Select a New Section:


Download .xls


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
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting  0.33%1.35%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction  0.00%0.61%
  Construction  4.42%6.19%
  Manufacturing  16.79%10.41%
  Wholesale trade  3.18%2.72%
  Retail trade  12.39%11.55%
  Transportation and warehousing  4.80%4.11%
  Utilities  00
  Information  2.07%2.12%
  Finance and insurance  4.09%4.69%
  Real estate, rental, leasing  1.50%1.89%
  Professional, scientific, technical services  4.16%6.68%
  Management of companies  0.09%0.08%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs  3.99%4.27%
  Educational services  6.70%9.34%
  Health care and social assistance  14.03%13.81%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation  1.47%2.16%
  Accommodation, food services  10.35%7.44%
  Other services  4.65%4.94%
  Public administration  3.16%4.80%


Please Sign up or Log In to use maps.


Reviews for Gastonia


Star Rating Not a fan. Not for me. Just okay. Great place. The best place.
Mouse over the stars for your rating and click to rate.
Start Your Review of Gastonia, NC


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



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)



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)



Side-by-Side Comparison

Compare Gastonia, NC to any other place in the USA.

Select a New Section: