Gaston, NC
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Gaston, North Carolina Info Snack

Population
1,358
Unemployment
17.6%
Poverty
31.4%
Median Home
$62,000
Median Income
$32,098
Median Rent
$853

Gaston SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
5
Affordability
7
Diversity
9
Safety
N/A
Amenities
4
Education
3
Commute
9

Rankings for Gaston in North Carolina

Map Of Gaston, NC

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Population over time in Gaston

Year Population % Change
2019 1,358 15.9%
2018 1,172 12.0%
2017 1,046 -10.0%
2016 1,162 11.9%
2015 1,038 7.9%
2014 962 -17.4%
2013 1,165 -17.5%
2012 1,412 1.4%
2011 1,392 10.3%
2010 1,262 -

Race / Ethnicity in Gaston

White
44.0% (597)
African American
47.9% (651)
American Indian
0.7% (9)
Asian
0.2% (3)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.6% (22)
Hispanic
5.6% (76)
Race Gaston NC USA
White 44.0% 63.1% 60.7%
African American 47.9% 21.1% 12.3%
American Indian 0.7% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 0.2% 2.8% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.6% 2.2% 2.4%
Hispanic 5.6% 9.4% 18.0%

Gender in Gaston

Female
59.7% (811)
Male
40.3% (547)
Gender Gaston NC USA
Female 59.7% 51.3% 50.8%
Male 40.3% 48.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Gaston for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
13.0% (176)
9-12th Grade
17.0% (230)
High School / GED
39.0% (529)
Some College
15.0% (203)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (122)
Bachelor's Degree
5.0% (67)
Master's Degree
2.0% (27)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Gaston NC USA
< 9th Grade 13.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 17.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 39.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 15.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 5.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 2.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Gaston, North Carolina

Less than $10,000
9.9% (13,412)
$10,000 to $14,999
11.1% (15,088)
$15,000 to $24,999
16.9% (22,992)
$25,000 to $34,999
18.5% (25,148)
$35,000 to $49,999
18.0% (24,429)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.2% (22,034)
$75,000 to $99,999
4.4% (5,987)
$100,000 to $149,999
4.9% (6,706)
$150,000 to $199,999
0.0% (0)
$200,000 or more
0.0% (0)
Income Gaston NC USA
Less than $10,000 9.9% 6.4% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 11.1% 5.0% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 16.9% 10.3% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 18.5% 10.3% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 18.0% 13.9% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.2% 18.0% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 4.4% 12.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 4.9% 13.1% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 0.0% 5.1% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 0.0% 5.4% 7.7%

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