In 2018, Gaston County, NC had a population of 217k people with a median age of 40.1 and a median household income of $49,384. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Gaston County, NC grew from 214,049 to 216,585, a 1.18% increase and its median household income grew from $46,626 to $49,384, a 5.92% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Gaston County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (73%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (15.8%), White (Hispanic) (3.91%), Other (Hispanic) (2.32%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.17%). NaNk% of the people in Gaston County, NC speak a non-English language, and 96.8% are U.S. citizens.
The median property value in Gaston County, NC is $136,500, and the homeownership rate is 66.3%. Most people in Gaston County, NC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 25.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Gaston County, NC is 2 cars per household.