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People

Total Population 945
Male Share of the Population 49.9%
Female Share of the Population 50.1%
Senior Citizens 11.5%
Employed Population 16+ 427
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 55.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $45,000
% Above Poverty Level 82%
% Below Poverty Level 18%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 31.2%
Median Gross Rent $497
Median House Value $59,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.2%
US/American 0%
English 8.6%
Irish 14.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Gaston Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 10 miles NW of Muncie, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 51 miles NE of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Delaware
Metro Area Muncie
Standard Zip Codes 47342
Phone Area Codes 765
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.313
Longitude -85.5

Gaston Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MUNCIE BALL STATE UNIV
Distance 8.1 miles
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 PORTLAND 1 SW
Distance 14.1 miles
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
Station HARTFORD CITY 4 ESE
Distance 14.1 miles
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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Gaston, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Wheeling (47342)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Eaton 1,671 $46,875
Fowlerton 276 $36,250
Matthews 593 $40,833
Shamrock Lakes 261 $91,875
Summitville 1,026 $43,125

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Gaston High Schools

WES-DEL MIDDLE/SENIOR HIGH SCH
10000 N CR 600 W
765-358-4091
Serves 503 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.2

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