Gaston, Indiana Population 2024

802

Gaston is a city located in Delaware County Indiana. Gaston has a 2024 population of 802. Gaston is currently growing at a rate of 0.12% annually and its population has increased by 0.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 797 in 2020.

The average household income in Gaston is $56,044 with a poverty rate of 13.37%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Gaston is 38.8 years, 39 years for males, and 38.7 years for females.

Gaston Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Gaston was:

  • White: 95.46%
  • Two or more races: 3.97%
  • Asian: 0.28%
  • Other race: 0.28%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Indiana
Land Area (mi²)
0.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,204.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.63% (5)
The current population of Gaston, Indiana is 802 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 797.

Gaston, Indiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White67395.46%
Two or more races283.97%
Asian20.28%
Other race20.28%
Black or African American
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Gaston Population by Race

Gaston Population Pyramid 2024

Gaston Median Age

38.8

Total

39

Male

38.7

Female

Gaston Adults

There are 553 adults, (117 of whom are seniors) in Gaston.

Gaston Age Dependency

61.7

Age Dependency Ratio

26.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Gaston Sex Ratio

Female35049.65%
Male35550.35%

Gaston Population by Age

Gaston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2852.4773.726.3
Married1193.1994.15.9
Non Family1101.2955.544.5
Male323.5365.634.4
Female242.9266.733.3
showing: 5 rows

3.11

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

73.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Gaston Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Gaston Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gaston Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Gaston Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$29,858

Average Earnings

$36,667

Average Male

$28,750

Average Female

Gaston Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gaston Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Gaston Language

97.65% of Gaston residents speak only English, while 2.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.62% of the population.

Gaston Language

Gaston Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6638212.37%
Multiple281035.71%
Asian22100%
showing: 3 rows

13.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.7%

Male Poverty Rate

16.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gaston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gaston is Asian, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gaston is White, with 12.37% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.81%.

Gaston Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College16%
High School13.11%
Less Than 9th Grade12.73%
Bachelors or Greater8.11%
showing: 4 rows

Gaston Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed72.73%
Female Employed10.95%
Male Employed7.33%
Male Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Gaston Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gaston Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Gaston Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.5%

Male Marriage Rate

41.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Gaston Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Gaston Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Gaston Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Gaston Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

48

Number of Veterans

44

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

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Gaston Veterans by War

count

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Gaston Veterans by Age

count

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Gaston Veterans by Race

Gaston Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

56.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gaston Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.7%

Labor Force Participation

57.6%

Employment Rate

8.1%

Unemployment Rate

Gaston Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Gaston Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Gaston Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

71.49%

Born in Gaston

99.15%

Native Born

0.85%

Foreign Born

0.57%

Non Citizen

0.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.15% of Gaston residents were born in the United States, with 71.49% having been born in Indiana. 0.57% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Gaston Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202980710.12%
202880610.12%
202780510.12%
202680410.12%
202580310.12%
202480210.12%
202380110.12%
202280010.13%
202179920.25%
2020797-75-8.6%
2019872
2018872-6-0.68%
2017878-5-0.57%
2016883-1-0.11%
2015884-1-0.11%
2014885-1-0.11%
2013886-3-0.34%
2012889-2-0.22%
2011891
2010891
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Gaston Population by Year