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People

Total Population 3,986
Male Share of the Population 49%
Female Share of the Population 51%
Senior Citizens 16.9%
Employed Population 16+ 1,652
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 52%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 7.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $38,097
% Above Poverty Level 82.2%
% Below Poverty Level 17.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 32.3%
Median Gross Rent $619
Median House Value $108,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.1%
US/American 0%
English 10%
Irish 12.6%

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

Gamewell Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 47 miles NW of Gastonia, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 61 miles NW of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Caldwell
Metro Area Hickory - Morganton - Lenoir
Standard Zip Codes 28645
Phone Area Codes 828
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.869
Longitude -81.596

Gamewell 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 LENOIR
Distance 4.8 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 48 F
Apr Temp 42 to 70 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 71 F
Annual Precip 49.2 inches
Station MORGANTON
Distance 10.2 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 49 F
Apr Temp 43 to 70 F
Jul Temp 65 to 89 F
Oct Temp 44 to 71 F
Annual Precip 49.6 inches
Station BLOWING ROCK 1 NW
Distance 20.3 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 39 F
Apr Temp 38 to 59 F
Jul Temp 59 to 76 F
Oct Temp 41 to 60 F
Annual Precip 67.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Brown Mountain Beach (28645)

Edgemont (28645)

Joyceton (28645)

Kings Creek (28645)

Laytown (28645)

Mortimer (28645)

Upton (28645)

Valmead (28645)

Warrior (28645)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Drexel 1,869 $45,139
Hudson 3,732 $58,995
Lenoir 17,978 $46,155
Morganton 16,748 $49,156
Rutherford College 1,420 $60,625
Valdese 4,471 $63,638

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

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