Gaston township, North Carolina

Population In Gaston township, North Carolina

Population5852

In terms of political views, the Gaston township population skews Democratic. The top religion in Gaston township is Protestant. The top age group is 45-64 per census data.

Household Types in Gaston township, North Carolina

  • Singles in Gaston township 52.5%
  • Married Couples in Gaston township 47.5%

Age Groups of People Living in Gaston township, North Carolina

  • 18 to 24 year olds 7.1%
  • 25 to 44 year olds 15.5%
  • 45 to 64 year olds 31.4%
  • 65+ year olds 31.2%

Race Diversity in Gaston township, North Carolina

The Race Diversity score in Gaston township, North Carolina is 22.Race diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Latino/Hispanics 2.3%
  • Whites 43.2%
  • Black or African Americans 51.6%
  • American Indian & Alaska Natives 1.1%
  • Asians 0.0%
  • Native Hawaiians & Other Pacific Islanders 0.0%
  • Multi 3.8%
  • Other 0.2%

The Religion of people living in Gaston township, North Carolina

The primary religious affiliation in Gaston township, North Carolina is Protestant. The Religion Diversity score in Gaston township, North Carolina is 0.1Religion diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score..

ReligionPercentage of Population
Protestant29.5%
Catholic0.0%
Orthodox0.0%
Other / Christian0.0%
Mormon0.0%
Jewish0.0%
Muslim0.0%
Buddhist0.0%
Hindu0.0%
Other / Non-Christian0.0%
No Religion70.5%

Industry and Occupation in Gaston township, North Carolina

The top industry present in Gaston township, North Carolina is Educational services, health care, and social assistance. 28.0 % of residents work in Management, business, science, and arts occupations, while only 9.4% work in Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations. The Industry Diversity score in Gaston township, North Carolina is 63.2.Industry diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1.8%
  • Construction 13.0%
  • Manufacturing 15.4%
  • Wholesale trade 1.6%
  • Retail trade 14.0%
  • Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 6.1%
  • Information 2.5%
  • Finance and insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 3.7%
  • Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 4.7%
  • Educational services, health care, and social assistance 21.7%
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation, and accommodation and food services 8.4%
  • Other services, except public administration 3.5%
  • Public administration 3.8%

The Occupation Diversity score in Gaston township, North Carolina is 84.3.Occupation diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Management, business, science, and arts occupations 28.0%
  • Service occupations 18.0%
  • Sales and office occupations 21.7%
  • Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations 9.4%
  • Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 22.8%

Average Educational level of people living in Gaston township,North Carolina

42.1% of residents in Gaston township, North Carolina have earned a Bachelor’s degree or higher, compared to the U.S. average of 46.6%. 45.2% of residents in Gaston township, North Carolina hold STEM degrees (STEM = Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics). The Educational level Diversity score in Gaston township, North Carolina is 69.3.Educational diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Less than high school graduate 23.0%
  • High school graduate (includes equivalency) 34.9%
  • Some college or associate's degree 26.7%
  • Bachelor's degree 9.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree 5.5%

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