Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Gaston is 1,621. Gaston, South Carolina is the 8,405th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Gaston was in 2010, when its population was 1,645. In 2010, Gaston was the 8,322nd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 8,405th largest city in the US. Gaston is currently 1.5% smaller than it was in 2010.
Gaston has grown 23.3% since the 2000. Gaston, South Carolina is growing moderately quickly; it is growing faster than 81% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
The total voting age population of Gaston, South Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,201. The voting age population is 49.2% male and 50.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 8.3% of the residents of Gaston are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Gaston are 80.3% White, 12.9% Black, 2.9% Two or more races, 2.8% Other and 1.1% Asian. Additionally, 10.7% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Gaston, 32.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 48.7%. On a per-household basis, 26.2% of families are below the poverty line in Gaston.
Among those aged 16 and older, 68.3% of Gaston residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 81.6% of Gaston residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 10.5% have a bachelor's degree and 2.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Gaston residents aged 5 and older, 10.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 10.1% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.7% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Gaston is 9.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Gaston, 13.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Gaston is $42,069.
In Gaston, 60.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 39.8% of housing units in Gaston.
Of all the housing units in Gaston, 4.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Gaston, 15.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 110 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Gaston is $849.
In Gaston, 73.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.
|Year||Population||Rank in US|
|8396||Manteo, North Carolina||1,625||35.7%|
|8399||Huachuca City, Arizona||1,624||-7.4%|
|8405||Gaston, South Carolina||1,621||23.3%|
|8407||Rocky Top, Tennessee||1,621|
|8408||Elgin, South Carolina||1,620||64.9%|
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