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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
  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%

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  10/1/2008
Education

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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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