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Gaston County, NC

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Gaston County, NC
  • Location TypeCounty
  • County SeatGastonia, NC
  • Population206,086
  • Land Area (Square Miles) 356.0299
  • Population Density (Per Square Mile) 578.7998

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TitleLatest YearLatest ValueLatest Rank
Decennial Census Population (County)2010206,086301 of 3170
Decennial Census Population Per Square Mile (County)2010578.80249 of 3170
Percent of African American Population (County)201817.6%565 of 3131
Percent of Hispanic Population (County)20187.3%1008 of 3139
Persistent Poverty Counties (County)201300 of 0 - 1
Rural-Urban Continuum for Counties (County)201311 of 1 - 9
Unemployment Rate (County)20193.9%1305 of 3140
Death Rate (Per 100,000) (County)20161,055.001746 of 3105
Percent of Adults Physically Inactive (County)201631.9%630 of 3141
Age-Adjusted Rate of Diabetes per 1,000 Persons (County)20167.602048 of 3141
Medicare Part D Prescription Enrollment Rate (County)201838.7%2522 of 3137
Farmers' Markets (County)20165363 of 2249
Percent of Children Without a Market Within One Mile (County)201512.5%2194 of 3004
Percent of School-age Children in Poverty (County)201816.6%1871 of 3140
Total Public School Expenditures (County)2017$338,046,000.00394 of 3123
Number of Public Libraries (County)201711287 of 1287
Average Daily Maximum Heat Index (County)201193.001564 of 3103
Percentage of Days with a Good Air Quality Index (County)201591.7%246 of 1045
Greenhouse Gas Direct Emitting Facilities (County)20184405 of 1227
Average Fine Particulate Matter (County)201112.73917 of 3108
FEMA Public Assistance Grant Dollars Obligated for Disasters (County)2013$415,396.09179 of 447
Total Deposits in Banks (County)2016-2017$2,419,505,000.00438 of 3108
Property Taxes as Percent of Income: Five-Year Estimates (County)2006-20102.3%1126 of 2773
Percent of Firms Which are Women Owned (County)201233.8%1048 of 3093
Manufacturing Establishments with 5 to 9 Employees (County)201843232 of 1961
Immigrant Households Entering County According to Tax Returns (County)2013-201423403 of 472
Estimated Veteran Population Under 45 Years Old (County)20103,104359 of 3143
Total Planted Acres (County)201912,556.692488 of 3034
Online, Mail Order, and Television Retail Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$74,000,000.00810 of 2709
Total Retail and Food Service Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$3,677,000,000.00406 of 3108
Earnings in Management of Companies and Enterprises Occupations in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$109,000,000.00454 of 2178
Population (County)2050263,000348 of 3076
Per Capita Total Personal Income (County)2050$193,074.001383 of 3112
Total Employees (County)2050132,000407 of 3065
Population 18 to 24 Years Old (County)205020,000382 of 2216
African American Male Population 25 Years Old (County)2050283266 of 2780
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