Gaston is a tiny city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 676 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Gaston is the 188th largest community in Oregon.
Gaston home prices are not only among the most expensive in Oregon, but Gaston real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Unlike some cities, Gaston isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Gaston are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Gaston is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Gaston who work in office and administrative support (16.67%), maintenance occupations (10.68%), and sales jobs (10.26%).
Also of interest is that Gaston has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One downside of living in Gaston, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.80 minutes every day commuting to work.
The citizens of Gaston have a very low rate of college education: just 7.78% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Gaston in 2018 was $25,736, which is middle income relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $102,944 for a family of four. However, Gaston contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Gaston home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Gaston residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Gaston include German, Irish, European, Norwegian, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Gaston is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.