Fallston, North Carolina

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Fallston, North Carolina

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Comparative Profile of Fallston, North Carolina

Comparing Fallston to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in North Carolina (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 8 8
Female Share of the Population 7 6
Racial Diversity 7 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 7
Age of the Population 6 6
Male Share of the Population 4 5
Well-Paid Single Men 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 9
Average Household Size 6 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 6 7
Median Family Income 6 6
People Above Poverty 4 6
College Educated Adults 3 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 6 5
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Working at Home 4 6
Public Transportation Use 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 8
Housing Recently Built 7 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 9
Affordability of Rents 4 5
People Living Alone 2 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Fallston Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 21 miles NW of Gastonia, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 39 miles W of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Cleveland
P.O. Box Zip Codes 28042
Phone Area Codes 704
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.428
Longitude -81.501

Fallston Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station SHELBY 2 NNE
Distance 8 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 49 F
Apr Temp 44 to 70 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 71 F
Annual Precip 49.2 inches
Distance 9.8 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 50 F
Apr Temp 46 to 72 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 48.1 inches
Distance 22.1 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 49 F
Apr Temp 46 to 70 F
Jul Temp 68 to 88 F
Oct Temp 48 to 71 F
Annual Precip 48.9 inches
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Fallston Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 603 100%
Male 284 47.1%
Female 319 52.9%
Under 18 142 23.5%
18+ 461 76.5%
65+ 121 20.1%
Median Age 38.4
Average Family Size 2.83
White 580 96.2%
African-American 18 3%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 4 0.7%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 1%

Estimated Fallston Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 610
Growth 7
Growth % 1.2%

Fallston Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 47%
Irish 13.2%
English 12.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.6%
German 9.3%
Scotch-Irish 6%
Italian 0.7%
Swedish 0.3%
Dutch 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Fallston 603 $41,042
Belwood 962 $40,417
Cherryville 5,361 $45,607
Kingstown 845 $33,281
Lawndale 642 $36,023
Polkville 535 $40,875
Waco 328 $38,750
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