Gaston strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in North Carolina):
Affordability of Property Taxes
Comparing Gaston to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in North Carolina (State):
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|Female Share of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Age of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Average Household Size|
|Portion of People Married|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|People Above Poverty|
|Median Family Income|
|College Educated Adults|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Short Commute Times|
|Working at Home|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|People Living Alone|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Nearest Medium City||39 miles N of Rocky Mount, North Carolina (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||75 miles NE of Raleigh, North Carolina|
|Standard Zip Codes||27832|
|Phone Area Codes||252|
|Time Zone||Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Jan Temp||28 to 48 F|
|Apr Temp||45 to 70 F|
|Jul Temp||68 to 89 F|
|Oct Temp||47 to 71 F|
|Annual Precip||46.1 inches|
|Station||EMPORIA 1 WNW|
|Jan Temp||26 to 49 F|
|Apr Temp||44 to 71 F|
|Jul Temp||67 to 89 F|
|Oct Temp||45 to 72 F|
|Annual Precip||44.3 inches|
|Jan Temp||27 to 49 F|
|Apr Temp||44 to 70 F|
|Jul Temp||66 to 87 F|
|Oct Temp||46 to 71 F|
|Annual Precip||49.6 inches|
|Average Family Size||2.73|
|American Indian & Alaskan||3||0.3%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||10||1%|
|Est. 2005 Population||936|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||37.6%|
|French (except Basque)||0.9%|
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152 HURRICANE DR.
Serves 451 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.3
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