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People

Total Population 962
Male Share of the Population 49%
Female Share of the Population 51%
Senior Citizens 14.6%
Employed Population 16+ 395
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 30.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 5.9%
Median Earnings25+ $30,918
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $22,778
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,417

Wealth

Median Family Income $41,364
% Above Poverty Level 70.5%
% Below Poverty Level 29.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 0.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 12.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 42.7%
Median Gross Rent $617
Median House Value $59,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 44.8%
US/American 0%
English 7.7%
Irish 11%

Gaston Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 39 miles N of Rocky Mount, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 75 miles NE of Raleigh, North Carolina
County Northampton
Standard Zip Codes 27832
Phone Area Codes 252
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.5
Longitude -77.645

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 ROANOKE RAPIDS
Distance 1.7 miles
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
Distance 14.5 miles
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
Station MURFREESBORO
Distance 31.4 miles
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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Garysburg 1,101 $24,886
Halifax 279 $83,542
Jackson 583 $56,364
Roanoke Rapids 15,653 $54,609
Seaboard 756 $28,750
Weldon 1,644 $48,750
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Gaston High Schools

NORTHAMPTON HIGH-WEST
152 HURRICANE DR.
252-537-1910
Serves 451 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.3

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