Gastonia

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


Gastonia Legal Resources

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Gastonia Legal Code

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Gastonia Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 77,451
  • Land Area (2000): 184.126 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 0.713 square kilometers
  • Average Daily / Average High Temperature In Fahrenheit (Celsius) In January (1961-1990): 39.8186 (4.3) / (-17.8)
  • Average Daily / Average High Temperature In Fahrenheit (Celsius) In July (1961-1990): 78.2186 (25.7) / 88.9186 (31.6)
  • Average Annual Heating Degree Days (1961-1990): 3,338
  • Average Annual Cooling Degree Days (1961-1990): 1,464
  • Average Annual Precipitation (1961-1990): 47 inches

Gastonia Population By Year


Year  Population Year  Population Year  Population
1999 57,764 2002 Not Available 2005 69,428
2000 65,341 2003 Not Available 2006 70,340
2001 67,405 2004 68,861 2007 70,127

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Houses (2000): 32,268
Very Low Income (VLI) Owner Households (2000): 2,987
Very Low Income (VLI) Renter Households (2000): 4,695

Gastonia Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 75,151 97.06%
 Rural, Farm 18 0.02%
 Rural, Non-farm 2,256 2.91%

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Gastonia Employment Information

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Gastonia Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 28,343 27,055 1,288 4.54% 45
1991 28,467 26,349 2,118 7.44% 74
1992 28,544 26,301 2,243 7.86% 79
1993 28,457 26,770 1,687 5.93% 60
1994 28,635 27,268 1,367 4.77% 48
1995 28,935 27,576 1,359 4.70% 47
1996 29,936 28,156 1,781 5.95% 60
1997 29,870 28,475 1,395 4.67% 47
1998 29,446 28,315 1,132 3.84% 39
1999 30,083 28,847 1,236 4.11% 41
2000 33,287 31,180 2,107 6.33% 63
2001 33,836 30,874 2,962 8.75% 87
2002 33,482 30,544 2,939 8.78% 88
2003 32,836 30,092 2,744 8.36% 84
2004 32,164 29,811 2,353 7.32% 73
2005 32,273 30,263 2,010 6.23% 62
2006 32,697 30,909 1,788 5.47% 55
2007 32,945 31,196 1,748 5.31% 53
2008 33,341 31,125 2,216 6.65% 66
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 32,813 30,929 1,884 5.74% 57
Feb 2008 32,833 30,907 1,926 5.87% 59
Mar 2008 33,026 31,098 1,928 5.84% 58
Apr 2008 33,154 31,231 1,923 5.80% 58
May 2008 33,328 31,194 2,134 6.40% 64
Jun 2008 33,704 31,201 2,503 7.43% 74
Jul 2008 34,095 31,506 2,589 7.59% 76
Aug 2008 33,570 31,041 2,529 7.53% 75
Sep 2008 33,542 31,018 2,524 7.52% 75
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Gastonia Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 2,112 11.25%
2. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 1,394 7.43%
3. Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 1,203 6.41%
4. Metal Manufactuing 1,017 5.42%
5. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 666 3.55%
6. Public Administration 634 3.38%
7. Accommodation and Food Services 621 3.31%
8. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 564 3.01%
9. Machinery Manufacturing 555 2.96%
10. Finance and Insurance 539 2.87%
11. Truck Transportation 510 2.72%
12. Repair and Maintenance 492 2.62%
13. Health Care 472 2.51%
14. Utilities 451 2.40%
15. Educational Services 444 2.37%
16. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 436 2.32%
17. Chemical Manufacturing 422 2.25%
18. Other Transportation 319 1.70%
19. Food and Beverage Stores 309 1.65%
20. Plastics and Rubber Manufacturing 297 1.58%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 2,463 14.40%
2. Educational Services 1,960 11.46%
3. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 1,218 7.12%
4. Finance and Insurance 1,161 6.79%
5. Accommodation and Food Services 966 5.65%
6. Department and Other General Stores 751 4.39%
7. Public Administration 595 3.48%
8. Social Assistance 563 3.29%
9. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 487 2.85%
10. Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 459 2.68%
11. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 401 2.34%
12. Apparel Manufacturing 339 1.98%
13. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 329 1.92%
14. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 315 1.84%
15. Personal and Laundry Services 310 1.81%
16. Food and Beverage Stores 298 1.74%
17. Metal Manufactuing 287 1.68%
18. Machinery Manufacturing 279 1.63%
19. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 270 1.58%
20. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 245 1.43%

Gastonia Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Other Production Occupations 1,329 7.08%
2. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 1,073 5.72%
3. Other Installation / Maintenance 1,073 5.72%
4. Other Sales and Related Occupations 860 4.58%
5. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 821 4.37%
6. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 818 4.36%
7. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 782 4.17%
8. Other Management Occupations 676 3.60%
9. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 566 3.02%
10. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 559 2.98%
11. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 559 2.98%
12. Textile / Apparel / Furnishings 535 2.85%
13. Vehicle Mechanics 534 2.85%
14. Top Executives 466 2.48%
15. Assemblers and Fabricators 448 2.39%
16. Carpenters 368 1.96%
17. Engineers 357 1.90%
18. Operations Managers Non Finance 330 1.76%
19. Other Office and Admin Support 324 1.73%
20. Other Construction Trades 323 1.72%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 1,067 6.24%
2. Textile / Apparel / Furnishings 997 5.83%
3. Other Office and Admin Support 989 5.78%
4. Other Production Occupations 929 5.43%
5. Secretaries and Admins 858 5.02%
6. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 662 3.87%
7. Other Sales and Related Occupations 553 3.23%
8. Registered Nurses 553 3.23%
9. Business Operations Specialists 545 3.19%
10. Customer Service Representatives 545 3.19%
11. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 504 2.95%
12. Cashiers 483 2.82%
13. Other Management Occupations 471 2.75%
14. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 446 2.61%
15. Financial Clerks, Non-bookkeeping 426 2.49%
16. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 407 2.38%
17. Health Technologists and Technicians 373 2.18%
18. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 317 1.85%
19. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 298 1.74%
20. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 295 1.72%

Gastonia Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 35,136 58.61%
15-35 hours 5,551 9.26%
1-14 hours 1,266 2.11%
No regular hours 17,995 30.02%

Gastonia Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 1,079 3.13%
5 AM-5:29 AM 923 2.68%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 1,909 5.54%
6 AM-6:29 AM 2,598 7.53%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 3,447 10.00%
7 AM-7:29 AM 5,156 14.95%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 6,201 17.98%
8 AM-8:29 AM 3,392 9.84%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 1,402 4.07%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 1,656 4.80%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 496 1.44%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 145 0.42%
Noon-3:59 PM 3,036 8.80%
4 PM-11:59 PM 3,045 8.83%

Gastonia Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 646 1.87%
5-9 3,171 9.20%
10-14 6,654 19.30%
15-19 6,876 19.94%
20-24 4,803 13.93%
25-29 1,820 5.28%
30-34 4,290 12.44%
35-39 1,260 3.65%
40-44 1,058 3.07%
45-59 2,485 7.21%
60-89 908 2.63%
At least 90 514 1.49%

Gastonia Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 115 0.33% 23,855 69.18%
30-44 20 0.06% 6,588 19.10%
45-59 11 0.03% 2,474 7.17%
At least 60 52 0.15% 1,370 3.97%

Gastonia Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 39 0.11%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 4,886 13.91%
 Car / truck / van, solo 28,786 81.95%
 Motorcycle 8 0.02%
 Other 189 0.54%
 Public transportation 198 0.56%
 Walked 379 1.08%
 Worked at home 642 1.83%

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Gastonia Family Information

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Households (2000): 30,074 (75,895 people)
Families (2000): 21,289 (63,822 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 8,314
People at same address in 1995: 38,796

Gastonia Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 3,610 12.00%
$10,000-$14,999 2,237 7.43%
$15,000-$19,999 2,014 6.69%
$20,000-$24,999 2,072 6.89%
$25,000-$29,999 2,067 6.87%
$30,000-$34,999 1,796 5.97%
$35,000-$39,999 1,802 5.99%
$40,000-$44,999 1,830 6.08%
$45,000-$49,999 1,641 5.45%
$50,000-$59,999 2,604 8.65%
$60,000-$74,999 3,089 10.27%
$75,000-$99,999 2,483 8.25%
$100,000-$124,999 1,443 4.80%
$125,000-$149,999 454 1.51%
$150,000-$199,999 457 1.52%
$200,000 or more 489 1.63%

Gastonia Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 7,580 25.16%
 Family, 2 people 8,923 29.62%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 1,206 4.00%
 Family, 3 people 5,414 17.97%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 206 0.68%
 Family, 4 people 4,128 13.70%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 80 0.27%
 Family, 5 people 1,656 5.50%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 36 0.12%
 Family, 6 people 562 1.87%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 15 0.05%
 Family, 7 or more people 312 1.04%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 7 0.02%

Gastonia Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 24,235 31.47%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 7,654 9.94%
Public Assistance 912 1.18%
Retirement 4,612 5.99%
Self Employment 2,549 3.31%
Social Security 8,207 10.66%
Supplemental Security 1,475 1.92%
Wage / Salary 23,717 30.80%
Other 3,651 4.74%

Gastonia Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 9,013 57.72%
 With children under 18 6,603 42.28%

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

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 2,548 8.90%
 Married 17,830 62.29%
 Never Married 7,404 25.87%
 Widowed 841 2.94%

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

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 3,510 10.80%
 Married 18,268 56.20%
 Never Married 6,651 20.46%
 Widowed 4,079 12.55%

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Gastonia Education Information

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Gastonia Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 5,503 9.49%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 11,015 19.00%
 High school diploma or equivalent 15,826 27.29%
 Some college, no degree 12,140 20.94%
 Associate degree 3,432 5.92%
 Bachelors degree 7,390 12.75%
 Graduate or professional degree 2,676 4.62%

Gastonia Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 574 0.74% 669 0.86% 1,243 1.60%
Kindergarten 964 1.24% 150 0.19% 1,114 1.44%
Grades 1-4 3,741 4.83% 573 0.74% 4,314 5.57%
Grades 5-8 4,254 5.49% 455 0.59% 4,709 6.08%
Grades 9-12 3,919 5.06% 232 0.30% 4,151 5.36%
Undergrad college 2,187 2.82% 488 0.63% 2,675 3.45%
Graduate or professional school 252 0.33% 100 0.13% 352 0.45%
Total 15,891 20.52% 2,667 3.44% 18,558 23.96%

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Gastonia Business Information

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Wholesale trade sales (2002): $577,648,000
Retail sales (2002): $1,110,179,000
Accommodation and foodservices sales (2002): $119,244,000
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Gastonia Public Benefits Information

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Gastonia Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 65,610 86.38%
 Below Poverty Level 10,341 13.62%

Gastonia 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
1967 $1,787 $82 $380 $3,652 $0 $803 $6,622 $2,076 $11,400 $974
1968 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
1969 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
1970 $2,101 $139 $553 $4,717 $0 $1,090 $8,461 $3,370 $10,377 $769
1971 $2,220 $144 $751 $5,664 $0 $1,073 $9,708 $3,580 $10,260 $982
1972 $2,344 $138 $1,156 $7,186 $0 $3,039 $13,725 $4,380 $9,793 $1,621
1973 $2,506 $163 $2,890 $8,237 $0 $840 $14,473 $4,600 $9,326 $3,182
1974 $2,662 $149 $2,996 $8,675 $0 $1,171 $15,504 $5,000 $8,859 $4,080
1975 $2,957 $158 $6,303 $10,712 $0 $646 $20,618 $5,449 $8,392 $3,550
1976 $3,092 $160 $7,092 $12,369 $0 $532 $23,085 $5,854 $7,925 $4,118
1977 $3,003 $174 $5,130 $13,629 $0 $3,445 $25,207 $6,877 $7,458 $1,074
1978 $3,056 $210 $4,963 $15,532 $0 $886 $24,437 $6,910 $10,051 $5,631
1979 $3,156 $216 $5,710 $17,145 $0 $4,144 $30,155 $7,244 $6,834 $6,470
1980 $3,257 $261 $5,389 $17,856 $0 $4,978 $31,480 $9,115 $6,367 $5,605
1981 $4,266 $211 $6,618 $21,482 $0 $5,600 $37,966 $9,120 $6,155 $7,634
1982 $3,918 $218 $5,696 $24,161 $0 $5,707 $39,482 $11,333 $5,590 $7,020
1983 $3,986 $272 $6,229 $26,546 $0 $5,715 $42,476 $11,153 $5,025 $8,506
1984 $4,072 $333 $6,997 $30,037 $0 $5,563 $46,669 $10,889 $4,460 $11,524
1985 $5,770 $239 $7,760 $32,582 $0 $6,143 $52,255 $10,915 $3,920 $14,146
1986 $5,824 $373 $7,696 $36,291 $0 $6,663 $56,474 $13,105 $3,663 $20,062
1987 $5,879 $449 $8,760 $41,661 $0 $7,872 $64,172 $13,796 $20,375 $42,018
1988 $6,105 $495 $11,256 $43,703 $0 $8,639 $69,703 $15,393 $19,935 $45,246
1989 $5,556 $631 $12,070 $44,126 $0 $8,282 $70,034 $17,818 $23,324 $42,549
1990 $6,247 $685 $20,131 $38,998 $0 $15,453 $80,829 $19,445 $26,525 $38,927
1991 $8,881 $638 $19,494 $43,707 $0 $16,555 $88,637 $21,613 $29,870 $37,027
1992 $9,449 $690 $14,160 $46,124 $0 $17,500 $87,233 $23,546 $28,210 $33,847
1993 $9,784 $575 $12,468 $50,089 $0 $17,371 $89,712 $23,726 $50,375 $59,458
1994 $10,630 $1,164 $14,588 $53,707 $0 $18,109 $97,034 $24,567 $70,855 $72,306
1995 $11,508 $1,312 $13,851 $50,058 $0 $25,203 $100,620 $25,553 $82,820 $74,360
1996 $12,105 $1,421 $16,126 $52,941 $0 $26,845 $108,017 $26,320 $90,975 $69,061
1997 $12,832 $1,551 $18,366 $53,954 $0 $26,391 $111,543 $25,336 $98,644 $56,575
1998 $15,145 $2,065 $19,219 $57,143 $0 $27,361 $118,868 $30,899 $100,196 $52,527
1999 $16,044 $1,833 $21,261 $61,304 $0 $30,408 $129,017 $32,914 $102,140 $43,632
2000 $16,641 $1,922 $21,428 $60,483 $0 $29,536 $128,088 $34,426 $105,225 $41,809
2001 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
2002 $18,608 $2,285 $22,687 $59,642 $0 $29,421 $130,358 $34,712 $116,485 $36,869
2003 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
2004 $22,641 $3,160 $22,536 $61,608 $0 $31,045 $137,830 $43,306 $103,215 $34,307
2005 $23,378 $3,140 $21,564 $62,427 $0 $34,141 $141,510 $48,903 $94,728 $39,370
2006 $23,966 $3,356 $24,348 $65,513 $0 $35,249 $149,076 $44,572 $93,797 $47,569


Year  Education  Financial Control  Public Buildings  Public Health  Transportation  Parks & Recreation Total Expenses
 Protective Services  Welfare  Interest On General Debt  Utilities  Employee Retirement  Other
1967 $0 $8 $0 $0 $810 $506 $6,987
$857 $0 $197 $2,852 $0 $1,757
1968 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
$0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
1969 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
$0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
1970 $0 $495 $188 $0 $979 $248 $8,941
$1,129 $0 $178 $3,622 $0 $2,102
1971 $0 $470 $192 $15 $1,089 $252 $9,573
$1,250 $0 $166 $3,906 $0 $2,233
1972 $0 $317 $144 $0 $1,114 $385 $11,842
$1,317 $0 $168 $3,452 $0 $4,945
1973 $0 $631 $139 $0 $1,268 $427 $12,104
$1,570 $18 $159 $5,478 $0 $2,414
1974 $0 $708 $143 $0 $908 $469 $13,532
$1,804 $0 $151 $6,133 $0 $3,216
1975 $0 $636 $152 $0 $1,170 $402 $19,010
$2,098 $0 $138 $8,521 $0 $5,893
1976 $0 $689 $166 $0 $1,153 $623 $22,566
$2,670 $0 $131 $10,180 $0 $6,954
1977 $0 $833 $203 $0 $1,801 $918 $26,456
$2,999 $0 $211 $11,442 $0 $8,049
1978 $0 $1,055 $319 $0 $1,669 $926 $24,900
$3,041 $0 $216 $11,378 $0 $6,296
1979 $0 $852 $257 $0 $1,952 $1,153 $27,691
$3,198 $0 $209 $11,653 $0 $8,417
1980 $0 $967 $339 $0 $2,418 $1,109 $31,182
$3,443 $0 $98 $11,975 $0 $10,833
1981 $0 $981 $453 $0 $1,968 $1,207 $36,660
$3,767 $0 $7 $17,696 $0 $10,581
1982 $0 $984 $849 $0 $2,362 $1,262 $39,153
$4,065 $0 $6 $19,497 $0 $10,128
1983 $0 $1,620 $488 $0 $1,882 $1,298 $41,022
$4,357 $81 $5 $22,481 $0 $8,810
1984 $0 $1,264 $381 $0 $2,419 $1,697 $43,863
$4,741 $0 $5 $23,534 $0 $9,822
1985 $0 $1,470 $367 $0 $2,587 $1,807 $46,141
$5,105 $0 $184 $25,755 $0 $8,866
1986 $0 $1,842 $1,312 $0 $3,055 $2,290 $51,492
$5,692 $0 $136 $28,164 $0 $9,001
1987 $0 $2,382 $522 $0 $3,431 $2,234 $57,050
$6,769 $0 $161 $33,226 $0 $8,325
1988 $0 $2,747 $524 $0 $5,084 $2,961 $66,533
$8,102 $0 $389 $37,296 $0 $9,430
1989 $0 $3,863 $454 $0 $6,454 $4,578 $78,475
$9,155 $0 $440 $43,041 $0 $10,490
1990 $0 $4,054 $463 $34 $6,923 $4,420 $85,670
$9,828 $0 $521 $38,928 $0 $20,499
1991 $0 $5,090 $895 $34 $8,489 $3,410 $95,162
$11,425 $0 $542 $42,392 $0 $22,885
1992 $0 $4,973 $1,103 $32 $11,238 $3,292 $91,963
$12,083 $0 $1,000 $43,577 $0 $14,665
1993 $0 $5,537 $533 $31 $6,742 $3,202 $87,918
$11,540 $0 $0 $42,328 $0 $18,005
1994 $0 $5,012 $563 $29 $10,494 $2,686 $110,496
$12,428 $0 $1,012 $56,649 $0 $21,623
1995 $0 $6,828 $556 $28 $11,080 $2,511 $110,355
$13,205 $0 $1,024 $54,956 $0 $20,167
1996 $0 $11,261 $512 $27 $11,539 $2,626 $142,915
$14,241 $0 $1,813 $76,772 $0 $24,124
1997 $0 $11,710 $584 $27 $14,253 $2,883 $133,248
$15,234 $0 $4,671 $62,247 $0 $21,639
1998 $0 $7,457 $615 $27 $13,207 $3,330 $135,129
$16,296 $0 $4,649 $67,557 $0 $21,991
1999 $0 $10,338 $631 $27 $10,615 $3,262 $133,892
$16,433 $0 $5,859 $62,069 $0 $24,658
2000 $0 $7,644 $761 $27 $8,026 $3,363 $137,999
$17,955 $0 $5,003 $68,124 $0 $27,096
2001 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
$0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
2002 $0 $4,684 $764 $26 $4,168 $5,136 $143,368
$26,414 $0 $5,581 $67,275 $0 $29,320
2003 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
$0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
2004 $0 $6,986 $664 $26 $3,748 $3,920 $135,147
$18,673 $0 $5,316 $64,772 $0 $31,042
2005 $0 $4,808 $653 $27 $3,672 $4,024 $132,074
$18,973 $0 $2,142 $64,730 $0 $33,045
2006 $0 $4,739 $715 $27 $4,973 $3,922 $142,154
$20,159 $0 $1,597 $68,110 $0 $37,912

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Gastonia Criminal Information

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Correctional Institution Population (2000): 254

Gastonia Crimes Per 1,000 People By Type And Year



Year  Aggravated Assault  Forcible Rape  Murder / Manslaughter  Robbery Total Violent Crimes  Arson  Burglary  Larceny / Theft  Motor Vehicle Theft Total Property Crimes
1999 0.000 0.692 0.156 5.419 6.267 1.212 26.245 75.133 6.734 109.324
2000 8.984 0.367 0.092 4.346 13.789 0.888 20.921 61.095 5.907 88.811
2001 9.287 0.475 0.119 4.896 14.776 0.994 20.592 62.399 5.667 89.652
2002 Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
2003 Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
2004 6.201 0.581 0.102 3.965 10.848 0.741 18.269 66.801 7.973 93.043
2005 5.358 0.519 0.072 3.702 9.650 0.749 18.264 63.217 7.677 89.157
2006 6.483 0.426 0.057 3.128 10.094 0.881 18.069 57.663 6.952 82.684
2007 6.260 0.328 0.071 3.337 9.996 0.784 17.953 54.786 6.431 79.171

Gastonia Law Enforcement Employeess

Year  Officers  Civilian
2004 22 157
2005 24 162
2006 28 147
2007 24 161

Gastonia Crime Index

Year  Index
2000 6,704
2001 7,039

Gastonia 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.


Gastonia Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Gastonia Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 11,077 14.30%
10-19 Years 10,186 13.15%
20-29 Years 10,892 14.06%
30-39 Years 11,911 15.38%
40-49 Years 11,362 14.67%
50-59 Years 8,826 11.40%
60-69 Years 5,798 7.49%
70-79 Years 4,940 6.38%
80-89 Years 2,073 2.68%
90+ Years 386 0.50%

Gastonia Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 36,857 47.59%
 Female 40,594 52.41%

Gastonia Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 54,683 70.60%
 African-American 17,276 22.31%
 Hispanic/Latino 3,796 4.90%
 Asian 803 1.04%
 Multiracial 655 0.85%
 Amerindian 155 0.20%
 Other Race 68 0.09%
 Pacific Islander 15 0.02%

Gastonia Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. United States Or American 11,972 28.37%
2. German 7,177 17.01%
3. Irish 5,747 13.62%
4. English 4,989 11.82%
5. Scotch Irish 3,017 7.15%
6. Scottish 1,444 3.42%
7. Dutch 1,293 3.06%
8. Italian 1,150 2.73%
9. French Non-Basque 981 2.32%
10. African 752 1.78%

Gastonia Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 66,577 92.44%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 3,892 5.40%
3. French 316 0.44%
4. German 313 0.43%
5. Vietnamese 170 0.24%
6. Gujarathi 117 0.16%
7. Korean 113 0.16%
8. Italian 93 0.13%
9. Arabic 79 0.11%
10. Chinese 51 0.07%

Gastonia Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 73,622 95.09%
 Naturalized immigrant 683 0.88%
 Not a citizen 3,120 4.03%

Gastonia 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.
Gastonia Civil Rights Lawyers represent clients who have been illegally discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and national origin. If you have suffered employment discrimination, sexual harassment, or have been treated differently by a hotel, restaurant, or other public accommodation, a civil rights lawyer can help you determine whether your rights were violated and what types of redress are available. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


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