28056

  1. Legal Resources for the 28056 Zip Code
  2. Statistics for the 28056 Zip Code
  3. Property/Housing/Real Estate Information for the 28056 Zip Code
  4. Family Information for the 28056 Zip Code
  5. Education Information for the 28056 Zip Code
  6. Public Benefits Information for the 28056 Zip Code
  7. Immigration & Civil Rights Information for the 28056 Zip Code
  8. Cities for the 28056 Zip Code


Legal Resources for the 28056 Zip Code

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Statistics for the 28056 Zip Code

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  • Population (2000): 27,584
  • Land Area (2000): 115.591 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 0.052 square kilometers
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Houses (2000): 10,752

Population - Urban/Rural for the 28056 Zip Code

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 23,533 84.30%
 Rural, Farm 28 0.10%
 Rural, Non-farm 4,356 15.60%



Employment Information for the 28056 Zip Code

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Hours Worked Per Week In 1999 for the 28056 Zip Code

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 13,821 64.70%
15-35 hours 2,224 10.41%
1-14 hours 571 2.67%
No regular hours 4,747 22.22%

Time Left For Work for the 28056 Zip Code

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 430 3.02%
5 AM-5:29 AM 433 3.04%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 595 4.17%
6 AM-6:29 AM 1,106 7.76%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 1,527 10.71%
7 AM-7:29 AM 2,338 16.40%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 2,696 18.91%
8 AM-8:29 AM 1,699 11.92%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 504 3.54%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 472 3.31%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 207 1.45%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 57 0.40%
Noon-3:59 PM 1,059 7.43%
4 PM-11:59 PM 1,131 7.93%

Length Of Commute In Minutes for the 28056 Zip Code

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 324 2.27%
5-9 973 6.83%
10-14 2,135 14.98%
15-19 2,671 18.74%
20-24 2,431 17.05%
25-29 840 5.89%
30-34 2,010 14.10%
35-39 596 4.18%
40-44 570 4.00%
45-59 1,148 8.05%
60-89 367 2.57%
At least 90 189 1.33%

Length Of Commute In Minutes - Public vs. Private Transportation for the 28056 Zip Code


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 8 0.06% 9,366 65.71%
30-44 0 0.00% 3,176 22.28%
45-59 0 0.00% 1,148 8.05%
At least 60 7 0.05% 549 3.85%

Type Of Commute for the 28056 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 7 0.05%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 1,589 10.91%
 Car / truck / van, solo 12,405 85.15%
 Motorcycle 18 0.12%
 Other 76 0.52%
 Public transportation 15 0.10%
 Walked 144 0.99%
 Worked at home 315 2.16%



Family Information for the 28056 Zip Code

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Families where both partners work (2000): 4,231
People at same address in 1995: 15,461

Household Income in 1999 for the 28056 Zip Code


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 554 5.41%
$10,000-$14,999 530 5.17%
$15,000-$19,999 463 4.52%
$20,000-$24,999 486 4.74%
$25,000-$29,999 637 6.22%
$30,000-$34,999 627 6.12%
$35,000-$39,999 520 5.07%
$40,000-$44,999 669 6.53%
$45,000-$49,999 466 4.55%
$50,000-$59,999 1,084 10.58%
$60,000-$74,999 1,377 13.44%
$75,000-$99,999 1,305 12.73%
$100,000-$124,999 751 7.33%
$125,000-$149,999 278 2.71%
$150,000-$199,999 230 2.24%
$200,000 or more 272 2.65%

Household Type for the 28056 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 1,748 17.15%
 Family, 2 people 3,189 31.30%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 322 3.16%
 Family, 3 people 2,154 21.14%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 57 0.56%
 Family, 4 people 1,840 18.06%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 10 0.10%
 Family, 5 people 616 6.05%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 12 0.12%
 Family, 6 people 179 1.76%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 0 0.00%
 Family, 7 or more people 63 0.62%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 0 0.00%

Household Income Type for the 28056 Zip Code

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 9,097 33.28%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 3,293 12.05%
Public Assistance 133 0.49%
Retirement 1,492 5.46%
Self Employment 997 3.65%
Social Security 1,991 7.28%
Supplemental Security 259 0.95%
Wage / Salary 8,874 32.46%
Other 1,199 4.39%

Family Type for the 28056 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 3,789 53.49%
 With children under 18 3,295 46.51%

Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000) for the 28056 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 698 6.54%
 Married 7,475 70.05%
 Never Married 2,274 21.31%
 Widowed 224 2.10%

Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000) for the 28056 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 915 8.20%
 Married 7,416 66.45%
 Never Married 1,949 17.46%
 Widowed 880 7.89%



Education Information for the 28056 Zip Code

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Highest Degree Earned (18 or older) for the 28056 Zip Code

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 1,468 7.14%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 3,325 16.18%
 High school diploma or equivalent 5,362 26.09%
 Some college, no degree 4,661 22.68%
 Associate degree 1,476 7.18%
 Bachelors degree 3,256 15.84%
 Graduate or professional degree 1,002 4.88%

Population In School (3 or older) for the 28056 Zip Code

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 159 0.58% 389 1.41% 548 1.99%
Kindergarten 273 0.99% 61 0.22% 334 1.21%
Grades 1-4 1,482 5.37% 320 1.16% 1,802 6.53%
Grades 5-8 1,717 6.22% 178 0.65% 1,895 6.87%
Grades 9-12 1,523 5.52% 83 0.30% 1,606 5.82%
Undergrad college 797 2.89% 208 0.75% 1,005 3.64%
Graduate or professional school 66 0.24% 38 0.14% 104 0.38%
Total 6,017 21.81% 1,277 4.63% 7,294 26.44%



Public Benefits Information for the 28056 Zip Code

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Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999 for the 28056 Zip Code

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 26,135 94.25%
 Below Poverty Level 1,595 5.75%



Immigration & Civil Rights Information for the 28056 Zip Code

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Population By Age for the 28056 Zip Code

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 3,852 13.96%
10-19 Years 3,992 14.47%
20-29 Years 3,189 11.56%
30-39 Years 4,623 16.76%
40-49 Years 4,794 17.38%
50-59 Years 3,618 13.12%
60-69 Years 1,971 7.15%
70-79 Years 1,120 4.06%
80-89 Years 360 1.31%
90+ Years 65 0.24%

Population - Male/Female for the 28056 Zip Code

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 13,562 49.17%
 Female 14,022 50.83%

Population By Ethnicity for the 28056 Zip Code

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 24,452 88.65%
 African-American 1,977 7.17%
 Hispanic/Latino 581 2.11%
 Asian 284 1.03%
 Multiracial 199 0.72%
 Amerindian 72 0.26%
 Other Race 13 0.05%
 Pacific Islander 6 0.02%

Top Specified Ancestries for the 28056 Zip Code

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. United States Or American 4,701 26.00%
2. German 3,173 17.55%
3. Irish 2,421 13.39%
4. English 2,141 11.84%
5. Scotch Irish 1,406 7.78%
6. Scottish 752 4.16%
7. Dutch 601 3.32%
8. Italian 552 3.05%
9. French Non-Basque 503 2.78%
10. Polish 318 1.76%

Top Languages Spoken At Home for the 28056 Zip Code

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 24,710 94.51%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 864 3.30%
3. German 127 0.49%
4. French 99 0.38%
5. Korean 82 0.31%
6. Other Indic 54 0.21%
7. Hungarian 35 0.13%
8. Chinese 24 0.09%
9. Russian 21 0.08%
10. Polish 21 0.08%

Citizen Type for the 28056 Zip Code

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 27,090 97.04%
 Naturalized immigrant 184 0.66%
 Not a citizen 643 2.30%



Cities for the 28056 Zip Code

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Alphabetical | By Population

Gastonia