Gaston County

  1. Gaston County Legal Resources
  2. Gaston County Statistics
  3. Gaston County Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. Gaston County Employment Information
  5. Gaston County Family Information
  6. Gaston County Education Information
  7. Gaston County Business Information
  8. Gaston County Public Benefits Information
  9. Gaston County Criminal Information
  10. Gaston County Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. Gaston County Cities
  12. Gaston County Zip Codes


Gaston County Legal Resources

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Gaston County Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 190,365
  • Births / Deaths / Infant Deaths (2004): 2,562 / 1,926 / 26
  • Land Area (2000): 922.591 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 18.980 square kilometers
  • Farm Area (2002): 42,000.000 acres (169.932 square kilometers)
  • Farms (2002): 450
  • Farms under 50 acres (2002): 47.30%
  • Farms over 500 acres (2002): 1.60%
  • Farm earnings (2005): $7,203,000
  • Gallons of water used per day (total / irrigation / public use) (2000): 972,000,000 / 3,000,000 / 29,000,000
  • Ground water as percent of water use (2000): 0.80%
  • Physicians (2004): 366
  • Community Hospitals (Beds) (2004): 1 (378)
  • Medicare Recipients (2005): 31,149
  • Federal Spending (2004): $1,093,891
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Gaston County - Historical Places
Houses (2000): 78,842
Building Permits Issued (2006): 1,459
Valuation of Building Permits (2006): $245,510

Gaston County Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 295,182 77.43%
 Rural, Farm 1,551 0.41%
 Rural, Non-farm 84,514 22.17%

Gaston County Real Estate Lawyers provide services for home buying/selling, commercial real estate, leases, landlord tenant, construction, land use and zoning laws. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Gaston County Employment Information

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Gaston County Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 96,023 92,082 3,942 4.11% 41
1991 96,162 89,679 6,483 6.74% 67
1992 96,381 89,514 6,866 7.12% 71
1993 96,276 91,110 5,166 5.37% 54
1994 96,991 92,807 4,184 4.31% 43
1995 98,014 93,853 4,161 4.25% 42
1996 101,278 95,827 5,451 5.38% 54
1997 101,186 96,916 4,270 4.22% 42
1998 99,834 96,369 3,466 3.47% 35
1999 101,966 98,180 3,785 3.71% 37
2000 99,985 94,470 5,515 5.52% 55
2001 101,299 93,545 7,755 7.66% 77
2002 100,236 92,543 7,693 7.68% 77
2003 98,360 91,175 7,184 7.30% 73
2004 96,483 90,322 6,161 6.39% 64
2005 96,665 90,756 5,908 6.11% 61
2006 98,382 92,979 5,403 5.49% 55
2007 99,331 93,842 5,489 5.53% 55
2008 100,649 93,627 7,022 6.98% 70
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 99,069 93,037 6,032 6.09% 61
Feb 2008 99,089 92,973 6,116 6.17% 62
Mar 2008 99,748 93,545 6,203 6.22% 62
Apr 2008 100,086 93,945 6,141 6.14% 61
May 2008 100,594 93,835 6,759 6.72% 67
Jun 2008 101,936 93,855 8,081 7.93% 79
Jul 2008 102,966 94,774 8,192 7.96% 80
Aug 2008 101,286 93,376 7,910 7.81% 78
Sep 2008 101,070 93,307 7,763 7.68% 77
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Gaston County Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 12,210 12.44%
2. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 7,456 7.60%
3. Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 5,870 5.98%
4. Metal Manufactuing 5,368 5.47%
5. Public Administration 3,452 3.52%
6. Utilities 3,442 3.51%
7. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 3,300 3.36%
8. Truck Transportation 3,222 3.28%
9. Machinery Manufacturing 3,032 3.09%
10. Accommodation and Food Services 3,024 3.08%
11. Repair and Maintenance 2,948 3.00%
12. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 2,690 2.74%
13. Health Care 2,274 2.32%
14. Finance and Insurance 2,186 2.23%
15. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 2,178 2.22%
16. Educational Services 2,112 2.15%
17. Chemical Manufacturing 1,918 1.95%
18. Food and Beverage Stores 1,916 1.95%
19. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 1,598 1.63%
20. Other Transportation 1,424 1.45%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 11,286 13.35%
2. Educational Services 8,652 10.23%
3. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 6,948 8.22%
4. Finance and Insurance 5,628 6.66%
5. Accommodation and Food Services 4,672 5.52%
6. Social Assistance 2,892 3.42%
7. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 2,724 3.22%
8. Department and Other General Stores 2,594 3.07%
9. Public Administration 2,480 2.93%
10. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 2,366 2.80%
11. Food and Beverage Stores 2,114 2.50%
12. Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 2,054 2.43%
13. Machinery Manufacturing 1,632 1.93%
14. Apparel Manufacturing 1,630 1.93%
15. Personal and Laundry Services 1,600 1.89%
16. Construction 1,484 1.75%
17. Metal Manufactuing 1,422 1.68%
18. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 1,388 1.64%
19. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 1,308 1.55%
20. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 1,142 1.35%

Gaston County Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Other Production Occupations 7,384 7.52%
2. Other Installation / Maintenance 7,268 7.41%
3. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 5,886 6.00%
4. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 5,110 5.21%
5. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 4,326 4.41%
6. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 4,022 4.10%
7. Other Sales and Related Occupations 3,514 3.58%
8. Vehicle Mechanics 3,452 3.52%
9. Other Management Occupations 3,356 3.42%
10. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 3,068 3.13%
11. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 2,700 2.75%
12. Assemblers and Fabricators 2,664 2.71%
13. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 2,478 2.52%
14. Textile / Apparel / Furnishings 2,418 2.46%
15. Other Construction Trades 2,330 2.37%
16. Top Executives 2,008 2.05%
17. Carpenters 1,752 1.79%
18. Operations Managers Non Finance 1,676 1.71%
19. Engineers 1,530 1.56%
20. Other Office and Admin Support 1,468 1.50%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Other Office and Admin Support 5,240 6.20%
2. Textile / Apparel / Furnishings 4,998 5.91%
3. Secretaries and Admins 4,518 5.34%
4. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 4,364 5.16%
5. Other Production Occupations 4,074 4.82%
6. Other Sales and Related Occupations 2,674 3.16%
7. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 2,666 3.15%
8. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 2,566 3.03%
9. Cashiers 2,558 3.02%
10. Other Management Occupations 2,434 2.88%
11. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 2,340 2.77%
12. Business Operations Specialists 2,282 2.70%
13. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 2,282 2.70%
14. Customer Service Representatives 2,262 2.67%
15. Registered Nurses 2,204 2.61%
16. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 2,116 2.50%
17. Financial Clerks, Non-bookkeeping 2,090 2.47%
18. Health Technologists and Technicians 1,962 2.32%
19. Assemblers and Fabricators 1,800 2.13%
20. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 1,580 1.87%

Gaston County Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 176,408 59.34%
15-35 hours 28,174 9.48%
1-14 hours 5,734 1.93%
No regular hours 86,985 29.26%

Gaston County Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 5,445 3.09%
5 AM-5:29 AM 5,523 3.14%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 9,924 5.64%
6 AM-6:29 AM 15,840 9.00%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 19,140 10.87%
7 AM-7:29 AM 26,319 14.95%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 31,587 17.94%
8 AM-8:29 AM 16,358 9.29%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 6,305 3.58%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 6,786 3.85%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 2,194 1.25%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 848 0.48%
Noon-3:59 PM 14,232 8.08%
4 PM-11:59 PM 15,570 8.84%

Gaston County Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 4,339 2.46%
5-9 14,607 8.30%
10-14 26,995 15.33%
15-19 32,202 18.29%
20-24 28,365 16.11%
25-29 10,981 6.24%
30-34 25,462 14.46%
35-39 5,757 3.27%
40-44 5,735 3.26%
45-59 13,282 7.54%
60-89 4,885 2.77%
At least 90 3,461 1.97%

Gaston County Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 246 0.14% 117,243 66.59%
30-44 68 0.04% 36,886 20.95%
45-59 22 0.01% 13,260 7.53%
At least 60 120 0.07% 8,226 4.67%

Gaston County Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 134 0.07%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 22,714 12.69%
 Car / truck / van, solo 149,799 83.71%
 Motorcycle 102 0.06%
 Other 1,058 0.59%
 Public transportation 456 0.25%
 Walked 1,808 1.01%
 Worked at home 2,889 1.61%

Gaston County Employment Lawyers handle cases involving employment contracts, severance agreements, OSHA, workers compensation, ADA, race, sex, pregnancy, national-orgin, sexual orientation and age discrimination, sexual harassment, hours & wages and overtime issues. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Gaston County Family Information

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Households (2000): 147,672 (374,544 people)
Families (2000): 107,320 (319,652 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 43,463
People at same address in 1995: 207,515

Gaston County Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 14,671 9.92%
$10,000-$14,999 9,617 6.50%
$15,000-$19,999 9,211 6.23%
$20,000-$24,999 10,437 7.06%
$25,000-$29,999 10,847 7.34%
$30,000-$34,999 10,184 6.89%
$35,000-$39,999 9,857 6.67%
$40,000-$44,999 9,296 6.29%
$45,000-$49,999 8,384 5.67%
$50,000-$59,999 14,445 9.77%
$60,000-$74,999 16,030 10.84%
$75,000-$99,999 13,443 9.09%
$100,000-$124,999 6,122 4.14%
$125,000-$149,999 1,997 1.35%
$150,000-$199,999 1,524 1.03%
$200,000 or more 1,810 1.22%

Gaston County Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 17,236 23.31%
 Family, 2 people 22,811 30.85%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 2,701 3.65%
 Family, 3 people 14,166 19.16%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 429 0.58%
 Family, 4 people 10,571 14.30%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 150 0.20%
 Family, 5 people 3,936 5.32%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 59 0.08%
 Family, 6 people 1,222 1.65%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 22 0.03%
 Family, 7 or more people 621 0.84%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 12 0.02%

Gaston County Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 120,965 31.73%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 38,979 10.22%
Public Assistance 3,630 0.95%
Retirement 23,044 6.04%
Self Employment 12,355 3.24%
Social Security 39,459 10.35%
Supplemental Security 6,495 1.70%
Wage / Salary 118,076 30.97%
Other 18,222 4.78%

Gaston County Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 48,296 58.23%
 With children under 18 34,646 41.77%

Gaston County Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 13,501 9.35%
 Married 93,222 64.57%
 Never Married 33,889 23.47%
 Widowed 3,760 2.60%

Gaston County Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 16,110 10.18%
 Married 94,378 59.66%
 Never Married 28,828 18.22%
 Widowed 18,885 11.94%

Gaston County Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Gaston County Education Information

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Gaston County Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 26,040 9.06%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 57,293 19.92%
 High school diploma or equivalent 85,853 29.86%
 Some college, no degree 62,359 21.69%
 Associate degree 17,628 6.13%
 Bachelors degree 28,482 9.91%
 Graduate or professional degree 9,893 3.44%

Gaston County Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 2,740 1.44% 2,852 1.50% 5,592 2.94%
Kindergarten 4,750 2.50% 672 0.35% 5,422 2.85%
Grades 1-4 19,083 10.02% 2,622 1.38% 21,705 11.40%
Grades 5-8 20,216 10.62% 1,908 1.00% 22,124 11.62%
Grades 9-12 18,468 9.70% 1,269 0.67% 19,737 10.37%
Undergrad college 9,685 5.09% 2,882 1.51% 12,567 6.60%
Graduate or professional school 981 0.52% 504 0.26% 1,485 0.78%
Total 75,923 39.88% 12,709 6.68% 88,632 46.56%

Gaston County Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Gaston County Business Information

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Retail sales (2002): $1,789,973,000
Accommodation and foodservices sales (2002): $181,829,000
Value of Manufacturers' Shipments (2002): $3,724,134
Retired workers (2005): 23,065

Gaston County Businesses Changes By Year


Year - Type  Business Births  Business Deaths  Business Expansions  Business Contractions  Stable Businesses
1999 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
1999 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 26 13 52 50 41
1999 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 1 1 2 0 4
1999 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 6 3 11 14 7
1999 - Construction 62 46 116 93 148
1999 - Educational Services 0 0 10 5 6
1999 - Finance & Insurance 20 20 46 48 88
1999 - Health Care & Social Assistance 24 29 124 86 90
1999 - Information 1 4 7 10 11
1999 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 4 2 5 7 5
1999 - Manufacturing 17 33 140 190 98
1999 - Mining 0 0 1 0 2
1999 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 35 35 136 130 221
1999 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 25 13 63 61 96
1999 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 17 10 20 30 51
1999 - Retail Trade 60 57 207 222 215
1999 - Transportation & Warehousing 17 11 18 10 22
1999 - Unclassified 7 4 0 2 2
1999 - Utilities 0 0 3 7 6
1999 - Wholesale Trade 19 30 66 60 95
1999 - Total 341 311 1,027 1,025 1,208
2000 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2000 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 32 18 59 41 53
2000 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 0 0 0 2 5
2000 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 1 5 12 9 12
2000 - Construction 62 61 114 111 133
2000 - Educational Services 3 2 6 7 8
2000 - Finance & Insurance 31 22 41 30 108
2000 - Health Care & Social Assistance 24 19 118 78 107
2000 - Information 4 5 10 4 9
2000 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 5 1 3 5 12
2000 - Manufacturing 18 45 141 152 110
2000 - Mining 0 0 0 0 3
2000 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 34 42 133 123 223
2000 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 22 15 63 61 105
2000 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 15 11 28 24 55
2000 - Retail Trade 56 56 206 206 245
2000 - Transportation & Warehousing 6 14 20 11 23
2000 - Unclassified 10 4 0 1 1
2000 - Utilities 1 4 4 6 2
2000 - Wholesale Trade 15 25 76 54 89
2000 - Total 339 349 1,034 925 1,303
2001 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2001 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 30 26 38 56 65
2001 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 0 0 2 0 5
2001 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 8 4 6 13 11
2001 - Construction 50 53 121 111 139
2001 - Educational Services 6 1 9 6 8
2001 - Finance & Insurance 18 31 57 34 89
2001 - Health Care & Social Assistance 19 25 124 73 104
2001 - Information 4 9 3 9 5
2001 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 3 6 8 7 4
2001 - Manufacturing 22 39 119 160 101
2001 - Mining 0 0 1 1 1
2001 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 42 35 152 113 212
2001 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 31 37 67 54 90
2001 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 14 12 24 17 70
2001 - Retail Trade 50 68 181 227 237
2001 - Transportation & Warehousing 14 11 15 16 17
2001 - Unclassified 13 3 0 2 5
2001 - Utilities 1 1 5 3 4
2001 - Wholesale Trade 15 36 46 72 81
2001 - Total 340 397 978 974 1,248
2002 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2002 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 17 22 45 60 60
2002 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 1 1 2 0 4
2002 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 5 6 16 12 5
2002 - Construction 54 66 97 135 116
2002 - Educational Services 0 4 7 9 11
2002 - Finance & Insurance 21 13 47 50 87
2002 - Health Care & Social Assistance 63 16 117 101 87
2002 - Information 2 2 5 8 7
2002 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 4 0 9 10 4
2002 - Manufacturing 18 61 78 187 77
2002 - Mining 0 1 0 2 0
2002 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 30 44 127 146 202
2002 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 24 28 58 51 106
2002 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 11 14 17 24 72
2002 - Retail Trade 50 79 199 222 193
2002 - Transportation & Warehousing 18 16 10 15 26
2002 - Unclassified 6 12 0 0 0
2002 - Utilities 2 2 1 2 8
2002 - Wholesale Trade 13 21 45 68 79
2002 - Total 339 408 880 1,102 1,144
2003 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2003 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 15 19 49 35 64
2003 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 0 2 0 1 4
2003 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 5 4 10 12 10
2003 - Construction 52 63 89 126 117
2003 - Educational Services 3 3 6 9 8
2003 - Finance & Insurance 26 20 60 45 82
2003 - Health Care & Social Assistance 31 19 161 103 88
2003 - Information 3 4 6 3 8
2003 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 1 1 10 8 7
2003 - Manufacturing 23 34 115 133 82
2003 - Mining 0 0 2 0 1
2003 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 30 33 132 133 206
2003 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 20 33 46 54 113
2003 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 13 14 26 24 56
2003 - Retail Trade 46 68 181 189 228
2003 - Transportation & Warehousing 17 10 20 12 28
2003 - Unclassified 6 3 0 0 0
2003 - Utilities 2 1 4 5 2
2003 - Wholesale Trade 13 17 53 61 70
2003 - Total 306 348 970 953 1,174
2004 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2004 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 17 16 55 46 45
2004 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 1 0 0 1 3
2004 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 2 7 10 13 7
2004 - Construction 63 44 118 108 117
2004 - Educational Services 1 2 14 4 7
2004 - Finance & Insurance 26 25 42 58 87
2004 - Health Care & Social Assistance 37 24 136 109 109
2004 - Information 5 2 3 6 5
2004 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 2 2 5 6 13
2004 - Manufacturing 28 36 103 126 88
2004 - Mining 0 0 0 2 1
2004 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 33 28 109 139 224
2004 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 25 24 49 61 100
2004 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 13 19 19 19 69
2004 - Retail Trade 60 64 186 166 226
2004 - Transportation & Warehousing 13 13 20 27 16
2004 - Unclassified 11 1 1 2 0
2004 - Utilities 0 1 3 6 3
2004 - Wholesale Trade 16 19 43 61 75
2004 - Total 353 327 916 960 1,195
2005 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2005 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 23 27 41 42 50
2005 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 1 1 0 0 4
2005 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 9 3 12 9 7
2005 - Construction 49 48 130 102 124
2005 - Educational Services 6 2 11 6 7
2005 - Finance & Insurance 10 21 48 50 93
2005 - Health Care & Social Assistance 31 30 144 97 122
2005 - Information 10 3 6 6 5
2005 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 1 2 11 5 9
2005 - Manufacturing 23 34 109 107 100
2005 - Mining 0 0 2 1 1
2005 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 39 41 117 133 215
2005 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 32 24 53 57 103
2005 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 21 8 18 25 69
2005 - Retail Trade 53 59 161 197 222
2005 - Transportation & Warehousing 10 18 15 15 27
2005 - Unclassified 4 2 3 1 3
2005 - Utilities 1 0 5 2 5
2005 - Wholesale Trade 14 14 65 45 73
2005 - Total 337 337 951 900 1,239

Wholesale Trade Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Gaston County Public Benefits Information

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Gaston County Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 333,840 89.14%
 Below Poverty Level 40,659 10.86%

Gaston County Government Finances By Year


Year  Property Taxes  Other Taxes  Intergov. Revenue  Utility Revenue  Employee Retirement Revenue  Other Revenue Total Revenue Salaries & Wages Total Debt Total Cash & Securities
1970 $5,874 $82 $14,189 $0 $0 $2,251 $22,314 $12,461 $4,349 $3,870
1971 $6,168 $86 $14,899 $0 $0 $2,363 $23,430 $13,084 $4,567 $4,064
1972 $9,722 $1,506 $24,232 $117 $0 $2,984 $37,055 $18,340 $19,340 $5,259
1973 $10,983 $2,759 $25,615 $0 $0 $4,111 $40,709 $24,851 $33,970 $12,754
1974 $10,982 $3,021 $31,913 $0 $0 $4,831 $47,726 $23,957 $32,625 $14,094
1975 $11,707 $3,178 $35,661 $0 $0 $5,751 $53,119 $29,722 $31,230 $14,501
1976 $11,914 $3,242 $40,065 $0 $0 $5,880 $57,859 $33,511 $29,790 $12,158
1977 $13,498 $3,671 $47,222 $0 $0 $4,795 $65,515 $37,557 $28,285 $11,408
1978 $15,555 $4,255 $49,732 $0 $0 $4,492 $69,779 $40,903 $26,750 $8,515
1979 $15,372 $4,900 $50,099 $0 $0 $5,068 $70,539 $43,919 $25,100 $8,795
1980 $16,935 $5,289 $49,586 $0 $0 $6,269 $72,790 $44,264 $34,150 $11,459
1981 $20,706 $5,386 $50,822 $0 $0 $6,699 $78,227 $10,196 $41,050 $11,213
1982 $20,377 $5,742 $61,213 $0 $0 $9,338 $90,928 $56,031 $39,850 $10,792
1983 $20,377 $6,071 $61,213 $0 $0 $10,126 $91,716 $56,921 $54,152 $12,422
1984 $23,980 $6,667 $61,878 $34 $0 $12,820 $98,712 $55,078 $47,962 $19,808
1985 $27,228 $11,460 $66,531 $0 $0 $15,520 $109,279 $68,047 $45,473 $16,596
1986 $29,283 $12,603 $74,955 $0 $0 $15,527 $119,765 $75,869 $52,744 $20,387
1987 $30,235 $15,952 $86,081 $0 $0 $17,373 $133,689 $80,977 $57,915 $21,012
1988 $32,232 $19,539 $94,161 $0 $0 $16,191 $142,584 $86,366 $75,365 $77,598
1989 $33,216 $21,524 $103,809 $0 $0 $19,890 $156,915 $92,787 $51,356 $52,981
1990 $42,180 $22,399 $115,235 $0 $0 $21,630 $179,045 $98,606 $51,618 $60,740
1991 $44,757 $21,261 $132,847 $0 $0 $20,324 $197,928 $113,575 $30,135 $48,437
1992 $48,721 $23,570 $126,674 $233 $0 $17,524 $193,152 $120,068 $38,948 $68,161
1993 $50,845 $24,737 $121,813 $204 $0 $21,907 $194,769 $123,500 $33,861 $72,606
1994 $55,451 $26,401 $142,782 $265 $0 $19,149 $217,647 $129,675 $28,217 $20,652
1995 $57,252 $19,646 $157,783 $245 $0 $23,912 $239,192 $130,245 $55,050 $100,582
1996 $60,130 $20,525 $160,835 $300 $0 $32,405 $253,670 $130,245 $70,339 $96,113
1997 $64,787 $20,423 $173,512 $270 $0 $43,769 $282,338 $130,945 $127,628 $147,620
1998 $76,480 $21,737 $191,265 $193 $0 $43,230 $311,168 $161,800 $139,600 $118,713
1999 $77,987 $23,664 $174,766 $216 $0 $48,880 $301,849 $162,542 $146,803 $119,046
2000 $80,922 $24,556 $227,926 $243 $0 $47,131 $356,222 $203,893 $169,384 $121,950
2001 $81,833 $24,876 $241,250 $351 $0 $44,267 $367,701 $214,443 $164,185 $104,520
2002 $92,753 $24,582 $234,194 $396 $0 $43,530 $370,873 $220,295 $163,506 $111,084
2003 $95,457 $24,816 $251,505 $337 $0 $37,032 $384,331 $218,242 $161,469 $114,869
2004 $108,245 $31,729 $294,843 $280 $0 $44,112 $447,480 $228,795 $171,842 $138,944
2005 $110,199 $34,415 $301,891 $298 $0 $63,983 $476,371 $230,826 $168,744 $149,722
2006 $115,126 $38,104 $301,066 $210 $0 $45,615 $462,017 $235,939 $287,044 $144,522


Year  Education  Financial Control  Public Buildings  Public Health  Transportation  Parks & Recreation Total Expenses
 Protective Services  Welfare  Interest On General Debt  Utilities  Employee Retirement  Other
1970 $14,827 $792 $54 $483 $0 $0 $19,893
$344 $2,693 $100 $0 $0 $600
1971 $15,568 $831 $57 $507 $0 $0 $20,887
$362 $2,828 $105 $0 $0 $629
1972 $22,655 $689 $935 $1,105 $0 $27 $37,527
$450 $8,094 $635 $268 $0 $2,669
1973 $30,938 $676 $216 $1,244 $0 $0 $42,102
$796 $4,015 $1,883 $0 $0 $2,334
1974 $31,931 $781 $253 $1,698 $0 $34 $46,615
$984 $4,107 $2,855 $0 $0 $3,972
1975 $37,314 $959 $445 $2,756 $0 $88 $53,235
$1,340 $4,635 $1,756 $0 $0 $3,942
1976 $40,369 $1,457 $356 $1,852 $0 $93 $59,691
$1,487 $6,230 $1,691 $0 $0 $6,156
1977 $47,163 $1,130 $456 $2,995 $0 $120 $71,587
$1,434 $7,308 $1,622 $0 $0 $9,359
1978 $49,252 $1,312 $740 $2,887 $0 $266 $72,803
$1,763 $6,912 $1,549 $0 $0 $8,122
1979 $51,205 $1,405 $467 $2,167 $0 $633 $73,715
$2,117 $6,407 $1,459 $0 $0 $7,855
1980 $58,628 $2,171 $307 $1,915 $0 $246 $80,367
$2,535 $4,646 $1,676 $0 $0 $8,243
1981 $69,903 $1,996 $650 $2,225 $0 $288 $93,040
$2,859 $5,549 $2,009 $0 $0 $7,561
1982 $72,575 $1,851 $785 $2,252 $0 $317 $95,921
$3,092 $5,824 $2,762 $0 $0 $6,463
1983 $69,707 $1,967 $1,510 $2,061 $0 $596 $98,765
$3,222 $5,733 $3,396 $0 $0 $10,573
1984 $71,800 $2,162 $1,330 $2,200 $0 $528 $99,978
$637 $6,321 $4,148 $269 $0 $10,583
1985 $82,832 $2,658 $1,522 $2,725 $0 $679 $113,574
$671 $6,447 $3,438 $493 $0 $12,109
1986 $95,686 $2,931 $1,750 $3,013 $0 $482 $128,762
$775 $6,495 $3,600 $0 $0 $14,030
1987 $102,782 $3,065 $1,864 $3,329 $0 $528 $146,824
$1,812 $6,723 $3,612 $0 $0 $23,109
1988 $107,182 $3,274 $1,596 $5,313 $0 $512 $156,396
$4,683 $7,584 $4,255 $0 $0 $21,997
1989 $119,746 $3,257 $2,215 $10,287 $0 $596 $177,871
$5,349 $9,163 $5,927 $0 $0 $21,331
1990 $130,709 $3,563 $2,477 $17,928 $0 $1,080 $207,532
$6,300 $17,746 $4,586 $320 $0 $22,823
1991 $136,101 $3,758 $2,664 $17,845 $0 $745 $209,496
$7,663 $13,237 $3,649 $498 $0 $23,336
1992 $135,677 $4,065 $2,251 $20,238 $0 $684 $212,392
$7,660 $16,689 $1,999 $519 $0 $22,610
1993 $137,091 $4,640 $2,417 $22,676 $0 $819 $226,386
$8,008 $19,430 $2,927 $527 $0 $27,851
1994 $148,839 $5,066 $2,906 $29,963 $0 $705 $253,390
$8,968 $21,969 $2,555 $536 $0 $31,883
1995 $169,143 $8,218 $2,726 $34,282 $0 $781 $290,356
$10,251 $24,920 $3,087 $611 $0 $36,337
1996 $173,473 $14,095 $3,181 $33,528 $0 $865 $293,931
$4,421 $24,630 $3,679 $661 $0 $35,398
1997 $170,844 $24,158 $3,688 $34,508 $70 $898 $310,699
$5,392 $27,018 $5,210 $760 $0 $38,153
1998 $183,170 $36,134 $4,230 $31,128 $70 $1,345 $341,361
$6,035 $27,320 $7,385 $587 $0 $43,957
1999 $199,731 $16,887 $10,992 $28,262 $0 $1,550 $350,909
$7,393 $29,974 $10,331 $845 $0 $44,944
2000 $217,602 $7,946 $7,457 $64,831 $0 $2,010 $408,067
$8,934 $36,299 $10,903 $778 $0 $51,307
2001 $209,365 $9,624 $8,534 $69,236 $0 $2,575 $411,060
$9,188 $33,402 $9,991 $991 $0 $58,154
2002 $208,304 $8,322 $4,920 $76,079 $0 $874 $406,790
$9,562 $32,707 $9,195 $726 $0 $56,101
2003 $216,253 $8,229 $4,077 $69,141 $0 $1,005 $409,552
$10,049 $35,190 $6,363 $1,123 $0 $58,122
2004 $230,681 $7,686 $7,805 $117,827 $0 $1,268 $489,401
$10,408 $35,854 $10,386 $1,393 $0 $66,093
2005 $239,602 $7,714 $10,119 $134,904 $0 $1,061 $526,615
$11,714 $38,045 $10,970 $1,094 $0 $71,392
2006 $261,596 $10,030 $5,181 $107,234 $0 $1,158 $517,570
$11,493 $38,526 $10,191 $762 $0 $71,399

Gaston County Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Gaston County Criminal Information

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Correctional Institution Population (2000): 479
Gaston County Criminal Lawyers represent defendants in municipal, state and federal criminal proceedings. These lawyers commonly handle cases involving DUI/DWI (drunk driving), drug possession, gun crimes, traffic tickets, violent crimes, sex crimes, theft offenses and white collar crimes. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Gaston County Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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People With A Disability (2000): 52,000

Gaston County Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 26,183 13.75%
10-19 Years 25,128 13.20%
20-29 Years 25,564 13.43%
30-39 Years 29,897 15.71%
40-49 Years 28,723 15.09%
50-59 Years 23,003 12.08%
60-69 Years 15,083 7.92%
70-79 Years 11,311 5.94%
80-89 Years 4,678 2.46%
90+ Years 795 0.42%

Gaston County Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 92,094 48.38%
 Female 98,271 51.62%

Gaston County Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 154,922 81.38%
 African-American 25,843 13.58%
 Hispanic/Latino 5,719 3.00%
 Asian 1,802 0.95%
 Multiracial 1,386 0.73%
 Amerindian 495 0.26%
 Other Race 156 0.08%
 Pacific Islander 42 0.02%

Gaston County Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. United States Or American 66,054 30.56%
2. German 41,061 19.00%
3. Irish 29,269 13.54%
4. English 24,630 11.40%
5. Scotch Irish 14,282 6.61%
6. Scottish 7,005 3.24%
7. Dutch 6,305 2.92%
8. Italian 4,999 2.31%
9. French Non-Basque 4,122 1.91%
10. European 3,100 1.43%

Gaston County Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 335,518 94.29%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 13,430 3.77%
3. German 1,226 0.34%
4. French 1,198 0.34%
5. Vietnamese 1,032 0.29%
6. Chinese 314 0.09%
7. Laotian 312 0.09%
8. Gujarathi 310 0.09%
9. Other Indic 308 0.09%
10. Korean 292 0.08%

Gaston County Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 368,602 96.68%
 Naturalized immigrant 2,910 0.76%
 Not a citizen 9,735 2.55%

Gaston County Immigration Lawyers help clients navigate through the federal immigration process. They help workers secure temporary visas (H1-B, fiances obtain K-1 visas, and permanent immigrants apply for Green Cards or citizenship. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.
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