Gaston County Population 2018

Gaston County's estimated population is 220,182 with a growth rate of 1.51% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Gaston County is the 10th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017220,1823,2791.51%
2016216,9033,7211.75%
2015213,1822,4881.18%
2014210,6941,4090.67%
2013209,2851,3220.64%
2012207,9631,0120.49%
2011206,9518240.40%
2010206,12731,03417.72%
1990175,09312,5257.70%
1980162,56814,1539.54%
1970148,41521,34116.79%
1960127,07416,23814.65%
1950110,83623,30526.62%
194087,5319,43812.09%
193078,09326,85152.40%
192051,24214,17938.26%
191037,0639,16032.83%
190027,90310,13957.08%
189017,7643,51024.62%
188014,2541,65213.11%
187012,6023,29535.40%
18609,3071,23415.29%
18508,0730.00%

Gaston County Population Growth

Population Data via

Gaston County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White170,24277.32%
Black or African American34,71115.76%
Two or More Races3,9161.78%
Asian3,1961.45%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,1910.54%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1100.05%

Gaston County Population Pyramid

0k2k4k6k8k Male Population0k2k4k6k8k Female Population8580757065605550454035302520151050
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990