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Wingate is a town in Union County, in the Charlotte-Gastonia metro area.
The latitude of Wingate is 34.984N. The longitude is -80.449W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 587 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,665.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Wingate demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Union 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 28174 ZIP code.
9% of Wingate residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wingate ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wingate was $13,884, compared with $21,587 nationally.
27% of Wingate residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Wingate, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $419. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $833.
Union County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Wingate political report.
The average commute time for Wingate workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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