Gastonia Gaston County, North Carolina

Gastonia: City in North Carolina, United States

About

Gastonia is a city located in the county of Gaston in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 71,741 and a population density of 535 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 77,640 inhabitants.

Gastonia Quick Facts

Population : 77,640 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : Gaston County
Postal code : 28052–28056
Area : 134.22 km2
Altitude : 797 feet / 243 meters
Capital city : Gastonia is capital of Gaston County
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 08:48:07 (27th November 2021)
Density : 578 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 7.6% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Gastonia is located at 35°15'43"N 81°11'14"W (35.2620800, -81.1873000).

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Demographics

The population of Gastonia increased by 7.6% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 71,741 - census
2011 71,871 0.18% estimation process
2012 72,503 0.87% estimation process
2013 72,789 0.39% estimation process
2014 73,183 0.54% estimation process
2015 74,009 1.12% estimation process
2016 74,963 1.27% estimation process
2017 76,307 1.76% estimation process
2018 76,885 0.75% estimation process
2019 77,273 0.5% estimation process
2020 77,640 0.47% estimation process

Gastonia zip code is 28052. County name: Gaston, County fips: 37071

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Local Places in Gastonia

People born in Gastonia (53)

People born in Gastonia, including basketball player James Worthy, economist, social theorist, political philosopher and author Thomas Sowell, writer Lionel Shriver, you can see a list of people who born in Gastonia.

  • Darrell Armstrong (American basketball player) he was born in 22/06/1968
  • R. Gregg Cherry (American politician (1891-1957)) he was born in 17/10/1891
  • Sleepy Floyd (American basketball player) he was born in 06/03/1960
  • Wes Helms (American baseball player) he was born in 12/05/1976
  • Kevin Millwood (American baseball player) he was born in 24/12/1974
  • Evan Karagias (American professional wrestler and actor) he was born in 27/11/1973
  • Melvin Stewart (American swimmer) he was born in 16/11/1968
  • Patrick McHenry (American politician) he was born in 22/10/1975
  • Hassan Whiteside (American basketball player) he was born in 13/06/1989
  • Clyde Caldwell (American artist) he was born in 20/02/1948
  • Bubba Wilson (American professional basketball player) he was born in 07/08/1955
  • J.K. Edwards (American basketball player) he was born in 06/09/1982
  • Kris Lang (American basketball player) he was born in 12/12/1979
  • Leonard Hamilton (American basketball player and coach) he was born in 04/08/1948
  • Buddy Lewis (American baseball player) he was born in 10/08/1916
  • Billy Queen (American baseball player) he was born in 28/11/1928
  • Bob Cooper (American racing driver) he was born in 13/11/1935
  • Ernest Angley (Christian evangelist) he was born in 09/08/1921

Schools in Gastonia

College & universities near Gastonia, NC

Code Name City ZIP
444486 Paul Mitchell the School-Gastonia Gastonia (NC) 28054
198570 Gaston College Dallas (NC) 28034
197984 Belmont Abbey College Belmont (NC) 28012-1802
198190 Carolina School of Broadcasting Charlotte (NC) 28214
484729 University of Phoenix-North Carolina Charlotte (NC) 28273

Stations (6)

Amtrak & bus stations near Gastonia, NC

Code Name Address Type
GAS Gastonia 350 Hancock Street RAIL
CLT Charlotte 1914 North Tryon St. RAIL
KAN Kannapolis 201 South Main St. RAIL
SPB Spartanburg 290 Magnolia St RAIL
SAL Salisbury Depot and Liberty Sts. RAIL

Post offices near Gastonia

Post Office Name City ZIP
Gastonia Post Office Gastonia (NC) 28052
New H Post Office Gastonia (NC) 28054
Dalla Post Office Dallas (NC) 28034
Lowell Post Office Lowell (NC) 28098
Bessemer City Post Office Bessemer City (NC) 28016

Other places with the same name (1)

Other cities in Gaston County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Gaston County , NC.

City Name Population Title
Mount Holly 16,415 City in Gaston County, North Carolina
Davidson 13,203 Town in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States
Belmont 12,622 City in North Carolina, United States
Cherryville 6,138 City in Gaston County, North Carolina, United States of America
Bessemer City 5,577 City in North Carolina, United States
South Gastonia 5,312 Unincorporated community
Dallas 4,851 Town in Gaston County, North Carolina, United States
Cramerton 4,511 Town in Gaston County, North Carolina, United States.
Stanley 3,793 Town in North Carolina
Lowell 3,744 City in Gaston County, North Carolina, United States
Ranlo 3,708 City in Gaston County, North Carolina, United States of America
High Shoals 757 Town
McAdenville 677 Human settlement in Gaston County, North Carolina, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Gastonia distances to largest North Carolina cities