ZIP Code 28056 - Gastonia North Carolina

ZIP Code 28056 is located in Gastonia North Carolina. Portions of 28056 are also in Cramerton and Spencer Mountain and Belmont and Lowell and South Point Township and Gastonia Township and Riverbend Township and Dallas Township. 28056 is entirely within Gaston County. Regionally, 28056 is located in Metro Charlotte.

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ZIP Code 28056 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameGastonia
Primary CountyGaston County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)35,493
Area Code(s)704 / 980
Current Time

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28056 Demographics

28056 can be classified socioeconomically as 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 28056 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 28056 is White. The current unemployment level in 28056 is 3.3%.

Population Growth Rate0.00%
Population Density742 People per Square Mile
Total Households11,958
Percentage High Income Households4.0%
Median Household Income (2021)$78,761
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2021)$410,140
Current Unemployment Rate (June 2024)3.3%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 77.49%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 63.41%

28056 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American790.22%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander590.17%

28056 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American60.25%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

28056 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College1,3947.31%
Bachelor Degree3,89220.4%
High School Diploma4,56223.92%
No High School Diploma3511.84%
GED or Alternate1,2366.48%
1 or More Years of College3,72619.53%
Associates Degree2,06410.82%
Masters Degree1,4067.37%
Professional Degree3751.97%
Doctorate Degree680.36%

28056 Geography

Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 28056
RegionMetro Charlotte
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaCharlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/New_York
Area48 Square Miles

28056 Politics

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28056 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

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

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