Patterson Springs, North Carolina

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Patterson Springs, North Carolina

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Patterson Springs strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in North Carolina):

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Affordability of Property Taxes
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Top 7% Patterson Springs Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Patterson Springs, North Carolina

Comparing Patterson Springs 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
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Racial Diversity 7 2
Well-Paid Single Men 4 5
Age of the Population 3 3
Senior Citizens 2 1
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 8
Average Household Size 5 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 4 5
People Above Poverty 3 5
Median Family Income 3 3
College Educated Adults 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 8 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 8
Affordability of Rents 5 6
People Living Alone 4 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Patterson Springs Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 18 miles W of Gastonia, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 37 miles W of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Cleveland
Standard Zip Codes 28150
Phone Area Codes 704
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.235
Longitude -81.514

Patterson Springs 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 5.7 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 11.7 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 21.7 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
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Patterson Springs Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 620 100%
Male 317 51.1%
Female 303 48.9%
Under 18 151 24.4%
18+ 469 75.6%
65+ 54 8.7%
Median Age 35.3
Average Family Size 2.95
White 592 95.5%
African-American 20 3.2%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.2%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 7 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 5 0.8%

Estimated Patterson Springs Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 616
Growth -4
Growth % -0.6%

Patterson Springs 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 31.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.4%
German 15.9%
Irish 11.1%
English 4.5%
Dutch 4.2%
Italian 3%
Scottish 3%
Scotch-Irish 3%
British 2.1%
European 0.6%
Slovak 0.6%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Patterson Springs 620 $34,500
Boiling Springs 3,866 $54,837
Earl 234 $35,714
Grover 698 $43,000
Kings Mountain 9,693 $39,137
Kingstown 845 $33,281
Shelby 19,477 $38,603
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