|Male Share of the Population||48.3%|
|Female Share of the Population||51.7%|
|Employed Population 16+||157|
|Age of the Population||45|
|% of people married||56.3%|
|Average household size||2|
|Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher||13.2%|
|Median Earnings Without High School Qualification||$0|
|Median Earnings With High School Degree||$0|
|Median Family Income||$32,500|
|% Above Poverty Level||82.2%|
|% Below Poverty Level||17.8%|
|Average Commute Time||21 minutes|
|% Working from Home||0.6%|
|% Walking and Biking to Work||1.9%|
|% Using Public Transportation||%|
|People Living Alone||36.1%|
|Median Gross Rent||$738|
|Median House Value||$89,400|
|Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)||23.1%|
Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.
|Nearest Medium City||37 miles W of Gastonia, North Carolina (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||56 miles W of Charlotte, North Carolina|
|Standard Zip Codes||28018|
|Phone Area Codes||828|
|Time Zone||Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather Stations
|Station||FOREST CITY 6 SW|
|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|
|Station||SIMMS WATER PLANT|
|Jan Temp||27 to 52 F|
|Apr Temp||43 to 74 F|
|Jul Temp||65 to 91 F|
|Oct Temp||45 to 74 F|
|Annual Precip||51.6 inches|
|Station||MARION 2 NW|
|Jan Temp||26 to 48 F|
|Apr Temp||44 to 69 F|
|Jul Temp||66 to 87 F|
|Oct Temp||46 to 69 F|
|Annual Precip||54 inches|
According to the US Postal Service, Bostic, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:
Bostic Yard (28018)
Washburn Store (28018)
Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.
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