Gastonia SnackAbility

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

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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
75,138
Unemployment
8.0%
Poverty
18.4%
Median Home
$144,000
Median Income
$46,301
Median Rent
$847

1 Reviews & Comments About Gastonia

Overall User Rating
4.0
/5

Rose Lane Mable

I live in Gastonia, North Carolina. And our city has good paying jobs, most that pay way above $50,000 a year.

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Map Of Gastonia, NC

Population over time in Gastonia

Year Population % Change
2017 75,138 1.7%
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/100k Gastonia NC USA
Violent Crime 679.0 377.6 368.9
Murder 9.1 6.0 5.0
Robbery 181.1 81.1 86.2
Aggravated Assault 488.9 265.1 246.8
Property Crime 4965.3 2494.1 2199.5
Burglary 807.1 599.9 376.0
Larceny 3775.4 1724.4 1594.6
Car Theft 382.8 169.8 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Gastonia

White
57.9% (43,468)
African American
27.9% (20,929)
American Indian
0.2% (151)
Asian
2.0% (1,498)
Hawaiian
0.0% (19)
Other
0.3% (209)
Two Or More
2.6% (1,972)
Hispanic
9.2% (6,892)
Race Gastonia NC USA
White 57.9% 63.3% 61.1%
African American 27.9% 21.1% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 2.0% 2.8% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.6% 2.2% 2.4%
Hispanic 9.2% 9.2% 17.8%

Household Income For Gastonia, North Carolina

Less than $10,000
7.9% (596,120)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.2% (463,883)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.7% (955,161)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.6% (944,888)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.7% (1,029,446)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.5% (1,391,912)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.6% (793,948)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.0% (826,085)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.9% (291,342)
$200,000 or more
2.9% (221,009)
Income Gastonia NC USA
Less than $10,000 7.9% 680.1% 633.5%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.2% 542.3% 460.0%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.7% 1065.5% 931.0%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.6% 1072.6% 928.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.7% 1422.6% 1263.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.5% 1807.0% 1746.4%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.6% 1204.5% 1247.6%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.0% 1246.3% 1464.4%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.9% 469.2% 627.5%
$200,000 or more 2.9% 489.8% 697.9%

Gender in Gastonia

Female
52.9% (39,744)
Male
47.1% (35,394)
Gender Gastonia NC USA
Female 52.9% 51.3% 50.8%
Male 47.1% 48.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Gastonia for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (3,756)
9-12th Grade
10.0% (7,513)
High School / GED
28.0% (21,038)
Some College
24.0% (18,033)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (7,513)
Bachelor's Degree
16.0% (12,022)
Master's Degree
5.0% (3,756)
Professional Degree
1.0% (751)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (751)
Education Gastonia NC USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 10.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 28.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 24.0% 22.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 16.0% 20.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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