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Demographics

People

Total Population1,388
Male Share of the Population47.9%
Female Share of the Population52.1%
Senior Citizens13%
Employed Population 16+664
Age of the Population35

Families

% of people married51.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher12.5%
Median Earnings25+$29,583
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,000
Median Earnings With High School Degree$34,013

Wealth

Median Family Income$53,289
% Above Poverty Level79.9%
% Below Poverty Level20.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home4.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation1.4%

Housing

People Living Alone25.8%
Median Gross Rent$832
Median House Value$78,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)26.8%
German12.3%
Irish12.2%
English3.9%
Italian2.4%
French Except Basque1.2%
Scottish1.1%
Welsh1%
Swiss0.7%
Polish0.6%
African0.5%
Lithuanian0.4%
Dutch0.2%
Hungarian0.1%
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Gaston Almanac

CategoryValue
County Lexington County
Standard Zip Codes29053
Phone Area Codes803
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude33.81
Approximate Longitude-81.1

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)

StationCOLUMBIA METRO AP
Distance9.2 miles
Jan Temp34 to 55 F
Apr Temp51 to 76 F
Jul Temp72 to 92 F
Oct Temp52 to 76 F
Annual Precip48.2 inches
StationPELION 4 NW
Distance11.8 miles
Jan Temp34 to 56 F
Apr Temp49 to 77 F
Jul Temp70 to 91 F
Oct Temp50 to 76 F
Annual Precip51 inches
StationORANGEBURG 2
Distance26.7 miles
Jan Temp34 to 57 F
Apr Temp49 to 77 F
Jul Temp70 to 92 F
Oct Temp51 to 77 F
Annual Precip47.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Cayce13,684$55,941
Pelion707$64,609
South Congaree2,272$45,781
Springdale2,740$65,850
Swansea893$53,036
West Columbia15,947$50,206

Gaston Public Schools

Frances F. Mack Intermediate
161 Gaston Street
ZIP: 29053
(803) 794-8369
Middle
Total Enrollment 460
Sandhills Middle
582 Meadowfield Road
ZIP: 29053
(803) 926-1890
Middle
Total Enrollment 448

Gaston Private Schools

Christian Kingdom Academy
850 Valley Ridge Rd
ZIP: 29053
Secondary
Total Enrollment 50
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