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The City of Gaston had a population of 648 as of July 1, 2021.
The primary coordinate point for Gaston is located at latitude 45.4362 and longitude -123.1395 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the City of Gaston encompass a land area of 0.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 190 feet.
The City of Gaston has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Oregon is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Gaston is located within Chehalem Mountains Division of Washington County.
|Total Population||648 (100%)|
|Population in Households||648 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||540 (83.3%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$61,806|
|Average Household Income||$75,617|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||39%|
|Per Capita Income||$26,279|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||254 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||192 (75.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||52 (20.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||10 ( 3.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$576,733|
|Average Home Value||$582,500|
|Housing Affordability Index3||70|
|Average Household Size||2.66|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.52%|
|Per Capita Income||2.59%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.52%|
The table below compares Gaston to the other 378 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 248||35th|
|Population Density||# 122||68th|
|Median Household Income||# 151||60th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 52||14th|
|Per Capita Income||# 275||28th|
|Diversity Index||# 140||63rd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Oregon Census Data Comparison Tool.