Gastonia, NC
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Living in Gastonia

Gastonia is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 81,161 people and 39 constituent neighborhoods, Gastonia is the 13th largest community in North Carolina.

Also of interest is that Gastonia has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

The population of Gastonia overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Gastonia, 24.93% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Gastonia in 2018 was $29,179, which is upper middle income relative to North Carolina, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $116,716 for a family of four. However, Gastonia contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Gastonia is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Gastonia home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Gastonia residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Gastonia include German, English, Irish, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Gastonia is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.