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Where is Gaston County, North Carolina?

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Gaston County is a county equivalent area found in North Carolina, USA. The county government of Gaston is found in the county seat of Gastonia.

With a total 943.02 sq. km of land and water area, Gaston County, North Carolina is the 2697th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 211,127 people, Gaston County has a total 89341 households earning 42017 on average per year.

Gaston County, North Carolina - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 37071
Area Codes 704
Time Zone EST
Major Cities Gastonia (population: 103,596), Belmont (population: 20,238), Mount Holly (population: 19,995), Dallas (population: 16,800), Stanley (population: 14,237), Cherryville (population: 13,705), Bessemer City (population: 13,591), Lowell (population: 3,613), Cramerton (population: 3,134), Alexis (population: 1,142)
Land Area 81,517 sq miles
Water Area 356 sq miles
Household Income $42,017
Housing Units 89,341
Median Home Value $123,600
High School Grads 81% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 18% of population
Retail Spending $11,096 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $253,421 per capita

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.