Gaston County Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work

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Gaston County Population Demographics top

Total Population 246,105
Male Population 118,674
Female Population 127,431
Male Population 48.22 %
Female Population 51.78 %
Median Age 41
Citizen US Born 231,870
Citizen not US Born 7,010
Not Citizen 7,225
Citizen US Born 94.22 %
Citizen not US Born 2.85 %
Not Citizen 2.94 %
Moved from Abroad 278
Moved from Same Country 19,006
Moved from Same State 7,556
Moved from Different State 4,935
Same House as Last Year 211,696
Moved from Abroad 0.11 %
Moved from Same Country 7.72 %
Moved from Same State 3.07 %
Moved from Different State 2.01 %
Same House as Last Year 86.02 %

Occupational Employment in Gaston County top

White Collar 79,518
Blue Collar 30,992
White Collar 32.31 %
Blue Collar 12.59 %
Self Employees 8,559
Private Companies 82,603
Governmental Workers 12,477
Not for Profit Companies 6,871
Self Employees 3.48 %
Private Companies 33.56 %
Governmental Workers 5.07 %
Not for Profit Companies 2.79 %

Number of Households in Gaston County top

Total Households 93,291
Average People Per Household 3
Family Households 62,833
Non-family Households 30,458
Non-family Households 25.53 %
Family Households 12.38 %
Households with Children 29,389
Households without Children 63,902
Households with Children 11.94 %
Households without Children 25.97 %

Median and Average Income in Gaston County top

Average Household Income $62,610.31
Median Household Income $47,109.00
People below Poverty Level 38,796
People above Poverty Level 201,491

Housing in Gaston County top

Housing Units 105,007
Median Year Built 1978
Built in 1939 or Earlier 7,735
Built between 1940 and 1949 5,304
Built between 1950 and 1959 10,887
Built between 1960 and 1969 13,996
Built between 1970 and 1979 16,029
Built between 1980 and 1989 14,981
Built between 1990 and 1999 16,397
Built between 2000 and 2009 16,365
Built in 2010 or Later 3,313
Occupied Housing Units 93,291
Owner Occupied 61,994
Renter Occupied 31,297
Owner Occupied 25.19 %
Renter Occupied 12.72 %
With Mortgage 38,859
Without Mortgage 23,135
Median Value with Mortgage $135,800.00
Median Value without Mortgage $109,200.00
Median Housing Costs per Month $768.00
With Mortgage 15.79 %
Without Mortgage 9.4 %

Gaston County Education Statistics top

No High School 9,008
Some High School 81,441
Some College 55,741
Associate Degree 18,041
Bachelor's Degree 24,957
Graduate Degree 10,210
No High School 3.66 %
Some High School 33.09 %
Some College 22.65 %
Associate Degree 7.33 %
Bachelor's Degree 10.14 %
Graduate Degree 4.15 %

Marital Status in Gaston County top

Never Married 57,715
Married 102,322
Separated 6,176
Widowed 14,719
Divorced 24,825
Never Married 23.45 %
Married 41.58 %
Separated 2.51 %
Widowed 5.98 %
Divorced 10.09 %

Means of Transport to Work in Gaston County top

Car 102,611
Bus or TrolleyBus 348
Bicycle 55
Motorcycle 195
TaxiCab 80
Walk 840

Recently added listings in Gaston County top

$160,000 USD
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  • 2.5 Baths
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  • 3 Beds
  • 1 Baths
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  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
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  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
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Disclaimer


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the 2017 American Community Survey and is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.
Gaston County is an area in Foothills,North Carolina with a population of 246,105. There are 118,674 male residents living in Gaston County and 127,431 female residents. The total number of households is 93,291 with 3 people per household on average.
The median age of the current population is 41 with 102,322 people being married and 103,435 being single.

The employment numbers show that there are 71.96% white collar employees and 28.04% blue collar employees in Gaston County.
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