Hamlet, NC Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
89
Hamlet's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
33 out of 153
In North Carolina
1,460 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 Hamlet is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Hamlet, NC?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Hamlet has an overall cost of living index of 89 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Hamlet ranks as #1,460 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in North Carolina. By definition, that implies Hamlet ranks as the #4,958 most expensive place in the Tar Heel State.

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Hamlet Cost Of Living Vs. North Carolina

Living Expense Hamlet North Carolina National Average
Overall 89 95 100
Services 106 102 100
Groceries 102 100 100
Health 102 108 100
Housing 54 87 100
Transportation 100 96 100
Utilities 97 98 100
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Hamlet Cost of Living Vs. NC

Hamlet, 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.

$88,000
Median Home Value
$544
Median Rent
$36,381
Median Income
Statistic Hamlet North Carolina United States
Median Home Value $88,000 $182,100 $229,800
Median Rent $544 $932 $1,096
Median Income $36,381 $56,642 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.4x 3.2x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.18x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Hamlet Services Costs Vs. North Carolina

Item Hamlet North Carolina
Shampoo $1.0 $1.06
Movie $10.0 $10.68
Bowling $22.35 $14.67

Detailed Hamlet Groceries Costs Vs. North Carolina

Item Hamlet North Carolina
Ground Beef $3.88 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.46 $1.39
Milk $1.69 $2.05

Detailed Hamlet Health Costs Vs. North Carolina

Item Hamlet North Carolina
Haircut $16.9 $18.62
Beauty Salon $39.1 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.27 $2.34

Detailed Hamlet Transportation Costs Vs. North Carolina

Item Hamlet North Carolina
Potatoes $3.65 $3.29
Pizza $9.09 $10.62
Beer $10.42 $9.38
Optometrist $119.06 $108.57
Doctor $121.12 $116.17
Dentist $112.88 $99.13

Detailed Hamlet Utilities Costs Vs. North Carolina

Item Hamlet North Carolina
Gasoline $2.35 $2.22
Tire Balancing $45.59 $50.07
All Electricity $158.05 $167.67
Phone $179.94 $175.64

Hamlet SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Hamlet

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Hamlet
Fayetteville, NC 211,201 91 1.0x
Florence, SC 38,535 92 1.0x
Monroe, NC 35,339 97 1.1x
Pinehurst, NC 16,382 110 1.2x
Albemarle, NC 16,073 87 1.0x
Hope Mills, NC 15,972 92 1.0x
Southern Pines, NC 14,347 103 1.2x
Rockingham, NC 8,771 91 1.0x
Aberdeen, NC 7,862 93 1.0x
Unionville, NC 7,089 102 1.1x

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