Clayton, NC Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
97
Clayton's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
82 out of 153
In North Carolina
2,747 out of 6,412
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Clayton is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Clayton, NC?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Clayton has an overall cost of living index of 97 which is 1.0x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only North Carolina, Clayton has a cost of living index that's 1.0x higher than North Carolina's index of 95.

The standard of living in Clayton ranks as #2,747 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in North Carolina. By definition, that implies Clayton ranks as the #3,672 most expensive place in the Tar Heel State.

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Clayton Cost Of Living Vs. North Carolina

Living Expense Clayton North Carolina National Average
Overall 97 95 100
Services 105 102 100
Groceries 92 100 100
Health 106 108 100
Housing 95 87 100
Transportation 92 96 100
Utilities 100 98 100
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Clayton Cost of Living Vs. NC

Clayton, NC Housing Cost Breakdown

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.

$200,700
Median Home Value
$1,060
Median Rent
$61,954
Median Income
Statistic Clayton North Carolina United States
Median Home Value $200,700 $182,100 $229,800
Median Rent $1,060 $932 $1,096
Median Income $61,954 $56,642 $64,994
Home Value To Income 3.2x 3.2x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Clayton Services Costs Vs. North Carolina

Item Clayton North Carolina
Shampoo $0.95 $1.06
Movie $10.04 $10.68
Bowling $17.13 $14.67

Detailed Clayton Groceries Costs Vs. North Carolina

Item Clayton North Carolina
Ground Beef $4.93 $4.22
Fried Chicken $0.97 $1.39
Milk $1.61 $2.05

Detailed Clayton Health Costs Vs. North Carolina

Item Clayton North Carolina
Haircut $18.07 $18.62
Beauty Salon $48.42 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.04 $2.34

Detailed Clayton Transportation Costs Vs. North Carolina

Item Clayton North Carolina
Potatoes $3.88 $3.29
Pizza $11.04 $10.62
Beer $9.99 $9.38
Optometrist $98.89 $108.57
Doctor $145.22 $116.17
Dentist $99.0 $99.13

Detailed Clayton Utilities Costs Vs. North Carolina

Item Clayton North Carolina
Gasoline $2.27 $2.22
Tire Balancing $37.07 $50.07
All Electricity $162.8 $167.67
Phone $179.92 $175.64

Clayton SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
8
Affordability
6
Diversity
9
Safety
6
Amenities
8.5
Education
8.5
Commute
5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Clayton

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Clayton
Raleigh, NC 469,698 105 1.1x
Garner, NC 30,345 99 1.0x
Fuquay-Varina, NC 29,110 105 1.1x
Knightdale, NC 16,798 99 1.0x
Smithfield, NC 12,697 89 0.9x
Wendell, NC 7,962 94 1.0x
Selma, NC 6,950 88 0.9x
Zebulon, NC 5,712 97 1.0x
Archer Lodge, NC 5,037 92 0.9x

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