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People

Total Population 360
Male Share of the Population 48.3%
Female Share of the Population 51.7%
Senior Citizens 15.8%
Employed Population 16+ 157
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 56.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $32,500
% Above Poverty Level 82.2%
% Below Poverty Level 17.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 0.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 36.1%
Median Gross Rent $738
Median House Value $89,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 23.1%
US/American 0%
English 10.8%
Irish 13.1%

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

Bostic Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 37 miles W of Gastonia, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 56 miles W of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Rutherford
Standard Zip Codes 28018
Phone Area Codes 828
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.362
Longitude -81.835

Bostic 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 FOREST CITY 6 SW
Distance 8.6 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
Station SIMMS WATER PLANT
Distance 18.5 miles
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
Distance 23.8 miles
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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Bostic, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Bostic Yard (28018)

Corinth (28018)

Golden (28018)

Sunshine (28018)

Washburn Store (28018)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Ellenboro 1,250 $28,813
Mooresboro 486 $47,216
Ruth 439 $44,219
Rutherfordton 4,193 $48,294
Spindale 4,279 $43,803

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

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