28056 Zip Code Detailed Profile




Cities: Gastonia, NC (23.50%), Spencer Mountain, NC (0.91%), Cramerton, NC (0.43%), Lowell, NC (0.30%), Belmont, NC (0.17%), McAdenville, NC (0.08%), Ranlo, NC (0.07%)
County: Gaston County, NC
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 32,599
Zip code population in 2010: 31,418
Zip code population in 2000: 27,584

Houses and condos: 12,755
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,753
% of renters here:

23%
State:

36%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 28056: 92.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 47.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.3 sq. mi.
Population density: 686 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 28056
Zip code 28056 (Gastonia, North Carolina) real estate house value trends

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

1.1% ($1,639)
North Carolina:

0.8% ($1,304)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,779 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,178 (0.9%)

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Males: 16,305  (50.0%)
Females: 16,294  (50.0%)

For population 25 years and over in 28056:

For population 15 years and over in 28056:

Zip code 28056 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Races in zip code 28056

  • Zip code 28056 races chart
    • 25,809White population
    • 2,918Black population
    • 87American Indian population
    • 527Asian population
    • 7Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 35Some other race population
    • 425Two or more races population
    • 1,610Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 27,490
Rural population: 5,108

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $154,500
28056:

$154,500
North Carolina:

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

38.9 years
North Carolina median age:

37.9 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.7 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 28056, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $60,305 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$60,305
State:

$54,937

Salary/wage: $52,665 (reported on 86.9% of returns)
Here:

$52,665
State:

$46,336
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 74.6% for AGIs below $25k, 81.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 78.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 79.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 82.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 59.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,155 (reported on 33.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,155
North Carolina:

$1,298
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $4,321 (reported on 19.9% of returns)
Here:

$4,321
State:

$6,213
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$8,413 (reported on 14.2% of returns)
Here:

+$8,413
State:

+$12,740
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 7.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$11,906 (reported on 15.1% of returns)
Here:

+$11,906
State:

+$10,311
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.7% for AGIs below $25k, 2.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $16,208 (reported on 10.3% of returns)
28056:

$16,208
North Carolina:

$15,575
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.9% for AGIs below $25k, 2.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $20,433 (reported on 0.4% of returns)
28056:

$20,433
North Carolina:

$21,078
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Total itemized deductions: $23,405 (22% of AGI, reported on 41.3% of returns)
Here:

$23,405
State:

$23,438

Here:

22.0% of AGI
State:

21.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.5% for AGIs below $25k, 12.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 16.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 18.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 16.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $4,762 (reported on 36.0% of returns)
Here:

$4,762
State:

$4,687
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs below $25k, 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $9,090 (reported on 41.3% of returns)
28056:

$9,090
State:

$8,823
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.9% for AGIs below $25k, 3.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 6.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 7.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,262 (reported on 17.2% of returns)
Here:

$2,262
State:

$2,376
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.5% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 59.0%
Here:

59%
State:

53%
(% for various income ranges: 56.1% for AGIs below $25k, 59.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 60.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 58.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 60.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 75.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 28056, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $51,773 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$51,773
State:

$45,376

Salary/wage: $46,666 (reported on 89.1% of returns)
Here:

$46,666
State:

$39,442
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 124.2% for AGIs below $10k, 79.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 85.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 85.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 85.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 72.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,438 (reported on 40.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,438
North Carolina:

$1,515
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.4% for AGIs below $10k, 1.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $3,360 (reported on 24.3% of returns)
Here:

$3,360
State:

$4,016
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.5% for AGIs below $10k, 1.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$10,085 (reported on 17.4% of returns)
Here:

+$10,085
State:

+$11,152
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.5% for AGIs below $10k, 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$10,254 (reported on 14.5% of returns)
Here:

+$10,254
State:

+$9,490
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.1% for AGIs below $10k, 4.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.3% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,410 (reported on 1.9% of returns)
28056:

$3,410
North Carolina:

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

Self-employed pension: $12,145 (reported on 0.6% of returns)
Here:

$12,145
North Carolina:

$14,754
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Total itemized deductions: $20,059 (23% of AGI, reported on 45.5% of returns)
Here:

$20,059
State:

$19,464

Here:

23.0% of AGI
State:

22.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.6% for AGIs below $10k, 11.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 15.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 18.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 19.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $4,629 (5% of AGI, reported on 41.0% of returns)
Here:

$4,629
State:

$4,035

Here:

5.1% of AGI
State:

4.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $10k, 1.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $7,621 (reported on 75.6% of returns)
28056:

$7,621
State:

$7,257
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.2% for AGIs below $10k, 3.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,669 (reported on 14.2% of returns)
Here:

$1,669
State:

$1,851

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 65.2%
Here:

65%
State:

62%
(% for various income ranges: 59.3% for AGIs below $10k, 69.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 67.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 65.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 60.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 65.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$56,255
North Carolina:

$45,906
Gastonia, NC (28056) map Nearest zip codes: 28032, 28054, 28098, 28101, 28012, 28052.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

59.8%
North Carolina:

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

4.1%
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: 930
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 10,965


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 325 (235 now married, 90 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 7,273 (4,030 now married, 3,243 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 28056 with a mortgage: 6,703 (228 second mortgage, 1,212 home equity loan, 89 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,439

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,307
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S367

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

11.1%
Whole state:

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

6.3%
Whole state:

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

6.5
State:

6.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

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

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  • Notable location: Gastonia Country Club (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Shopping Centers: Robinwood Crossing Shopping Center (1), Forest Brook Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 28056 include: Union Church (A), Bethesda Church (B), Bethesda Tabernacle (C), Mount Pisgah Church (D), Mount Pleasant Church (E), Mount Zion Church (F), Center Church (G), Olney Church (H), Sandy Plains Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Reservoirs: Gaston Country Club Lake (A), Dobbs Lake Number One (B), Sunny Acres Farm Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 1062010 or later
  • 2,4022000 to 2009
  • 2,2171990 to 1999
  • 3,0001980 to 1989
  • 2,5001970 to 1979
  • 1,1361960 to 1969
  • 5851950 to 1959
  • 4541940 to 1949
  • 3551939 or earlier

Zip code 28056 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Gastonia, NC (28056)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 741 bedroom
  • 1,0602 bedrooms
  • 5,5513 bedrooms
  • 2,0404 bedrooms
  • 4175+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gastonia, NC (28056)

  • 145no bedroom
  • 3991 bedroom
  • 1,1592 bedrooms
  • 8733 bedrooms
  • 1614 bedrooms
  • 165+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Gastonia, NC (28056) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 142no vehicle
  • 1,8041 vehicle
  • 3,9962 vehicles
  • 2,1753 vehicles
  • 7864 vehicles
  • 2395+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Gastonia, NC (28056) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 171no vehicle
  • 1,2471 vehicle
  • 1,0972 vehicles
  • 1783 vehicles
  • 534 vehicles
  • 75+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $746.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2013: $212,305.

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


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $154,500
28056:

$154,500
North Carolina:

$154,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $103,300 - $243,100

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 11.0%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 60.0%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 32,521

Size of family households: 3,709 2-persons, 2,446 3-persons, 1,565 4-persons, 754 5-persons, 251 6-persons, 114 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 2,613 1-person, 356 2-persons, 25 3-persons, 54 4-persons, 8 5-persons

5,912 married couples with children.
1,307 single-parent households (336 men, 971 women).

91.8% of residents of 28056 zip code speak English at home.
5.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (62% very well, 10% well, 13% not well, 16% not at all).
1.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (83% very well, 11% well, 6% not well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (57% very well, 34% well, 8% not well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 2,042 (6.3%)
(49.5% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

6.3%
Whole state:

7.6%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 16%Mexico
  • 16%Dominican Republic
  • 13%Colombia
  • 10%India
  • 5%Ghana
  • 4%Germany
  • 3%England

Most common first ancestries reported in 28056 (%)

  • 26%Other groups
  • 12%American
  • 10%German
  • 8%Irish
  • 7%English
  • 4%Scotch-Irish
  • 2%Scottish

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1942010 or later
  • 5662000 to 2009
  • 6511990 to 1999
  • 802Before 1990

Zip code 28056 topographic map

Public primary/middle school in zip code 28056 not listed on the city page:

  • NEW HOPE ELEMENTARY (Students: 420; Location: 137 STOWE ROAD, GASTONIA, NC; Grades: PK - 05)

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:


Zip code 28056 marital status for males
Zip code 28056 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0.7%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2.1%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 47%Utility gas
  • 47%Electricity
  • 3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1%Wood

Population in 1990: 33,472. Population change in the 1990s: -5,888 (-17.6%).

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


60% of the 28056 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 63% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in North Carolina.

92% of the 28056 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 64% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 19% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 12% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 6% 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): 537
Here:

15.0%
North Carolina:

9.3%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 295
Here:

13.8%
North Carolina:

7.7%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 303
Here:

21.6%
North Carolina:

17.3%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 118,173Legal occupations
  • 70,281Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations
  • 67,197Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 66,250Management occupations
  • 64,770Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 60,633Business and financial operations occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

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:

  • 54 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 10 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 83 people in nursing homes
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally ill

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 16 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
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 ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED302$149,409290$207,2431,272$184,98442$66,1411$297,40061$127,31316$79,596
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$114,4488$363,458102$189,9998$53,1801$2,703,6007$272,9730$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED74$128,59148$189,804428$182,95434$33,3160$020$99,75916$70,616
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN34$135,76434$199,771249$170,8951$64,9600$09$113,3126$105,545
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS9$139,4134$165,000105$175,0044$107,5030$01$150,2805$73,348
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 16 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED30$192,89367$208,1170$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED19$200,17634$228,2542$133,815
APPLICATIONS DENIED12$265,71311$294,8360$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$281,5372$362,3200$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$89,9452$89,945

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in zip code 28056 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James10071.9 years
John5573.3 years
William5570.3 years
Robert5470.3 years
Mary4976.1 years
Charles3969.7 years
Betty3471.2 years
Dorothy2578.4 years
George2473.4 years
Margaret2479.1 years
Most common last names in zip code 28056 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4874.1 years
Williams2174.4 years
Davis2173.8 years
Wilson2076.5 years
Robinson1778.3 years
Thompson1774.4 years
Thomas1570.5 years
Johnson1467.2 years
Brown1476.9 years
Moore1471.9 years
Businesses in zip code 28056
NameCountNameCount
Applebee's1Lowe's1
Ashley Furniture1McDonald's1
Avenue1Old Navy1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Panera Bread1
Ben & Jerry's1Penske1
Blockbuster1PetSmart1
Burger King1Pier 1 Imports1
CVS1Quiznos1
Chick-Fil-A1Rue211
Circle K1Ryan's Grill1
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In1
Discount Tire1Sam's Club1
Domino's Pizza1Sprint Nextel2
FedEx1Steak 'n Shake1
GameStop1Subway1
H&R Block2T-Mobile2
Home Depot1Toyota1
Honda1U-Haul1
Jack In The Box1UPS1
Justice1Verizon Wireless1
KFC1Walgreens1
Lane Bryant1Walmart1
Little Caesars Pizza1

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