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People

Total Population 580
Male Share of the Population 45.2%
Female Share of the Population 54.8%
Senior Citizens 14.7%
Employed Population 16+ 201
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 53.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $52,813
% Above Poverty Level 65%
% Below Poverty Level 35%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 28.3%
Median Gross Rent $612
Median House Value $87,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 26%
US/American 0%
English 9.8%
Irish 9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

High Shoals Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 9 miles N of Gastonia, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 23 miles NW of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Gaston
Metro Area Charlotte - Gastonia - Rock Hill
P.O. Box Zip Codes 28077
Phone Area Codes 704
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.402
Longitude -81.202

High Shoals Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station LINCOLNTON 4 W
Distance 8.6 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
Station GASTONIA
Distance 10.2 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
Station HICKORY RGNL AP
Distance 25 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bessemer City 5,455 $44,410
Dallas 4,540 $50,163
Gastonia 73,211 $48,306
Lincolnton 10,696 $47,579
Ranlo 3,496 $48,125
Stanley 3,615 $57,199

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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