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Gastonia, North Carolina
Taos, New Mexico
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Gastonia is 43% more densely populated than Taos.
People are 12% more likely to be married in Taos.
The Median Age is 7.6 years younger in Gastonia.

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PEOPLE
 Gastonia, NCTaos, NMUnited States
 Population74,5435,740321,418,820
 Population - 201070,7095,597308,745,538
 Population - 200066,2774,700285,036,114
 Population - 199054,7324,065251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now36.20%41.21%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now12.47%22.13%12.76%
 Pop. Density1,4461,00891
 Land Area5263,531,905
 Water Area00264,837
 Median Age36.844.437.4
 Female Population52.28%51.99%50.81%
 Male Population47.72%48.01%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Gastonia, NCTaos, NMUnited States
 Age 0 to 47.58%4.69%6.36%
 Age 5 to 96.66%5.78%6.51%
 Age 10 to 147.89%5.34%6.59%
 Age 15 to 174.38%2.96%4.03%
 Age 18 to 203.71%4.04%4.35%
 Age 21 to 245.59%2.91%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3411.77%10.92%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4413.70%13.64%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5414.11%17.08%14.09%
 Age 55 to 596.57%7.49%6.57%
 Age 60 to 645.06%6.49%5.72%
 Age 65 to 747.12%11.29%7.64%
 Age 75 to 843.92%4.22%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.96%3.15%1.85%
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 RACE
 Gastonia, NCTaos, NMUnited States
 White58.04%43.92%62.77%
 Black26.72%0.26%12.24%
 Asian1.61%0.63%4.95%
 Native American0.25%4.73%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.00%0.00%0.16%
 Other0.11%0.18%0.20%
 Two or More Races2.61%2.71%2.13%
 Hispanic10.66%47.58%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic89.34%52.42%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Gastonia, NCTaos, NMUnited States
 Households26,8952,491116,211,000
 Family Households18,0941,10276,958,100
 Non Family Households8,8011,38939,253,000
 Household Size2.652.192.63
 Married Population47.75%36.07%50.58%
 Single Population52.25%63.93%49.42%
 Now Married43.77%31.29%48.41%
 Married but Separated3.98%4.78%2.17%
 Never Married32.94%36.86%32.55%
 Widowed7.83%7.84%5.95%
 Divorced11.49%19.23%10.92%
 Married, w/children27.44%20.42%31.68%
 Married, no children36.42%40.56%41.44%
 Single, w/children24.61%28.68%16.94%
 Single, no children11.54%10.35%9.95%
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