Fayetteville, NC Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-02-06
91
Fayetteville's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
51 out of 151
In North Carolina
1,886 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 Fayetteville is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Fayetteville, NC?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Fayetteville has an overall cost of living index of 91 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Fayetteville ranks as #1,887 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in North Carolina. By definition, that implies Fayetteville ranks as the #4,520 most expensive place in the Tar Heel State.

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Fayetteville Cost Of Living Vs. North Carolina

Living Expense Fayetteville North Carolina National Average
Overall 91 95 100
Services 101 101 100
Groceries 94 98 100
Health 105 108 100
Housing 76 85 100
Transportation 82 94 100
Utilities 99 98 100
For more reading on cost of living around North Carolina, check out:
Fayetteville Cost of Living Vs. NC

Fayetteville, 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.

$131,000
Median Home Value
$947
Median Rent
$45,024
Median Income
Statistic Fayetteville North Carolina United States
Median Home Value $131,000 $172,500 $217,500
Median Rent $947 $907 $1,062
Median Income $45,024 $54,602 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.9x 3.2x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.25x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Fayetteville Services Costs Vs. North Carolina

Item Fayetteville North Carolina
Shampoo $0.89 $1.01
Movie $10.64 $10.72
Bowling $16.6 $13.86

Detailed Fayetteville Groceries Costs Vs. North Carolina

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

Detailed Fayetteville Health Costs Vs. North Carolina

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

Detailed Fayetteville Transportation Costs Vs. North Carolina

Item Fayetteville 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 Fayetteville Utilities Costs Vs. North Carolina

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

Fayetteville SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
7
Affordability
6
Diversity
10
Safety
3
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
9

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Fayetteville

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Fayetteville
Cary, NC 166,268 113 1.2x
Apex, NC 51,370 111 1.2x
Holly Springs, NC 34,874 108 1.2x
Garner, NC 29,462 96 1.1x
Fuquay-Varina, NC 27,426 101 1.1x
Pinehurst, NC 16,050 112 1.2x
Hope Mills, NC 15,769 90 1.0x
Southern Pines, NC 14,022 103 1.1x
Spring Lake, NC 12,119 88 1.0x
Clinton, NC 8,504 87 1.0x

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