Etowah, NC Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-02-06
99
Etowah's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
99 out of 151
In North Carolina
3,077 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 Etowah is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Etowah, NC?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Etowah has an overall cost of living index of 99 which is 1.0x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Etowah ranks as #3,078 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in North Carolina. By definition, that implies Etowah ranks as the #3,329 most expensive place in the Tar Heel State.

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Etowah Cost Of Living Vs. North Carolina

Living Expense Etowah North Carolina National Average
Overall 99 95 100
Services 98 101 100
Groceries 94 98 100
Health 116 108 100
Housing 99 85 100
Transportation 97 94 100
Utilities 101 98 100
For more reading on cost of living around North Carolina, check out:
Etowah Cost of Living Vs. NC

Etowah, 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.

$214,700
Median Home Value
$654
Median Rent
$56,048
Median Income
Statistic Etowah North Carolina United States
Median Home Value $214,700 $172,500 $217,500
Median Rent $654 $907 $1,062
Median Income $56,048 $54,602 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.8x 3.2x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.14x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Etowah Services Costs Vs. North Carolina

Item Etowah North Carolina
Shampoo $0.98 $1.01
Movie $11.89 $10.72
Bowling $15.0 $13.86

Detailed Etowah Groceries Costs Vs. North Carolina

Item Etowah North Carolina
Ground Beef $3.88 $3.9
Fried Chicken $0.92 $1.4
Milk $1.86 $1.96

Detailed Etowah Health Costs Vs. North Carolina

Item Etowah North Carolina
Haircut $25.0 $17.49
Beauty Salon $45.0 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.18 $2.32

Detailed Etowah Transportation Costs Vs. North Carolina

Item Etowah North Carolina
Potatoes $3.25 $3.18
Pizza $9.99 $10.39
Beer $9.48 $9.23
Optometrist $118.99 $106.34
Doctor $112.86 $115.25
Dentist $135.0 $98.38

Detailed Etowah Utilities Costs Vs. North Carolina

Item Etowah North Carolina
Gasoline $2.56 $2.59
Tire Balancing $47.99 $48.9
All Electricity $172.66 $167.6
Phone $177.09 $163.42

Etowah SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
6
Safety
N/A
Amenities
6
Education
8
Commute
7

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Etowah

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Etowah
Asheville, NC 91,560 102 1.0x
Hendersonville, NC 13,908 95 1.0x
Fletcher, NC 8,117 101 1.0x
Brevard, NC 7,824 97 1.0x
Mills River, NC 7,251 102 1.0x

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