Occupations in Gaston County, North Carolina (County)

Occupations#1

Percentage of the civilian employed population aged 16 and older.
Scope: population of North Carolina and Gaston County
Gaston County
North Carolina
0%5%10%CountAdministrativeSales and RelatedProductionManagementFood ServiceEducation1Construction2Repair3Business4TransportationFacilitiesMaterial MovingHealthcare5Personal CareHealthcare SupportHealth TechniciansSocial ServiceComputers & MathFire FightingEngineering6Entertainment7Law EnforcementLegalScienceFarming813.499258%12.181651%13.499258%13.5%12,64312.6k11.463105%11.098331%11.463105%11.5%10,73610.7k11.158803%7.184928%11.158803%11.2%10,45110.5k8.368835%9.975848%8.368835%8.4%7,8385.763584%5.928770%5.763584%5.8%5,3985.023650%6.301728%5.023650%5.0%4,7054.803699%5.084509%4.803699%4.8%4,4994.661691%3.539122%4.661691%4.7%4,3664.380879%4.599800%4.380879%4.4%4,1033.853423%3.456491%3.853423%3.9%3,6093.794698%3.877198%3.794698%3.8%3,5543.318492%2.657132%3.318492%3.3%3,1083.086795%4.078663%3.086795%3.1%2,8913.086795%3.082076%3.086795%3.1%2,8912.667179%2.671345%2.667179%2.7%2,4981.831150%2.010010%1.831150%1.8%1,7151.711565%1.830693%1.711565%1.7%1,6031.646433%2.719430%1.646433%1.6%1,5421.293016%1.012638%1.293016%1.3%1,2111.201192%1.545006%1.201192%1.2%1,1251.091216%1.693678%1.091216%1.1%1,0220.942802%1.050568%0.942802%0.9%8830.618213%0.822404%0.618213%0.6%5790.553082%0.919583%0.553082%0.6%5180.180446%0.678395%0.180446%0.2%169

Relative Occupations#2

Percentage more or less common in Gaston County than in North Carolina, among the civilian employed population aged 16 and older.
Scope: population of North Carolina and Gaston County
Less Common
More Common
50%0%50%%ref.ProductionRepair1Fire FightingMaterial MovingTransportationAdministrativeSales and RelatedPersonal CareHealthcare SupportFacilitiesFood ServiceBusiness2Construction3Social ServiceHealth TechniciansLaw EnforcementManagementEducation4Engineering5Healthcare6LegalEntertainment7Computers & MathScienceFarming855.308482%55.308482%55.3%11.159%11.2%7.185%7.18%31.718860%31.718860%31.7%4.662%4.66%3.539%3.54%27.687878%27.687878%27.7%1.293%1.29%1.013%1.01%24.889973%24.889973%24.9%3.318%3.32%2.657%2.66%11.483643%11.483643%11.5%3.853%3.85%3.456%3.46%10.816327%10.816327%10.8%13.499%13.5%12.182%12.2%3.286747%3.286747%3.3%11.463%11.5%11.098%11.1%0.153115%0.153115%0.2%3.087%3.09%3.082%3.08%-0.155946%-0.155946%0.2%2.667%2.67%2.671%2.67%-2.127846%-2.127846%2.1%3.795%3.79%3.877%3.88%-2.786176%-2.786176%2.8%5.764%5.76%5.929%5.93%-4.759364%-4.759364%4.8%4.381%4.38%4.600%4.60%-5.522863%-5.522863%5.5%4.804%4.80%5.085%5.08%-6.507296%-6.507296%6.5%1.712%1.71%1.831%1.83%-8.898463%-8.898463%8.9%1.831%1.83%2.010%2.01%-10.257907%-10.257907%10.3%0.943%0.94%1.051%1.05%-16.109030%-16.109030%16.1%8.369%8.37%9.976%9.98%-20.281389%-20.281389%20.3%5.024%5.02%6.302%6.30%-22.253276%-22.253276%22.3%1.201%1.20%1.545%1.55%-24.318458%-24.318458%24.3%3.087%3.09%4.079%4.08%-24.828529%-24.828529%24.8%0.618%0.62%0.822%0.82%-35.571239%-35.571239%35.6%1.091%1.09%1.694%1.69%-39.456685%-39.456685%39.5%1.646%1.65%2.719%2.72%-39.855162%-39.855162%39.9%0.553%0.55%0.920%0.92%-73.401085%-73.401085%73.4%0.180%0.18%0.678%0.68%

Sex Ratio by Occupation#3

Sex ratio by occupation among the civilian employed population aged 16 and older.
Scope: population of North Carolina and Gaston County
Female Male
North Carolina
Gaston County
2x1x0x1x2xFMComputers & MathFire FightingProductionFacilitiesManagementScienceEntertainment1All OccupationsSales and RelatedSocial ServiceFood ServiceLegalBusiness2Administrative-1.000000x-1.000000x-1.000000x2.798030x2.639634x2.798030x2.80x4061,136-1.000000x-1.000000x-1.000000x2.604167x3.442565x2.604167x2.60x336875-1.000000x-1.000000x-1.000000x2.240620x1.908227x2.240620x2.24x3,2257,226-1.000000x-1.000000x-1.000000x2.048027x1.661788x2.048027x2.05x1,1662,388-1.000000x-1.000000x-1.000000x1.710235x1.488480x1.710235x1.71x2,8924,946-1.000000x-1.000000x-1.000000x1.616162x1.029537x1.616162x1.62x198320-1.000000x-1.000000x-1.000000x1.251101x1.051984x1.251101x1.25x454568-1.000000x-1.000000x-1.000000x1.094813x1.061359x1.094813x1.09x44,70944.7k48,94848.9k-1.108819x-1.067974x-1.108819x1.11x1.000000x1.000000x1.000000x5,6455,091-1.313131x-1.649192x-1.313131x1.31x1.000000x1.000000x1.000000x910693-1.494455x-1.320948x-1.494455x1.49x1.000000x1.000000x1.000000x3,2342,164-1.810680x-1.316767x-1.810680x1.81x1.000000x1.000000x1.000000x373206-1.821871x-1.368239x-1.821871x1.82x1.000000x1.000000x1.000000x2,6491,454-2.703281x-2.667299x-2.703281x2.70x1.000000x1.000000x1.000000x9,2293,414

Sex Ratio by Occupation#4

Sex ratio by occupation among the civilian employed population aged 16 and older.
Scope: population of North Carolina and Gaston County
Female Male
North Carolina
Gaston County
20x0x20xFMConstruction1Repair2Engineering3Law EnforcementTransportationFarming4Material MovingHealthcare5Personal CareHealth TechniciansEducation6Healthcare Support-1.000000x-1.000000x-1.000000x39.531532x31.290860x39.531532x39.53x1114,388-1.000000x-1.000000x-1.000000x19.306977x24.579067x19.306977x19.31x2154,151-1.000000x-1.000000x-1.000000x13.802632x5.394507x13.802632x13.80x761,049-1.000000x-1.000000x-1.000000x7.490385x3.991905x7.490385x7.49x104779-1.000000x-1.000000x-1.000000x5.004992x5.874186x5.004992x5.00x6013,008-1.000000x-1.000000x-1.000000x4.451613x4.729269x4.451613x4.45x31138-1.000000x-1.000000x-1.000000x3.652695x4.220206x3.652695x3.65x6682,440-3.094901x-3.184691x-3.094901x3.09x1.000000x1.000000x1.000000x2,185706-3.883446x-3.450249x-3.883446x3.88x1.000000x1.000000x1.000000x2,299592-5.081560x-4.062560x-5.081560x5.08x1.000000x1.000000x1.000000x1,433282-5.543811x-3.012461x-5.543811x5.54x1.000000x1.000000x1.000000x3,986719-10.618605x-8.041275x-10.618605x10.62x1.000000x1.000000x1.000000x2,283215

Part Timers by Occupation#5

Part time and seasonal workers as a percentage of total workforce within an occupation.
Scope: population of North Carolina and Gaston County
Gaston County
North Carolina
0%20%40%60%PartFullFood ServicePersonal CareFarming1FacilitiesEntertainment2Healthcare SupportSales and RelatedEducation3Material MovingFire FightingHealth TechniciansAll OccupationsTransportationConstruction4Healthcare5AdministrativeSocial ServiceLegalProductionRepair6Computers & MathManagementBusiness7ScienceLaw EnforcementEngineering863.449426%60.035845%63.449426%63.4%3,4251,97358.457281%53.817843%58.457281%58.5%1,6901,20150.887574%41.867689%50.887574%50.9%868344.879010%44.358937%44.879010%44.9%1,5951,95944.618395%41.583280%44.618395%44.6%45656641.593275%39.151086%41.593275%41.6%1,0391,45941.039493%38.176082%41.039493%41.0%4,4066,33037.385760%41.781302%37.385760%37.4%1,7592,94632.947233%36.307264%32.947233%32.9%1,0242,08432.287366%29.905694%32.287366%32.3%39182029.446064%26.328586%29.446064%29.4%5051,21029.056024%30.460000%29.056024%29.1%27,21327.2k66,44466.4k26.683292%30.350611%26.683292%26.7%9632,64626.583685%31.646613%26.583685%26.6%1,1963,30326.011761%24.593552%26.011761%26.0%7522,13925.919481%30.014244%25.919481%25.9%3,2779,36618.091079%22.741967%18.091079%18.1%2901,31317.098446%17.764270%17.098446%17.1%9948016.534303%20.749937%16.534303%16.5%1,7288,72316.330738%15.620685%16.330738%16.3%7133,65313.813230%13.296623%13.813230%13.8%2131,32911.941822%12.534915%11.941822%11.9%9366,90211.333171%17.793839%11.333171%11.3%4653,63811.196911%20.723532%11.196911%11.2%584607.474519%8.053090%7.474519%7.5%668177.200000%12.421648%7.200000%7.2%811,044

Median Income by Occupation#6

For the full-time year-round civilian employed population aged 16 and older.
Scope: population of North Carolina and Gaston County
Gaston County
North Carolina
$0k$20k$40k$60k%CountComputers & MathHealthcare1Engineering2LegalManagementScienceBusiness3Entertainment4Law EnforcementTransportationRepair5Fire FightingSocial ServiceAll OccupationsSales and RelatedHealth TechniciansFarming6Education7ProductionAdministrativeConstruction8Material MovingFacilitiesHealthcare SupportPersonal CareFood Service$68,836.000000$77,614.000000$68,836.000000$68.8k1.646%1.65%1,542$66,425.000000$64,456.000000$66,425.000000$66.4k3.087%3.09%2,891$64,744.000000$71,326.000000$64,744.000000$64.7k1.201%1.20%1,125$64,741.000000$65,392.000000$64,741.000000$64.7k0.618%0.62%579$61,315.000000$65,805.000000$61,315.000000$61.3k8.369%8.37%7,838$56,500.000000$58,466.000000$56,500.000000$56.5k0.553%0.55%518$53,140.000000$57,493.000000$53,140.000000$53.1k4.381%4.38%4,103$49,815.000000$45,406.000000$49,815.000000$49.8k1.091%1.09%1,022$46,910.000000$40,656.000000$46,910.000000$46.9k0.943%0.94%883$41,863.000000$38,050.000000$41,863.000000$41.9k3.853%3.85%3,609$41,372.000000$40,639.000000$41,372.000000$41.4k4.662%4.66%4,366$40,560.000000$38,214.000000$40,560.000000$40.6k1.293%1.29%1,211$40,553.000000$41,864.000000$40,553.000000$40.6k1.712%1.71%1,603$39,311.000000$40,496.000000$39,311.000000$39.3k100.000%100%93,65793.7k$38,864.000000$40,586.000000$38,864.000000$38.9k11.463%11.5%10,73610.7k$38,619.000000$39,190.000000$38,619.000000$38.6k1.831%1.83%1,715$36,853.000000$23,459.000000$36,853.000000$36.9k0.180%0.18%169$36,371.000000$40,802.000000$36,371.000000$36.4k5.024%5.02%4,705$35,047.000000$31,843.000000$35,047.000000$35.0k11.159%11.2%10,45110.5k$34,313.000000$33,363.000000$34,313.000000$34.3k13.499%13.5%12,64312.6k$32,065.000000$31,828.000000$32,065.000000$32.1k4.804%4.80%4,499$28,535.000000$26,870.000000$28,535.000000$28.5k3.318%3.32%3,108$27,463.000000$24,449.000000$27,463.000000$27.5k3.795%3.79%3,554$25,818.000000$26,436.000000$25,818.000000$25.8k2.667%2.67%2,498$21,881.000000$23,128.000000$21,881.000000$21.9k3.087%3.09%2,891$19,056.000000$20,304.000000$19,056.000000$19.1k5.764%5.76%5,398

Map of Occupations by County Subdivision in Gaston County

Management Occupations by County Subdivision#7

Percentage of the population aged 16 and older employed with occupation: management (%):
5.2%6.7%8.1%9.5%11.0%12.5%

Business Occupations by County Subdivision#8

Percentage of the population aged 16 and older employed with occupation: business (business and finance) (%):
2.3%3.0%3.7%4.4%5.1%5.9%

Computers & Math Occupations by County Subdivision#9

Percentage of the population aged 16 and older employed with occupation: computers & math (%):
1.03%1.31%1.59%1.87%2.15%2.44%

Engineering Occupations by County Subdivision#10

Percentage of the population aged 16 and older employed with occupation: engineering (engineering and architecture) (%):
0.86%1.14%1.42%1.70%1.97%2.25%

Science Occupations by County Subdivision#11

Percentage of the population aged 16 and older employed with occupation: science (%):
0.08%0.25%0.41%0.57%0.73%0.89%

Social Service Occupations by County Subdivision#12

Percentage of the population aged 16 and older employed with occupation: social service (%):
0.90%1.10%1.30%1.50%1.70%1.90%

Legal Occupations by County Subdivision#13

Percentage of the population aged 16 and older employed with occupation: legal (%):
0.27%0.42%0.57%0.72%0.88%1.03%

Education Occupations by County Subdivision#14

Percentage of the population aged 16 and older employed with occupation: education (education, training, and library) (%):
2.7%3.4%4.0%4.6%5.2%5.9%

Entertainment Occupations by County Subdivision#15

Percentage of the population aged 16 and older employed with occupation: entertainment (arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media) (%):
0.25%0.51%0.77%1.02%1.28%1.54%

Healthcare Occupations by County Subdivision#16

Percentage of the population aged 16 and older employed with occupation: healthcare (health diagnosing and treating practitioners) (%):
0.7%1.4%2.1%2.7%3.4%4.1%

Health Technicians Occupations by County Subdivision#17

Percentage of the population aged 16 and older employed with occupation: health technicians (%):
1.03%1.42%1.80%2.18%2.56%2.95%

Healthcare Support Occupations by County Subdivision#18

Percentage of the population aged 16 and older employed with occupation: healthcare support (%):
1.7%2.2%2.7%3.2%3.7%4.3%

Fire Fighting Occupations by County Subdivision#19

Percentage of the population aged 16 and older employed with occupation: fire fighting (%):
0.94%1.06%1.17%1.29%1.40%1.52%

Law Enforcement Occupations by County Subdivision#20

Percentage of the population aged 16 and older employed with occupation: law enforcement (%):
0.49%0.73%0.97%1.21%1.45%1.70%

Food Service Occupations by County Subdivision#21

Percentage of the population aged 16 and older employed with occupation: food service (%):
4.0%4.7%5.4%6.0%6.7%7.4%

Facilities Occupations by County Subdivision#22

Percentage of the population aged 16 and older employed with occupation: facilities (%):
2.89%3.23%3.56%3.89%4.22%4.56%

Personal Care Occupations by County Subdivision#23

Percentage of the population aged 16 and older employed with occupation: personal care (%):
1.87%2.23%2.58%2.93%3.28%3.64%

Sales and Related Occupations by County Subdivision#24

Percentage of the population aged 16 and older employed with occupation: sales and related (%):
10.00%10.51%11.00%11.50%11.99%12.49%

Administrative Occupations by County Subdivision#25

Percentage of the population aged 16 and older employed with occupation: administrative (%):
11.0%12.4%13.7%15.0%16.3%17.7%

Farming Occupations by County Subdivision#26

Percentage of the population aged 16 and older employed with occupation: farming (farming, fishing, and forestry) (%):
0.04%0.15%0.25%0.36%0.46%0.57%

Construction Occupations by County Subdivision#27

Percentage of the population aged 16 and older employed with occupation: construction (construction and extraction) (%):
3.8%4.7%5.5%6.3%7.1%8.0%

Repair Occupations by County Subdivision#28

Percentage of the population aged 16 and older employed with occupation: repair (installation, maintenance, and repair) (%):
3.3%4.1%4.8%5.4%6.1%6.9%

Production Occupations by County Subdivision#29

Percentage of the population aged 16 and older employed with occupation: production (%):
9.0%10.3%11.5%12.7%14.0%15.2%

Transportation Occupations by County Subdivision#30

Percentage of the population aged 16 and older employed with occupation: transportation (%):
2.51%2.90%3.28%3.67%4.05%4.44%

Material Moving Occupations by County Subdivision#31

Percentage of the population aged 16 and older employed with occupation: material moving (%):
2.26%2.65%3.03%3.41%3.80%4.19%
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Map of Occupations by Tract in Gaston County

Management Occupations by Tract#32

Percentage of the population aged 16 and older employed with occupation: management (%):
0.8%4.6%8.4%12.2%16.0%19.9%

Business Occupations by Tract#33

Percentage of the population aged 16 and older employed with occupation: business (business and finance) (%):
0.0%1.9%3.7%5.6%7.4%9.3%

Computers & Math Occupations by Tract#34

Percentage of the population aged 16 and older employed with occupation: computers & math (%):
0.0%0.9%1.7%2.6%3.5%4.4%

Engineering Occupations by Tract#35

Percentage of the population aged 16 and older employed with occupation: engineering (engineering and architecture) (%):
0.0%1.4%2.8%4.3%5.7%7.2%

Science Occupations by Tract#36

Percentage of the population aged 16 and older employed with occupation: science (%):
0.0%0.7%1.5%2.2%3.0%3.8%

Social Service Occupations by Tract#37

Percentage of the population aged 16 and older employed with occupation: social service (%):
0.0%1.0%1.9%2.9%3.9%4.9%

Legal Occupations by Tract#38

Percentage of the population aged 16 and older employed with occupation: legal (%):
0.0%0.6%1.1%1.7%2.3%2.9%

Education Occupations by Tract#39

Percentage of the population aged 16 and older employed with occupation: education (education, training, and library) (%):
0.0%2.4%4.8%7.2%9.6%12.1%

Entertainment Occupations by Tract#40

Percentage of the population aged 16 and older employed with occupation: entertainment (arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media) (%):
0.0%0.9%1.7%2.6%3.4%4.3%

Healthcare Occupations by Tract#41

Percentage of the population aged 16 and older employed with occupation: healthcare (health diagnosing and treating practitioners) (%):
0.0%1.9%3.7%5.6%7.5%9.4%

Health Technicians Occupations by Tract#42

Percentage of the population aged 16 and older employed with occupation: health technicians (%):
0.0%1.3%2.5%3.8%5.1%6.4%

Healthcare Support Occupations by Tract#43

Percentage of the population aged 16 and older employed with occupation: healthcare support (%):
0.0%1.6%3.3%4.9%6.5%8.2%

Fire Fighting Occupations by Tract#44

Percentage of the population aged 16 and older employed with occupation: fire fighting (%):
0.0%1.2%2.4%3.6%4.8%6.0%

Law Enforcement Occupations by Tract#45

Percentage of the population aged 16 and older employed with occupation: law enforcement (%):
0.0%0.8%1.7%2.5%3.3%4.2%

Food Service Occupations by Tract#46

Percentage of the population aged 16 and older employed with occupation: food service (%):
0.0%3.2%6.4%9.6%12.8%16.0%

Facilities Occupations by Tract#47

Percentage of the population aged 16 and older employed with occupation: facilities (%):
0.0%2.5%5.1%7.6%10.2%12.8%

Personal Care Occupations by Tract#48

Percentage of the population aged 16 and older employed with occupation: personal care (%):
0.0%1.5%3.0%4.5%6.0%7.5%

Sales and Related Occupations by Tract#49

Percentage of the population aged 16 and older employed with occupation: sales and related (%):
3%9%14%20%25%31%

Administrative Occupations by Tract#50

Percentage of the population aged 16 and older employed with occupation: administrative (%):
3.8%8.4%13.0%17.5%22.1%26.7%

Farming Occupations by Tract#51

Percentage of the population aged 16 and older employed with occupation: farming (farming, fishing, and forestry) (%):
0.0%0.5%1.0%1.5%2.1%2.6%

Construction Occupations by Tract#52

Percentage of the population aged 16 and older employed with occupation: construction (construction and extraction) (%):
0.0%3.4%6.8%10.2%13.7%17.1%

Repair Occupations by Tract#53

Percentage of the population aged 16 and older employed with occupation: repair (installation, maintenance, and repair) (%):
0.3%2.3%4.2%6.1%7.9%9.9%

Production Occupations by Tract#54

Percentage of the population aged 16 and older employed with occupation: production (%):
3.5%7.1%10.6%14.2%17.7%21.3%

Transportation Occupations by Tract#55

Percentage of the population aged 16 and older employed with occupation: transportation (%):
0.4%2.3%4.1%6.0%7.8%9.6%

Material Moving Occupations by Tract#56

Percentage of the population aged 16 and older employed with occupation: material moving (%):
0.0%2.0%4.0%6.1%8.1%10.2%
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Occupations by Place in Gaston County

There are 15 places that are fully or partially contained within Gaston County (14 fully and 1 partially). This section compares all 15 of those to each other, Gaston County, and other entities that contain or substantially overlap with Gaston County.

Management Occupations by Place#57

Percentage of the civilian employed population aged 16 and older.
Scope: population of Gaston County, selected places in Gaston County, and entities that contain Gaston County
0%2%4%6%8%10%12%Count#CramertonCharlotte, Concord, and Gastonia Metro AreaCharlotteBelmontMount HollyStanleySouth AtlanticMcAdenvilleUnited States of AmericaUnited StatesNorth CarolinaN CarolinaSouthKings MountainKings MtnGaston County SchoolsGaston CountyGaston CountyGastonGastoniaDallasCherryvilleHigh ShoalsLowellRanloBessemer CityDellview12.081784%12.081784%12.1%260111.189027%11.189027%11.2%128,111128k11.091921%11.091921%11.1%578210.634826%10.634826%10.6%717310.550459%10.550459%10.6%161410.390478%10.390478%10.4%2,952,3322.95M10.223642%10.223642%10.2%32510.035605%10.035605%10.0%14,852,82814.9M9.975848%9.975848%10.0%445,005445k9.891059%9.891059%9.9%5,332,9125.33M8.481308%8.481308%8.5%36368.368835%8.368835%8.4%7,8388.368835%8.368835%8.4%7,8388.279226%8.279226%8.3%2,66577.771487%7.771487%7.8%15185.725355%5.725355%5.7%13395.691057%5.691057%5.7%14105.430712%5.430712%5.4%87114.854981%4.854981%4.9%77123.646833%3.646833%3.6%76130.000000%0.000000%0.0%014