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Average Rent in Gastonia, NC

Avg. RentAnnual Change
Gastonia 1 Bed - $1,162-6%
Gastonia 2 Beds - $1,3750%
Last updated 6/18/2024

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Last updated 6/18/2024

*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.

Rent Trends

Average rent in Downtown, Gastonia, NC

In Gastonia, NC, as of 2024, the average rent for apartments ranges from $1,162 to $1,375. For those seeking a 1-bedroom apartments, the average rent is $1,162. And for a 2-bedroom apartment, renters can expect to pay an average of $1,375.

Annual Rent Change Over the Past 12 Months

1 Bed

-6%

Changed from $1,236 to $1,162
2 Beds

0%

Changed from $1,375 to $1,375
Last updated 6/18/2024

Cost of Living

Compared to State Average

1%

Compared to National Average

3.7%

The cost of living in Downtown, Gastonia, NC is 1% lower than the state average and 3.7% lower than the national average. Downtown, Gastonia, NC housing is 10.5% less expensive than the U.S average, while utilities are about 11.9% less pricey. When it comes to basic necessities such as food and clothing, groceries are around 0.2% more in Downtown, Gastonia, NC than in the rest of the country.

Healthcare services such as doctor check-ups and dentistry cost 9.8% more here compared to the U.S. average.
Cost of Living in Downtown, Gastonia, NCCompared to State AverageCompared to National Average
Housing
1.1%
10.5%
Utilities
5%
11.9%
Food
0.8%
0.2%
Transportation
0.3%
6%
Healthcare
0.6%
9.8%

Compare Other Cities

CityStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Kings Mountain$1,650--
Charlotte$1,458-11%
Monroe$1,323+11%
Kannapolis$1,320+3%
Rock Hill$1,291-14%
Spartanburg$1,237+28%
Huntersville$1,236-17%
Indian Trail$1,228--
Salisbury$1,072+2%
Concord$1,050-7%
Shelby$867--
Hickory$850-11%
Gaffney$753-7%
City1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Fort Mill$1,6540%
Monroe$1,653+17%
Charlotte$1,551-3%
Belmont$1,550+12%
Huntersville$1,519-3%
Morganton$1,490+3%
Indian Trail$1,470-9%
Matthews$1,444-28%
Kings Mountain$1,400--
Mooresville$1,387-3%
Kannapolis$1,383-7%
Denver$1,315--
Concord$1,287-4%
Rock Hill$1,244-9%
Salisbury$1,215-2%
Gastonia$1,162-6%
Spartanburg$1,155-9%
Hickory$1,055-26%
Statesville$1,037-17%
Lincolnton$950--
Gaffney$926+1%
Shelby$775-28%
Lancaster$650--
Lenoir$650+37%
City2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Indian Trail$1,944-1%
Charlotte$1,899+1%
Morganton$1,870+4%
Huntersville$1,8470%
Belmont$1,760+20%
Matthews$1,683-31%
Denver$1,662--
Fort Mill$1,641-18%
Mooresville$1,5700%
Kannapolis$1,513-4%
Concord$1,499+1%
Rock Hill$1,420-2%
Hickory$1,396-17%
Monroe$1,395-18%
Gastonia$1,3750%
Spartanburg$1,366+17%
Salisbury$1,350-8%
Lenoir$1,287-1%
Shelby$1,250+47%
Lincolnton$1,200-7%
Gaffney$1,099+2%
Statesville$900-38%

Compare Neighborhoods

Downtown

$850

1 Bed Avg. Rent

Center City

$850

1 Bed Avg. Rent

Highland

$941

1 Bed Avg. Rent

What are the most affordable neighborhoods in Gastonia, NC?

For renters in Gastonia seeking more affordable options, the neighborhoods to watch are Downtown, Center City, and Highland, where average rents for 1-bedroom apartments stand at $850, $850, and $941 respectively. Additional areas offering value are Downtown Gastonia and Northeast Gastonia, where the rents are $1,025 and $1,165, a favorable comparison to Gastonia's overall 1-bedroom average of $1,162.

What are the most expensive neighborhoods in Gastonia, NC?

In Gastonia, the neighborhoods commanding the highest rents are East Gastonia, Northeast Gastonia, and Downtown Gastonia. A 1-bedroom apartment in East Gastonia averages at $1,212, in Northeast Gastonia it averages $1,165, and in Downtown Gastonia, the average is $1,025. For additional high-end living options, Highland offers 1-bedroom apartments at $941, and Downtown at $850. These rates compare to the overall average rent of $1,162 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Gastonia, highlighting the premium nature of these specific neighborhoods.

What are the most popular neighborhoods in Gastonia, NC?

In Gastonia, the most sought-after neighborhoods for renters include East Gastonia, Downtown Gastonia, and Downtown. In East Gastonia, the average rent for a 1-bedroom apartment is $1,212. Downtown Gastonia sees average rents of $1,025 for a 1-bedroom unit. Downtown offers similar appeal with 1-bedroom apartments averaging $850. For those seeking other popular areas, Center City presents 1-bedroom apartments at $850, and Highland at $941. These prices are set against the backdrop of the city-wide average of $1,162 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Gastonia, underscoring the popularity of these particular neighborhoods.

Neighborhood1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
East Gastonia$1,212-4%
Northeast Gastonia$1,165+1%
Downtown Gastonia$1,025--
Highland$941--
Downtown$850--
Center City$850--
Neighborhood2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
East Gastonia$1,420-3%
Downtown$1,350--
Center City$1,350--
Northeast Gastonia$1,325+2%
Downtown Gastonia$1,295+4%

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Find Houses in Nearby Cities

City1 Bed Price2 Beds Price
Gastonia, NC 0 miles$1,162$1,375
Charlotte, NC 19.6 miles$1,551$1,899
Belmont, NC 8.6 miles$1,550$1,760
Rock Hill, SC 25.1 miles$1,244$1,420
Dallas, NC 3.8 miles---$1,510
Kings Mountain, NC 8.8 miles$1,400---
Downtown Charlotte, NC 19.6 miles------
Fort Mill, SC 22.3 miles$1,654$1,641
Shelby, NC 19.8 miles$775$1,250
Huntersville, NC 22 miles$1,519$1,847

Find Houses in Nearby Neighborhoods

Neighborhood1 Bed Price2 Beds Price
Downtown$850$1,350
Center City 0.1 miles$850$1,350
Highland 1 miles$941---