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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataNorth Carolina

Demographic Statistics

Gastonia, North Carolina,

Number

Percent

Total population66,277100.0
SEX AND AGE
Male31,32547.3
Female34,95252.7
Under 5 years4,6607.0
5 to 9 years4,7717.2
10 to 14 years4,6117.0
15 to 19 years4,0666.1
20 to 24 years4,2606.4
25 to 34 years10,18115.4
35 to 44 years10,01715.1
45 to 54 years8,89313.4
55 to 59 years3,1924.8
60 to 64 years2,4863.8
65 to 74 years4,8517.3
75 to 84 years3,2194.9
85 years and over1,0701.6
Median age (years)35.6(X)
18 years and over49,73375.0
Male
23,07334.8
Female
26,66040.2
21 years and over47,36771.5
62 years and over10,57015.9
65 years and over9,14013.8
Male
3,3335.0
Female
5,8078.8
RACE
One race65,59099.0
White
46,51370.2
Black or African American
16,98125.6
American Indian and Alaska Native
1370.2
Asian
7731.2
Asian Indian
2430.4
Chinese
1130.2
Filipino
300.0
Japanese
330.0
Korean
490.1
Vietnamese
1650.2

Other Asian 1

1400.2
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
190.0
Native Hawaiian
10.0
Guamanian or Chamorro
50.0
Samoan
90.0

Other Pacific Islander 2

40.0
Some other race
1,1671.8
Two or more races6871.0

Race alone or in combination with one or more other races 3

White47,05871.0
Black or African American17,28426.1
American Indian and Alaska Native3590.5
Asian9041.4
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander520.1
Some other race1,3602.1
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE
Total population66,277100.0
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)3,6135.5
Mexican
2,3433.5
Puerto Rican
2290.3
Cuban
850.1
Other Hispanic or Latino
9561.4
Not Hispanic or Latino62,66494.5
White alone
44,61567.3
RELATIONSHIP
Total population66,277100.0
In households64,79897.8
Householder
25,94539.1
Spouse
12,27818.5
Child
18,69928.2
Own child under 18 years
14,18721.4
Other relatives
4,4456.7
Under 18 years
1,9482.9
Nonrelatives
3,4315.2
Unmarried partner
1,3242.0
In group quarters1,4792.2
Institutionalized population
1,1761.8
Noninstitutionalized population
3030.5
HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE
Total households25,945100.0
Family households (families)17,70968.3
With own children under 18 years
7,94930.6
Married-couple family
12,27847.3
With own children under 18 years
5,04519.4
Female householder, no husband present
4,22016.3
With own children under 18 years
2,3589.1
Nonfamily households8,23631.7
Householder living alone
6,86426.5
Householder 65 years and over
2,5499.8
Households with individuals under 18 years9,16635.3
Households with individuals 65 years and over6,20923.9
Average household size2.50(X)
Average family size3.00(X)
HOUSING OCCUPANCY
Total housing units27,857100.0
Occupied housing units25,94593.1
Vacant housing units1,9126.9
For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use
440.2
Homeowner vacancy rate (percent)2.1(X)
Rental vacancy rate (percent)7.4(X)
HOUSING TENURE
Occupied housing units25,945100.0
Owner-occupied housing units14,71656.7
Renter-occupied housing units11,22943.3
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.54(X)
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.44(X)
(X) Not applicable
1 Other Asian alone, or two or more Asian categories.
2 Other Pacific Islander alone, or two or more Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander categories.
3 In combination with one or more other races listed. The six numbers may add to more than the total population and the six percentages may add to more than 100 percent because individuals may report more than one race.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 1, Matrices P1, P3, P4, P8, P9, P12, P13, P,17, P18, P19, P20, P23, P27, P28, P33, PCT5, PCT8, PCT11, PCT15, H1, H3, H4, H5, H11, and H12.

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