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27,355
Job Openings
4.5%
Unemployment Rate
$48,370
Median Base Salary
75k
Population

Gastonia has the 352nd largest population in the United States. The population grew by 3.9% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Gastonia is part of the Charlotte metro area. Unemployment in the Charlotte area is 4%, which is the same as the national average, and is getting better. Charlotte has the 22nd largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Gastonia is below average at $48,370, and the median cost of a home in Gastonia is $135,100, which is below the national average. 22% of workers in Gastonia hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 82% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Gastonia. 85% of Gastonia workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 10% carpool, and 4% walk. People in Gastonia spend an average of 22 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.

Employment Resources

Gaston NCWorks Career Center

1391 Bessemer City Road
Gastonia, NC 28052
704-853-5328