Gastonia, North Carolina 

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Population

74,381

+5.2% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.2%

Median Income

$39,578

Median Home Price

$151,300

Best Places to Live in Gastonia, North Carolina

Mid-sized city complex - Southwest North Carolina along Catawba River near South Carolina border. May, September and October are the most pleasant months in Gastonia, while January and July are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Diverse economy
-Educated population
-Entertainment
Cons
-Crime rates
-Growth and sprawl
-Long commutes

Local Listings in Gastonia
 $225,000 
3430 Table Rock Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 3593 SqFt
 $289,900 
2617 Glyncastle Way
Bed 5 | Bath 4 | 2597 SqFt
 $200,000 
3010 Foxborough Ct
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1214 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia Metro Area

Charlotte is a modern urban and financial center grown up dramatically from its previous agricultural and regional banking roots. Today the city is reputedly the headquarters for more banks than any city outside New York, and is the home to such financial heavyweights as BankAmerica and Wachovia, as well as Lowe’s (home improvement retail) and specialty steel maker Nucor. A diverse commercial and industrial economy has developed around the financial industry. Downtown is a mix of contemporary skyscraper architecture and a number of well-preserved 19th-century neighborhoods.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Gastonia
Zip Codes: 28054 28052 28056
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 769 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Gastonia is 4.2% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Gastonia jobs have increased by 2.7%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Gastonia's cost of living is 9.1% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Gastonia's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
May, September and October are the most pleasant months in Gastonia, while January and July are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Gaston county voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Gastonia's population is 74,381 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 5.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 23.8 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Gastonia is $151,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 10.5%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Gastonia public schools spend $8,357 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.4 students per teacher in Gastonia. More Education


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Housing Market in Gastonia

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Reviews for Gastonia   10 Reviews
MOVING - 1/4/2018
I AMFROM FLORIDA THE SUNSHINE STATE AND I AM LOOKING TO MAKE A MOVE TOWARD GASTONIA, NC. I AM A SINGLE PARENT OF 4 AND FEEL THAT THE RIGHT MOVE FOR MY FAMILY WOULD BE... Read More

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Education - 10/1/2008
The schools are overcrowded but the county is trying to rectify the situation by building new... Read More

zip code 28052 - 8/11/2008
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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28054 28052 28056

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NEW LISTINGS IN GASTONIA
$225,000
3430 Table Rock Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$289,900
2617 Glyncastle Way
Bed 5 | Bath 4

$200,000
3010 Foxborough Ct
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$244,999
619 Holiday Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$195,000
1709 Hollybrook Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$125,000
213 Turner Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$215,000
3354 Table Rock Dr Unit 150
Bed 3 | Bath 3

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