Gaston ( North Carolina )

Please find listed in what follows eighty-one statistical data about the County of Gaston compared with those of the North Carolina state and those of the whole USA. Values are grouped by categories:

County of Gaston (North Carolina) Population data

Resident total population estimate (July 1) 2006 = 199,397

Resident population (April 1) 2000 (complete count) = 190,365

Resident total population estimate, net change - April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2006 = 9,087 abitanti

Resident total population estimate, percent change - April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2006 = 4.8%

County of Gaston (North Carolina) Geography data

Land area, 2000 (square miles) = 356.21

Persons per square mile, 2000 = 534.70

County of Gaston (North Carolina) Population data by age

Resident population under 5 years of age (July 1) 2006 = 13,043

Resident population under 5 years of age, percent (July 1) 2006

Gaston 6.5%

North Carolina 6.9%

USA 6.8%

Resident population under 18 years of age (July 1) 2006 = 48,394

Resident population under 18 years of age, percent (July 1) 2006

Gaston 24.3%

North Carolina 24.3%

USA 24.6%

Resident Population 65 years and over (July 1) 2006 = 25,343

Resident population 65 years and over, percent (July 1) 2006

Gaston 12.7%

North Carolina 12.2%

USA 12.4%

County of Gaston (North Carolina) Population data by sex

Resident population total females, percent (July 1) 2006 = 51.6%

Resident population total females, percent (July 1) 2006

Gaston 51.6%

North Carolina 51.0%

USA 50.7%

Resident population total males, percent (July 1) 2006 = 48.4%

Resident population total males, percent (July 1) 2006

Gaston 48.4%

North Carolina 49%

USA 49.3%

County of Gaston (North Carolina) Miscellanea

Civilian noninstitutionalized population, 5 years and over, with a disability 2000 (sample) = 41,483

Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 = 24 minutes.

County of Gaston (North Carolina) Population data by races

Resident population White alone (July 1) 2006 = 165,186

Resident population White alone, percent (July 1) 2006

Gaston 82.8%

North Carolina 74.0%

USA 80.1%

Resident population Black alone (July 1) 2006 = 29,769

Resident population Black alone, percent (July 1) 2006

Gaston 14.9%

North Carolina 21.7%

USA 12.8%

Resident population American Indian and Alaska Native alone (July 1) 2006 = 604

Resident population American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent (July 1) 2006

Gaston 0.3%

North Carolina 1.3%

USA 1.0%

Resident population Asian alone (July 1) 2006 = 2,122

Resident population Asian alone, percent (July 1) 2006

Gaston 1.1%

North Carolina 1.9%

USA 4.4%

Resident population Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone (July 1) 2006 = 77

Resident population Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent (July 1) 2006

Gaston 0.0%

North Carolina 0.1%

USA 0.2%

Resident population Two or more races (July 1) 2006 = 1,639

Resident population Two or more races, percent (July 1) 2006

Gaston 0.8%

North Carolina 1.1%

USA 1.6%

Resident population Hispanic or Latino Origin (July 1) 2006 = 10,306

Resident population Hispanic or Latino Origin, percent (July 1) 2006

Gaston 5.2%

North Carolina 6.7%

USA 14.8%

Resident population Not Hispanic, White alone (July 1) 2006 = 156,173

Resident population Not Hispanic, White alone, percent (July 1) 2006 = 78.3%

Resident population Not Hispanic, White alone, percent (July 1) 2006

Gaston 78.3%

North Carolina 67.9%

USA 66.4%

County of Gaston (North Carolina) More population data

Births 2004 = 2,582

Deaths 2004 = 1,938

Infant deaths under one year 2004 = 20

Population 5 years and over by residence in 1995 - percent in same house 2000 (sample) = 58.3%

Population 5 years and over by residence in 1995 - percent in same house 2000 (sample)

Gaston 58.3%

North Carolina 53.0%

USA 54.1%

Percent foreign born population 2000 (sample) = 3.3%

Percent foreign born population 2000 (sample)

Gaston 3.3%

North Carolina 5.3%

USA 11.1%

Population 5 years and over, percent speaking language other than English at home 2000 (sample) = 5.7%

Population 5 years and over, percent speaking language other than English at home 2000 (sample)

Gaston 5.7%

North Carolina 8.0%

USA 17.9%

County of Gaston (North Carolina) Incomes data (NAICS - North American Industry Classification System)

Personal Income (NAICS) 2005 = Mil.$ 5,858

Per capita personal income (NAICS) 2005 = $ 29,854

County of Gaston (North Carolina) Housing data

Housing unit estimates as of July 1, 2006 = 85,959

Housing unit estimates - net change, April 1, 2000 (base) to July 1, 2006 = 7,140

Housing unit estimates - percent change, April 1, 2000 (base) to July 1, 2006 = 9.1%

Housing unit estimates - percent change, April 1, 2000 (base) to July 1, 2006

Gaston 9.1%

North Carolina 14.4%

USA 9.0%

Owner-occupied housing units - percent of total occupied housing units 2000 (complete count) = 68.8%

Owner-occupied housing units - percent of total occupied housing units 2000 (complete count)

Gaston 68.8%

North Carolina 69.4%

USA 66.2%

Median value of specified owner-occupied housing units 2000 (sample) = $ 90,300

Housing units by units in structure - multiple units 2000 (sample) = 14%

Housing units by units in structure - multiple units 2000 (sample)

Gaston 14%

North Carolina 16%

USA 26%

County of Gaston (North Carolina) Households data

Households 2000 (complete count) = 73,936

Persons per household 2000 (complete count) = 2.53

Per capita income in 1999 = $ 19,225

Median household income 2004 = $ 40,356

People of all ages in poverty - percent 2004 = 14.2%

People of all ages in poverty - percent 2004

Gaston 14.2%

North Carolina 13.8%

USA 12.7%

County of Gaston (North Carolina) Educational attainment

Educational attainment - persons 25 years and over - percent high school graduate or higher 2000 = 71.4%

Educational attainment - persons 25 years and over - percent high school graduate or higher 2000

Gaston 71.4%

North Carolina 78.1%

USA 80.4%

Educational attainment - persons 25 years and over - percent bachelor's degree or higher 2000 = 14.2%

Educational attainment - persons 25 years and over - percent bachelor's degree or higher 2000

Gaston 14.2%

North Carolina 22.5%

USA 24.4%

County of Gaston (North Carolina) Labor and Employment

Civilian labor force 2006 = 100,564

Civilian labor force unemployment 2006 = 5,491

Civilian labor force unemployment rate 2006 = 5.5%

Civilian labor force unemployment rate 2006

Gaston 5.5%

North Carolina 4.8%

USA 4.6%

Employment in all industries (NAICS) 2005 = 96,021

Employment in all industries (NAICS), net change 2000(SIC)- 2005 = -3,832

Employment in government and government enterprises (NAICS) 2005 = 9,526

Earnings in all industries (NAICS, no code) 2005 (thousands dollars) = $ 3,432,487

Earnings in all industries (NAICS, no code), average earnings per job 2005 (in thousands dollars) = $ 35,747

Private nonfarm establishments 2005 = 4,030

Private nonfarm employment for pay period including March 12, 2005 = 63,575

Private nonfarm employment for pay period including March 12, 2005, percent change 2000-2005 = -10.2%

Private nonfarm employment for pay period including March 12, 2005, percent change 2000-2005

Gaston -10.2%

North Carolina 0.7%

USA 2.0%

Nonemployer: total (NAICS 00) establishments, 2005 = 10,947

Accommodation and Food Services: total (NAICS 72) - sales of establishments with payroll 2002 (thousands dollars) = $ 181,829

Total number of firms 2002 = 12,838

Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002 = 4.5%

Total American Indian-and Alaska Native-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002 = Less than 100 firms: percentage not available

Total Asian-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002 = 1.1%

Total Hispanic-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002 = Less than 100 firms: percentage not available

Total Native Hawaiian-and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002 = Less than 100 firms: percentage not available

Total women-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002 = 26.5%

Manufacturing: total (NAICS 31-33) - value of shipments 2002 (thousands dollars) = $ 3,724,134

Wholesale trade: total (NAICS 42) - sales of establishments with payroll 2002 = $ 0

Retail trade: total (NAICS 44-45) - sales of establishments with payroll 2002 = $ 1,789,973

Retail trade: total (NAICS 44-45) - sales of establishments with payroll per capita 2002 = $ 9,271

New private housing units authorized by building permits - total 2006 (20,000-place universe) = 1,437

Valuation of new private housing units authorized by building permits 2006 (20,000-place universe) (thousands dollars) = $ 244,375

Land in farms (NAICS) 2002(acres)(not adjusted) = 41,827

Federal Government expenditure - total FY 2004 (thousands dollars) = $ 875,811

Federal Government expenditure per capita FY 2004 = $ 4,504

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Dallas Elementary School - East Belmont School - East Gaston Senior High School - East School - Flint Groves School - Forest Heights Elementary School - Gardner Park Elementary School - Gaston College - Gaston Day School - Gastonia Central Elementary School - Gingles School - Grier Junior High School - H H Beam Elementary School - High Shoals Elementary School - Highland Junior High School - Holbrook High School - Humphrey School - Huss High School - Kiser School - Lincoln Junior High School - Lingerfeldt Elementary School - Lowell Elementary School - McAdenville Elementary School - Myrtle School - New Hope School - North Belmont Elementary School - North Carolina Vocational Textile School - North Gaston Senior High School - Panhandle School (historical) - Peedin School - Pinewood School - Pleasant Ridge School - Rankin Elementary School - Rhyne School - Robinson School - Sacred Heart College - Sherwood School - South Point High School - South School - Southwest Junior High School - Springfield School - Stanley Junior High School - Tryon Elementary School - Warlick School - West School - West School - William C Friday Junior High School - Wilson School - Woodhill School - Wray Junior High School - Stream Abernethy Creek - Anthony Creek - Beaverdam Creek - Blackwood Creek - Burton Branch - Catawba Creek - Coley Creek - Duharts Creek - Dutchmans Creek - Ferguson Branch - Fites Creek - Hoyle Creek - Jule Allen Branch - Kaglor Branch - Little Beaverdam Creek - Little Hoyle Creek - Little Long Creek - Long Creek - Mauney Creek - McGill Branch - McGill Creek - Oates Creek - Rattle Shoal Creek - Rocky Branch - Sailors Branch - Shoal Branch - South Crowders Creek - South Fork Catawba River - South Fork Crowders Creek - South Stanley Creek - Squirrel Branch - Stanley Creek - Sulphur Branch - Taylors Creek - Summit Berry Mountain - Crowders Mountain - Gamble Hill - Jackson Knob - Spencer Mountain - Tower WAAK-AM (Dallas) - WBCY-FM (Charlotte) - WBTV-TV (Charlotte) - WBTV-TV (Charlotte) - WCCB-TV (Charlotte) - 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