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7 Studio Apartments for rent in Gastonia, NC

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111 East Main Avenue
Gastonia, NC
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110 Armstrong Street
Gastonia, NC
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511 Franklin Boulevard W
Gastonia, NC
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182 W main Avenue
Gastonia, NC
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190 W main Avenue
Gastonia, NC
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178 W main Avenue
Gastonia, NC
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111 East Main Avenue
Gastonia, NC
Updated November 15 at 11:59am UTC

City Guide

Gastonia is the type of town that can lay claim to having the best of both worlds: small enough to accommodate a close-knit community feel, but large enough to encompass the kind of city life that many young professionals desire. Ethnically diverse, with a healthy mix of blue and white collar workers, Gastonia benefits from a low cost of living and great weather. What's not to like?

Living in Gastonia

For the young professional starting out in his or her career, Gastonia offers ...

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December 2018 Gastonia Rent Report

Welcome to the December 2018 Gastonia Rent Report. Gastonia rents declined over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Gastonia rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the state and nation.

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1. Transport networks:

Gastonia is well serviced by a number of local transport options. These include:

  • Gastonia Greenway Plan: The City has undertaken a comprehensive bike and pedestrian plan to create a proposed Greenway Corridor, linking various points within the city, as well as developing roadside trails, sidewalks, bike lanes and a Carolina Thread trail. All good news for those who like to cycle or stretch their legs on their way to work.
  • Interstate highways: Gastonia is close to the I-85 and U.S. Route 321, meaning that access to Downtown Charlotte and other nearby built-up city centers is only a car-ride away.
  • City bus service: The Gastonia Transit operates a number of services that all pass through the transfer terminal at Bradley Station.
  • Municipal and International Airports: Gastonia is perfectly placed for easy access to both the Gastonia Municipal Airport and the larger Charlotte Douglas International Airport.
2. Nightlife and cultural highlights:

The Arts on Main project run by the Gaston County Arts Guild puts on regular exhibitions and shows at the Federal Reserve Bank building in Gastonia's historic downtown. Late-night entertainment can be found in one of Gastonia's many pubs and eateries, such as The Rock House Tavern and Lily's Italian Bistro. Clubbing hot-spots include Leather & Lace and the Freeman's Pub on West Main Avenue.

Gastonia also has a planned sports and entertainment complex in the pipeline, which will be the site of the city's collegiate baseball team, the Grizzlies, and will also expect to host music events and feature a number of restaurants within its grounds.

3. Property prices:

A good fit for someone renting their first property in a new town might be to look at which properties are available that offer living space in a studio flat or apartment. In Gastonia, 71 percent of rentable accommodation can be obtained in the $0.5K to $1.0K price range, giving you plenty of places to choose from that match with your needs and expectations.

A typical example might be Destination at Union, where a studio apartment will cost you no more than $632, and where you can expect to enjoy fully-fitted kitchens and planned resident activities. Alternatively, if you're operating with a higher budget, a 1-bedroom apartment at Icon at the Greenway will cost $859, and will feature its own fireplace, kitchen appliances such as microwave, dishwasher and cooker, as well as provide access to a wide range of community amenities such as an internet cafe, clubhouse, playground and pool.

Rent Report

December 2018 Gastonia Rent Report

Welcome to the December 2018 Gastonia Rent Report. Gastonia rents declined over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Gastonia rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the state and nation.

Gastonia rents declined slightly over the past month

Gastonia rents have declined 0.2% over the past month, but are up slightly by 1.6% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Gastonia stand at $680 for a one-bedroom apartment and $800 for a two-bedroom. This is the second straight month that the city has seen rent decreases after an increase in September. Gastonia's year-over-year rent growth is on par with the state average of 1.6%, but exceeds the national average of 1.3%.

Rents rising across cities in North Carolina

Throughout the past year, rent increases have been occurring not just in the city of Gastonia, but across the entire state. Of the largest 10 cities that we have data for in North Carolina, all of them have seen prices rise. The state as a whole logged rent growth of 1.6% over the past year. Here's a look at how rents compare across some of the largest cities in the state.

  • Looking throughout the state, Cary is the most expensive of all North Carolina's major cities, with a median two-bedroom rent of $1,250; of the 10 largest North Carolina cities that we have data for, all have seen rents rise year-over-year, with Wilmington experiencing the fastest growth (+5.2%).
  • High Point, Asheville, and Cary have all experienced year-over-year growth above the state average (4.0%, 3.0%, and 2.9%, respectively).

Gastonia rents more affordable than many large cities nationwide

As rents have increased slightly in Gastonia, a few large cities nationwide have seen rents grow more quickly. Gastonia is still more affordable than most large cities across the country.

  • Gastonia's median two-bedroom rent of $800 is below the national average of $1,180. Nationwide, rents have grown by 1.3% over the past year compared to the 1.6% rise in Gastonia.
  • While Gastonia's rents rose slightly over the past year, the city of Seattle saw a decrease of 0.4%.
  • Renters will find more reasonable prices in Gastonia than most large cities. For example, San Francisco has a median 2BR rent of $3,100, which is nearly four times the price in Gastonia.

For more information check out our national report. You can also access our full data for cities and counties across the U.S. at this link.
City Median 1BR price Median 2BR price M/M price change Y/Y price change
Charlotte $960 $1,120 0.0% 2.0%
Concord $810 $940 0.9% -3.5%
Gastonia $680 $800 -0.2% 1.6%
Rock Hill $840 $980 0.1% 2.5%
Huntersville $1,130 $1,320 0.7% 4.8%
Matthews $1,000 $1,170 -0.0% -0.1%
Cornelius $880 $1,030 -0.2% 3.9%

Methodology - Recent Updates:

Data from private listing sites, including our own, tends to skew toward luxury apartments, which introduces sample bias when estimates are calculated directly from these listings. To address these limitations, we’ve recently made major updates to our methodology, which we believe have greatly improved the accuracy and reliability of our estimates.

Read more about our new methodology below, or see a more detailed post here.


Apartment List is committed to making our rent estimates the best and most accurate available. To do this, we start with reliable median rent statistics from the Census Bureau, then extrapolate them forward to the current month using a growth rate calculated from our listing data. In doing so, we use a same-unit analysis similar to Case-Shiller’s approach, comparing only units that are available across both time periods to provide an accurate picture of rent growth in cities across the country.

Our approach corrects for the sample bias inherent in other private sources, producing results that are much closer to statistics published by the Census Bureau and HUD. Our methodology also allows us to construct a picture of rent growth over an extended period of time, with estimates that are updated each month.

Read more about our methodology here.

About Rent Reports:

Apartment List publishes monthly reports on rental trends for hundreds of cities across the U.S. We intend these reports to be a source of reliable information that help renters and policymakers make sound decisions, and we invest significant time and effort in gathering and analyzing rent data. Our work is covered regularly by journalists across the country.

We are continuously working to improve our methodology and data, with the goal of providing renters with the information that they need to make the best decisions.