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Demographics

People

Total Population703
Male Share of the Population44%
Female Share of the Population56%
Senior Citizens11.7%
Employed Population 16+222
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married49.5%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher7.3%
Median Earnings25+$30,250
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$13,929
Median Earnings With High School Degree$28,750

Wealth

Median Family Income$36,071
% Above Poverty Level59.9%
% Below Poverty Level40.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time31 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone21.7%
Median Gross Rent$649
Median House Value$92,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)23.6%
Irish10.8%
English10.7%
German6.8%
Scottish3.1%
Italian2.7%
Dutch2.6%
Polish2.3%
French Except Basque1.1%
Arab1%
Syrian1%
Greek0.9%
Russian0.6%
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High Shoals Almanac

CategoryValue
County Gaston County
P.O. Box Zip Codes28077
Phone Area Codes704
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude35.4
Approximate Longitude-81.2

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)

StationLINCOLNTON 4 W
Distance8.6 miles
Jan Temp29 to 50 F
Apr Temp46 to 72 F
Jul Temp67 to 89 F
Oct Temp47 to 72 F
Annual Precip48.1 inches
StationGASTONIA
Distance10.2 miles
Jan Temp29 to 50 F
Apr Temp47 to 72 F
Jul Temp69 to 89 F
Oct Temp48 to 72 F
Annual Precip44.8 inches
StationHICKORY RGNL AP
Distance25 miles
Jan Temp29 to 49 F
Apr Temp46 to 70 F
Jul Temp68 to 88 F
Oct Temp48 to 71 F
Annual Precip48.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bessemer City5,462$45,756
Dallas4,602$49,605
Gastonia73,877$51,019
Lincolnton10,593$40,817
Ranlo3,535$48,125
Stanley3,633$60,859
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