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Gaston is a town in Lexington County, in the Columbia metro area.
The latitude of Gaston is 33.816N. The longitude is -81.101W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 499 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,390.
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15% of Gaston residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Gaston ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Gaston was $13,546, compared with $21,587 nationally.
4% of Gaston residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Gaston, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $355. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $689.
Libraries in Gaston include Gaston Branch Library ... View libraries
Lexington County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Gaston political report.
The average commute time for Gaston workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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