Gaston County

Gaston County

Last updated October 2021

150,692 Total Voters

Republican 39.33% Democrat 27.57% Libertarian 0.72% Green 0% Constitution 0% Unaffiliated 32.38%
White 70.43% Black 16.96% Other 12.61%

Gaston County is a county in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 206,086. The county seat is Gastonia. Dallas served as the original county seat from 1846 until 1911.

Gaston County is included in the Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area. It is the fourth largest county in the metropolitan area, behind Mecklenburg County, York County and Union County as of the 2018 US Census estimates. It is located in the southern Piedmont region.

Of North Carolina's 100 counties, Gaston County ranks 74th in size, consisting of approximately , and is tenth in population. The county has fifteen incorporated towns. In addition to fifteen incorporated towns and cities, there are several unincorporated communities such as Hardin, Lucia, Crowders Mountain, Sunnyside, Alexis, Tryon, and North Belmont.

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Unemployment 9.55%

Voter Registration Thousands

In the General Assembly

  • State House
  • John Torbett (NC-108)
  • Dana Bumgardner (NC-109)
  • Kelly Hastings (NC-110)
  • State Senate
  • Kathy Harrington (NC-43)
  • David Curtis (NC-44)

Election Results