28016 Zip Code Detailed Profile




Cities: Bessemer City, NC (11.14%), Gastonia, NC (1.38%), Kings Mountain, NC (0.10%)
County: Gaston County, NC
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 13,072
Zip code population in 2010: 13,463
Zip code population in 2000: 14,363

Houses and condos: 5,763
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,727
% of renters here:

34%
State:

36%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 28016: 81.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 42.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.4 sq. mi.
Population density: 304 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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

1.1% ($1,102)
North Carolina:

0.8% ($1,304)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,158 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,008 (1.1%)

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Males: 6,362  (48.7%)
Females: 6,710  (51.3%)

For population 25 years and over in 28016:

For population 15 years and over in 28016:

Zip code 28016 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 28016

  • Zip code 28016 races chart
    • 11,301White population
    • 1,348Black population
    • 63American Indian population
    • 57Asian population
    • 2Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 10Some other race population
    • 201Two or more races population
    • 481Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 5,578
Rural population: 7,493

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $98,200
28016:

$98,200
North Carolina:

$154,300



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 39 registered sex offenders living in 28016 zip code as of August 05, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 28016 to the number of sex offenders is 363 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

39.2 years
North Carolina median age:

37.9 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.6 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 28016, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $36,689 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$36,689
State:

$54,937

Salary/wage: $34,071 (reported on 86.4% of returns)
Here:

$34,071
State:

$46,336
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 75.5% for AGIs below $25k, 84.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 83.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 82.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 73.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $884 (reported on 20.4% of returns)
This zip code:

$884
North Carolina:

$1,298
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $2,328 (reported on 8.8% of returns)
Here:

$2,328
State:

$6,213
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.8% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$1,328 (reported on 5.4% of returns)
Here:

+$1,328
State:

+$12,740
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$5,937 (reported on 13.1% of returns)
Here:

+$5,937
State:

+$10,311
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.1% for AGIs below $25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $11,532 (reported on 7.1% of returns)
28016:

$11,532
North Carolina:

$15,575
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.8% for AGIs below $25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $17,309 (25% of AGI, reported on 23.4% of returns)
Here:

$17,309
State:

$23,438

Here:

25.1% of AGI
State:

21.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.2% for AGIs below $25k, 8.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 11.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 14.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $3,916 (reported on 18.9% of returns)
Here:

$3,916
State:

$4,687
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $5,547 (reported on 23.4% of returns)
28016:

$5,547
State:

$8,823
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $2,373 (reported on 29.5% of returns)
Here:

$2,373
State:

$2,376
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.0% for AGIs below $25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 28016, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $33,308 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$33,308
State:

$45,376

Salary/wage: $31,697 (reported on 89.4% of returns)
Here:

$31,697
State:

$39,442
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 80.2% for AGIs below $10k, 83.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 88.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 86.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 86.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 73.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $961 (reported on 25.4% of returns)
This zip code:

$961
North Carolina:

$1,515
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.1% for AGIs below $10k, 1.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,330 (reported on 11.4% of returns)
Here:

$1,330
State:

$4,016
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $10k, 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$3,431 (reported on 7.3% of returns)
Here:

+$3,431
State:

+$11,152
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.6% for AGIs below $10k, -0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$6,149 (reported on 12.7% of returns)
Here:

+$6,149
State:

+$9,490
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.8% for AGIs below $10k, 4.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.5% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,838 (reported on 1.5% of returns)
28016:

$2,838
North Carolina:

$2,967
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Total itemized deductions: $14,948 (26% of AGI, reported on 30.6% of returns)
Here:

$14,948
State:

$19,464

Here:

25.8% of AGI
State:

22.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.5% for AGIs below $10k, 8.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 12.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 15.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 16.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,061 (5% of AGI, reported on 25.6% of returns)
Here:

$3,061
State:

$4,035

Here:

5.1% of AGI
State:

4.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $10k, 1.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $3,712 (reported on 68.0% of returns)
28016:

$3,712
State:

$7,257
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.6% for AGIs below $10k, 3.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,872 (reported on 25.8% of returns)
Here:

$1,872
State:

$1,851

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 72.3%
Here:

72%
State:

62%
(% for various income ranges: 66.5% for AGIs below $10k, 76.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 73.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 69.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 70.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 75.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$33,193
North Carolina:

$45,906
Bessemer City, NC (28016) map Nearest zip codes: 28034, 28052, 28033, 28086, 28077, 28054.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

51.6%
North Carolina:

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

6.5%
North Carolina:

5.4%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,054
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 4,026


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 71 (42 now married, 29 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 3,184 (1,394 now married, 1,790 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 28016 with a mortgage: 1,951 (80 second mortgage, 296 home equity loan, 29 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,402

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,067
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S314

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

20.1%
Whole state:

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

10.0%
Whole state:

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

5.6
State:

6.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.5
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  • Churches in zip code 28016 include: Hephzibah Church (A), Holland Memorial Church (B), Long Creek Church (C), Bingham Memorial Church (D), Mount Pisgah Church (E), Concord Church (F), Faith Church (G), Gamble Hill Church (H), Sunnyside Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemetery: Westview Gardens (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Reservoirs: Lagoon A (A), Martin Marietta Holding Lake (B), Lagoon D (C), Storage Area Number Two (D), Bessemer City Reservoir (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Creek: Abernethy Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Parks in zip code 28016 include: Tryon County Courthouse Historical Site (1), Washington Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 202010 or later
  • 7142000 to 2009
  • 1,2251990 to 1999
  • 7161980 to 1989
  • 9981970 to 1979
  • 7931960 to 1969
  • 6271950 to 1959
  • 2291940 to 1949
  • 4411939 or earlier

Zip code 28016 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Bessemer City, NC (28016)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 811 bedroom
  • 6442 bedrooms
  • 2,1323 bedrooms
  • 3534 bedrooms
  • 1435+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bessemer City, NC (28016)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 1581 bedroom
  • 7482 bedrooms
  • 7633 bedrooms
  • 584 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Bessemer City, NC (28016) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 80no vehicle
  • 6941 vehicle
  • 1,5192 vehicles
  • 7493 vehicles
  • 2374 vehicles
  • 745+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Bessemer City, NC (28016) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 262no vehicle
  • 1,0331 vehicle
  • 3762 vehicles
  • 563 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $663.

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


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $98,200
28016:

$98,200
North Carolina:

$154,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $67,800 - $146,600

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 15.3%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 68.9%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 13,055

Size of family households: 1,546 2-persons, 932 3-persons, 477 4-persons, 354 5-persons, 59 6-persons, 67 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,431 1-person, 199 2-persons, 15 3-persons

1,577 married couples with children.
1,289 single-parent households (125 men, 1,164 women).

97.8% of residents of 28016 zip code speak English at home.
2.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (56% very well, 35% not well, 9% not at all).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 121 (0.9%)
(38.8% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

0.9%
Whole state:

7.6%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 50%Mexico
  • 17%Other Central America
  • 13%Other Northern America
  • 12%Germany
  • 9%Jordan

Most common first ancestries reported in 28016 (%)

  • 26%American
  • 22%Other groups
  • 8%German
  • 6%Irish
  • 4%English
  • 2%Scotch-Irish
  • 1%European

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 601990 to 1999
  • 70Before 1990

Zip code 28016 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:


Zip code 28016 marital status for males
Zip code 28016 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3.0%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3.6%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 66%Electricity
  • 23%Utility gas
  • 7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2%Wood

Population in 1990: 8,858. Population change in the 1990s: +5,505 (+62.1%).

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


59% of the 28016 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 68% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in North Carolina.

90% of the 28016 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, 15% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 2% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 4% 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): 108
Here:

6.3%
North Carolina:

9.3%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 82
Here:

9.9%
North Carolina:

7.7%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 82
Here:

15.0%
North Carolina:

17.3%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 105,377Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors
  • 86,607Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 70,536Business and financial operations occupations
  • 65,313Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 61,000Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 52,260Management occupations

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


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:

  • 7 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 3 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 8
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED110$104,06163$85,439292$112,72215$41,97740$53,81534$78,739
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$110,0016$52,71532$88,8957$41,5665$36,8924$51,003
APPLICATIONS DENIED25$88,65625$91,839191$108,01015$34,67513$77,20324$55,714
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN18$79,8539$108,024111$125,4405$15,9366$74,38012$59,949
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$48,5653$100,34726$112,9012$61,0502$32,9254$52,468

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0304.00 , 0305.00, 0308.00, 0316.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$013$128,990
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$164,3177$117,517
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$74,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$226,790
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0304.00 , 0305.00, 0308.00, 0316.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in zip code 28016 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William10669.8 years
James10667.9 years
John8373.8 years
Mary8074.6 years
Robert6370.5 years
Charles3667.3 years
George3468.7 years
David3267.8 years
Thomas3169.6 years
Helen2671.6 years
Most common last names in zip code 28016 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3964.6 years
Davis3770.4 years
Carpenter3574.2 years
Harmon2777.8 years
Adams2770.2 years
Jenkins2774.7 years
Johnson2568.8 years
Robinson2470.7 years
Mauney2377.9 years
Kiser2381.8 years

Businesses in zip code 28016



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