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People

Total Population 616
Male Share of the Population 52.6%
Female Share of the Population 47.4%
Senior Citizens 9.1%
Employed Population 16+ 300
Age of the Population 34

Families

% of people married 50.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $58,182
% Above Poverty Level 94.5%
% Below Poverty Level 5.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 15%
Median Gross Rent $917
Median House Value $174,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 24%
US/American 0%
English 5.4%
Irish 16.7%

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

Gaston Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 9 miles SW of Hillsboro, Oregon (center to center)
Nearest Large City 23 miles W of Portland, Oregon
County Washington
Standard Zip Codes 97119
Phone Area Codes 503
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.436
Longitude -123.138

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 FOREST GROVE
Distance 5.9 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 46 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 54 to 83 F
Oct Temp 41 to 66 F
Annual Precip 45.8 inches
Station BEAVERTON 2 SSW
Distance 15.6 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 46 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 54 to 79 F
Oct Temp 43 to 64 F
Annual Precip 39.9 inches
Station N WILLAMETTE EXP STN
Distance 21.6 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 47 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 53 to 80 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 42.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Carlton 1,869 $58,750
Cornelius 12,186 $55,757
Dundee 3,184 $73,750
Forest Grove 22,823 $57,648
Hillsboro 97,751 $74,138
Yamhill 1,132 $70,521

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

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Gaston High Schools

GASTON JR/SR HIGH SCHOOL
304 PARK ST
503-985-7516
Serves 288 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 20.6

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