Latest Data (2016)
Population 75,536
Nationwide Rank 459

Quick Facts

Gastonia, North Carolina is the 459th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Gastonia, North Carolina is a city.

Gastonia, North Carolina is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 Gastonia had its largest population ever.

Gastonia, North Carolina's growth is about average. 53% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Gastonia, North Carolina Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
449 St. Joseph, Missouri 76,472 3.2%
450 Baldwin Park, California 76,464 0.6%
451 Gary, Indiana 76,424 -25.4%
452 Perris, California 76,331 109.7%
453 Baytown, Texas 75,992 14.0%
454 Kalamazoo, Michigan 75,984 -1.3%
455 Layton, Utah 75,655 28.4%
456 San Ramon, California 75,639 68.3%
457 Boynton Beach, Florida 75,569 24.7%
458 Wyoming, Michigan 75,567 8.6%
459 Gastonia, North Carolina 75,536 11.7%
460 Arlington Heights, Illinois 75,525 -1.2%
461 Union City, California 75,322 11.6%
462 Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 75,293 5.6%
463 Evanston, Illinois 74,895 1.0%
464 Jonesboro, Arkansas 74,889 34.2%
465 Franklin, Tennessee 74,794 61.2%
466 Missouri City, Texas 74,561 39.3%
467 Bolingbrook, Illinois 74,518 30.8%
468 Schaumburg, Illinois 74,446 -1.1%
469 Camden, New Jersey 74,420 -6.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
235 Wilmington 117,525 30.9%
259 High Point 111,223 28.4%
349 Greenville 91,495 45.7%
357 Concord 89,891 58.7%
360 Asheville 89,121 22.2%
459 Gastonia 75,536 11.7%
523 Jacksonville 67,784 3.0%
627 Chapel Hill 59,246 23.3%
676 Rocky Mount 55,466 -5.7%
688 Huntersville 54,839 109.7%
719 Burlington 52,709 14.7%
761 Wilson 49,620 10.1%
798 Kannapolis 47,839 27.9%
810 Apex 47,349 122.9%
931 Hickory 40,567 7.6%
943 Wake Forest 40,112 206.7%
997 Indian Trail 38,222 180.5%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 75,536 459
2015 74,543 461
2014 73,698 460
2013 73,209 457
2012 72,723 456
2011 71,980 455
2010 71,741 453
2009 72,934 427
2008 72,213 428
2007 70,651 435
2006 69,138 446
2005 68,230 450
2004 67,497 442
2003 67,406 439
2002 67,526 434
2001 67,360 426
2000 67,622 420
1990 59,757 408