gastonia Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 2,217 5.6 % 6.6 %
High School Graduate 14,606 36.8 % 32.6 %
Some College 11,326 28.6 % 24.6 %
Bachelor’s Degree 7,276 18.3 % 22.5 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 4,242 10.7 % 13.7 %
High School Graduate or Higher 33,598 84.7 % 87.1 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 9,123 23.0 % 23.0 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 74,550 - -
19 years old and under 19,441 26.1 % 25.6 %
20 to 44 years old 25,466 34.2 % 12.7 %
45 to 64 years old 19,216 25.8 % 12.7 %
65 years old and older 10,427 14.0 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 62,548 100.0 % 84.6 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 9,946 34.9 % 33.5 %
Married 12,970 45.6 % 50.5 %
Separated 1,250 4.4 % 2.6 %
Divorced 4,299 15.1 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 31,335 - -
Occupied Housing Units 27,432 87.5 % 87.7 %
Vacant Housing Units 3,903 12.5 % 12.3 %
1-Unit, Detached 21,077 67.3 % 61.4 %
1-Unit, Attached 772 2.5 % 5.8 %
2-Units 646 2.1 % 3.7 %
3 to 4 Units 1,605 5.1 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 3,501 11.2 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 1,798 5.7 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 1,158 3.7 % 8.8 %
Mobile Homes 778 2.5 % 6.3 %
Built 1990 to 1999 4,559 14.5 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 4,838 15.4 % 13.6 %
Built 1970 to 1979 4,377 14.0 % 15.5 %
Built 1960 to 1969 4,875 15.6 % 10.8 %
Built 1940 to 1959 4,904 15.7 % 15.6 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 2,426 7.7 % 13.0 %
Electric 12,105 38.6 % 33.5 %
Oil / Kerosene 366 1.2 % 4.4 %
Natural Gas 14,133 45.1 % 42.3 %
Tank or LP Gas 463 1.5 % 4.1 %
Wood 267 0.9 % 1.8 %
Other Fuel 17 0.1 % 0.4 %
None 81 0.3 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 45,292 61.8 % 75.5 %
African-American 21,303 29.1 % 13.1 %
Native American 369 0.5 % 0.8 %
Asian 2,279 3.1 % 5.6 %
Some Other Race 4,004 5.5 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 42,713 55,775
Median Family Income 51,613 68,260
Median Per Capita Income 23,092 29,979
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 54.84 %
  • Temperature 63.77 ℉
  • Rainfall 3.18 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 13
    [CDD] 0.42
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.06 %
6.0 0.01 %
7.0 0.00 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area
Public Information
Unemployment Information
Data sourced by HomeFacts.com