Gaston is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 1,076 people and just one neighborhood, Gaston is the 386th largest community in North Carolina.
Occupations and Workforce
Gaston is a blue-collar town, with 48.35% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Gaston is a town of service providers, production and manufacturing workers and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Gaston who work in management occupations (9.87%), healthcare suport services (9.11%) and sales jobs (9.11%).
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Gaston has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Gaston has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Gaston than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Gaston may be for you.
Gaston is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.