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  ECONOMY OVERVIEW
  

The unemployment rate in Gastonia, North Carolina, is 5.50%, with job growth of 3.51%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 41.52%.

Gastonia, North Carolina Taxes
Gastonia, North Carolina,sales tax rate is 6.75%. Income tax is 5.75%.

Gastonia, North Carolina Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $21,524, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $39,578.


  ECONOMYGastonia, North CarolinaUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  5.50%5.20%
  Recent Job Growth  3.51%1.59%
  Future Job Growth  41.52%37.98%
  Sales Taxes  6.75%6.00%
  Income Taxes  5.75%4.60%
  Income per Cap.  $21,524$28,555
  Household Income  $39,578$53,482
  Family Median Income  $47,328$65,443
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Management, business, finance  14.82%14.54%
  Engineering, computers, science  0.00%5.34%
  Community, social services  0.00%1.67%
  Legal  0.00%1.16%
  Education, library  7.41%6.13%
  Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment  0.00%1.91%
  Healthcare practitioners and technology  0.00%5.67%
  Healthcare support  0.00%2.51%
  Firefighters, law enforcement  0.00%2.23%
  Food preparation, serving  0.00%5.76%
  Building maintenance  12.96%4.01%
  Personal care  0.00%3.65%
  Sales, office, administrative support  11.11%24.36%
  Farming, fishing, forestry  0.00%0.73%
  Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair  46.30%8.24%
  Production, transportation, material moving  7.41%12.09%

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  10/1/2008
Education

The schools are overcrowded but the county is trying to rectify the situation by building new... (Read More)

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  8/11/2008
zip code 28052

I moved here from Massachusetts one year ago, and I have enjoyed myself. The housing market is great, property taxes low, car insurance low and the food is wonderful.... (Read More)

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  7/23/2008
General thoughts

My husband and I have been living in Gastonia for almost 4 years. We moved here because of my husbands job in Charlotte. We decided on Gastonia because of a house that... (Read More)

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