ZIP Code 28054 - Gastonia North Carolina

ZIP Code 28054 is located in Gastonia North Carolina. Portions of 28054 are also in Ranlo and Springdale and Lowell and Spencer Mountain and Gastonia Township and South Point Township. 28054 is entirely within Gaston County. Regionally, 28054 is located in Metro Charlotte.

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ZIP Code 28054 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameGastonia
Primary CountyGaston County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)40,345
Area Code(s)704 / 980
Current Time
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28054 Demographics

28054 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 28054 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 28054 is African American. The current unemployment level in 28054 is 3.3%.

Population40,345
Population Growth Rate4.94%
Population Density1,950 People per Square Mile
Total Households14,111
Percentage High Income Households0.9%
Median Household Income (2021)$49,825
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2021)$454,050
Current Unemployment Rate (June 2024)3.3%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 62.70%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyAfrican American - 40.10%

28054 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Race/EthnictyTotalPercentage
White24,43862.68%
Black10,34226.53%
Hispanic3,4438.83%
Asian5711.46%
Native American1850.47%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander70.02%

28054 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Race/EthnictyTotalPercentage
White1,16731.43%
Black1,58442.66%
Hispanic89924.21%
Asian511.37%
Native American50.13%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander70.19%

28054 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College1,8639.77%
Bachelor Degree3,15216.53%
High School Diploma4,99426.18%
No High School Diploma2401.26%
GED or Alternate1,1816.19%
1 or More Years of College3,89720.43%
Associates Degree2,13311.18%
Masters Degree1,1135.84%
Professional Degree2411.26%
Doctorate Degree2601.36%

28054 Geography

Coordinates35.26268387,-81.14955139
Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 28054
RegionMetro Charlotte
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaCharlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/New_York
Area21 Square Miles

28054 Politics

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28054 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Average First Frost DateOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DateApril 11 - 20
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion45b - Southern Outer Piedmont

28054 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
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

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