Goldsboro, NC Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
88
Goldsboro's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
24 out of 153
In North Carolina
1,278 out of 6,412
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 #1,278 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in North Carolina. By definition, that implies Goldsboro ranks as the #5,140 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 104 102 100
Groceries 89 100 100
Health 106 108 100
Housing 69 87 100
Transportation 94 96 100
Utilities 100 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.

$134,200
Median Home Value
$799
Median Rent
$37,556
Median Income
Statistic Goldsboro North Carolina United States
Median Home Value $134,200 $182,100 $229,800
Median Rent $799 $932 $1,096
Median Income $37,556 $56,642 $64,994
Home Value To Income 3.6x 3.2x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.26x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Goldsboro Services Costs Vs. North Carolina

Item Goldsboro North Carolina
Shampoo $0.95 $1.06
Movie $10.04 $10.68
Bowling $17.13 $14.67

Detailed Goldsboro Groceries Costs Vs. North Carolina

Item Goldsboro North Carolina
Ground Beef $4.93 $4.22
Fried Chicken $0.97 $1.39
Milk $1.61 $2.05

Detailed Goldsboro Health Costs Vs. North Carolina

Item Goldsboro North Carolina
Haircut $18.07 $18.62
Beauty Salon $48.42 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.04 $2.34

Detailed Goldsboro Transportation Costs Vs. North Carolina

Item Goldsboro North Carolina
Potatoes $3.88 $3.29
Pizza $11.04 $10.62
Beer $9.99 $9.38
Optometrist $98.89 $108.57
Doctor $145.22 $116.17
Dentist $99.0 $99.13

Detailed Goldsboro Utilities Costs Vs. North Carolina

Item Goldsboro North Carolina
Gasoline $2.27 $2.22
Tire Balancing $37.07 $50.07
All Electricity $162.8 $167.67
Phone $179.92 $175.64

Goldsboro SnackAbility

3
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
6
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
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 469,698 105 1.2x
Greenville, NC 92,826 94 1.1x
Garner, NC 30,345 99 1.1x
Fuquay-Varina, NC 29,110 105 1.2x
Clayton, NC 23,179 97 1.1x
Knightdale, NC 16,798 99 1.1x
Winterville, NC 10,062 97 1.1x
Half Moon, NC 8,384 93 1.1x
Wendell, NC 7,962 94 1.1x
Nashville, NC 5,521 90 1.0x

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