ZIP Code 28016 - Bessemer City Map and Data

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Official Zip Code NameBessemer City
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Gaston
Area Code704 / 980
Current Population:13463
Racial Majority:White 86.74%
Public School Racial Majority:White 71.4%
Unemployment Rate:3.5%
Median Household Income$44667
Average Adjusted Gross Income$43410
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time25.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range781 - 961 ft.
Area45 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.31985000, -81.28775500

Zip Code 28016 Profile

ZIP Code 28016 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Metro Charlotte metro area. ZIP code 28016 is primarily located in Gaston County. The official US Postal Service name for 28016 is BESSEMER CITY, North Carolina. Portions of ZIP code 28016 are contained within or border the city limits of Bessemer City, NC, Gastonia, NC, and Kings Mountain, NC. ZIP code 28016 is within area code 980 and area code 704. 28016 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 28016 is 3.5% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.3% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 3.2% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 3.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 28016 decreased to 13463 from 14363 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 28016 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 28016 public schools is White. 77.6% of students in 28016 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 10894 86.74% 11301 -4%
 Black Or African American 1254 9.98% 1348 -7%
 Hispanic 292 2.32% 481 -39%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.02% 63 -95%
 Asian 12 0.1% 57 -79%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 2 -100%
 Other Race 10 0% 10 -100%
 Two Or More Races 201 0.84% 201 -48%

Zip Code 28016 Race/Ethnicity

 White 71.4%
 Black Or African American 17.7%
 Hispanic 7.3%
 Asian 0.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 3.1%

Zip Code 28016 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population1346314363
Male Population49.10%
Female Population50.90%
Total Households5193
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$44667
Income Under $50K Per Year55.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year35.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year9.10%
28016 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 10Patrick McHenryRepublican
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28016 North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
110Kelly E. HastingsRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$115314
Average Real Estate Sale Price$63271
Current Unemployment Level 3.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.8%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 45i - Kings Mountain
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 28016 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)28313845556367665947383147
Avg Max Temp (°F)50546271788488868171615270
Avg Precip (In.)4.433.844.733.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC
CBSA Type28016
CBSA Population1793478
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
Erskine Woods
Barker's Ridge