Graham, NC Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-02-06
90
Graham's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
44 out of 151
In North Carolina
1,705 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 Graham is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Graham, NC?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Graham has an overall cost of living index of 90 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Graham ranks as #1,706 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in North Carolina. By definition, that implies Graham ranks as the #4,700 most expensive place in the Tar Heel State.

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Graham Cost Of Living Vs. North Carolina

Living Expense Graham North Carolina National Average
Overall 90 95 100
Services 101 101 100
Groceries 99 98 100
Health 110 108 100
Housing 70 85 100
Transportation 89 94 100
Utilities 96 98 100
For more reading on cost of living around North Carolina, check out:
Graham Cost of Living Vs. NC

Graham, 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.

$133,800
Median Home Value
$747
Median Rent
$36,310
Median Income
Statistic Graham North Carolina United States
Median Home Value $133,800 $172,500 $217,500
Median Rent $747 $907 $1,062
Median Income $36,310 $54,602 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.7x 3.2x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.25x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Graham Services Costs Vs. North Carolina

Item Graham North Carolina
Shampoo $0.89 $1.01
Movie $9.84 $10.72
Bowling $16.0 $13.86

Detailed Graham Groceries Costs Vs. North Carolina

Item Graham North Carolina
Ground Beef $4.31 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.12 $1.4
Milk $1.94 $1.96

Detailed Graham Health Costs Vs. North Carolina

Item Graham North Carolina
Haircut $13.33 $17.49
Beauty Salon $40.0 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.47 $2.32

Detailed Graham Transportation Costs Vs. North Carolina

Item Graham North Carolina
Potatoes $3.49 $3.18
Pizza $9.99 $10.39
Beer $9.74 $9.23
Optometrist $100.0 $106.34
Doctor $153.67 $115.25
Dentist $104.0 $98.38

Detailed Graham Utilities Costs Vs. North Carolina

Item Graham North Carolina
Gasoline $2.54 $2.59
Tire Balancing $37.32 $48.9
All Electricity $157.59 $167.6
Phone $177.09 $163.42

Graham SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
5
Diversity
9.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
8

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Graham

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Graham
Burlington, NC 53,063 90 1.0x
Carrboro, NC 21,230 110 1.2x
Mebane, NC 14,952 96 1.1x
Elon, NC 11,516 107 1.2x
Gibsonville, NC 7,127 93 1.0x
Hillsborough, NC 7,115 95 1.1x

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