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54 Studio Apartments for rent in Gastonia, NC

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Last updated September 22 at 6:56AM
611 E Academy Street
Cherryville
Cherryville, NC
Updated April 27 at 9:09PM
Studio
$200
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1366 Startown Road
Lincolnton
Lincolnton, NC
Updated December 19 at 4:04AM
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$250
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320 E 3rd Avenue
Gastonia
Gastonia, NC
Updated September 19 at 1:45AM
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$1,000
133 Carroll Cove
Lake Wylie
Lake Wylie, SC
Updated August 30 at 2:33AM
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$19,800
00 N Congress
York
York, SC
Updated August 25 at 3:58AM
Studio
$15,000
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Gastonia
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
Gastonia

September 2017 Gastonia Rent Report

Welcome to the September 2017 Gastonia Rent Report. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Gastonia rental market, including comparisons to similar cities nationwide.

Gastonia rents declined marginally over the past month

Gastonia rents have declined 0.1% over the past month, but have increased slightly by 1.8% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Gastonia stand at $670 for a one-bedroom apartment and $790 for a two-bedroom. This is the second straight month that the city has seen rent decreases after an increase in June. Gastonia's year-over-year rent growth lags the state average of 4.3%, as well as the national average of 3.0%.

Gastonia rents more affordable than many large cities nationwide

Rent growth in Gastonia has been relatively stable over the past year - some other large cities have seen more substantial increases. Gastonia is still more affordable than most large cities across the country.

  • Other cities across the state have seen rents increase, with North Carolina as a whole logging rent growth of 4.3% over the past year.
  • Gastonia's median two-bedroom rent of $790 is below the national average of $1,160. Nationwide, rents have grown by 3.0% over the past year compared to the 1.8% increase in Gastonia.
  • While rents in Gastonia remained moderately stable this year, similar cities saw increases, including Seattle (+5.4%), Phoenix (+4.9%), and Raleigh (+3.4%); note that median 2BR rents in these cities go for $1,710, $1,020, and $1,130 respectively.
  • Renters will find more reasonable prices in Gastonia than most large cities. For example, San Francisco has a median 2BR rent of $3,070, 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 $950 $1,110 0.2% 3.9%
Concord $790 $920 -0.6% 0.8%
Gastonia $670 $790 -0.1% 1.8%
Rock Hill $840 $980 0.2% 6.8%
Huntersville $1,070 $1,250 -1.0% 1.4%
Cornelius $900 $1,050 1.5% 9.6%

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.

Methodology:

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.