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People

Total Population 1,571
Male Share of the Population 48.8%
Female Share of the Population 51.2%
Senior Citizens 13.2%
Employed Population 16+ 765
Age of the Population 32

Families

% of people married 46.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.5%
Median Earnings25+ $32,420
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $25,000
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,750

Wealth

Median Family Income $44,236
% Above Poverty Level 88.6%
% Below Poverty Level 11.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 32 minutes
% Working from Home 5.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 29.9%
Median Gross Rent $774
Median House Value $80,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 27.6%
US/American 0%
English 5.7%
Irish 13.3%

Gaston Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 13 miles S of Columbia, South Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 98 miles S of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Lexington
Metro Area Columbia
Standard Zip Codes 29053
Phone Area Codes 803
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.816
Longitude -81.101

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 COLUMBIA METRO AP
Distance 9.2 miles
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
Distance 11.8 miles
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
Station ORANGEBURG 2
Distance 26.7 miles
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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cayce 12,944 $55,012
Pelion 754 $63,393
South Congaree 2,475 $42,083
Springdale 2,693 $70,372
Swansea 708 $58,125
West Columbia 15,623 $57,992
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