In 2020, Gaston County, NC had a population of 222k people with a median age of 40 and a median household income of $53,474. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Gaston County, NC grew from 219,271 to 222,119, a 1.3% increase and its median household income grew from $52,835 to $53,474, a 1.21% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Gaston County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (71.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (16.4%), White (Hispanic) (4.28%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.62%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.63%).
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.
97.1% of the residents in Gaston County, NC are U.S. citizens.
In 2020, the median property value in Gaston County, NC was $156,800, and the homeownership rate was 66%.
Most people in Gaston County, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Gaston County, NC was 2 cars per household.