Gaston is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 1,002, it is the 330th largest city in North Carolina and the 10287th largest city in the United States. Gaston is currently declining at a rate of -1.38% annually and its population has decreased by -13.02% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,152 in 2010. Gaston reached it's highest population of 1,148 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Gaston has a population density of 593 people per square mile.
The average household income in Gaston is $36,472 with a poverty rate of 27.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $780 per month, and the median house value is $60,900. The median age in Gaston is 48.2 years, 39.6 years for males, and 48.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 70.6 males.