Gastonia Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Gastonia, NC

General Gastonia Information

State: North Carolina

County: Gaston County

Close cities: McAdenville, NC, South Gastonia, NC, Adenville, NC, Spencer Mountain, NC, Dallas, NC, Ranlo, NC, Cramerton, NC, Lowell, NC, Kings Mountain, NC, Bessemer City, NC

Gastonia Population (census data)
Total 71,059 (+4.9% since 2000)
Male 33,585 (47.3%)
Female 37,474 (52.7%)

Population Density: 1,543 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 83.6 (US Avg is 100)

Gastonia Elevation: 816 feet above sea level

Land Area: 46.1 square miles

Median Household Income: $37,732

Zip Codes: 28056, 28054, 28053, 28055, and 28052.

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Gastonia Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (67.3%)
  • Black (25.6%)
  • Hispanic (5.5%)
  • Other race (1.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (13.8%)
  • German (9.0%)
  • Irish (7.1%)
  • English (6.4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (4.0%)
  • Scottish (1.8%)
Foriegn Born: 3,698 people (5.2%)
  • Latin America (73.6%)
  • Europe (13.2%)
  • Asia (13.2%)

Gastonia School Information

High Schools
Ashbrook High (2222 South New Hope Road, Gastonia, NC, 28054 - Gaston County Schools District)
Forestview High (5545 Union Road, Gastonia, NC, 28056 - Gaston County Schools District)
Hunter Huss High (1518 Edgefield Avenue, Gastonia, NC, 28052 - Gaston County Schools District)
Middle Schools
Southwest Middle (1 Roadrunner Drive, Gastonia, NC, 28052 - Gaston County Schools District)
W P Grier Middle (1622 E Garrison Boulevard, Gastonia, NC, 28054 - Gaston County Schools District)
York Chester Middle (601 South Clay Street, Gastonia, NC, 28052 - Gaston County Schools District)
Elementary Schools
Brookside Elementary (1950 Rhyne Carter Road, Gastonia, NC, 28054 - Gaston County Schools District)
Chapel Grove Elementary (5201 Lewis Road, Gastonia, NC, 28052 - Gaston County Schools District)
Edward D Sadler, Jr. Elementary (3950 West Franklin Boulevard, Gastonia, NC, 28052 - Gaston County Schools District)
Forest Heights Elementary (1 Learning Place, Gastonia, NC, 28052 - Gaston County Schools District)
Gardner Park Elementary (738 Armstrong Park Road, Gastonia, NC, 28054 - Gaston County Schools District)
Hershal H Beam Elementary (200 Davis Park Road, Gastonia, NC, 28052 - Gaston County Schools District)
Lingerfeldt Elementary (1601 Madison Street, Gastonia, NC, 28052 - Gaston County Schools District)
New Hope Elementary (137 Stowe Road, Gastonia, NC, 28056 - Gaston County Schools District)
Pleasant Ridge Elementary (937 South Miller Street, Gastonia, NC, 28052 - Gaston County Schools District)
Rhyne Elementary (1900 W Davidson Avenue, Gastonia, NC, 28052 - Gaston County Schools District)
Robinson Elementary (3122 South Union Road, Gastonia, NC, 28056 - Gaston County Schools District)
Sherwood Elementary (1744 Dixon Road, Gastonia, NC, 28054 - Gaston County Schools District)
W A Bess Elementary (4340 Beaty Road, Gastonia, NC, 28056 - Gaston County Schools District)
Woodhill Elementary (1027 Woodhill Drive, Gastonia, NC, 28052 - Gaston County Schools District)
Other/Private Schools
Highland Charter (324 N Highland Street, Gastonia, NC, 28052 - Highland Charter District)
Highland School Of Technology (1600 N Morris Street, Gastonia, NC, 28052 - Gaston County Schools District)
Piedmont Community Charter (119 East Second Avenue, Gastonia, NC, 28052 - Piedmont Community Charter District)
Warlick School (1316 Spencer Mountain Road, Gastonia, NC, 28054 - Gaston County Schools District)
Webb Street Special Education (1623 N Webb Street, Gastonia, NC, 28052 - Gaston County Schools District)

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