The table below compares Gaston County to the other 100 counties and county equivalents in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 9||92nd|
|Population Density1||# 7||94th|
|Diversity Index2||# 57||44th|
|Median Household Income||# 38||63rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 35||66th|
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|Population in Households||206,953|
|Population in Familes||170,962|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||3,323|
|Average Household Size||2.53|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||91,005 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||53,617 (58.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||28,063 (30.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||9,325 (10.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$151,480|
|Average Home Value||$186,638|
|Median Household Income||$42,045|
|Average Household Income||$57,194|
|Per Capita Income||$22,264|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.54%|
|Per Capita Income||2.06%|
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