Goldsboro, NC Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-02-06
88
Goldsboro's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
27 out of 151
In North Carolina
1,324 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 Goldsboro is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Goldsboro, NC?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Goldsboro has an overall cost of living index of 88 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only North Carolina, Goldsboro has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than North Carolina's index of 95.

The standard of living in Goldsboro ranks as #1,324 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in North Carolina. By definition, that implies Goldsboro ranks as the #5,083 most expensive place in the Tar Heel State.

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Goldsboro Cost Of Living Vs. North Carolina

Living Expense Goldsboro North Carolina National Average
Overall 88 95 100
Services 101 101 100
Groceries 94 98 100
Health 105 108 100
Housing 68 85 100
Transportation 82 94 100
Utilities 99 98 100
For more reading on cost of living around North Carolina, check out:
Goldsboro Cost of Living Vs. NC

Goldsboro, 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.

$127,300
Median Home Value
$791
Median Rent
$34,083
Median Income
Statistic Goldsboro North Carolina United States
Median Home Value $127,300 $172,500 $217,500
Median Rent $791 $907 $1,062
Median Income $34,083 $54,602 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.7x 3.2x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.28x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Goldsboro Services Costs Vs. North Carolina

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

Detailed Goldsboro Groceries Costs Vs. North Carolina

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

Detailed Goldsboro Health Costs Vs. North Carolina

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

Detailed Goldsboro Transportation Costs Vs. North Carolina

Item Goldsboro 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 Goldsboro Utilities Costs Vs. North Carolina

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

Goldsboro SnackAbility

3
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
6
Affordability
4
Diversity
9.5
Safety
3
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
9

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Goldsboro

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Goldsboro
Raleigh, NC 464,485 102 1.2x
Greenville, NC 91,921 92 1.0x
Garner, NC 29,462 96 1.1x
Fuquay-Varina, NC 27,426 101 1.1x
Clayton, NC 21,681 96 1.1x
Knightdale, NC 16,001 97 1.1x
Winterville, NC 9,645 94 1.1x
Half Moon, NC 8,243 95 1.1x
Wendell, NC 7,308 91 1.0x
Nashville, NC 5,516 87 1.0x

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