to $349
  • 10$350 to $399
  • 53$400 to $449
  • 5$450 to $499
  • 20$500 to $549
  • 4$550 to $599
  • 6$650 to $699
  • 28$700 to $749
  • 3$900 to $999
  • 101No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2013: $532.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2013 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $73,451
  • Black or African American householders: $72,580
  • Some other race householders: $32,661
  • Two or more races householders: $65,322
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $14,514

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $63,000
27832:

$63,000
North Carolina:

$154,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $30,700 - $135,300

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 786
  • One, attached: 3
  • Two: 32
  • 3 or 4: 10
  • 10 to 19: 1
  • 20 to 49: 2
  • Mobile homes: 437

Unemployment: 7.8%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 27832

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 27832
  • 76.5%591Drove a car alone
  • 13.5%104Carpooled
  • 6.1%47Walked
  • 4.0%31Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 27832

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 27832
  • 88Less than 5 minutes
  • 495 to 9 minutes
  • 13810 to 14 minutes
  • 11815 to 19 minutes
  • 6320 to 24 minutes
  • 225 to 29 minutes
  • 9730 to 34 minutes
  • 535 to 39 minutes
  • 1740 to 44 minutes
  • 345 to 59 minutes
  • 9760 to 89 minutes
  • 6590 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 27.0%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,383
  • In family households: 1,758 (181 male householders, 361 female householders)
    331 spouses, 656 children (633 natural, 8 adopted, 17 stepchildren), 103 grandchildren, 36 brothers or sisters, 81 parents, 0 other relatives, 9 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 625 (154 male householders (114 living alone)), 329 female householders (307 living alone)), 142 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 45 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 306 2-persons, 72 3-persons, 70 4-persons, 89 5-persons, 5 6-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 421 1-person, 45 2-persons, 6 3-persons, 8 4-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons

201 married couples with children.
249 single-parent households (4 men, 245 women).

89.8% of residents of 27832 zip code speak English at home.
9.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (71% very well, 2% well, 9% not well, 18% not at all).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% well).

Foreign born population: 134 (5.5%)
(6.7% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

5.5%
Whole state:

7.6%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 85%Mexico
  • 4%Cuba
  • 4%Guatemala
  • 3%Morocco
  • 2%India
  • 1%Panama

Most common first ancestries reported in 27832 (%)

  • 62%Other groups
  • 7%American
  • 5%English
  • 4%Irish
  • 2%German
  • 2%French (except Basque)
  • 1%Scotch-Irish

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 42010 or later
  • 462000 to 2009
  • 791990 to 1999
  • 25Before 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: 4.7%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 6.1%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 56%Electricity
  • 26%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5%Wood
  • 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: 1,760
  • Northeast: 150
  • Midwest: 23
  • South: 334
  • West: 7

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.

89% of the 27832 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 43% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 44% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 10% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 3% moved from abroad.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

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

1.8%
North Carolina:

9.3%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 8
Here:

4.3%
North Carolina:

7.7%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 6
Here:

5.3%
North Carolina:

17.3%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • 51,563Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 50,570Material moving occupations
  • 43,750Construction and extraction occupations
  • 42,841Sales and related occupations
  • 38,125Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 33,393Community and social service 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 Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

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
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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