Gaston, NC Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 496 housing units in Gaston. This represents a 10% growth from 451 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 408 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 88 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Gaston is about 68.5%. Gaston's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 10.3%. Average household size is 2.23 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Gaston were built after 1962.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2%
One Bedroom6%
Two Bedrooms45%
Three Bedrooms40.90%
Four Bedrooms5%
Five Bedrooms or more1%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.3
Median year structure was built1960
Median Value of occupied units$38,500

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.07
Median year structure was built1966

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage1%
Home Equity Loan4.40%
Simple Mortgage40.40%
Debt Free54.20%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs15.6%