Gastonia SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
7
Affordability
6
Diversity
9
Safety
3
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
8

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Gastonia, North Carolina Info Snack

Gastonia is the largest city and county seat of Gaston County, North Carolina, United States. It is also the second largest satellite city of the Charlotte area, behind Concord. The population was 71,741 at the 2010 Census. Gastonia is the 13th largest city in North Carolina. It is part of the Charlotte metropolitan area, officially designated the Charlotte Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA). Gastonia has experienced steady growth, with a population increase between 2000 and 2010 of nearly 8.2%, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
Population
74,381
Unemployment
9.5%
Poverty
19.1%
Median Home
$140,100
Median Income
$43,985
Median Rent
$806

Rankings for Gastonia in North Carolina

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Map Of Gastonia, NC

Population over time in Gastonia

Year Population % Change
2017 74,381 0.7%
2016 73,877 0.9%
2015 73,211 0.8%
2014 72,664 0.5%
2013 72,300 0.6%
2012 71,865 0.6%
2011 71,409 1.0%
2010 70,709 -

Crime in Gastonia Per 100k

Crime Gastonia NC USA
Violent Crime 744.2 363.7 382.9
Murder 5.2 5.8 5.3
Robbery 207.4 91.0 98.0
Aggravated Assault 531.6 240.5 248.9
Property Crime 4874.6 2545.3 2362.0
Burglary 770.4 630.6 430.4
Larceny 3760.3 1760.9 1694.0
Car Theft 343.9 153.8 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Gastonia

White
58.2% (43,283)
African American
27.1% (20,177)
American Indian
0.2% (132)
Asian
2.0% (1,464)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.3% (190)
Two Or More
2.6% (1,935)
Hispanic
9.7% (7,200)
Race Gastonia NC USA
White 58.2% 63.6% 61.5%
African American 27.1% 21.2% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 2.0% 2.7% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.6% 2.1% 2.3%
Hispanic 9.7% 9.1% 17.6%

Household Income For Gastonia, North Carolina

Less than $10,000
8.3% (617,362)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.7% (498,352)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.2% (981,829)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.8% (952,076)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.0% (1,115,715)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.4% (1,294,229)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.8% (803,314)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.0% (743,810)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.4% (252,895)
$200,000 or more
2.4% (178,514)
Income Gastonia NC USA
Less than $10,000 8.3% 7.3% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.7% 5.8% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.2% 11.1% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.8% 11.0% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.0% 14.5% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.4% 18.1% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.8% 11.8% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.0% 11.7% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.4% 4.4% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 2.4% 4.3% 6.3%

Gender in Gastonia

Female
53.1% (39,513)
Male
46.9% (34,867)
Gender Gastonia NC USA
Female 53.1% 51.3% 50.8%
Male 46.9% 48.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Gastonia for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.2% (3,876)
9-12th Grade
10.1% (7,544)
High School / GED
27.5% (20,453)
Some College
23.9% (17,779)
Associate's Degree
9.4% (7,022)
Bachelor's Degree
16.8% (12,486)
Master's Degree
5.0% (3,709)
Professional Degree
1.3% (989)
Doctorate Degree
0.7% (518)
Education Gastonia NC USA
< 9th Grade 5.2% 4.9% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 10.1% 8.2% 7.2%
High School / GED 27.5% 26.1% 27.3%
Some College 23.9% 21.7% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 9.4% 9.3% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 16.8% 19.2% 19.1%
Master's Degree 5.0% 7.7% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.3% 1.6% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.7% 1.3% 1.4%

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