Gaston, Indiana Population 2021

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Gaston is a city located in Delaware County Indiana. With a 2020 population of 875, it is the 329th largest city in Indiana and the 10873rd largest city in the United States . Gaston is currently growing at a rate of 0.11% annually and its population has increased by 0.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 871 in 2010. Gaston reached it's highest population of 891 in 2011. Spanning over 0 miles, Gaston has a population density of 2,405 people per square mile.

The average household income in Gaston is $49,935 with a poverty rate of 18.56%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $750 per month, and the median house value is $58,600. The median age in Gaston is 38.4 years, 36.3 years for males, and 40.5 years for females.

Gaston Demographics

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

  • White: 96.69%
  • Two or more races: 2.17%
  • Asian: 0.69%
  • Other race: 0.46%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Gaston, Indiana is 875 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 872.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 871.

Gaston, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White84696.69%
Two or More Races192.17%
Asian60.69%
Some Other Race40.46%
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Gaston Population by Race

Gaston Population Pyramid $2021

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Gaston Median Age

38.4


Total

36.3


Male

40.5


Female

Gaston Adults

There are 660 adults, (138 of whom are seniors) in Gaston.

Gaston Age Dependency

67.6

Age Dependency Ratio

26.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Gaston Sex Ratio

Female

428

48.91%

Male

447

51.09%

Gaston Population by Age

Gaston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gaston Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.3%6.7%
All80.8%19.2%
Non Family80.5%19.5%
Female73.2%26.8%
Male24%76%

80.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gaston Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3542.4780.8
Married1503.1393.3
Non Family1231.4180.5
Female562.873.2
Male253.0424

2.93

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

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Gaston Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade40.67%
9th to 12th Grade7011.78%
High School Graduate28047.14%
Some College12521.04%
Associates Degree254.21%
Bachelors Degree6210.44%
Graduate Degree284.71%
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Gaston Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gaston Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White57350784
Hispanic113
Asian666
Other Race4
2+ Races44

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Gaston Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,954$43,472$24,500
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$28,750$41,875$
Some College$31,250$52,500$24,375
Bachelors Degree$48,125$51,250$48,125
Graduate Degree$48,333$$

$30,954

Average Earnings

$43,472

Average Male

$24,500

Average Female

Gaston Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gaston Language by Age

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Gaston Language

97.96% of Gaston residents speak only English, while 2.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.32% of the population.

Gaston Language

Gaston Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White82513716.61%
Multiple191578.95%
Asian66100.00%
Hispanic23417.39%

18.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.00%

Male Poverty Rate

20.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gaston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gaston is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gaston is White, with 16.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.32%.

Gaston Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.43%
Some College17.33%
High School13.21%
Bachelors or Greater6.67%

Gaston Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed20.00%
Female Employed18.72%
Male Employed9.13%

Gaston Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gaston Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,357$49,935
Families$46,625$53,817
Married Families$58,636-
Non Families$43,125$40,463
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Income by Household Type

Gaston Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.1%

Male Marriage Rate

47.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Gaston Married by Age and Sex

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Gaston Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Gaston Marital Status by Race

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Gaston Marital Status

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52

Number of Veterans

48

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam28
Second Gulf War17
First Gulf War4
Korea2
World War II

Gaston Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7426
18 to 3411
75+7
35 to 545
55 to 643

Gaston Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White528.05%
Hispanic327.27%

Gaston Veterans by Race

Gaston Veterans by Education

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3.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

59.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gaston Veterans by Education

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61.9%

Labor Force Participation

60.4%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Gaston Employment by Age

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Gaston Employment by Race

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Gaston Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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80.46%

Born in Gaston

98.74%

Native Born

1.26%

Foreign Born

0.57%

Non Citizen

0.69%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.74% of Gaston residents were born in the United States, with 80.46% 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 Asia.

Gaston Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202187510.11%
202087410.11%
201987310.11%
2018872-3-0.34%
2017875-6-0.68%
201688110.11%
2015880-3-0.34%
2014883-1-0.11%
2013884-3-0.34%
2012887-4-0.45%
201189120.22%
20108890.00%

Gaston Population by Year