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Where is Gastonia, NC?

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Gastonia is a city found in North Carolina, The United States Of America. It is located 35.26 latitude and -81.19 longitude and it is situated at elevation 249 meters above sea level.

Gastonia has a population of 71,741 making it the 14th biggest city in North Carolina. It operates on the EDT time zone, which means that it follows the same time zone as Charlotte.

Quick facts

Country The United States Of America
State North Carolina
Population 71,741
Elevation 249 m over sea level
Time Zone EDT
Longitude -81.187300
Latitude 35.262080

Gastonia has a population of around 73211, of which 35078 (47%) are male and 38133 (52%) are female. The average age of the inhabitants of Gastonia is 37.09, meaning that the average person is above the national median age of 37. For every male, there are approximately 1.09 females, meaning that the population is relatively evenly distributed between males and female(s).

Of Gastonia's 73211 residents, around 71051 (97.00%) identify as having a single race. The majority of the population is white, which consists of 60.60% of the population. Of the remaining population, 20472 are black/African Americans (28.00%), 280 are native Americans (0.40%), 1141 are asians (1.60%), 4809 are other (6.60%).

The median income of households in Gastonia is $40432.00, meaning that most of the households are above the poverty threshold for families of three. Of the total population, 9.20% of households reported an annual income of less than $10,000.

Gastonia, NC Zipcodes

The city of Gastonia has 7 zipcodes recognized by the United States Census Bureau: 28016, 28034, 28052, 28054, 28056, 28086, 28098.

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This page was last updated on October 2, 2015.