ZIP Code 28054 - Gastonia Map and Data

Official Zip Code NameGastonia
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Gaston
Area Code704 / 980
Current Population:36270
Racial Majority:White 64.29%
Public School Racial Majority:White 42.1%
Unemployment Rate:4.4%
Median Household Income$49112
Average Adjusted Gross Income$48240
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time23.5 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range709 - 771 ft.
Area21 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.26268200, -81.14955300

Map of ZIP Code 28054 Border

Zip Code 28054 Description

Zip Code 28054 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Metro Charlotte metro area. Zip code 28054 is primarily located in Gaston County. The official US Postal Service name for 28054 is GASTONIA, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 28054 are contained within or border the city limits of Gastonia, NC, Ranlo, NC, Spencer Mountain, NC, South Gastonia, NC, and Lowell, NC. Zip code 28054 is within area code 980 and area code 704. 28054 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 28054 is 4.4% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.3% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 4.1% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 3.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 28054 increased to 36270 from 33363 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 28054 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 28054 public schools is White. 68.3% of students in 28054 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 22965 64.29% 23021 +-0%
 Black Or African American 8047 22.53% 8058 +-0%
 Hispanic 3093 8.66% 3785 -18%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 127 0.36% 138 -8%
 Asian 572 1.6% 507 +13%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 5 -100%
 Other Race 84 0% 84 -99%
 Two Or More Races 672 2.57% 672 +36%

Zip Code 28054 Race/Ethnicity

 White 42.1%
 Black Or African American 35.6%
 Hispanic 16%
 Asian 1.8%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 4.3%

Zip Code 28054 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population3627033363
Male Population46.30%
Female Population53.70%
Total Households14866
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$49112
Income Under $50K Per Year50.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year33.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year15.50%
28054 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 10Patrick McHenryRepublican
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28054 North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
108John TorbettRepublican
109Dana BumgardnerRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$133938
Average Real Estate Sale Price$124813
Current Unemployment Level 4.4%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.3%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.1%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 45b - Southern Outer Piedmont
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 28054 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)28313846556468676048383248
Avg Max Temp (°F)50556371798589878172625371
Avg Precip (In.)4.323.784.452.993.793.813.664.044.173.743.33.6245.66
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC
CBSA Type28054
CBSA Population1793478
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours