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Overview
Population:71,865
Pop. Change:5%
State: North Carolina
Metro Area: Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord Metro Area
County: Gaston County
City:Gastonia
Zip Code:28054, 28052, ... 3 total
Real Estate:For Sale  For Rent
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Gastonia's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord Metro Area

Profile: Mid-sized city complex  Location: Southwest North Carolina along Catawba River near South Carolina border Elevation: 769 Time zone: Eastern Standard Time

PROCON
Diverse economyCrime rates
Educated populationGrowth and sprawl
EntertainmentLong commutes

Interesting Facts about Gastonia, North Carolina

As of 2014, Gastonia's population is 71,865 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 4.53 percent.

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The median home cost in Gastonia is $91,000. Home appreciation the last year has been 8.60 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Gastonia's cost of living is 14.60% Lower than the U.S. average.

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Gastonia public schools spend $8,868 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 16.4 students per teacher in Gastonia.

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The unemployment rate in Gastonia is 5.90 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Gastonia jobs have Increased by 1.85 percent.


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Map Of Gastonia

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Average Commute time is 24 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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Gastonia's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes