Gates, NC 27937 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27937: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Gates, NC 27937

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Gates County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.506, Longitude -76.783
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 34
  • PO Box Addresses: 100
  • Residential Addresses: 1,446
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,446

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Database updated: August 1, 2019, Maps updated: August 2, 2019.

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  1. 27937 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 27937 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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  3. North Carolina Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

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Gates, NC 27937 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 4,253
Population in Households 4,253
Population in Familes 3,611
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 49
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $55,918
Average Household Income $65,666
Per Capita Income $24,164


Total Housing Units 1,771 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,257 (71.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 308 (17.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 206 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $168,133
Average Home Value $190,891


Total Households 1,565
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 1,133
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.06% -0.32%
Households -0.03% -0.31%
Families -0.14% -0.39%
Median Household Income   1.61%
Per Capita Income   2.27%

Gates, NC 27937 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27937 to the other 779 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 469 40th
Population Density # 614 21st
Diversity Index # 298 61st
Median Household Income # 202 74th
Per Capita Income # 436 44th

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