The Town of Gaston had a population of 1,084 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Gaston is located at latitude 36.4952 and longitude -77.6464 in Northampton County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Gaston (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0.14 sq. miles. Northampton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 180 feet.
The Town of Gaston (GNIS ID: 2406550) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gaston population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Gaston: Camps Store, Wilkins Ferry.
|Population in Households||1,071|
|Population in Familes||871|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||13|
|Average Household Size||2.42|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||531 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||295 (55.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||148 (27.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||88 (16.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$60,069|
|Average Home Value||$101,949|
|Median Household Income||$28,916|
|Average Household Income||$40,531|
|Per Capita Income||$16,977|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||-0.21%|
|Per Capita Income||0.67%|
The table below compares Gaston to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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||# 424||43rd|
|Population Density1||# 384||48th|
|Diversity Index2||# 288||61st|
|Median Household Income||# 642||13th|
|Per Capita Income||# 628||15th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.