28054

  1. Legal Resources for the 28054 Zip Code
  2. Statistics for the 28054 Zip Code
  3. Property/Housing/Real Estate Information for the 28054 Zip Code
  4. Family Information for the 28054 Zip Code
  5. Education Information for the 28054 Zip Code
  6. Public Benefits Information for the 28054 Zip Code
  7. Immigration & Civil Rights Information for the 28054 Zip Code
  8. Cities for the 28054 Zip Code


Legal Resources for the 28054 Zip Code

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Statistics for the 28054 Zip Code

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  • Population (2000): 33,363
  • Land Area (2000): 55.762 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 0.132 square kilometers
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Houses (2000): 14,772


Employment Information for the 28054 Zip Code

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Hours Worked Per Week In 1999 for the 28054 Zip Code

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 15,492 57.99%
15-35 hours 2,360 8.83%
1-14 hours 544 2.04%
No regular hours 8,319 31.14%

Time Left For Work for the 28054 Zip Code

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 420 2.75%
5 AM-5:29 AM 307 2.01%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 726 4.76%
6 AM-6:29 AM 1,133 7.42%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 1,509 9.89%
7 AM-7:29 AM 2,193 14.37%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 2,934 19.22%
8 AM-8:29 AM 1,501 9.83%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 656 4.30%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 836 5.48%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 241 1.58%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 37 0.24%
Noon-3:59 PM 1,377 9.02%
4 PM-11:59 PM 1,393 9.13%

Length Of Commute In Minutes for the 28054 Zip Code

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 330 2.16%
5-9 1,536 10.06%
10-14 3,294 21.58%
15-19 2,597 17.02%
20-24 1,986 13.01%
25-29 846 5.54%
30-34 2,073 13.58%
35-39 581 3.81%
40-44 490 3.21%
45-59 1,017 6.66%
60-89 269 1.76%
At least 90 244 1.60%

Length Of Commute In Minutes - Public vs. Private Transportation for the 28054 Zip Code


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 7 0.05% 10,582 69.33%
30-44 10 0.07% 3,134 20.53%
45-59 0 0.00% 1,017 6.66%
At least 60 8 0.05% 505 3.31%

Type Of Commute for the 28054 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 10 0.06%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 1,858 11.94%
 Car / truck / van, solo 13,096 84.19%
 Motorcycle 0 0.00%
 Other 94 0.60%
 Public transportation 25 0.16%
 Walked 180 1.16%
 Worked at home 292 1.88%



Family Information for the 28054 Zip Code

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Families where both partners work (2000): 3,567
People at same address in 1995: 16,116

Household Income in 1999 for the 28054 Zip Code


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 1,472 10.68%
$10,000-$14,999 988 7.17%
$15,000-$19,999 932 6.76%
$20,000-$24,999 954 6.92%
$25,000-$29,999 941 6.83%
$30,000-$34,999 966 7.01%
$35,000-$39,999 907 6.58%
$40,000-$44,999 820 5.95%
$45,000-$49,999 809 5.87%
$50,000-$59,999 1,271 9.22%
$60,000-$74,999 1,365 9.90%
$75,000-$99,999 1,118 8.11%
$100,000-$124,999 642 4.66%
$125,000-$149,999 247 1.79%
$150,000-$199,999 166 1.20%
$200,000 or more 185 1.34%

Household Type for the 28054 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 4,084 29.49%
 Family, 2 people 4,158 30.02%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 669 4.83%
 Family, 3 people 2,303 16.63%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 99 0.71%
 Family, 4 people 1,563 11.29%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 31 0.22%
 Family, 5 people 636 4.59%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 17 0.12%
 Family, 6 people 193 1.39%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 2 0.01%
 Family, 7 or more people 93 0.67%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 1 0.01%

Household Income Type for the 28054 Zip Code

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 10,881 31.12%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 3,780 10.81%
Public Assistance 294 0.84%
Retirement 2,148 6.14%
Self Employment 1,221 3.49%
Social Security 3,819 10.92%
Supplemental Security 589 1.68%
Wage / Salary 10,644 30.45%
Other 1,584 4.53%

Family Type for the 28054 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 4,142 60.63%
 With children under 18 2,690 39.37%

Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000) for the 28054 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 1,218 9.53%
 Married 7,756 60.69%
 Never Married 3,360 26.29%
 Widowed 445 3.48%

Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000) for the 28054 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 1,641 11.34%
 Married 8,010 55.36%
 Never Married 2,724 18.83%
 Widowed 2,094 14.47%



Education Information for the 28054 Zip Code

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Highest Degree Earned (18 or older) for the 28054 Zip Code

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 2,458 9.44%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 4,663 17.91%
 High school diploma or equivalent 6,694 25.72%
 Some college, no degree 5,456 20.96%
 Associate degree 1,762 6.77%
 Bachelors degree 3,556 13.66%
 Graduate or professional degree 1,441 5.54%

Population In School (3 or older) for the 28054 Zip Code

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 244 0.73% 241 0.72% 485 1.45%
Kindergarten 388 1.16% 56 0.17% 444 1.33%
Grades 1-4 1,372 4.11% 159 0.48% 1,531 4.59%
Grades 5-8 1,604 4.81% 130 0.39% 1,734 5.20%
Grades 9-12 1,537 4.61% 52 0.16% 1,589 4.76%
Undergrad college 1,012 3.03% 290 0.87% 1,302 3.90%
Graduate or professional school 147 0.44% 49 0.15% 196 0.59%
Total 6,304 18.90% 977 2.93% 7,281 21.82%



Public Benefits Information for the 28054 Zip Code

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Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999 for the 28054 Zip Code

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 28,861 89.22%
 Below Poverty Level 3,486 10.78%



Immigration & Civil Rights Information for the 28054 Zip Code

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Population By Age for the 28054 Zip Code

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 4,203 12.60%
10-19 Years 3,815 11.43%
20-29 Years 5,025 15.06%
30-39 Years 5,016 15.03%
40-49 Years 4,668 13.99%
50-59 Years 3,841 11.51%
60-69 Years 2,744 8.22%
70-79 Years 2,636 7.90%
80-89 Years 1,163 3.49%
90+ Years 252 0.76%

Population - Male/Female for the 28054 Zip Code

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 15,669 46.97%
 Female 17,694 53.03%

Population By Ethnicity for the 28054 Zip Code

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 25,534 76.53%
 African-American 5,203 15.60%
 Hispanic/Latino 1,740 5.22%
 Asian 476 1.43%
 Multiracial 284 0.85%
 Amerindian 74 0.22%
 Other Race 39 0.12%
 Pacific Islander 13 0.04%

Top Specified Ancestries for the 28054 Zip Code

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. United States Or American 5,488 28.83%
2. German 3,400 17.86%
3. English 2,581 13.56%
4. Irish 2,572 13.51%
5. Scotch Irish 1,401 7.36%
6. Scottish 599 3.15%
7. Dutch 508 2.67%
8. Italian 450 2.36%
9. French Non-Basque 431 2.26%
10. Polish 150 0.79%

Top Languages Spoken At Home for the 28054 Zip Code

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 28,602 91.67%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 1,894 6.07%
3. Vietnamese 146 0.47%
4. French 112 0.36%
5. German 87 0.28%
6. Italian 60 0.19%
7. Arabic 52 0.17%
8. Gujarathi 39 0.12%
9. Chinese 27 0.09%
10. Greek 24 0.08%

Citizen Type for the 28054 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 31,310 94.38%
 Naturalized immigrant 338 1.02%
 Not a citizen 1,525 4.60%



Cities for the 28054 Zip Code

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Alphabetical | By Population

Gastonia