Gaston employment information

IndexGastonSouth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$18,459$24,222$28,555
Median household income$41,157$45,033$53,482
Median income owner occupied$44,688$55,527$68,142
Median income renter occupied$30,750$27,328$33,219
Median earnings male$35,670$31,966$36,116
Median earnings female$17,778$22,711$25,692
Unemployment rate4.3%6.4%5.8%
Poverty level11.4%18.3%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Gaston is 35% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Gaston is 23% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Gaston is 27% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Gaston is 27% lower than the national average.

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Gaston median earnings by income bracket

Gaston employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry17.5%2.2%
Manufacturing sector30.8%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%2.0%
Wholesale & retail services7.5%12.5%
Public administration1.0%3.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.4%6.8%
Education, health & social services8.1%30.4%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Pine Ridge, SC2,142$66,56324%
Lexington, SC19,007$61,16614%
Pelion, SC754$58,92910%
Springdale town, SC2,693$55,6584%
Forest Acres, SC10,533$51,9743%
Gaston, SC1,571$41,15723%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Sweet Springs, MO1,571$35,84633%
Hartington, NE1,572$39,25027%
Hurley, WI1,570$34,50035%
Adams, WI1,570$28,86246%
Jamesport, NY1,573$81,25052%
Gaston, SC1,571$41,15723%
Source: The Gaston, SC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.