In 2018, Gastonia, NC had a population of 75.1k people with a median age of 38.6 and a median household income of $46,301. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Gastonia, NC grew from 74,381 to 75,138, a 1.02% increase and its median household income grew from $43,985 to $46,301, a 5.27% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Gastonia, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (57.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (27.9%), White (Hispanic) (5.25%), Other (Hispanic) (3.31%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.62%). 0% of the people in Gastonia, NC speak a non-English language, and 96.1% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Gastonia, NC are Paul Mitchell the School-Gastonia (189 degrees awarded in 2019).
In 2018, the median property value in Gastonia, NC was $144,000, and the homeownership rate was 55.5%. Most people in Gastonia, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Gastonia, NC was 2 cars per household.