Gaston, South Carolina 

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College town/Capital city - Central South Carolina
Pros
-College-town amenities
-Historic interest
-Cost of living
Cons
-Hot, humid summers
-Air service
-Crime rates

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What Bert Has To Say About Columbia Metro Area

Columbia is the capital, the largest city, and the commercial, industrial and educational hub for the state. The city is laid out in a traditional grid along the Congaree River with a number of historic buildings, although many of the older ones were destroyed in Sherman’s famous march. Columbia is home to the University of South Carolina, whose attractive and historic campus is in the south part of the downtown area adds a dose of college town feel, a few amenities, and sports-related entertainment to the area. The downtown is clean and attractive, with entertainment near the campus and in a restored waterfront area. Beautiful older residential areas extend east with a clear antebellum imprint and good home values, but this isn’t the part of town with the best reputation for education and safety.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: South Carolina
County: Lexington County
Metro Area: Columbia Metro Area
City: Gaston
Zip Codes: 29053
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 225 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Gaston is 4.70% (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Gaston jobs have increased by 2.31%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Gaston's cost of living is 23.00% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Gaston's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Gaston's population is 1,658 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 68.50%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 31 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Gaston is $68,788. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.70%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Gaston public schools spend $9,708 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 18.5 students per teacher in Gaston. Learn More...

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ZIP CODES IN GASTON, SOUTH CAROLINA
29053