Grover, North Carolina

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Grover, North Carolina

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Comparative Profile of Grover, North Carolina

Comparing Grover 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
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 9
Racial Diversity 8 3
Female Share of the Population 7 6
Well-Paid Single Women 6 6
Well-Paid Single Men 4 5
Male Share of the Population 4 5
Senior Citizens 4 3
Age of the Population 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 8
Average Household Size 6 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 6 6
People in Middle Class or Better 5 6
People Above Poverty 5 6
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 7 7
Working at Home 6 7
Public Transportation Use 6 6


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

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Grover Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 16 miles W of Gastonia, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 35 miles W of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Cleveland
Standard Zip Codes 28073
Phone Area Codes 704
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.174
Longitude -81.461

Grover Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.8 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 51 F
Apr Temp 43 to 71 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 72 F
Annual Precip 48.3 inches
Distance 19.6 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 50 F
Apr Temp 47 to 72 F
Jul Temp 69 to 89 F
Oct Temp 48 to 72 F
Annual Precip 44.8 inches
Distance 27.4 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 50 F
Apr Temp 42 to 71 F
Jul Temp 64 to 89 F
Oct Temp 44 to 72 F
Annual Precip 51.5 inches
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Grover Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 698 100%
Male 329 47.1%
Female 369 52.9%
Under 18 187 26.8%
18+ 511 73.2%
65+ 90 12.9%
Median Age 34.4
Average Family Size 2.92
White 636 91.1%
African-American 50 7.2%
Asian 5 0.7%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 2 0.3%
Mixed Race 5 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 10 1.4%

Estimated Grover Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 693
Growth -5
Growth % -0.7%

Grover 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 29%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 18%
Irish 14.6%
German 12.5%
English 7.6%
Scotch-Irish 6.7%
Dutch 4.6%
French (except Basque) 1.2%
Scottish 1.2%
Norwegian 1.2%
Russian 0.9%
Swedish 0.6%
Polish 0.6%
Lithuanian 0.6%
Lebanese 0.6%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Grover 698 $43,000
Bessemer City 5,119 $39,759
Boiling Springs 3,866 $54,837
Earl 234 $35,714
Kings Mountain 9,693 $39,137
Patterson Springs 620 $34,500
Shelby 19,477 $38,603
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