This small North Carolina town has only 4,488 people living within it’s borders, but since Gaston College serves the whole county, 6,029 undergrads attend the college. In this college setting 64% in attendance are women while the rest are men. Most of the undergrads here are Caucasian, while 15% are African American. An interesting fact about Dallas, NC is that their population grew 16% over the last decade. The unemployment rate in Dallas is 10.7% but don’t let that deter you, there are plenty of job opportunities around the area if you just look for them. Top employment opportunities can be found in sales/office, production/transportation and construction. Average income falls between $35,000 and $50,000 per household, per year.Future job growth is predicted to be 28.12% over the next 10 years even though current job growth is at -.59%.
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