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27938 Zip Code (Gatesville, NC) Detailed Profile



City: Gatesville, NC (0.76%)
County: Gates County, NC
Estimated zip code population in 2016: 1,368
Zip code population in 2010: 1,505
Zip code population in 2000: 1,545

Houses and condos: 637
Renter-occupied apartments: 168
% of renters here:

29%
State:

36%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 27938: 81.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 50.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 2.3 sq. mi.
Population density: 27 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 27938
Zip code 27938 (Gatesville, North Carolina) real estate house value trends

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2016:
This zip code:

0.8% ($1,005)
North Carolina:

0.8% ($1,402)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,439 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $603 (0.6%)

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Males: 626  (45.8%)
Females: 742  (54.2%)

For population 25 years and over in 27938:

  • High school or higher: 84.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.5%
  • Unemployed: 9.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 27938:

  • Never married: 29.3%
  • Now married: 47.7%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

Zip code 27938 compared to 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.
  • Races in zip code 27938

  • Zip code 27938 races chart
    • 725White population
    • 754Black population
    • 4American Indian population
    • 0Asian population
    • 0Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 0Some other race population
    • 7Two or more races population
    • 15Hispanic or Latino population

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Estimated median house/condo value in 2016: $124,199
27938:

$124,199
North Carolina:

$165,400



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in 27938 zip code as of July 22, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 27938 to the number of sex offenders is 171 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

53.2 years
North Carolina median age:

38.7 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.3 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 27938, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $43,493 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$43,493
State:

$54,937

Salary/wage: $36,586 (reported on 85.0% of returns)
Here:

$36,586
State:

$46,336
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 87.4% for AGIs below $25k, 74.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 72.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 67.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 62.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $814 (reported on 35.0% of returns)
This zip code:

$814
North Carolina:

$1,298
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $1,363 (reported on 13.3% of returns)
Here:

$1,363
State:

$6,213

Profit/loss from business: +$5,943 (reported on 11.7% of returns)
Here:

+$5,943
State:

+$10,311

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $8,225 (reported on 6.7% of returns)
27938:

$8,225
North Carolina:

$15,575

Total itemized deductions: $19,275 (26% of AGI, reported on 26.7% of returns)
Here:

$19,275
State:

$23,438

Here:

25.7% of AGI
State:

21.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 14.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 12.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 15.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 12.7% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $4,494 (reported on 26.7% of returns)
Here:

$4,494
State:

$4,687
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $5,488 (reported on 26.7% of returns)
27938:

$5,488
State:

$8,823
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $2,569 (reported on 26.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,569
State:

$2,376
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.8% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 58.3%
Here:

58%
State:

53%
(% for various income ranges: 45.8% for AGIs below $25k, 56.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 80.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 60.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 80.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 27938, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $37,925 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$37,925
State:

$45,376

Salary/wage: $32,289 (reported on 88.5% of returns)
Here:

$32,289
State:

$39,442
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 112.1% for AGIs below $10k, 86.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 79.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 78.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 78.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 50.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,063 (reported on 34.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,063
North Carolina:

$1,515
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.8% for AGIs below $10k, 0.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,558 (reported on 13.4% of returns)
Here:

$1,558
State:

$4,016
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $10k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$7,509 (reported on 8.9% of returns)
Here:

+$7,509
State:

+$11,152
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$7,957 (reported on 10.8% of returns)
Here:

+$7,957
State:

+$9,490
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.3% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Total itemized deductions: $16,704 (22% of AGI, reported on 27.9% of returns)
Here:

$16,704
State:

$19,464

Here:

22.0% of AGI
State:

22.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 19.4% for AGIs below $10k, 8.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 17.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 16.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,661 (5% of AGI, reported on 27.1% of returns)
Here:

$3,661
State:

$4,035

Here:

4.7% of AGI
State:

4.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,841 (reported on 68.8% of returns)
27938:

$4,841
State:

$7,257
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.6% for AGIs below $10k, 2.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $2,113 (reported on 27.6% of returns)
Here:

$2,113
State:

$1,851

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 68.2%
Here:

68%
State:

62%
(% for various income ranges: 66.1% for AGIs below $10k, 65.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 66.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 67.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 80.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 86.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2016:
This zip code:

$45,305
North Carolina:

$50,584
Gatesville, NC (27938) map Nearest zip codes: 27942, 27946, 27937, 27922, 27935, 27979.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

45.0%
North Carolina:

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

3.0%
North Carolina:

5.6%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 139
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 436


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 27 (13 now married, 13 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 181 (71 now married, 110 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 27938 with a mortgage: 184 (14 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 229

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,545
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $398

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

12.2%
Whole state:

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

4.9%
Whole state:

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

6.3
State:

6.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 27938: Roberts Landing (A), Bond Landing (B), Hurdle Landing (C), Sandy Field Landing (D), Vivian (E), Gates County Sheriff's Office (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 27938 include: Harrell Church (A), Lebanon Grove Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Reservoirs and swamps: Merchants Millpond (A), Honey Pot Swamp (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Creeks: Cole Creek (A), Beef Creek (B), Bennetts Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Park in zip code 27938: Merchants Millpond State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Year house built

  • 0Built 2014 or later
  • 22Built 2010 to 2013
  • 72Built 2000 to 2009
  • 105Built 1990 to 1999
  • 141Built 1980 to 1989
  • 86Built 1970 to 1979
  • 30Built 1960 to 1969
  • 59Built 1950 to 1959
  • 23Built 1940 to 1949
  • 96Built 1939 or earlier
Note: State values scaled to 27938 population

Zip code 27938 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Gatesville, NC (27938)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 171 bedroom
  • 462 bedrooms
  • 2013 bedrooms
  • 1234 bedrooms
  • 155+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 27938 population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gatesville, NC (27938)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 11 bedroom
  • 812 bedrooms
  • 423 bedrooms
  • 344 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 27938 population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Gatesville, NC (27938) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 7no vehicle
  • 651 vehicle
  • 1752 vehicles
  • 1123 vehicles
  • 254 vehicles
  • 305+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 27938 population

Cars and other vehicles available in Gatesville, NC (27938) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 21no vehicle
  • 671 vehicle
  • 752 vehicles
  • 23 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 55+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 27938 population

  • Zip code 27938 household income distribution in 2016

  • Zip code 27938 household income distribution in 2016
  • 29Less than $10,000
  • 32$10,000 to $14,999
  • 55$15,000 to $19,999
  • 28$20,000 to $24,999
  • 31$25,000 to $29,999
  • 23$30,000 to $34,999
  • 56$35,000 to $39,999
  • 37$40,000 to $44,999
  • 6$45,000 to $49,999
  • 72$50,000 to $59,999
  • 64$60,000 to $74,999
  • 69$75,000 to $99,999
  • 28$100,000 to $124,999
  • 13$125,000 to $149,999
  • 8$150,000 to $199,999
  • 11$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2016 in zip code 27938

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2016 in zip code 27938
  • 15$10,000 to $14,999
  • 10$15,000 to $19,999
  • 16$20,000 to $24,999
  • 20$30,000 to $34,999
  • 8$35,000 to $39,999
  • 34$70,000 to $79,999
  • 32$80,000 to $89,999
  • 21$90,000 to $99,999
  • 38$100,000 to $124,999
  • 21$125,000 to $149,999
  • 42$150,000 to $174,999
  • 9$175,000 to $199,999
  • 47$200,000 to $249,999
  • 20$250,000 to $299,999
  • 12$300,000 to $399,999
  • 32$500,000 to $749,999
  • 1$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in zip code 27938

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in zip code 27938
  • 3$150 to $199
  • 1$250 to $299
  • 8$300 to $349
  • 5$350 to $399
  • 2$400 to $449
  • 26$500 to $549
  • 14$550 to $599
  • 1$700 to $749
  • 29$800 to $899
  • 6$900 to $999
  • 8$1,000 to $1,249
  • 51No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2016: $851.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $144,617
  • Black or African American householders: $108,505

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $124,199
27938:

$124,199
North Carolina:

$165,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $82,841 - $222,827

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $203,726
Here:

$203,726
State:

$235,833

Mobile homes: $76,406
Here:

$76,406
State:

$74,306

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Note: State values scaled to Here population

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 428
  • Two: 1
  • Mobile homes: 203

Unemployment: 9.5%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 27938

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 27938
  • 79.0%473Drove a car alone
  • 15.2%91Carpooled
  • 2.5%15Walked
  • 2.5%15Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 27938

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 27938
  • 44Less than 5 minutes
  • 405 to 9 minutes
  • 7410 to 14 minutes
  • 6415 to 19 minutes
  • 2520 to 24 minutes
  • 2725 to 29 minutes
  • 6630 to 34 minutes
  • 4435 to 39 minutes
  • 640 to 44 minutes
  • 3945 to 59 minutes
  • 10460 to 89 minutes
  • 4890 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 41.6%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,308
  • In family households: 1,070 (125 male householders, 239 female householders)
    269 spouses, 309 children (276 natural, 7 adopted, 27 stepchildren), 39 grandchildren, 14 brothers or sisters, 7 parents, 37 other relatives, 28 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 238 (100 male householders (93 living alone)), 117 female householders (106 living alone)), 19 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 59 (136 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 194 2-persons, 95 3-persons, 49 4-persons, 16 5-persons, 4 6-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 199 1-person, 17 2-persons

141 married couples with children.
36 single-parent households (36 women).

96.8% of residents of 27938 zip code speak English at home.
0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% very well).
2.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (94% very well, 6% well).

Foreign born population: 19 (1.4%)
(100.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

1.4%
Whole state:

7.8%

Most common first ancestries reported in 27938 (%)

  • 22%American
  • 12%English
  • 2%Irish
  • 2%French
  • 1%Italian
  • 1%African
  • 0%Swiss

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 72010 or later
  • 272000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 6Before 1990
Note: State values scaled to 27938 population

Zip code 27938 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • ASHTON LEWIS COMPANY (HIGHWAY 137 in GATESVILLE, NC) . Tribal Land
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (North Carolina facility info) - AIR PROGRAM
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Business SIC classification: SAWMILLS AND PLANING MILLS, GENERAL
    Business NAICS classification: SAWMILLS.; SAWMILLS.
  • CENTRAL JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (362 US HWY 158 in GATESVILLE, NC)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-308
    Organizations: GATES COUNTY SCHOOLS (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
    Alternative names: CENTRAL MIDDLE

Zip code 27938 marital status for males
Zip code 27938 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.8%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3.2%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 54%Electricity
  • 31%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7%Utility gas
  • 4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1%Wood
  • 1%No fuel used

Population in 1990: 1,398. Population change in the 1990s: +147 (+10.5%).

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

  • This state: 763
  • Northeast: 99
  • Midwest: 28
  • South: 410
  • West: 20

71% of the 27938 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 47% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in North Carolina.

88% of the 27938 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 79% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 6% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 13% moved from different state.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

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

0.0%
North Carolina:

10.0%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 17
Here:

39.0%
North Carolina:

8.5%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 3
Here:

9.6%
North Carolina:

17.5%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 77,346Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 65,136Management occupations
  • 63,307Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 54,625Community and social service occupations
  • 45,318Sales and related occupations
  • 37,496Material moving occupations
Note: State values scaled to 27938 population

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (50-99 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (10-19: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): All Other Personal Services (10-19: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Ambulance 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:

  • 61 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 88 people in state prisons
  • 63 people in other group homes
Most common first names in zip code 27938 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1975.3 years
Mary1980.5 years
William1772.6 years
John1477.4 years
Willie1370.0 years
Robert1174.3 years
Thomas971.2 years
Walter976.8 years
Annie986.6 years
Charlie973.5 years
Most common last names in zip code 27938 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Riddick3375.6 years
Eure1971.9 years
Smith1372.1 years
Rountree1372.9 years
Harrell1373.4 years
Knight1375.3 years
Parker1278.7 years
Eason1164.8 years
Hall1168.8 years
Walton975.8 years
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