In 2017, Gaston County, NC had a population of 214k people with a median age of 40.1 and a median household income of $46,626. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Gaston County, NC grew from 211,753 to 214,049, a 1.08% increase and its median household income grew from $44,288 to $46,626, a 5.28% increase.
The population of Gaston County, NC is 73.6% White Alone, 15.5% Black or African American Alone, and 6.62% Hispanic or Latino. 7.85% 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 $130,700, and the homeownership rate is 65.4%. Most people in Gaston County, NC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Gaston County, NC is 2 cars per household.