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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 2016: 3,114
Zip code population in 2010: 2,847
Zip code population in 2000: 3,144

Houses and condos: 1,451
Renter-occupied apartments: 485
% of renters here:

38%
State:

36%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 27832: 80.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 30.2 sq. mi.
Water area: 4.3 sq. mi.
Population density: 103 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 2016:
This zip code:

1.3% ($936)
North Carolina:

0.8% ($1,402)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,028 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $889 (1.3%)

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Males: 1,236  (39.7%)
Females: 1,877  (60.3%)

For population 25 years and over in 27832:

  • High school or higher: 70.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 27832:

  • Never married: 38.2%
  • Now married: 30.8%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 13.9%
  • Divorced: 14.0%

Zip code 27832 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age 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

  • 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: 972
Rural population: 2,141

Estimated median house/condo value in 2016: $74,697
27832:

$74,697
North Carolina:

$165,400



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in 27832 zip code as of January 19, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 27832 to the number of sex offenders is 635 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this zip code is near the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

43.1 years
North Carolina median age:

38.7 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.4 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 2016:
This zip code:

$30,768
North Carolina:

$50,584
Gaston, NC (27832) map Nearest zip codes: 23887, 27870, 27842, 23879, 23857, 27831.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

35.8%
North Carolina:

48.6%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

11.6%
North Carolina:

5.6%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 497
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 742


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 12 (0 now married, 12 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 748 (191 now married, 562 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 27832 with a mortgage: 289 (17 second mortgage, 7 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 495

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $920
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $395

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2016:
This zip code:

31.8%
Whole state:

15.4%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2016:
This zip code:

17.7%
Whole state:

8.7%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

6.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.2
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

  • 22Built 2014 or later
  • 0Built 2010 to 2013
  • 156Built 2000 to 2009
  • 345Built 1990 to 1999
  • 248Built 1980 to 1989
  • 239Built 1970 to 1979
  • 108Built 1960 to 1969
  • 101Built 1950 to 1959
  • 153Built 1940 to 1949
  • 69Built 1939 or earlier
Note: State values scaled to 27832 population

Zip code 27832 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 241 bedroom
  • 1542 bedrooms
  • 4463 bedrooms
  • 944 bedrooms
  • 165+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 27832 population

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 141 bedroom
  • 1432 bedrooms
  • 1973 bedrooms
  • 934 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 27832 population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 58no vehicle
  • 2291 vehicle
  • 1982 vehicles
  • 1893 vehicles
  • 744 vehicles
  • 295+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 27832 population

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

  • 73no vehicle
  • 1431 vehicle
  • 2132 vehicles
  • 593 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 27832 population

  • Zip code 27832 household income distribution in 2016

  • Zip code 27832 household income distribution in 2016
  • 146Less than $10,000
  • 170$10,000 to $14,999
  • 78$15,000 to $19,999
  • 120$20,000 to $24,999
  • 93$25,000 to $29,999
  • 23$30,000 to $34,999
  • 65$35,000 to $39,999
  • 61$40,000 to $44,999
  • 42$45,000 to $49,999
  • 127$50,000 to $59,999
  • 80$60,000 to $74,999
  • 81$75,000 to $99,999
  • 92$100,000 to $124,999
  • 17$125,000 to $149,999
  • 15$150,000 to $199,999
  • 11$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2016 in zip code 27832

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2016 in zip code 27832
  • 57Less than $10,000
  • 29$10,000 to $14,999
  • 17$20,000 to $24,999
  • 5$25,000 to $29,999
  • 85$30,000 to $34,999
  • 2$35,000 to $39,999
  • 33$40,000 to $49,999
  • 37$50,000 to $59,999
  • 74$60,000 to $69,999
  • 30$70,000 to $79,999
  • 45$80,000 to $89,999
  • 49$90,000 to $99,999
  • 41$100,000 to $124,999
  • 19$125,000 to $149,999
  • 32$150,000 to $174,999
  • 63$200,000 to $249,999
  • 33$250,000 to $299,999
  • 3$300,000 to $399,999
  • 17$500,000 to $749,999
  • 12$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in zip code 27832

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in zip code 27832
  • 4Less than $100
  • 14$100 to $149
  • 33$200 to $249
  • 35$250 to $299
  • 61$300 to $349
  • 36$350 to $399
  • 49$400 to $449
  • 10$450 to $499
  • 28$500 to $549
  • 6$550 to $599
  • 31$600 to $649
  • 18$650 to $699
  • 13$700 to $749
  • 13$750 to $799
  • 89No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2016: $698.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2016 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $87,088
  • Black or African American householders: $86,056
  • Some other race householders: $38,725
  • Two or more races householders: $77,450
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $17,209

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $74,697
27832:

$74,697
North Carolina:

$165,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $36,042 - $126,781

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 976
  • One, attached: 8
  • Two: 19
  • 5 to 9: 8
  • 20 to 49: 10
  • Mobile homes: 420

Unemployment: 5.4%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 27832

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 27832
  • 84.0%933Drove a car alone
  • 5.7%63Carpooled
  • 0.6%7Bicycle
  • 2.6%29Walked
  • 1.6%18Other means
  • 5.3%59Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 27832

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 27832
  • 103Less than 5 minutes
  • 1105 to 9 minutes
  • 27210 to 14 minutes
  • 13615 to 19 minutes
  • 9020 to 24 minutes
  • 8025 to 29 minutes
  • 13630 to 34 minutes
  • 1935 to 39 minutes
  • 840 to 44 minutes
  • 1245 to 59 minutes
  • 6960 to 89 minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 30.5%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,038
  • In family households: 2,303 (269 male householders, 454 female householders)
    343 spouses, 815 children (786 natural, 10 adopted, 20 stepchildren), 65 grandchildren, 61 brothers or sisters, 125 parents, 82 other relatives, 91 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 738 (226 male householders (155 living alone)), 316 female householders (259 living alone)), 196 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 76 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 289 2-persons, 151 3-persons, 122 4-persons, 129 5-persons, 27 6-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 415 1-person, 92 2-persons, 16 3-persons, 19 4-persons

203 married couples with children.
370 single-parent households (6 men, 364 women).

96.5% of residents of 27832 zip code speak English at home.
2.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (54% very well, 46% not well).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% not well).
0.3% 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: 69 (2.2%)
(41.5% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

2.2%
Whole state:

7.8%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%)

  • 14%Bangladesh
  • 13%Barbados
  • 12%Haiti
  • 4%Egypt

Most common first ancestries reported in 27832 (%)

  • 7%American
  • 6%English
  • 2%Irish
  • 1%Polish
  • 0%Jamaican
  • 0%Italian
  • 0%Portuguese

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 42010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 451990 to 1999
  • 29Before 1990
Note: State values scaled to 27832 population

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: 5.7%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 6.2%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 68%Electricity
  • 21%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2%Wood
  • 1%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: 2,050
  • Northeast: 129
  • Midwest: 26
  • South: 788
  • West: 25

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, 32% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 30% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 2% 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): 2
Here:

0.8%
North Carolina:

10.0%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 9
Here:

4.1%
North Carolina:

8.5%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 8
Here:

9.4%
North Carolina:

17.5%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 43,318Management occupations
  • 42,501Construction and extraction occupations
  • 37,015Community and social service occupations
  • 35,650Production occupations
  • 33,301Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 27,020Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations
Note: State values scaled to 27832 population

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

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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