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Gastonia, North Carolina, 28054
2 BedroomsUp to $780
Gastonia, North Carolina, 28054
1 Bedroom$764 - $839
2 Bedrooms$854 - $929
3 Bedrooms$929 - $1,004
Charlotte, North Carolina, 28217
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Gastonia, North Carolina, 28054
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Gastonia Apartment Rental Market
Household Income City State City Compared to State Less than $10,000 12.9% 10.5% +2.4% $10,000 to $14,999 7.9% 6.4% +1.5% $15,000 to $19,999 6.6% 6.7% -0.1% $20,000 to $24,999 7.0% 7.1% -0.1% $25,000 to $29,999 7.0% 7.1% -0.1% $30,000 to $34,999 6.1% 6.9% -0.8% $35,000 to $39,999 5.7% 6.3% -0.6% $40,000 to $44,999 5.8% 6.1% -0.3% $45,000 to $49,999 5.2% 5.2% +0.0% $50,000 to $59,999 7.9% 9.4% -1.5% $60,000 to $74,999 9.8% 10.1% -0.3% $75,000 to $99,999 8.3% 8.9% -0.6% $100,000 to $124,999 4.7% 4.1% +0.6% $125,000 to $149,999 1.7% 1.9% -0.2% $150,000 to $199,999 1.7% 1.6% +0.1% $200,000 or more 1.6% 1.8% -0.2%
Cost of Living
Share of Household Income Spent on Rent City State City Compared to State Less than 10.0% 6.2% 6.9% -0.7% 10.0% to 14.9% 13.5% 12.4% +1.1% 15.0% to 19.9% 13.6% 14.5% -0.9% 20.0% to 24.9% 12.8% 12.6% +0.2% 25.0% to 29.9% 9.6% 9.6% +0.0% 30.0% to 34.9% 8.2% 6.7% +1.5% 35.0% to 39.9% 4.4% 4.8% -0.4% 40.0% to 49.9% 6.3% 6.1% +0.2% 50.0% or more 18.6% 15.8% +2.8% Not computed 6.8% 10.6% -3.8%
Age Demographic of Renters
Age Demographic of Renters City State City Compared to State 15 to 24 years 12.5% 15.2% -2.7% 25 to 34 years 29.0% 29.9% -0.9% 35 to 44 years 20.7% 21.8% -1.1% 45 to 54 years 16.4% 13.9% +2.5% 55 to 64 years 8.1% 7.5% +0.6% 65 to 74 years 6.4% 5.5% +0.9% 75 to 84 years 5.1% 4.5% +0.6% 85 years and over 1.7% 1.7% +0.0%
Travel Time to Work
Travel Time to Work City State City Compared to State Less than 30 minutes 41.8% 40.5% +1.3% 30 to 44 minutes 27.6% 24.8% +2.8% 45 to 59 minutes 14.0% 12.1% +1.9% 60 or more minutes 16.6% 22.7% -6.1%
Source: 2000 Census
Gastonia, NC Apartments for Rent
Gastonia takes pride in their motto “great place, great people, great promise.” Move into a new rental here and you will soon find out why. It’s right outside of Charlotte and includes recreational opportunities that can’t be matched. I mean we’re talking about things like the U.S. National Whitewater Center and Crowders Mountain State Park.
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It’s All in Gastonia! Soon Enough You’ll See it Too
Just east of Gastonia is the U.S. National Whitewater Center which just so happens to be an athletic training facility for whitewater rafting, kayaking, canoeing, rock climbing, mountain biking and even hiking. Featuring a complete collection of flora, fauna, minerals, and fossils the Schiele Museum of Natural History is like a natural world treasure chest for all ages. The Westfield Eastridge Mall has 100 specialty stores and more. Enjoy camping, hiking, picnicking, rock climbing and water sports while basking in nature’s glory at the Crowders Mountain State Park. There’s more but we just can’t mention it all, you’re just going to have to visit Gaston County for all of the area attractions!
Fun Stuff and a Comfortable Community to Match
The community shows tremendous support for their hometown Gastonia Grizzlies with frequent home games and it also really supports the arts. The United Arts Council of Gaston County is a great non-profit that promotes the arts in Gaston County. Go see a show at the Little Theater of Gastonia to see what we mean. The Gastonia Farmers Market is open to serve you only the freshest of local produce, open Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday 7am-1pm. Let us find the apartment and you can concentrate on golf and fishing in Gastonia. Try us out today so you can step on the green that much sooner!
Average Apartment Rent in Gastonia, North Carolina
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Gastonia Apartment Rental TrendsApartments in Gastonia have competitive rents so be sure to use our apartment finder to get the best deal. In December the average rent for a 1 Bedroom Gastonia apartment cost $540. If you need a roommate, try finding a 2 bedroom apartment rental. An average 2 bedroom Gastonia apartment was $743 in December. Start your apartment search by checking out some of the Gastonia rentals listed below.
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I am relocating to gastonia. Am seeking a rental home/townhome in top rated zoned school areas. 2/2 or 3/2 preferable. I would appreciate listings only in schools rated 8 and above for elementary
I am not sure the rating system that you rely on, but according to Greatschools.org, the New Hope Elementary School on 137 Stowe Road Robinson Elementary School on 3122 South Union Road and the W. A. Bess Elementary School on 4340 Beaty Road are all ranked 8 and above. They are located in the southern part of Gastonia.
How much are utilities in Gastonia?
Since Gastonia has a climate that varies month by month, utilities will change from season to season. Naturally, heating will drive the gas bill up in the winter, just as the use of air conditioning will raise the electric billin the summer months. On average, however, gas and electric should not exceed $280 per month for a family of five. The water bill should amount to about $30 a month.
What kinds of job opportunities are available in Gastonia?
Although Gastonia was traditionally a manufacturing town as the home to textile company Parkdale Mills, the company has since moved its operations overseas. Gastonia's job opportunities, therefore, come in both white- and blue-collar form. The most prevalent industry in Gastonia is still manufacturing, which employs 27 percent of the workforce, followed by retail with 12 percent and healthcare with 10 percent. After that comes education (7 percent), construction (6 percent), finance (5 percent), accommodation (5 percent), transportation (4 percent), wholesale (4 percent), public Service (3 percent), administration (3 percent), professional, scientific, and technical services (3 percent), information technology (2 percent).