In 2021, Gaston County, NC had a population of 226k people with a median age of 40 and a median household income of $56,819. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Gaston County, NC grew from 222,119 to 226,097, a 1.79% increase and its median household income grew from $53,474 to $56,819, a 6.26% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Gaston County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (70.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (16.9%), White (Hispanic) (3.82%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.92%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.79%).
None of the households in Gaston County, NC reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
97% of the residents in Gaston County, NC are U.S. citizens.
In 2021, the median property value in Gaston County, NC was $170,500, and the homeownership rate was 65.7%.
Most people in Gaston County, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Gaston County, NC was 2 cars per household.
Gaston County, NC borders N/A.