Gaston, SC 29053 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 29053: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Gaston, SC 29053

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Lexington County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.827, Longitude -81.122
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 29053 has segments in 2 Counties (Calhoun, Lexington).

  • Businesses Addresses: 241
  • PO Box Addresses: 476
  • Residential Addresses: 7,229
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 7,229

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Gaston, SC 29053 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 20,298
Daytime Population: Workers 2,201
Daytime Population: Residents 11,477
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 13,678
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.67
Population in Households 20,203
Population in Familes 16,497
Population in Group Qrtrs 95
Population Density2 231
Diversity Index3 49


Median Household Income $42,270
Average Household Income $52,832
Per Capita Income $18,801


Total Housing Units 8,154 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,121 (62.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,055 (25.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 978 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $83,143
Average Home Value $105,585


Total Households 7,176
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 5,056
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.83% 0.98%
Households 0.74% 0.91%
Families 0.53% 0.78%
Median Household Income   3.45%
Per Capita Income   2.94%

Gaston, SC 29053 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 29053 to the other 395 ZIP Codes in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 96 76th
Population Density # 131 67th
Diversity Index # 207 48th
Median Household Income # 172 57th
Per Capita Income # 296 25th

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