Gaston, Indiana

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Population in 2022: 800 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -20.8%
 
Males: 400  (50.0%)
Females: 400  (50.0%)
Median resident age:

39.2 years
Indiana median age:

38.2 years

Zip codes: 47342.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $49,926 (it was $31,853 in 2000)
Gaston:

$49,926
IN:

$66,785

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $23,937 (it was $15,357 in 2000)

Gaston town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $90,721 (it was $56,500 in 2000)
Gaston:

$90,721
IN:

$208,700

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $148,206; detached houses: $152,675; townhouses or other attached units: $149,312; in 2-unit structures: $159,501; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $158,779; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $271,240; mobile homes: $40,677

Median gross rent in 2022: $826.

March 2022 cost of living index in Gaston: 84.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 13.4%
(12.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.7% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Gaston, IN (2022)
    • 65593.0%White alone
    • 284.0%Two or more races
    • 213.0%Hispanic
    • 20.3%Asian alone

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According to our research of Indiana and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Gaston, Indiana as of April 15, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Gaston is 820 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: American (28.0%), Irish (9.1%), German (8.6%), English (5.8%), European (2.9%), Belgian (1.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 890 feet

Land area: 0.35 square miles.

Population density: 2,282 people per square mile   (low).

Gaston, Indiana map

6 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.9%
Indiana:

5.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $840 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $412 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Muncie, IN (10.2 miles , pop. 67,430).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (49.8 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (155.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Matthews, IN (2.3 miles ),
Fowlerton, IN (2.8 miles ),
Summitville, IN (2.8 miles ),
Shamrock Lakes, IN (2.8 miles),
Eaton, IN (2.8 miles ),
Yorktown, IN (3.1 miles ),
Alexandria, IN (3.1 miles ),
Muncie, IN (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 40.31 N, Longitude: 85.50 W

Area code: 765

Distribution of median household income in Gaston, IN in 2022
Distribution of house value in Gaston, IN in 2022

Gaston satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2021: 1 building, cost: $258,700
  • 2020: 1 building, cost: $258,700
  • 2019: 1 building, cost: $258,700
  • 2018: 1 building, cost: $258,700
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $258,700
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $56,500
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $70,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Gaston, IN residents
Average permit cost in Gaston, IN
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

3.2%
Indiana:

2.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +27 (+2.7%).
Most common industries in Gaston, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (17.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.1%)
  • Health care (12.5%)
  • Educational services (6.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.2%)
  • Social assistance (4.4%)
  • Gasoline stations (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (31.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (10.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
  • Machinery (3.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (24.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.0%)
  • Educational services (10.8%)
  • Social assistance (9.9%)
  • Gasoline stations (5.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.1%)
  • Motor vehicles, parts & supplies merchant wholesalers (2.7%)
Most common occupations in Gaston, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (9.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Child care workers (4.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.2%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (3.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (12.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Child care workers (9.9%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (8.1%)
  • Cashiers (7.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.5%)

Average climate in Gaston, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Gaston, Indiana average temperatures Gaston, Indiana average precipitation Gaston, Indiana humidity Gaston, Indiana wind speed Gaston, Indiana snowfall Gaston, Indiana sunshine Gaston, Indiana clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2023 was 93.8. This is worse than average.

City:

93.8
U.S.:

72.6
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2023 was 33.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2023 was 12.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.0
U.S.:

8.1

Tornado activity:

Gaston-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 116% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.4 miles away from the Gaston town center killed 25 people and injured 835 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 17.5 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 125 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gaston-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Indiana state average. It is 25% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 181.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 168.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 181.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 163.7 miles away from Gaston center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 61.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 202.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Delaware County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 6, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Gaston topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Gaston:

  • HICKORY CREEK AT GASTON (502 N MADISON ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Gaston:

  • WESTMINSTER VILLAGE MUNCIE INC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MUNCIE, IN)
  • MORRISON WOODS HEALTH CAMPUS (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MUNCIE, IN)
  • GOLDEN LIVING CENTER-MUNCIE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MUNCIE, IN)
  • RENAISSANCE SPECIALTY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 8 miles away; MUNCIE, IN)
  • BETHEL POINTE HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MUNCIE, IN)
  • COMMUNITY CARE CENTER OF MUNCIE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MUNCIE, IN)
  • SUMMIT CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SUMMITVILLE, IN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gaston:

  • Ball State University (about 10 miles; Muncie, IN; Full-time enrollment: 20,254)
  • Taylor University (about 11 miles; Upland, IN; FT enrollment: 2,272)
  • Anderson University (about 17 miles; Anderson, IN; FT enrollment: 2,378)
  • Indiana Wesleyan University (about 17 miles; Marion, IN; FT enrollment: 13,681)
  • Indiana University-Kokomo (about 35 miles; Kokomo, IN; FT enrollment: 2,500)
  • Indiana University-East (about 45 miles; Richmond, IN; FT enrollment: 2,867)
  • ITT Technical Institute-Indianapolis (about 47 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 4,765)

Public high school in Gaston:

Public elementary/middle school in Gaston:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Gaston Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Delaware County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Gaston and their reported violations in the past:

GASTON WATER WORKS (Population served: 871, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
OPEN GATE MINISTRY (Population served: 104, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.6 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

69.5%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

11.2%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.9% of all households
72 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000

Banks with branches in Gaston (2011 data):

  • STAR Financial Bank: Gaston Branch at 201 West Elm Street, branch established on 1977/08/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,622.5 mil, Deposits: $1,346.4 mil, headquarters in Fort Wayne, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 48 total offices, Holding Company: Star Financial Group, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Gaston:

Marital status in Gaston, IN
  • Never married: 31.4%
  • Now married: 45.3%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 15.1%

For population 25 years and over in Gaston:

  • High school or higher: 88.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Indiana average:

11.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Gaston, IN (based on Delaware County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant17,04298
Mainline Protestant9,87640
Catholic4,1713
Other1,9927
Black Protestant1,7419
None82,849-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 15
This county:

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Delaware County:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 52
Delaware County:

4.52 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 78
Delaware County:

6.77 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Delaware County:

10.0%
State:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

31.3%
Indiana:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Delaware County:

11.9%
Indiana:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Gaston:

43.5%
Indiana:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Gaston:

36.5%
Indiana:

46.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
Indiana:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Gaston:

25.3%
State:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Gaston:

10.1%
Indiana:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Gaston:

6.7
Indiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Gaston:

31.8%
Indiana:

33.9%

General health condition:
Gaston:

50.9%
Indiana:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Gaston:

76.7%
Indiana:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Gaston, IN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 6$15,284$30,5680$0
Totals for Government 6$15,284$30,5680$0

Gaston government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $193,000 ($241.25)
    Financial Administration: $139,000 ($173.75)
    Water Utilities: $122,000 ($152.50)
    Central Staff Services: $79,000 ($98.75)
    Police Protection: $67,000 ($83.75)
    Regular Highways: $33,000 ($41.25)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($6.25)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $3,000 ($3.75)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($1.25)

Gaston government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $213,000 ($266.25)
    Parking Facilities: $4,000 ($5.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $9,000 ($11.25)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,000 ($3.75)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($2.50)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000 ($1.25)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $201,000 ($251.25)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $32,000 ($40.00)
    General Local Government Support: $14,000 ($17.50)
    Other: $7,000 ($8.75)
  • Tax - Property: $179,000 ($223.75)
    Other License: $1,000 ($1.25)

Gaston government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $134,000 ($167.50)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $116,000 ($145.00)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,000 ($22.50)

Gaston government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,000 ($25.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $719,000 ($898.75)

Businesses in Gaston, IN

  • FedEx: 1
  • Subway: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Gaston:

  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXFN (1340 AM; 1 kW; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: MUNCIE SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIOU (1350 AM; 5 kW; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WGOM (860 AM; 1 kW; MARION, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNDE (1260 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gaston:

  • WHTY (93.5 FM; HARTFORD CITY, IN; Owner: INDIANA SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WBST (92.1 FM; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: BALL STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLBC-FM (104.1 FM; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: MUNCIE SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WERK (104.9 FM; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: INDIANA SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WHTI (96.7 FM; ALEXANDRIA, IN; Owner: INDIANA SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WBSB (89.5 FM; ANDERSON, IN; Owner: BALL STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WWDS (90.5 FM; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: DELAWARE COMMUNITY SCHOOL CORP.)
  • WMDH-FM (102.5 FM; NEW CASTLE, IN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGNR-FM (97.9 FM; ANDERSON, IN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WMRI (106.9 FM; MARION, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WTUR (89.7 FM; UPLAND, IN; Owner: TAYLOR UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WQME (98.7 FM; ANDERSON, IN; Owner: ANDERSON UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WURK (101.7 FM; ELWOOD, IN; Owner: INDIANA SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WWKI (100.5 FM; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCJC (99.3 FM; VAN BUREN, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • W299AJ (107.7 FM; MARION, IN; Owner: FRIENDS OF CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • W291AH (106.1 FM; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: TAYLOR UNIVERSITY BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Gaston:

  • WIPB (Channel 49; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: BALL STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WTTK (Channel 29; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCAST HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WNDY-TV (Channel 23; MARION, IN; Owner: UPN STATIONS GROUP INC.)
  • WIWU-LP (Channel 51; MARION, IN; Owner: IWU COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSOT-LP (Channel 57; MARION, IN; Owner: SUNNYCREST MEDIA, INC.)
  • WMUN-LP (Channel 26; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: FULL GOSPEL FELLOWSHIP, MUNCIE IND.)
  • Gaston, Indiana
  • Fatal accident count14
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents22
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:3
  • Fatalities24
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents48
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Indiana average
  • Fatal accident count7122
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents11329
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons1893
  • Fatalities7838
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents17034
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents906
See more detailed statistics of Gaston fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 27Number of bridges
  • 148ft / 44.7mTotal length
  • $1,930,000Total costs
  • 105,016Total average daily traffic
  • 21,615Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Gaston, IN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 131960-1969
  • 71980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Gaston, IN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Gaston)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

55 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 40.298694 Lon: -85.472000, Call Sign: WQOR474,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.125 MHz, Grant Date: 01/05/2022, Expiration Date: 01/06/2032, Certifier: Jason A Lipps, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E# 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • GASTON, Lat: 40.349750 Lon: -85.559222, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 70.7 m, Overall height: 72.5 m, Call Sign: WQIB799,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 05/02/2017, Expiration Date: 10/17/2020, Cancellation Date: 12/19/2020, Certifier: James F Connor, Registrant: Altius Communications, 11311 Mccormick Rd, Suite 210, Hunt Valley, MD 21031, Phone: (410) 667-1638, Fax: (410) 667-1651, Email:

  • GASTON, N 12700 Cr 800 N (Lat: 40.306806 Lon: -85.539944), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 64 m, Overall height: 70.1 m, Call Sign: WQUU773,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6212.06 MHz, 6271.36 MHz, 6212.06 MHz, 6271.36 MHz, 6212.06 MHz, 6271.36 MHz, 6212.06 MHz, 6271.36 MHz, 6212.06 MHz, 6271.36 MHz... (+8 more), Grant Date: 10/20/2014, Expiration Date: 10/20/2024, Cancellation Date: 01/24/2024, Certifier: Gregory M Romano, Registrant: Verizon, 5055 Northpointe Pkwy, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Email:

  • Gaston, 17500 N County Rd 925w (14501 W. County Rd) (Muncie#1 #91624) (Lat: 40.349750 Lon: -85.559222), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 70.7 m, Overall height: 72.5 m, Call Sign: WQVY233,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/12/2015, Expiration Date: 06/12/2025, Certifier: Jim Connor, Registrant: Intelpath, Hinsdale, IL 60522, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:

  • IN01149, 9880 West County Road 900n (Lat: 40.321361 Lon: -85.502917), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 59.7 m, Overall height: 62.5 m, Call Sign: WRXL646, Licensee ID: L02016256,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz... (+14 more), Grant Date: 05/27/2023, Expiration Date: 05/27/2033, Certifier: Garrett Wiseman, Registrant: Mercury Wireless Indiana, LLC, 6004 Highview Drive, Suite B, Fort Wayne, IN 46818, Phone: (800) 354-4915, Email:

  • MW11401D, 17500 N County Rd 925w (14501 W. County Rd) (Muncie#1 #91624) (Lat: 40.349750 Lon: -85.559222), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 70.7 m, Overall height: 72.5 m, Call Sign: WRZG795,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10835.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz... (+5 more), Grant Date: 10/31/2023, Expiration Date: 10/31/2033, Certifier: Jenny Knopf, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Gaston)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: BUCKEYE INDUSTRIES SKYHAWK (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 2 Cycle
    N-Number: 2633T, N2633T, N-2633T, Serial Number: 6102, Certificate Issue Date: 08/29/2007
    Registrant (Individual): William J Mauck, 17797 Ncrd 500w, Gaston, IN 47342
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 07/06/2017

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$74,870
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0025.00

2002 - 2017 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2017 the average number of fires per year is 44. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 101 took place in 2007, and the least - 3 in 2002. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Gaston, IN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (51.8%), and Structure Fires (23.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Gaston, IN
    • 36251.8%Outside Fires
    • 16723.9%Structure Fires
    • 11416.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 568.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Gaston, IN
Most common first names in Gaston, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary2578.0 years
William2474.6 years
Charles2377.5 years
Paul1571.4 years
James1563.0 years
Robert1277.3 years
John1277.2 years
Harold1175.1 years
Ruth1074.9 years
Donald968.0 years
Most common last names in Gaston, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2481.3 years
Jackson1476.2 years
Boyle1282.0 years
Collins1176.8 years
Janney1175.5 years
Vannatter1077.0 years
Smith971.7 years
Williams875.9 years
Brown878.7 years
Miller869.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Gaston, IN
  • 74.8%Utility gas
  • 19.0%Electricity
  • 4.3%Other fuel
  • 1.4%Wood
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Gaston, IN
  • 57.3%Utility gas
  • 42.7%Electricity


Gaston compared to Indiana state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 2 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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