Gastonia, NC Facts, Population, Income, Demographics, Economy

Population (total): Population in 2017: 76,593 (99% urban, 1% rural). >Population change since 2000: +15.6%

Population (female): 40,483

Median Age: 39.7 years

Median Rent: Median gross rent in 2017: $831.

Poverty (overall): Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.2%

Sex Offenders: According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 293 registered sex offenders living in Gastonia, North Carolina as of January 18, 2021. The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Gastonia is 258 to 1.>

Ancestries: Ancestries: American (12.5%), English (6.3%), German (5.4%), Irish (5.2%), Scotch-Irish (3.2%), European (2.2%).

Elevation: 816 feet

Land Area: 46.1 square miles.

Population Density:

Zip Codes: 28052, 28054, 28086, 28098

The City Hospital-Gaston Memorial Hospital, Craig Farmstead, Downtown Gastonia Historic District, First National Bank Building, Gaston County Courthouse, Gastonia High School, David Jenkins House, Loray Mill Historic District, Robinson-Gardner Building, Third National Bank Building, and William J. Wilson House are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Recognitions and Certifications

Accredited Drug Testing has been recognized as one of the "Top 10 drug testing companies" for excellent customer service and we have received TPA Accreditation from the National Drug and Alcohol Screening Association. We are active in all drug testing industry associations and our staff are trained and certified as drug and alcohol testing specialists.

Important Links

National Drug and Alcohol Screening Association (https://ndasa.com/)

National Drug Free Workplace Alliance (https://www.ndwa.org/)

Substance Abuse Program Administrators Association (https://www.sapaa.com/)

Substance Abuse Mental Health Safety Administration (https://www.samhsa.gov/)

US Drug Enforcement Administration (https://www.dea.gov/)

Office of Drug alcohol Policy Control (https://www.transportation.gov/odapc)

Hair Follicle Drug Testing Gastonia, NC

Accredited Drug Testing Inc provides Hair Follicle drug testing Gastonia, NC for individuals and employers needing a drug test utilizing the hair follicle analysis process. To schedule a hair follicle drug test in Gastonia, NC, Call (800) 221-4291. Most testing centers are within minutes of your home or office.


Hair follicle drug testing Gastonia, NC is available for 5, 10, and 12 panel drug screenings.

To schedule a Hair Follicle Drug Test at one of our testing centers in the Grady county area, Call (800) 221-4291, Same Day Service Available. Testing centers do not require an appointment, but you must call and register for the test.

Hair follicle drug testing is becoming a more popular method by employers and individuals in need of a drug test due to the detection time frame being longer than a standard urine test.

Local Hair follicle drug testing Gastonia, NC centers are available to assist our clients throughout the entire process and all of our hair follicle drug testing Gastonia, NC facilities have certified drug testing technicians available to conduct a hair follicle drug test collection.

Hair Follicle Drug Test

In recent years the method to conduct drug testing has more frequently included a hair follicle drug test. Many employers, courts and Substance Abuse Professional are requiring a hair follicle drug test instead of a standard urine test. Hair follicle drug tests are used by employers who have zero tolerance drug use policies, courts and individuals on probation. The primary benefit of a hair follicle drug test include a much longer detection period for drug use which typically is up to 90 days. However, when screening drug use within the last 5 days the urine test continues to be the most accurate test.

Hair Follicle Drug Test Process

The procedure used to perform a hair follicle test is simple, the drug testing specialist will cut approximately 120 strands of hair (not really a lot) utilize a chain of custody procedure and send the hair to a certified laboratory for analysis. Drug testing centers require at least 1.5 inches of hair to perform this test and the hair generally needs to come from the head, however if the donor does not have head hair certain testing centers can use hair from chest, leg or arm pit.

If a donor has no hair on their body, than a hair test cannot be performed!

Hair Follicle Drug Test Results

Once the hair follicles have been analyzed by a certified laboratory they will then be reviewed and then verified by a Medical Review Officer (licensed Physician) who will than release the results. Generally a negative hair follicle drug test result is available in 2-3 days. A non-negative hair follicle drug test is available in approximately 5 days.

Urine cut-off levels are expressed in nanograms per milliliter (ng/mL) or as a weight of drug per unit volume of urine. Hair cut-off levels are expressed in picograms per milligram (pg/mg) or as a weight of drug per unit weight of hair

5 Panel Hair Follicle Drug Test

The 5 panel hair follicle drug test screens for the following

  • Amphetamine
  • Cocaine
  • Marijuana
  • Opiates
  • Phencyclidine

5 Panel w/ Expanded Opiates Hair Follicle Drug Test

The 5 panel w/ expanded Opiates hair drug test screens for the standard 5 drugs but will also screen for Opiate class drugs such as pain killers, which may indicate abuse of prescription drugs

  • Amphetamine
  • Cocaine
  • Codeine
  • Marijuana
  • Morphine
  • Phencyclidine
  • Hydrocodone
  • Hydromorphone
  • Oxycodone
  • Oxymorphone
  • 6 AM- Heroine

10 Panel Hair Follicle Drug Test

The 10 panel hair follicle drug test screens for the following

  • Amphetamines
  • Barbiturates
  • Benzodiazepines
  • Cocaine
  • Marijuana
  • Methadone
  • Methamphetamine
  • Opiates
  • Phencyclidine
  • Propoxyphene

12 Panel Hair Follicle Drug Test

The 12 panel hair follicle drug test screens for the following

  • Amphetamines
  • Barbiturates
  • Benzodiazepines
  • Cocaine
  • Marijuana
  • Meperidine
  • Methadone
  • Opiates
  • Oxycodone
  • Phencyclidine
  • Propoxyphene
  • Tramadol

To schedule a Hair follicle Drug Testing Gastonia, NC Call (800)221-4291.

Accredited Drug Testing Inc. is pleased to provide hair follicle drug testing, alcohol testing, occupational health and DNA testing services in Gastonia, NC.


2555 COURT DR STE 120 GASTON PROFESSIONAL BLDG 2.2 miles

2555 COURT DR STE 120 GASTON PROFESSIONAL BLDG
GASTONIA, NC 28054
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224 S NEW HOPE RD STE F 2.3 miles

224 S NEW HOPE RD STE F
GASTONIA, NC 28054
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640 SUMMIT CROSSING PL STE 206 2.6 miles

640 SUMMIT CROSSING PL STE 206
GASTONIA, NC 28054
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603 COX RD 3.0 miles

603 COX RD
GASTONIA, NC 28054
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3680 ROBINWOOD RD 3.4 miles

3680 ROBINWOOD RD
GASTONIA, NC 28054
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711 W MOUNTAIN ST 9.6 miles

711 W MOUNTAIN ST
KINGS MOUNTAIN, NC 28086
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502 W KING ST LOWER LEVEL # 20 10.8 miles

502 W KING ST LOWER LEVEL # 20
KINGS MOUNTAIN, NC 28086
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2202 Carolinas Pl Ste 100 10.8 miles

2202 Carolinas Pl Ste 100
Kings Mountain, NC 28086
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10210 COULOAK DR STE E 14.1 miles

10210 COULOAK DR STE E
CHARLOTTE, NC 28216
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853 S LAUREL ST 14.6 miles

853 S LAUREL ST
LINCOLNTON, NC 28092
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102 LINCOLN MEDICAL PARK 14.7 miles

102 LINCOLN MEDICAL PARK
LINCOLNTON, NC 28092
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509 E MAIN ST 15.0 miles

509 E MAIN ST
LINCOLNTON, NC 28092
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112 OAK ST 15.3 miles

112 OAK ST
CHERRYVILLE, NC 28021
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4016 WILKINSON BLVD STE C 15.9 miles

4016 WILKINSON BLVD STE C
CHARLOTTE, NC 28208
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1190 FILBERT HWY STE 110 16.1 miles

1190 FILBERT HWY STE 110
YORK, SC 29745
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1531 N ASPEN ST 16.3 miles

1531 N ASPEN ST
LINCOLNTON, NC 28092
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4221 TUCKASEEGEE RD 16.5 miles

4221 TUCKASEEGEE RD
CHARLOTTE, NC 28208
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8943 S TRYON ST UNIT K 16.5 miles

8943 S TRYON ST UNIT K
CHARLOTTE, NC 28273
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2136 AYRSLEY TOWN BLVD STE B 16.6 miles

2136 AYRSLEY TOWN BLVD STE B
CHARLOTTE, NC 28273
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9332 S TRYON ST 16.6 miles

9332 S TRYON ST
CHARLOTTE, NC 28273
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9720 S TRYON ST 16.7 miles

9720 S TRYON ST
CHARLOTTE, NC 28273
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3250 WILKINSON BLVD UNIT I 16.8 miles

3250 WILKINSON BLVD UNIT I
CHARLOTTE, NC 28208
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378 CROMPTON ST 18.1 miles

378 CROMPTON ST
CHARLOTTE, NC 28273
Categories: CHARLOTTE NC

1585 FORNEY CREEK PKWY 18.7 miles

1585 FORNEY CREEK PKWY
DENVER, NC 28037
Categories: DENVER NC

228 WESTINGHOUSE BLVD ste 111 18.8 miles

228 WESTINGHOUSE BLVD ste 111
CHARLOTTE, NC 28273
Categories: CHARLOTTE NC

1100 S MINT ST STE 115 18.9 miles

1100 S MINT ST STE 115
CHARLOTTE, NC 28203
Categories: CHARLOTTE NC

1614 SOUTH BLVD 19.0 miles

1614 SOUTH BLVD
CHARLOTTE, NC 28203
Categories: CHARLOTTE NC

1010 E Dixon Blvd Ste B 19.1 miles

1010 E Dixon Blvd Ste B
Shelby, NC 28152
Categories: Shelby NC

4536 LANDMARK DR 19.3 miles

4536 LANDMARK DR
ROCK HILL, SC 29732
Categories: ROCK HILL SC

820 EAST BLVD STE 818 19.4 miles

820 EAST BLVD STE 818
CHARLOTTE, NC 28203
Categories: CHARLOTTE NC

419 EARL RD 19.6 miles

419 EARL RD
SHELBY, NC 28150
Categories: SHELBY NC

801 BAXTER ST 19.6 miles

801 BAXTER ST
CHARLOTTE, NC 28202
Categories: CHARLOTTE NC

2628 STATESVILLE AVE 19.8 miles

2628 STATESVILLE AVE
CHARLOTTE, NC 28206
Categories: CHARLOTTE NC

201 E GROVER ST 20.0 miles

201 E GROVER ST
SHELBY, NC 28150
Categories: SHELBY NC

1690 HIGHWAY 160 W 20.0 miles

1690 HIGHWAY 160 W
FORT MILL, SC 29708
Categories: FORT MILL SC

809 N LAFAYETTE ST 20.1 miles

809 N LAFAYETTE ST
SHELBY, NC 28150
Categories: SHELBY NC

9200 HARRIS CORNERS PKWY STE K 20.2 miles

9200 HARRIS CORNERS PKWY STE K
CHARLOTTE, NC 28269
Categories: CHARLOTTE NC

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7004 SMITH CORNERS BLVD STE A
CHARLOTTE, NC 28269
Categories: CHARLOTTE NC

502 SIXTH BAXTER XING 20.4 miles

502 SIXTH BAXTER XING
FORT MILL, SC 29708
Categories: FORT MILL SC

10806 REAMES RD STE I 20.5 miles

10806 REAMES RD STE I
CHARLOTTE, NC 28269
Categories: CHARLOTTE NC

10616 METROMONT PKWY STE 102 20.6 miles

10616 METROMONT PKWY STE 102
CHARLOTTE, NC 28269
Categories: CHARLOTTE NC

2266 N HIGHWAY 16 20.6 miles

2266 N HIGHWAY 16
DENVER, NC 28037
Categories: DENVER NC

294 N HIGHWAY 16 20.6 miles

294 N HIGHWAY 16
DENVER, NC 28037
Categories: DENVER NC

201 HUNTERSVILLE CONCORD RD 20.7 miles

201 HUNTERSVILLE CONCORD RD
HUNTERSVILLE, NC 28078
Categories: HUNTERSVILLE NC

REMIT ONLY: P.O. BOX 601591 20.8 miles

REMIT ONLY: P.O. BOX 601591
CHARLOTTE, NC 28260
Categories: CHARLOTTE NC

1918 RANDOLPH RD Ste 175 20.8 miles

1918 RANDOLPH RD Ste 175
CHARLOTTE, NC 28207
Categories: CHARLOTTE NC

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9718A SAM FURR RD
HUNTERSVILLE, NC 28078
Categories: HUNTERSVILLE NC

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14231 MARKET SQUARE DR STE C2
HUNTERSVILLE, NC 28078
Categories: HUNTERSVILLE NC

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1928 RANDOLPH RD STE 109
CHARLOTTE, NC 28207
Categories: CHARLOTTE NC

14330 OAKHILL PARK LN #125 21.1 miles

14330 OAKHILL PARK LN #125
HUNTERSVILLE, NC 28078
Categories: HUNTERSVILLE NC

5031G W WT HARRIS BLVD 21.3 miles

5031G W WT HARRIS BLVD
CHARLOTTE, NC 28269
Categories: CHARLOTTE NC

10512 PARK RD STE 107 21.3 miles

10512 PARK RD STE 107
CHARLOTTE, NC 28210
Categories: CHARLOTTE NC

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16511 NORTHCROSS DR STE A
HUNTERSVILLE, NC 28078
Categories: HUNTERSVILLE NC

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2460 INDIA HOOK RD STE 101
ROCK HILL, SC 29732
Categories: ROCK HILL SC

16455 STATESVILLE RD 21.9 miles

16455 STATESVILLE RD
HUNTERSVILLE, NC 28078
Categories: HUNTERSVILLE NC

3541 Randolph Rd Ste 110, 21.9 miles

3541 Randolph Rd Ste 110,
Charlotte, NC 28211
Categories: Charlotte NC

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453 POLKVILLE RD
SHELBY, NC 28150
Categories: SHELBY NC

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8318 PINEVILLE MATTHEWS RD STE 708
CHARLOTTE, NC 28226
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2407 DERITA AVE
CHARLOTTE, NC 28269
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6111 RUMPLE RD
CHARLOTTE, NC 28262
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402 E SUGAR CREEK RD
CHARLOTTE, NC 28213
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9816 SAM FURR RD
HUNTERSVILLE, NC 28078
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1 MEDICAL PARK DR
CHESTER, SC 29706
Categories: CHESTER SC

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11111 CARMEL COMMONS BLVD STE 205
CHARLOTTE, NC 28226
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1393 CELANESE RD
ROCK HILL, SC 29732
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1124 N WASHINGTON ST
SHELBY, NC 28150
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231 S SHARON AMITY RD
CHARLOTTE, NC 28211
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2533 PENNINGER CIR
CHARLOTTE, NC 28262
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5410 N TRYON ST
CHARLOTTE, NC 28213
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2174 CHERRY RD
ROCK HILL, SC 29732
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5736 N TRYON ST STE 226-C
CHARLOTTE, NC 28213
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8310 MEDICAL PLAZA DR STE G
CHARLOTTE, NC 28262
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725 CHERRY RD STE 140
ROCK HILL, SC 29732
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15830 JOHN J DELANEY DR STE 140
CHARLOTTE, NC 28277
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5435 PROSPERITY CHURCH RD STE 100
CHARLOTTE, NC 28269
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14214 Ballantyne Lake Rd Ste 100
Charlotte, NC 28277
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4600 HOLBROOK DR
CHARLOTTE, NC 28212
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2728 W MALLARD CREEK CHURCH RD STE 300
CHARLOTTE, NC 28262
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6101 IDLEWILD RD
CHARLOTTE, NC 28212
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8500 ANDREW CARNEGIE BLVD
CHARLOTTE, NC 28262
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8800 N TRYON ST
CHARLOTTE, NC 28262
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5717 ALBEMARLE RD
CHARLOTTE, NC 28212
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Local Area Info: Gastonia, North Carolina

Gastonia is the largest city in and county seat of Gaston County, North Carolina, United States. It is also the second largest satellite city of the Charlotte area, behind Concord. The population was 71,741 at the 2010 Census. In 2016, the population had increased to 75,536. Gastonia is the 13th largest city in North Carolina. It is part of the Charlotte metropolitan area, officially designated the Charlotte Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA). Gastonia has experienced steady growth, with a population increase between 2000 and 2010 of nearly 8.2%, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

The City Hospital-Gaston Memorial Hospital, Craig Farmstead, Downtown Gastonia Historic District, First National Bank Building, Gaston County Courthouse, Gastonia High School, David Jenkins House, Loray Mill Historic District, Robinson-Gardner Building, Third National Bank Building, and William J. Wilson House are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

The Loray Mill strike of 1929 in Gastonia was one of the most notable strikes in the labor history of the United States. The role of organizers for Communist Party-affiliated National Textile Workers Union alienated religious leaders in Gastonia, who denounced the organizers' ideology, undermining support for the strike. The strike collapsed after the death of Gastonia's police chief, Orville Alderholt, led to a murder trial of several of the organizers. The strike largely failed in attaining its goals of better working conditions and wages, and the American labor movement was never able to gain a foothold among textile workers in Gastonia. The strike, however, became for a while an international cause clbre, figuring in several novels published in the 1930s.

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Population (total): Population in 2017: 76,593 (99% urban, 1% rural). >Population change since 2000: +15.6%

Population (female): 40,483

Median Age: 39.7 years

Median Rent: Median gross rent in 2017: $831.

Poverty (overall): Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.2%

Sex Offenders: According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 293 registered sex offenders living in Gastonia, North Carolina as of January 18, 2021. The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Gastonia is 258 to 1.>

Ancestries: Ancestries: American (12.5%), English (6.3%), German (5.4%), Irish (5.2%), Scotch-Irish (3.2%), European (2.2%).

Elevation: 816 feet

Land Area: 46.1 square miles.

Population Density:

Zip Codes: 28052, 28054, 28086, 28098

The City Hospital-Gaston Memorial Hospital, Craig Farmstead, Downtown Gastonia Historic District, First National Bank Building, Gaston County Courthouse, Gastonia High School, David Jenkins House, Loray Mill Historic District, Robinson-Gardner Building, Third National Bank Building, and William J. Wilson House are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.