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Lubbock, Texas
Gastonia, North Carolina
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Lubbock is 41% more densely populated than Gastonia.
People are 4% less likely to be married in Gastonia.
The Median Age is 7.4 years younger in Lubbock.

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PEOPLE
 Lubbock, TXGastonia, NCUnited States
 Population249,04274,543321,418,820
 Population - 2010222,27270,709308,745,538
 Population - 2000199,56466,277285,036,114
 Population - 1990186,20654,732251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now33.75%36.20%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now24.79%12.47%12.76%
 Pop. Density2,0341,44691
 Land Area122523,531,905
 Water Area10264,837
 Median Age29.436.837.4
 Female Population51.12%52.28%50.81%
 Male Population48.88%47.72%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Lubbock, TXGastonia, NCUnited States
 Age 0 to 47.18%7.58%6.36%
 Age 5 to 96.53%6.66%6.51%
 Age 10 to 146.24%7.89%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.49%4.38%4.03%
 Age 18 to 208.41%3.71%4.35%
 Age 21 to 2410.72%5.59%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3414.99%11.77%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4410.46%13.70%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5411.03%14.11%14.09%
 Age 55 to 595.32%6.57%6.57%
 Age 60 to 644.37%5.06%5.72%
 Age 65 to 745.90%7.12%7.64%
 Age 75 to 843.98%3.92%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.38%1.96%1.85%
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 RACE
 Lubbock, TXGastonia, NCUnited States
 White54.79%58.04%62.77%
 Black7.54%26.72%12.24%
 Asian2.32%1.61%4.95%
 Native American0.27%0.25%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.04%0.00%0.16%
 Other0.10%0.11%0.20%
 Two or More Races1.68%2.61%2.13%
 Hispanic33.25%10.66%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic66.75%89.34%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Lubbock, TXGastonia, NCUnited States
 Households90,39426,895116,211,000
 Family Households54,18618,09476,958,100
 Non Family Households36,2088,80139,253,000
 Household Size2.512.652.63
 Married Population43.67%47.75%50.58%
 Single Population56.33%52.25%49.42%
 Now Married41.57%43.77%48.41%
 Married but Separated2.11%3.98%2.17%
 Never Married39.74%32.94%32.55%
 Widowed5.56%7.83%5.95%
 Divorced11.02%11.49%10.92%
 Married, w/children29.28%27.44%31.68%
 Married, no children38.26%36.42%41.44%
 Single, w/children21.17%24.61%16.94%
 Single, no children11.29%11.54%9.95%
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