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What Renters Like and Dislike

What Renters Like and Dislike About Gastonia

It's my home town. I graduated from the local high school in 1988. We have a lot of places to take our children if they get bored at home.

Bad neighbor all together drugs old homes just somewhere nobody wants to really live bad place they need to upgrade the area

Out to eat so many different places to go.i really like it its nice.going out to bowling or to the movies is great also.

I like going to like fun places like altitude and I like to go out to eat and go to grocery stores and I like to go outside

I like to go bojangles arby shell station ctco food lion wal-greens to the park i like to go ole carolina BBQ

Have the kids in their shoes are the only one that can get to you and get your kids out and do it right away and I think that is the only person I can think you will have a good relationship to you about and how to clean your head and move out and move out and get your

Who Lives Here

Gastonia Demographics

Education

High School

45%

Associate's

33%

Bachelor's

16%

Master's

5%

Doctorate

1%

Family Size

2 people

45%

3 people

23%

4 people

20%

5 people

8%

6+ people

5%

Household Income

0-50k

52%

50-100k

29%

100-150k

12%

150-200k

4%

200k+

3%

Age

0-10

13%

10-20

13%

20-45

31%

45-65

27%

65+

16%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Gastonia?

Percentage: 3/53/5

Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for affordability

Rent Trends

Studio1 Bed2 Beds3 Beds
Jun '24-$1110$1395$1725
May '24-$1162$1375$1725
Apr '24-$1162$1375$1725
Mar '24-$1150$1350$1725
Feb '24-$1087$1350$1775
Jan '24-$1150$1350$1825
Dec '23-$1137$1350$1825
Nov '23-$1200$1485$1765
Oct '23-$1237$1495$1765
Sep '23-$1222$1460$1740
Aug '23-$1255$1440$1775
Jul '23-$1253$1399$1800
Jun '23-$1287$1449$1800

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Getting Around Gastonia

Gastonia Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

29%

15-30 Mins

34%

30-40 Mins

17%

40-60 Mins

13%

60+ Mins

6%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 2626

Walk Score®

Walkable

No

Say 12 of 18 renters

Has Sidewalks

No

Say 12 of 18 renters

Percentage: 2929

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

No

Say 10 of 18 renters

Top Scores: Grocery, Restaurant, Parks

Things To Do In Gastonia

Top Score

Grocery Stores

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not bad on the supermarket score. Gastonia gets an average rating.

  1. A high number of grocery stores per resident
  2. Significantly more grocery stores than average
  3. 18% fewer grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

An average foodie scene: not too cold and not too hot.

  1. A high number of restaurants per resident
  2. Significantly more restaurants than average
  3. 9% fewer restaurants than areas of a similar size

Parks

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

There's fresh air to be had here.

  1. A high number of parks per resident
  2. 91% more parks than average
  3. 17% fewer parks than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The shopping scene here is a size medium.

  1. A high number of shops per resident
  2. Significantly more shops than average
  3. 56% more shops than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Cardio is hale and hardy in Gastonia.

  1. A high number of gyms per resident
  2. Significantly more gyms than average
  3. 8% more gyms than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Who's an ok boy? Gastonia doesn't deserve many treats.

  1. A high number of pet facilities per resident
  2. Significantly more pet facilities than average
  3. 33% more pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

It's just about fine for fine art. An average score.

  1. A high number of fine art centers per resident
  2. An average number of fine art centers
  3. A standard number of fine art centers compared to areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The road is less traveled for filling the tank up in Gastonia.

  1. A high number of gas stations per resident
  2. Significantly more gas stations than average
  3. Significantly more gas stations than areas of a similar size

Coffee

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The coffee scene is lukewarm in Gastonia.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. 23% more coffee shops than average
  3. 53% fewer coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll need to stock up the mini-bar. Gastonia is running dry.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. Significantly more bars and clubs than average
  3. 33% fewer bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We have a bone to pick with this Gastonia's access to medical care.

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. Significantly more medical facilities than average
  3. 45% fewer medical facilities than areas of a similar size

What Renters Are Saying

Gastonia Features

Area Has Litter

No

Say 18 of 18 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 17 of 18 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 16 of 18 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 13 of 18 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 12 of 18 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 12 of 18 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 12 of 18 renters

Well Lit

Yes

Say 12 of 18 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 11 of 18 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 11 of 18 renters

Maintained Yards

Yes

Say 11 of 18 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 10 of 18 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 10 of 18 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 9 of 18 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 10 of 18 renters

Nearby Parks

No

Say 10 of 18 renters

Tree Lined Streets

No

Say 10 of 18 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 11 of 18 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 12 of 18 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 13 of 18 renters

Gastonia Education

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Gastonia

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What You Need to Know

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All About

Living in Gastonia, NC

Did you know?

A number of professional athletes were born and raised in Gastonia, including NBA stars Hassan Whiteside, Eric Floyd, Darrell Armstrong and 7x NBA All-Star James Worthy.

Overview of Gastonia

As the county seat of Gaston County, NC, Gastonia is a hub of activity. The bulk of the local economy is centered on auto manufacturing, and the textile company Parkdale Mills is the largest manufacturer of spun yard in the world. A large network of public transit buses covers half the city, providing excellent local service.

Check out some of Gastonia's finest offerings

Best Restaurant in Gastonia: Ray's Country Smokehouse
The Schiele Museum is a hidden treasure, beloved in the community for its educational quality, variety of exhibits, excellent planetarium and quiet learning environment. The facility hosts special events on a regular basis, so there's always something new to do.

Best haircut in Gastonia: Burton Hills Family Hair Center
Burton Hills is more than a haircut place; it's a full-service salon. With 19 professionally trained stylists on hand, you are guaranteed to get a haircut that suits your style. The stylists also offer nail services and hair restoration.

Best convenience store in Gastonia: QuikTrip
QuikTrip is the quintessential convenience store. In addition to classic fountain drinks, QuikTrip sells pizza hot and ready as well as a bevy of delectable frozen treats. It's the perfect end to a long day.

Top 5 Durham Adventures

  • The Schiele Museum is a hidden treasure, beloved in the community for its educational quality, variety of exhibits, excellent planetarium and quiet learning environment. The facility hosts special events on a regular basis, so there's always something new to do: This museum also has interactive exhibits on astronomy and an aquarium that's filled with sharks.
  • Pay tribute to heroes of the American Revolution at the Guilford Courthouse National Military Park The visitor's center at this national park presents detailed accounts of the fierce confrontation between the Continental Army and British forces on March 15, 1781.
  • Honor the men and women who fought for your country at the American Military Museum: It may be a small-town museum, but it still packs a historical punch. Uniforms, weapons, flags, medals and other military equipment are on display as well as a sizable collection of historical models. Knowledgeable staff members are happy to field any questions you may have.
  • Visit Gaston Pickers for a cornucopia of antiques: The store is huge, covering 28,000 square feet and offering over 140 vendors. There is no shortage of rare, valuable and unique items. A trip to Gaston Pickers might be the ideal way to personalize your home. 
  • Get lost in beauty: Located 12 short miles off of Highway 279, the Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens are a sight to behold. If you have never experienced a botanical garden before, you owe it to yourself to go. The landscape is cultivated and honed to perfection. Charming water canals, beautiful sculptures and an orchid conservatory are just some of the wonders that await.