36% unemployed in Gaston in 2017


36 percent of Gaston residents between 16 and 65 years old were unemployed in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

The percentage of unemployed residents was less than the statewide total of 39.3 percent for this demographic group. In 2017 the total Gaston population reached 1,123.

Out of 719 people who had a job, 8 were employed in the Armed Forces and 711 belonged to the civilian labor force.

The total unemployment numbers include residents of all ages who are not working.

Employment status in Gaston for 2017
Employment status
Number of people
Percentage of population
Not employed
404
36
Employed
719
64
Employed in civilian labor force
711
63.3
Employed in armed forces
8
0.71

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