ZIP Code 28056 - Gastonia Map and Data

Official Zip Code NameGastonia
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Gaston
Area Code704 / 980
Current Population:31418
Racial Majority:White 81.12%
Public School Racial Majority:White 71.6%
Unemployment Rate:4.4%
Median Household Income$61956
Average Adjusted Gross Income$69130
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time25.5 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range637 - 820 ft.
Area48 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.21662800, -81.12488800

Map of ZIP Code 28056 Border

Zip Code 28056 Description

Zip Code 28056 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Metro Charlotte metro area. Zip code 28056 is primarily located in Gaston County. The official US Postal Service name for 28056 is GASTONIA, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 28056 are contained within or border the city limits of Gastonia, NC, South Gastonia, NC, McAdenville, NC, Spencer Mountain, NC, Cramerton, NC, Lowell, NC, Ranlo, NC, and Belmont, NC. Zip code 28056 is within area code 980 and area code 704. 28056 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 28056 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 28056 increased to 31418 from 27584 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 28056 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 28056 public schools is White. 38.1% of students in 28056 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 26501 81.12% 25809 +3%
 Black Or African American 2536 7.76% 2918 -13%
 Hispanic 1888 5.78% 1610 +17%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 152 0.47% 87 +75%
 Asian 866 2.65% 527 +64%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 7 -100%
 Other Race 35 0.53% 35 +391%
 Two Or More Races 425 1.7% 425 +30%

Zip Code 28056 Race/Ethnicity

 White 71.6%
 Black Or African American 15.4%
 Hispanic 6.4%
 Asian 2.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 4%

Zip Code 28056 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population3141827584
Male Population49.30%
Female Population50.70%
Total Households11861
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$61956
Income Under $50K Per Year38.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year38.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year23.00%
28056 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 10Patrick McHenryRepublican
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28056 North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
108John TorbettRepublican
109Dana BumgardnerRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$203590
Average Real Estate Sale Price$164178
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 28056 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)29323947566469676148393249
Avg Max Temp (°F)50556372798589878272625371
Avg Precip (In.)4.283.814.523.023.733.773.743.954.113.723.353.5445.55
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC
CBSA Type28056
CBSA Population1793478
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours