According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Boone has an overall cost of living index of 106 which is 1.1x higher than the national index of 100.
Compared to only North Carolina, Boone has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than North Carolina's index of 95.
The standard of living in Boone ranks as #3791 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in North Carolina. By definition, that implies Boone ranks as the #2616 most expensive place in the Tar Heel State.
|Living Expense||Boone||North Carolina||National Average|
Housing swings affordability the most between places in North Carolina, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.
Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.
|City||Population||Cost Of Living||Vs. Boone|
|St. Stephens, NC||9,254||89||0.8x|