The Town of Gaston had a population of 1,123 as of July 1, 2017.
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, 2017.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Gaston: Camps Store, Wilkins Ferry.
|Daytime Population: Workers||510|
|Daytime Population: Residents||689|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||1,199|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||1.07|
|Population in Households||1,106|
|Population in Familes||898|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||17|
|Median Household Income||$29,732|
|Average Household Income||$43,707|
|Per Capita Income||$18,330|
|Total Housing Units||538 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||296 (55.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||154 (28.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||88 (16.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$63,816|
|Average Home Value||$105,912|
|Average Household Size||2.46|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.71%|
|Per Capita Income||2.3%|
The table below compares Gaston to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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||# 418||44th|
|Population Density||# 375||49th|
|Diversity Index||# 298||60th|
|Median Household Income||# 648||12th|
|Per Capita Income||# 611||17th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.