Gastonia, North Carolina 

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Population

74,381

+5.2% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.6%

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
 $119,000 
305 W Ruby Ave
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | 740 SqFt
 $228,000 
1513 Gaston Mountain Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 2231 SqFt
 $184,000 
2000 Lee St
Bed 2 | Bath 2 | 1225 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 4.6% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). 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 14.2% 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   11 Reviews
Greed town not G town - 1/8/2020
This city is about Greed. Council does not care about the citizens. The only hospital pays the city millions so they can be on hospital. Quality of care I rate a 2. Low... Read More

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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

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


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ZIP CODES IN GASTONIA, NORTH CAROLINA
28054 28052 28056

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NEW LISTINGS IN GASTONIA
$119,000
305 W Ruby Ave
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$228,000
1513 Gaston Mountain Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$184,000
2000 Lee St
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$245,900
3748 Hope Marian St
Bed 4 | Bath 3

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Bed 3 | Bath 1

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