Latest Data (2017)
Population 76,593
Nationwide Rank 456

Quick Facts

Gastonia, North Carolina is the 456th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Gastonia, North Carolina is a city.

Gastonia, North Carolina is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Gastonia had its largest population ever.

Gastonia, North Carolina's growth is about average. 51% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Gastonia, North Carolina Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
446 Boynton Beach, Florida 77,702 28.2%
447 Scranton, Pennsylvania 77,605 2.3%
448 Racine, Wisconsin 77,542 -5.2%
449 Lake Charles, Louisiana 77,117 7.3%
450 Upland, California 76,999 11.8%
451 Baytown, Texas 76,804 15.2%
452 Loveland, Colorado 76,701 47.8%
453 Layton, Utah 76,691 30.2%
454 Flower Mound, Texas 76,681 48.1%
455 Hammond, Indiana 76,618 -7.4%
456 Gastonia, North Carolina 76,593 13.2%
457 St. Joseph, Missouri 76,442 3.1%
458 Baldwin Park, California 76,402 0.5%
459 Gary, Indiana 76,008 -25.8%
460 Wyoming, Michigan 75,938 9.1%
461 San Ramon, California 75,931 69.0%
462 Jonesboro, Arkansas 75,866 36.0%
463 Kalamazoo, Michigan 75,807 -1.5%
464 Iowa City, Iowa 75,798 20.5%
465 Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 75,707 6.2%
466 Cedar Park, Texas 75,704 189.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
234 Wilmington 119,045 32.6%
261 High Point 111,513 28.7%
349 Greenville 92,156 46.7%
351 Concord 92,067 62.6%
353 Asheville 91,902 26.0%
456 Gastonia 76,593 13.2%
490 Jacksonville 72,447 10.1%
628 Chapel Hill 59,862 24.6%
672 Huntersville 56,212 115.0%
701 Rocky Mount 54,523 -7.3%
728 Burlington 53,077 15.5%
759 Apex 50,451 137.6%
776 Wilson 49,348 9.5%
791 Kannapolis 48,806 30.5%
903 Wake Forest 42,269 223.2%
939 Hickory 40,611 7.7%
990 Indian Trail 38,980 186.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 76,593 456
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