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Gastonia, NC

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Gastonia sits tucked away in the center of Gaston County, North Carolina. Also Gaston's county seat, the city is home to a number of entertaining sports attractions and shopping outlets. People that seek a bit of culture for their outing may consider stopping by one of the area's many general attractions, such as the Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden or Crowders Mountain State Park. Natural science and history buffs will likely enjoy visiting the Schiele Museum of Natural History for a day. The 13th largest city of its state, Gastonia and its surrounding area have something to offer everybody within its city limits.

Gastonia Apartments


Walker's Ridge
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2


The Bluffs
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2


$3000 Three bedroom in Charlotte-14039 Queens Harbor Rd.
Beds: 3
Baths: 3


3 Bedroom 2 bath house in Gastonia!!
Beds: 3
Baths: 2


Beds: 4
Baths: 2.5


Carriage House
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2.5

Key City Stats

The average age of Gastonia, NC is
45 to 49
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 6.03%
  • 6.71%
  • 7.29%
  • Female
  • 5.37%
  • 6.47%
  • 6.96%
is average rent in Gastonia, NC
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 7.89%
  • 8.41%
  • 11.08%
of units are available for rent in Gastonia
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 1573
  • 108
  • 1499
Getting Around in Gastonia, NC

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The average commuter time in Gastonia is:
10 to 14 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 6.39%
  • 14.22%
  • 3.36%

Take in Some Local Cu

To enrich your mind and soak in some of the area's culture at the same time, you may be interested in the Schiele Museum of Natural History, located within the city on East Garrison Boulevard. Experience a number of regular museum exhibits and dedicated historical halls, as well as the Charlotte area's only planetarium, the James H. Lynn Planetarium. In nearby Belmont, you can find the Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden along NC 279. For other educational needs or wants, the city is home to three of Gaston County's Public Library branches as well as Belmont Abbey College and Gaston College.

Hit Up the City's Pop

While the city only has one indoor mall, Westfield Eastridge draws a number of happy shoppers to the area. You can enjoy a number of popular shopping options, such as Sears, Footlocker, Hollister, and Hibbet Sports, among many other popular stores that sell everything from clothing to home goods. The mall also offers a complete food court and full family restaurants. Franklin Square is a three-section strip mall with stores such as Best Buy, Michaels, Lowes, Old Navy, and PetSmart. After a long day of shopping, you can kick back in Franklin Square's cinema and watch a movie on one of its 14 screens.