Gaston County

Gaston County

Last updated August 2019

134,961 Total Voters

Republican 38.57% Democrat 29.8% Libertarian 0.57% Unaffiliated 31.06%
White 74.33% Black 16.96% Other 8.71%

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 third largest county in the metropolitan area, behind Mecklenburg County and York County, SC. It is located in the southern Piedmont region.

Of North Carolina's one hundred counties, Gaston County ranks 74th in size, consisting of approximately , and is seventh in population. The county has fifteen incorporated towns.

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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