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Gaston is a city in Washington County, in the Portland-Vancouver metro area.
The community was named after Joseph Gaston, early settler
The latitude of Gaston is 45.436N. The longitude is -123.138W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 190 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 744.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Gaston demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Washington County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Portland area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 97119 ZIP code.
14% of Gaston residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Gaston ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Gaston was $17,758, compared with $21,587 nationally.
6% of Gaston residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Gaston, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $470. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,056.
Washington County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Gaston political report.
The average commute time for Gaston workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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