In 2019, Gaston County, NC had a population of 219k people with a median age of 40.1 and a median household income of $52,835. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Gaston County, NC grew from 216,585 to 219,271, a 1.24% increase and its median household income grew from $49,384 to $52,835, a 6.99% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Gaston County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (72.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (16.2%), White (Hispanic) (4.59%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.27%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.87%). 0% of the households in Gaston County, NC speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.
96.9% of the residents in Gaston County, NC are U.S. citizens.
In 2019, the median property value in Gaston County, NC was $144,200, and the homeownership rate was 65.3%. Most people in Gaston County, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Gaston County, NC was 2 cars per household.