ZIP Code 27938 - Gatesville North Carolina

ZIP Code 27938 is located in Gatesville North Carolina. Portions of 27938 are also in Gatesville Township and Hunters Mill Township and Mintonsville Township. 27938 is entirely within Gates County. Regionally, it is located in the Eastern Carolina Region.

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ZIP Code 27938 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameGatesville
Primary CountyGates County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)1,764
Area Code(s)252
Current Time

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27938 Demographics

27938 can be classified socioeconomically as Lower Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in North Carolina based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 27938 is African American. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 27938 is White. The current unemployment level in 27938 is 4.0%.

Population Growth Rate14.71%
Population Density40 People per Square Mile
Total Households553
Percentage High Income Households0.4%
Median Household Income (2021)$44,375
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2020)$50,670
Current Unemployment Rate (April 2024)4.0%
Majority Race/EthnictyAfrican American - 46.96%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 60.19%

27938 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American251.5%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

27938 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American20.2%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander10.1%

27938 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College13515.98%
Bachelor Degree14116.69%
High School Diploma26431.24%
No High School Diploma00%
GED or Alternate242.84%
1 or More Years of College16018.93%
Associates Degree789.23%
Masters Degree404.73%
Professional Degree10.12%
Doctorate Degree20.24%

27938 Geography

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Cities/Towns in 27938
RegionEastern Carolina Region
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaVirginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/New_York
Area44 Square Miles

27938 Politics

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27938 Schools

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27938 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
Average First Frost DateOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DateApril 1 - 10
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion63e - Mid-Atlantic Flatwoods

27938 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)30313846556368666048403348
Avg Max Temp (°F)50536271788589878272635470
Avg Precip (In.)4.393.534.423.334.1445.235.144.783.73.013.3449

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