Comparing Gaston to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Indiana (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Male Share of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Age of the Population|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Average Household Size|
|Portion of People Married|
|People Above Poverty|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|Median Family Income|
|College Educated Adults|
|Working at Home|
|Short Commute Times|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Affordability of Rents|
|People Living Alone|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Nearest Medium City||10 miles NW of Muncie, Indiana (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||51 miles NE of Indianapolis, Indiana|
|Standard Zip Codes||47342|
|Phone Area Codes||765|
|Time Zone||Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||MUNCIE BALL STATE UNIV|
|Jan Temp||16 to 33 F|
|Apr Temp||39 to 61 F|
|Jul Temp||64 to 85 F|
|Oct Temp||42 to 64 F|
|Annual Precip||38.9 inches|
|Station||HARTFORD CITY 4 ESE|
|Jan Temp||18 to 33 F|
|Apr Temp||41 to 62 F|
|Jul Temp||63 to 84 F|
|Oct Temp||43 to 65 F|
|Annual Precip||37.9 inches|
|Station||PORTLAND 1 SW|
|Jan Temp||15 to 32 F|
|Apr Temp||38 to 60 F|
|Jul Temp||62 to 84 F|
|Oct Temp||40 to 64 F|
|Annual Precip||37.2 inches|
|Average Family Size||3.06|
|American Indian & Alaskan||0||0%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||2||0.2%|
|Est. 2005 Population||963|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||4%|
|French (except Basque)||2%|
According to the US Postal Service, Gaston, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Wheeling (47342)
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Penn Foster College
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Our Lady of the Lake University is a private, Catholic university with a deep connection to the history and community of San Antonio.
Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.
Learning at Full Sail University has always centered around interaction and the exchange of ideas. Our online curriculum fully embraces this philosophy.
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WES-DEL MIDDLE/SENIOR HIGH SCH
10000 N CR 600 W
Serves 503 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.2
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