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Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Gastonia, North Carolina is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Gastonia, North Carolina is more expensive.

Gastonia, North Carolina cost of living is 85.60.

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
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  COST OF LIVINGGastonia, North CarolinaUnited States
  Overall  86100
  Grocery  98.5100
  Health  89100
  Housing  59100
  Utilities  103100
  Transportation  97100
  Miscellaneous  101100


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The schools are overcrowded but the county is trying to rectify the situation by building new... (Read More)



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I moved here from Massachusetts one year ago, and I have enjoyed myself. The housing market is great, property taxes low, car insurance low and the food is wonderful.... (Read More)



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My husband and I have been living in Gastonia for almost 4 years. We moved here because of my husbands job in Charlotte. We decided on Gastonia because of a house that... (Read More)



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