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Gaston County, NC Real Estate

Gaston County real estate offers a slower pace of life than its neighboring city of Charlotte although it does have a true feeling of community. If one strives for a small town feel yet not feel far removed from city life, Gaston County real estate may be the place to reside. It is a place where a Sunday drive may be among gently rolling hills or one of the more pronounced ridges like Kings Mountain Pinnacle or Crowders Mountain.

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Gaston County real estate offers a slower pace of life than its neighboring city of Charlotte although it does have a true feeling of community. If one strives for a small town feel yet not feel far removed from city life, Gaston County real estate may be the place to reside. It is a place where a Sunday drive may be among gently rolling hills or one of the more pronounced ridges like Kings Mountain Pinnacle or Crowders Mountain.

Gaston County Real Estate and Climate

Gaston County is characterized by moderate temperatures variations and moderate humidity. The average temperature is 60 degrees with an average winter temperature of 43 degrees to an average of 78 degrees during the summer. Relative humidity averages 54 percent and the average annual precipitation is 44 inches.

Gaston County Schools

The public school system of Gaston County is one of the largest in the state. The system has more than 32,000 students enrolled. The Gaston County schools offer special programs for the intellectually gifted as well as the learning disabled.

For higher education, the county offers two options: Belmont Abbey College is a four year private institution and Gaston College which is a county supported community college.

Gaston County's Location

Gaston County real estate is located west of Charlotte and in the Piedmont region of central North Carolina. It is conveniently located minutes from Lake Norman and Charlotte. Two interstates are located in the county: I-485 and I-85.

Gaston County Real Estate Demographics

Approximately 194,000 people reside in Gaston County real estate which is down from the 2000 census. The median age is 37 years old. The racial makeup is 83% white and 13.9% African American. There are 89,248 housing units in the county and 68.8% of these homes are owned. The median value of owner occupied homes is $90,300. The median household income is $39,482.

Gaston County Real Estate and Entertainment

The Gaston-Lincoln library has a calendar full of events for youth and adults. The library offers movie night, American Music and Southern Roots, poetry and perspectives. The Gaston County Museum of Art and History also has monthly events for the whole family. Because Charlotte is only 30 minutes away from Gaston County real estate, excursions of shopping, dining and entertainment are basically in the back yard.


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Properties Listed:  16
Median Price:  $93K

Property Price Distribution

Country Millions of US dollars per million people
Under $100K 11
$100K-$199K 3
$200K-$299K 2
$300K-$399K 0
$400K-$699K 0
Luxury 0
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