Gaston is located close to the center of South Carolina. Gaston is between the Lexington, Calhoun county. Gaston has 5.31 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Gaston population is 1,571, which has grown 20.48% since 2000. The population growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 17.83% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Gaston median household income is $41,157 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 31.03% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 21.44% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Gaston median house value is $80,200 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 19.17% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 44.99% and is much lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Gaston is close to the state average in quality. The Gaston area code is 803.