In 2017, Gastonia, NC had a population of 74.4k people with a median age of 37.9 and a median household income of $43,985. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Gastonia, NC grew from 73,877 to 74,381, a 0.682% increase and its median household income grew from $43,003 to $43,985, a 2.28% increase.
The population of Gastonia, NC is 58.2% White Alone, 27.1% Black or African American Alone, and 9.68% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Gastonia, NC speak a non-English language, and 95.8% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Gastonia, NC are Paul Mitchell the School-Gastonia (175 degrees awarded in 2016).
The median property value in Gastonia, NC is $140,100, and the homeownership rate is 54.6%. Most people in Gastonia, NC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 23 minutes. The average car ownership in Gastonia, NC is 2 cars per household.