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Gastonia Apartments
Last updated February 27 2024 at 2:17 AM

Gastonia, NC
102 Apartments for Rent

Gastonia Apartment Renter's Guide

Overview


Population: 77,273
Population Density: 1,496.2 people/sq mile
Median Age: 39
Percentage of Family Households: 58%
Median Annual Income: $53,424 / year
Median Rent: $1,027 / month

What locals are saying

Political commentator and economist Thomas Sowell was born in Gastonia, and Fred Durst of Limp Bizkit attended high school here. Other notable residents include NASCAR drivers, basketball players and artists. Gastonia is a veritable hotbed of notable people.

Gastonia, with a population of just over 70,000, is a medium-sized city that is part of the Charlotte metropolitan area

Gastonia Demographics


How diverse is Gastonia?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Gastonia is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Gastonia are White (54.9%), Black Or African American (28.7%), Hispanic Or Latino (11.8%), Two Or More (3.3%), Asian (1.1%), Other (0.2%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Gastonia residents?

The median age in Gastonia is 39 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

How diverse is Gastonia?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Gastonia is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Gastonia are White (54.9%), Black Or African American (28.7%), Hispanic Or Latino (11.8%), Two Or More (3.3%), Asian (1.1%), Other (0.2%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Gastonia residents?

The median age in Gastonia is 39 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

Gastonia Crime


Overall Crime

High
Overall crime in Gastonia is high in comparison to the national average.

Violent Crime

Above Average
The level of violent crime in Gastonia is above average compared to the national average violent crime rate.

Property Crime

High
The level of property crime in Gastonia is high compared to the national average property crime rate.

Top Schools in Gastonia


Elementary Schools

9 /10
Piedmont Community Charter School
Charter
K-12
Charter
K-12
1,321 Students
29 Reviews
1,321
Students
29 Reviews
6 /10
Robinson Elementary School
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
449 Students
4 Reviews
449
Students
4 Reviews
6 /10
Gardner Park Elementary School
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
627 Students
7 Reviews
627
Students
7 Reviews

Middle Schools

9 /10
Piedmont Community Charter School
Charter
K-12
Charter
K-12
1,321 Students
29 Reviews
1,321
Students
29 Reviews
7 /10
Southwest Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
825 Students
5 Reviews
825
Students
5 Reviews
5 /10
York Chester Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
388 Students
1 Reviews
388
Students
1 Reviews

High Schools

10 /10
Highland School Of Technology
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
554 Students
2 Reviews
554
Students
2 Reviews
9 /10
Piedmont Community Charter School
Charter
K-12
Charter
K-12
1,321 Students
29 Reviews
1,321
Students
29 Reviews
4 /10
Ashbrook High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
1,347 Students
5 Reviews
1,347
Students
5 Reviews

What Renters Say about Gastonia


Apartment List has released the results for Gastonia from the third annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. This survey, which drew on responses from over 45,000 renters nationwide, provides insight on what states and cities must do to meet the needs of the country’s 111 million renters.
50%
Weather
45%
Quality of Schools
45%
Parks and Outdoor Activities
35%
Commute Time
30%
Jobs and Career Opportunities
27%
Social Life
26%
Safety and Crime Rate
25%
Affordability
18%
State and Local Taxes
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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in Gastonia?

Apartment Rentals in Gastonia start at $600/month.

How can I find a cheap apartment in Gastonia?

You can find the lowest-priced apartments in Gastonia by using the cheap apartments filter.

How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Gastonia?

You can use the pet-friendly filter to find Gastonia apartments that allow pets.

How much should I pay for rent in Gastonia?

The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in Gastonia.

How can I find off-campus housing in Gastonia?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Gastonia. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Central Piedmont Community College, Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte, Queens University of Charlotte, Johnson C Smith University, and University of North Carolina at Charlotte.