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High Shoals is a town in Gaston County, in the Charlotte-Gastonia metro area.
The latitude of High Shoals is 35.402N. The longitude is -81.202W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 761 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 733.
Sections below provide additional information and links about High Shoals demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Gaston County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Charlotte area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 28077 ZIP code.
11% of High Shoals residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the High Shoals ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in High Shoals was $14,881, compared with $21,587 nationally.
4% of High Shoals residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in High Shoals, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $342. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $707.
Gaston County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our High Shoals political report.
The average commute time for High Shoals workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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