Gatesville, NC 27938 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27938: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Gatesville, NC 27938

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Gates County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.392, Longitude -76.72
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 87
  • PO Box Addresses: 155
  • Residential Addresses: 444
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 444

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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  1. 27938 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 27938 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Gatesville, NC 27938 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,315
Population in Households 1,300
Population in Familes 1,112
Population in Group Qrtrs 15
Population Density2 31
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $46,693
Average Household Income $61,405
Per Capita Income $23,274


Total Housing Units 590 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 388 (65.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 104 (17.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 98 (16.6%)
Median Home Value $167,797
Average Home Value $244,201


Total Households 492
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 350
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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -1.09% -0.87%
Households -1.14% -0.91%
Families -1.27% -0.93%
Median Household Income   3.77%
Per Capita Income   3.1%

Gatesville, NC 27938 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27938 to the other 775 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 670 14th
Population Density # 691 11th
Diversity Index # 304 61st
Median Household Income # 365 53rd
Per Capita Income # 439 43rd

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