Gaston strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in South Carolina):
Low Violent Crime
Comparing Gaston to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in South Carolina (State):
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|Male Share of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Age of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|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|
|Working at Home|
|Short Commute Times|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|People Living Alone|
|Low Violent Crime|
|Low Property Crime|
|Nearest Medium City||13 miles S of Columbia, South Carolina (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||98 miles S of Charlotte, North Carolina|
|Standard Zip Codes||29053|
|Phone Area Codes||803|
|Time Zone||Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||COLUMBIA METRO AP|
|Jan Temp||34 to 55 F|
|Apr Temp||51 to 76 F|
|Jul Temp||72 to 92 F|
|Oct Temp||52 to 76 F|
|Annual Precip||48.2 inches|
|Station||PELION 4 NW|
|Jan Temp||34 to 56 F|
|Apr Temp||49 to 77 F|
|Jul Temp||70 to 91 F|
|Oct Temp||50 to 76 F|
|Annual Precip||51 inches|
|Jan Temp||34 to 57 F|
|Apr Temp||49 to 77 F|
|Jul Temp||70 to 92 F|
|Oct Temp||51 to 77 F|
|Annual Precip||47.3 inches|
|Average Family Size||3.08|
|American Indian & Alaskan||11||0.8%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||25||1.9%|
|Est. 2005 Population||1,389|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||13.1%|
|French (except Basque)||0.9%|
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Penn Foster College
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|City, State||Similarity||1 Person Houses||65+||College Grads||Commute Minutes||Family Income||Kids 0-4||Non White||Pop.||Poverty||Prop. Crime||Seasonal Housing||Viol. Crime|
|1. Blaine, Tennessee||91.3||21%||10.8%||5.1%||32||$35,417||6.8%||3.1%||1,585||14.9%||20.8||0.4%||3.2|
|2. South Congaree, South Carolina||88||21.3%||10.1%||7.1%||28||$39,250||6.7%||11.7%||2,266||12.5%||44.1||0.4%||2.7|
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