Gastonia is the largest city in the county seat of Gaston County, North Carolina with a population of 77,593 based on the 2017 census.
Due to its moderate and natural resources, the city’s recreational activities for residents became popular.
Currently, the largest industries in Gastonia are manufacturing (5,253 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (4,672 people), and Retail Trade (4,294 people).
As part of North Carolina, its culture is a subculture in the United Staes. As a coastal state, North Carolina culture has been greatly influenced by the southeastern United States and early settlers from England. More recently, North Carolina has seen an influx of immigrants from New England as well as Hispanic immigrants.
Gastonia has a thriving economy that funds the improvement projects of the city to attract investors.