Clayton, NC Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
96
Clayton's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
80 out of 151
In North Carolina
2,651 out of 6,399
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 96 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 #2,652 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in North Carolina. By definition, that implies Clayton ranks as the #3,754 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 96 95 100
Services 101 101 100
Groceries 94 98 100
Health 105 108 100
Housing 94 85 100
Transportation 82 94 100
Utilities 99 98 100
For more reading on cost of living around North Carolina, check out:
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.

$192,900
Median Home Value
$1,083
Median Rent
$62,676
Median Income
Statistic Clayton North Carolina United States
Median Home Value $192,900 $172,500 $217,500
Median Rent $1,083 $907 $1,062
Median Income $62,676 $54,602 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.1x 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 $0.89 $1.01
Movie $10.64 $10.72
Bowling $16.6 $13.86

Detailed Clayton Groceries Costs Vs. North Carolina

Item Clayton North Carolina
Ground Beef $4.22 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.03 $1.4
Milk $1.52 $1.96

Detailed Clayton Health Costs Vs. North Carolina

Item Clayton North Carolina
Haircut $16.2 $17.49
Beauty Salon $49.0 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.08 $2.32

Detailed Clayton Transportation Costs Vs. North Carolina

Item Clayton North Carolina
Potatoes $3.69 $3.18
Pizza $9.71 $10.39
Beer $9.49 $9.23
Optometrist $99.99 $106.34
Doctor $143.17 $115.25
Dentist $99.0 $98.38

Detailed Clayton Utilities Costs Vs. North Carolina

Item Clayton North Carolina
Gasoline $2.6 $2.59
Tire Balancing $25.99 $48.9
All Electricity $167.45 $167.6
Phone $177.09 $163.42

Clayton SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Clayton

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Clayton
Raleigh, NC 464,485 102 1.1x
Garner, NC 29,462 96 1.0x
Fuquay-Varina, NC 27,426 101 1.1x
Knightdale, NC 16,001 97 1.0x
Smithfield, NC 12,400 88 0.9x
Wendell, NC 7,308 91 0.9x
Selma, NC 6,746 85 0.9x
Zebulon, NC 5,404 93 1.0x

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