Fletcher, NC Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
Fletcher's Overall Cost Of Living
Higher Than The National Average
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Fletcher is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Fletcher, NC?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Fletcher has an overall cost of living index of 101 which is 1.0x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only North Carolina, Fletcher has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than North Carolina's index of 95.

The standard of living in Fletcher ranks as #3314 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in North Carolina. By definition, that implies Fletcher ranks as the #3093 most expensive place in the Tar Heel State.

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Fletcher Cost Of Living Vs. North Carolina

Living Expense Fletcher North Carolina National Average
Overall 101 95 100
Services 98 101 100
Groceries 94 98 100
Health 116 108 100
Housing 106 85 100
Transportation 97 94 100
Utilities 101 98 100
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Fletcher Cost of Living Vs. NC

Fletcher, 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.

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic Fletcher North Carolina United States
Median Home Value $201,800 $165,900 $204,900
Median Rent $1,106 $877 $1,023
Median Income $63,673 $52,413 $60,293
Home Value To Income 3.2x 3.2x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.2x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Fletcher

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Fletcher
Asheville, NC 90,531 102 1.0x
Hendersonville, NC 13,809 95 0.9x
Black Mountain, NC 8,137 99 1.0x
Brevard, NC 7,785 97 1.0x
Etowah, NC 7,420 99 1.0x
Mills River, NC 7,173 102 1.0x
Woodfin, NC 6,487 94 0.9x

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