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Gastonia Summary
Gastonia is located in North Carolina
Latitude: 35.230031
Longitude: -81.169354
Population: 98,023
Area: 114.67 sq. miles
Land: 114.29 sq. miles
Water: 0.38 sq. miles
Population Density: 857.66 people per sq. mile
Elevation: 816.0 feet above sea level
Time Zone: Eastern (GMT -5)
Daylight Savings: Yes
Area Codes: 704, 980
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Gastonia Demographics

Gastonia Gender Distribution

Gender Distribution
GenderNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Male47,01447.96 %48.98 %49.04 %
Female51,00952.04 %51.02 %50.96 %
Males / Female0.92-0.960.96
Total Population98,023100.00 %--
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Gastonia Age Distribution

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Age Distribution
Age GroupNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Under 5 years6,7396.87 %6.70 %6.83 %
5 to 9 years7,1117.25 %6.99 %7.31 %
10 to 14 years6,8987.04 %6.85 %7.30 %
15 to 19 years6,0246.15 %6.71 %7.20 %
20 to 24 years5,9966.12 %7.17 %6.75 %
25 to 34 years14,91215.21 %15.08 %14.17 %
35 to 44 years15,28815.60 %15.99 %16.01 %
45 to 54 years13,74614.02 %13.48 %13.37 %
55 to 59 years4,9245.02 %4.97 %4.79 %
60 to 64 years3,8683.95 %4.02 %3.84 %
65 to 74 years6,9947.14 %6.63 %6.53 %
75 to 84 years4,1694.25 %4.10 %4.38 %
85 years and over1,3541.38 %1.31 %1.50 %
Age StatisticsNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Median age (years)35.9-37.737.7
18 years and over73,47874.96 %75.60 %74.27 %
Male
34,64635.34 %36.48 %35.85 %
Female
38,83239.62 %39.12 %38.42 %
21 years and over70,06371.48 %71.23 %69.92 %
62 years and over14,76215.06 %14.38 %14.65 %
65 years and over12,51712.77 %12.04 %12.42 %
Male
4,7734.87 %4.83 %5.12 %
Female
7,7447.90 %7.21 %7.30 %
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Gastonia Racial Profile

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Racial Profile Chart
RaceNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
One race97,05799.01 %98.72 %97.55 %
White
75,29776.82 %72.11 %75.21 %
Black or African American
19,19519.58 %21.59 %12.26 %
American Indian and Alaska Native
2430.25 %1.24 %0.87 %
Asian
9350.95 %1.41 %3.59 %
Asian Indian
2660.27 %0.33 %0.59 %
Chinese
1210.12 %0.24 %0.85 %
Filipino
330.03 %0.12 %0.65 %
Japanese
400.04 %0.07 %0.28 %
Korean
660.07 %0.16 %0.38 %
Vietnamese
2110.22 %0.19 %0.39 %
Other Asian
1980.20 %0.31 %0.45 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
300.03 %0.05 %0.14 %
Native Hawaiian
80.01 %0.01 %0.05 %
Guamanian or Chamorro
70.01 %0.02 %0.02 %
Samoan
100.01 %0.01 %0.03 %
Other Pacific Islander
50.01 %0.01 %0.04 %
Some other race
1,3571.38 %2.32 %5.48 %
Hispanic StatisticsNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)4,0714.15 %4.71 %13.70 %
Mexican
2,6052.66 %3.06 %7.24 %
Puerto Rican
2800.29 %0.39 %2.46 %
Cuban
1030.11 %0.09 %0.44 %
Other Hispanic or Latino
1,0831.10 %1.17 %3.55 %
Not Hispanic or Latino93,95295.85 %95.29 %86.30 %
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Gastonia Social Profile

Gastonia School Enrollment

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School Enrollment Chart
School EnrollmentNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school23,316100.00 %--
Nursery school, preschool
1,4816.35 %6.62 %6.47 %
Kindergarten
1,4496.21 %5.61 %5.43 %
Elementary school (grades 1-8)
11,42348.99 %44.69 %43.92 %
High school (grades 9-12)
5,24522.50 %20.44 %21.38 %
College or graduate school
3,71815.95 %22.63 %22.81 %
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Gastonia Education Level

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Education Level Chart
Education LevelNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Population 25 years and over65,156100.00 %--
Less than 9th grade
6,74210.35 %7.83 %7.55 %
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
12,31018.89 %14.03 %12.05 %
High school graduate (includes equivalency)
17,72927.21 %28.45 %28.63 %
High school or higher
46,10470.76 %78.14 %80.40 %
Some college, no degree
13,55020.80 %20.45 %21.05 %
Associate degree
4,0376.20 %6.78 %6.32 %
Bachelor's degree
7,81311.99 %15.30 %15.54 %
Bachelor's degree or higher
10,78816.56 %22.47 %24.40 %
Graduate or professional degree
2,9754.57 %7.17 %8.86 %
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Gastonia Ancestry Distribution

Ancestry Distribution
AncestryNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Total ancestries reported77,909100.00 %--
Arab2030.26 %0.28 %0.42 %
Czech680.09 %0.21 %0.59 %
Danish500.06 %0.16 %0.50 %
Dutch1,6702.14 %1.34 %1.58 %
English6,2548.03 %11.00 %8.53 %
French (except Basque)1,1181.44 %1.83 %2.90 %
French Canadian2090.27 %0.42 %0.85 %
German9,16811.77 %10.92 %14.93 %
Greek1310.17 %0.27 %0.40 %
Hungarian1060.14 %0.23 %0.49 %
Irish7,0829.09 %8.54 %10.65 %
Italian1,2981.67 %2.61 %5.47 %
Lithuanian750.10 %0.10 %0.23 %
Norwegian2160.28 %0.47 %1.56 %
Polish5810.75 %1.26 %3.12 %
Portuguese360.05 %0.10 %0.41 %
Russian2140.27 %0.36 %0.92 %
Scotch-Irish3,7774.85 %3.66 %1.50 %
Scottish1,8402.36 %2.54 %1.70 %
Slovak670.09 %0.10 %0.28 %
Subsaharan African8411.08 %0.89 %0.62 %
Swedish2290.29 %0.58 %1.39 %
Swiss1240.16 %0.17 %0.32 %
Ukrainian900.12 %0.14 %0.31 %
United States or American16,03520.58 %15.97 %7.18 %
Welsh3170.41 %0.55 %0.61 %
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)660.08 %0.23 %0.65 %
Other ancestries26,04433.43 %35.07 %31.89 %
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Gastonia Economy

Gastonia Employment

GroupNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Population 16 years and over75,915100.00 %--
Males 16 years and over
35,97447.39 %48.31 %48.32 %
Females 16 years and over
39,94152.61 %51.69 %51.68 %
In labor force
48,79464.27 %65.66 %63.63 %
Males in labor force
25,86853.01 %53.52 %53.52 %
Females in labor force
22,92646.99 %46.48 %46.48 %
Civilian labor force
48,77064.24 %64.22 %63.10 %
Employed
45,88960.45 %60.80 %59.39 %
Unemployed
2,8813.80 %3.42 %3.71 %
Unemployment level
-5.90 %5.20 %5.84 %
Armed Forces
240.03 %1.44 %0.53 %
Not in labor force
27,12135.73 %34.34 %36.37 %
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Employment Type Chart
Employment TypeNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Private wage and salary workers38,57584.06 %78.78 %78.40 %
Government workers5,11311.14 %14.54 %14.66 %
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business2,1594.70 %6.41 %6.64 %
Unpaid family workers420.09 %0.28 %0.31 %
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Gastonia Occupations

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Occupation Chart
OccupationNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Management, professional, and related occupations11,77525.66 %31.19 %33.60 %
Service occupations5,65312.32 %13.53 %14.87 %
Sales and office occupations12,02526.20 %24.78 %26.70 %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations380.08 %0.76 %0.74 %
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations4,87710.63 %11.04 %9.47 %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations11,52125.11 %18.69 %14.63 %
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Gastonia Employment by Industry

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Industry Chart
IndustryNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1310.29 %1.60 %1.87 %
Construction3,1076.77 %8.16 %6.80 %
Manufacturing12,91228.14 %19.75 %14.09 %
Wholesale trade1,7613.84 %3.43 %3.60 %
Retail trade5,30311.56 %11.50 %11.73 %
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities2,9376.40 %4.61 %5.19 %
Information8801.92 %2.35 %3.08 %
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing2,6505.77 %6.05 %6.87 %
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services2,6315.73 %7.74 %9.28 %
Educational, health and social services7,28815.88 %19.18 %19.92 %
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services2,5915.65 %6.95 %7.86 %
Other services (except public administration)2,1694.73 %4.62 %4.88 %
Public administration1,5293.33 %4.07 %4.83 %
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Gastonia Income

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Household Income Chart
Household IncomeNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Households37,676100.00 %3,132,455106,788,273
Less than $10,000
4,15711.03 %10.49 %9.86 %
$10,000 to $14,999
2,7667.34 %6.42 %6.40 %
$15,000 to $24,999
5,00213.28 %13.78 %12.89 %
$25,000 to $34,999
5,03713.37 %13.91 %12.79 %
$35,000 to $49,999
6,78018.00 %17.65 %16.44 %
$50,000 to $74,999
7,36619.55 %19.43 %19.30 %
$75,000 to $99,999
3,2088.51 %8.91 %10.14 %
$100,000 to $149,999
2,3146.14 %6.02 %7.65 %
$150,000 to $199,999
5031.34 %1.62 %2.18 %
$200,000 or more
5431.44 %1.77 %2.35 %
Median household income (dollars)$40,448.00-$36,856.86$39,349.33
Average household size2.56-2.482.58
Average income per member of household$15,779.66-$14,839.50$15,252.86
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Gastonia Commute

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Commute Chart
TypeNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Workers 16 years and over44,910100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
36,95282.28 %79.39 %75.65 %
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
6,13413.66 %14.02 %12.23 %
Public transportation (including taxicab)
2130.47 %0.91 %4.73 %
Walked
4971.11 %1.93 %2.94 %
Other means
3540.79 %1.07 %1.20 %
Worked at home
7601.69 %2.68 %3.25 %
Mean travel time to work (minutes)23.7333 minutes-26.0 minutes26.3 minutes
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Gastonia Housing

Gastonia Occupancy

Housing OccupancyNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units40,480100.00 %3,523,055117,282,697
Occupied housing units
37,84793.50 %88.88 %91.00 %
Owner-occupied housing units
24,30960.05 %61.64 %60.30 %
Renter-occupied housing units
13,53833.44 %27.24 %30.70 %
Vacant housing units
2,6336.50 %11.12 %9.00 %
For seasonal or occasional use
730.18 %3.83 %3.06 %
Homeowner vacancy rate1.80 %-1.83 %2.21 %
Rental vacancy rate7.97 %-9.27 %7.86 %
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.59-2.502.62
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.47-2.432.45
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Structures

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Structures Chart
Structure TypeNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units40,355100.00 %--
1-unit, detached
29,23572.44 %64.36 %60.37 %
1-unit, attached
7621.89 %3.01 %5.68 %
2 units
6591.63 %2.51 %4.29 %
3 or 4 units
1,3103.25 %3.24 %4.72 %
5 to 9 units
2,4356.03 %4.30 %4.66 %
10 to 19 units
1,7414.31 %3.18 %3.99 %
20 or more units
1,2072.99 %2.85 %8.59 %
Mobile home
2,9987.43 %16.38 %7.49 %
Boat, RV, van, etc.
80.02 %0.17 %0.22 %
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Gastonia Rooms

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Rooms Chart
Rooms per residence unitNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units40,355100.00 %--
1 room
1880.47 %0.76 %2.21 %
2 rooms
1,1792.92 %2.83 %4.88 %
3 rooms
2,6036.45 %6.94 %10.06 %
4 rooms
8,87521.99 %18.34 %15.95 %
5 rooms
11,94629.60 %25.93 %20.92 %
6 rooms
7,72919.15 %19.80 %18.39 %
7 rooms
3,6228.98 %11.57 %11.98 %
8 rooms
2,2025.46 %7.07 %7.99 %
9 or more rooms
2,0114.98 %6.75 %7.63 %
Median (rooms)5.2-5.45.5
Occupants per roomNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Occupied housing units37,798100.00 %--
1.00 or less
36,44896.43 %85.85 %85.63 %
1.01 to 1.50
1,0012.65 %1.97 %2.83 %
1.51 or more
3490.92 %1.06 %2.54 %
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Gastonia Household Heating

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Household Heating Pie Chart
Household heating fuel typeNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Utility gas22,41255.54 %21.51 %46.07 %
Bottled, tank, or LP gas1,3253.28 %11.19 %5.96 %
Electricity11,69028.97 %43.38 %27.62 %
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.1,9454.82 %10.45 %8.06 %
Coal or coke00.00 %0.01 %0.12 %
Wood3100.77 %1.86 %1.51 %
Solar energy00.00 %0.04 %0.05 %
Other fuel570.14 %0.19 %0.35 %
No fuel used590.15 %0.25 %1.25 %
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Gastonia Property Value

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Property Pie Chart
Property TypeNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Specified owner-occupied units21,339100.00 %--
Less than $50,000
2,78013.03 %8.68 %10.14 %
$50,000 to $99,999
10,07147.20 %36.60 %30.62 %
$100,000 to $149,999
4,94123.15 %26.11 %23.60 %
$150,000 to $199,999
1,9038.92 %13.57 %14.50 %
$200,000 to $299,999
1,2425.82 %9.44 %11.81 %
$300,000 to $499,999
3101.45 %4.10 %6.42 %
$500,000 to $999,999
840.39 %1.25 %2.34 %
$1,000,000 or more
80.04 %0.25 %0.56 %
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Gastonia Mortgage Status

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Mortgage Payment Pie Chart
Mortgage paymentsNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
With a mortgage14,61668.49 %69.09 %69.56 %
Less than $300
950.45 %0.54 %0.50 %
$300 to $499
8804.12 %4.24 %3.97 %
$500 to $699
2,56012.00 %10.21 %8.97 %
$700 to $999
4,70022.03 %20.53 %17.28 %
$1,000 to $1,499
4,50121.09 %21.16 %20.91 %
$1,500 to $1,999
1,2515.86 %7.55 %9.93 %
$2,000 or more
6292.95 %4.87 %7.99 %
Not mortgaged6,72331.51 %30.91 %30.44 %
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Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Mortgage payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent7,85536.81 %37.73 %36.58 %
15 to 19 percent3,96618.59 %17.69 %17.40 %
20 to 24 percent3,07014.39 %13.80 %13.85 %
25 to 29 percent1,8798.81 %9.13 %9.40 %
30 to 34 percent1,3236.20 %5.71 %6.01 %
35 percent or more3,01614.13 %15.01 %15.91 %
Not computed2301.08 %0.94 %0.85 %
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Gastonia Rent Status

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Rent Payment Pie Chart
Rent payment amountNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Specified renter-occupied units13,426100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Less than $200
7045.24 %5.55 %5.40 %
$200 to $299
6234.64 %5.62 %5.26 %
$300 to $499
3,54226.38 %26.79 %22.00 %
$500 to $749
5,86243.66 %34.74 %33.46 %
$750 to $999
1,43410.68 %13.75 %17.03 %
$1,000 to $1,499
2411.80 %4.22 %8.60 %
$1,500 or more
2341.74 %1.03 %2.89 %
No cash rent
7865.85 %8.30 %5.35 %
Median (dollars)1,67412.47 %39.76 %44.00 %
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Rent Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Rent payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent2,72820.32 %19.28 %18.07 %
15 to 19 percent1,88814.06 %14.53 %14.26 %
20 to 24 percent1,74012.96 %12.65 %12.73 %
25 to 29 percent1,2008.94 %9.60 %10.37 %
30 to 34 percent1,0918.13 %6.66 %7.32 %
35 percent or more3,71727.69 %26.67 %29.47 %
Not computed1,0627.91 %10.62 %7.77 %

Gastonia Vehicle Usage

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Vehicle Usage Pie Chart
Vehicles per householdNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
None3,0717.61 %6.68 %9.57 %
112,75431.60 %28.68 %31.22 %
214,91636.96 %35.49 %34.76 %
3 or more7,05717.49 %18.03 %15.45 %
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