Gastonia, North Carolina Houses for Sale

Located in the southwestern part of the state of North Carolina and a city ad seat of Gaston County, Gastonia sits in the central Piedmont Plateau which is situated about 20 miles west of Charlotte. The area was first settled in the late 18th century. After the establishment of the area’s first cotton mill, Gastonia then became one of the United States’ largest textile-manufacturing centers. The city was the scene of a national strike that was held in which the chief of police was killed. The city’s economic activity still centers in textiles, however, its economy is now diversified which includes the manufacture of automotive parts, tools, and others.

Gastonia, NC Prices for Houses for Sale

317,178 +15%
308,058 +19%

Relative Price (per sqft.)


Listings of Gastonia Homes for Purchase

125 +47%
192 +38%

Market Duration of Homes Sold

29 +50%

Crime & Safety

Police Officers 166  
Police Civilians 23  
Total Arrests 2,161 (2020)
Total Incidents 6,649 (2020)
CrimeScore 55.52  
National Rank 4314th  
Statewide Rank 191st  

Local Statistics

Population 77,640 (0.00%)
House Size (sqft.) 1,551 (-11.69%)

Criminal Offenses

Arson 29
Assault Offenses 1,649
Burglary/Breaking & Entering 438
Counterfeiting/Forgery 61
Destruction/Damage/Vandalism of Property 809
Drug/Narcotic Offenses 1,250
Embezzlement 15
Extortion/Blackmail 3
Fraud Offenses 429
Homicide Offenses 10
Human Trafficking 2
Kidnapping/Abduction 26
Larceny/Theft Offenses 2,508
Motor Vehicle Theft 304
Pornography/Obscene Material 13
Prostitution Offenses 15
Robbery 124
Sex Offenses 77
Sex Offenses, Non-forcible 10
Stolen Property Offenses 70
Weapon Law Violations 137

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