Henderson, NC Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
84
Henderson's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
7 out of 153
In North Carolina
629 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 Henderson is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Henderson, NC?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Henderson has an overall cost of living index of 84 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Henderson ranks as #629 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in North Carolina. By definition, that implies Henderson ranks as the #5,789 most expensive place in the Tar Heel State.

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Henderson Cost Of Living Vs. North Carolina

Living Expense Henderson North Carolina National Average
Overall 84 95 100
Services 95 102 100
Groceries 95 100 100
Health 91 108 100
Housing 57 87 100
Transportation 100 96 100
Utilities 83 98 100
For more reading on cost of living around North Carolina, check out:
Henderson Cost of Living Vs. NC

Henderson, 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.

$88,400
Median Home Value
$668
Median Rent
$31,793
Median Income
Statistic Henderson North Carolina United States
Median Home Value $88,400 $182,100 $229,800
Median Rent $668 $932 $1,096
Median Income $31,793 $56,642 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.8x 3.2x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.25x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Henderson Services Costs Vs. North Carolina

Item Henderson North Carolina
Shampoo $1.4 $1.06
Movie $9.95 $10.68
Bowling $4.33 $14.67

Detailed Henderson Groceries Costs Vs. North Carolina

Item Henderson North Carolina
Ground Beef $3.49 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.26 $1.39
Milk $1.82 $2.05

Detailed Henderson Health Costs Vs. North Carolina

Item Henderson North Carolina
Haircut $15.37 $18.62
Beauty Salon $43.85 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.9 $2.34

Detailed Henderson Transportation Costs Vs. North Carolina

Item Henderson North Carolina
Potatoes $3.28 $3.29
Pizza $9.32 $10.62
Beer $8.21 $9.38
Optometrist $108.68 $108.57
Doctor $93.53 $116.17
Dentist $86.2 $99.13

Detailed Henderson Utilities Costs Vs. North Carolina

Item Henderson North Carolina
Gasoline $2.26 $2.22
Tire Balancing $44.82 $50.07
All Electricity $154.43 $167.67
Phone $19.95 $175.64

Henderson SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
4
Affordability
6
Diversity
9
Safety
2
Amenities
8.5
Education
5
Commute
9

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Henderson

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Henderson
Raleigh, NC 469,698 105 1.2x
Durham, NC 276,341 94 1.1x
Cary, NC 169,177 114 1.4x
Chapel Hill, NC 61,912 118 1.4x
Apex, NC 55,220 112 1.3x
Wake Forest, NC 44,068 110 1.3x
Garner, NC 30,345 99 1.2x
Morrisville, NC 27,582 107 1.3x
Carrboro, NC 21,254 111 1.3x
Knightdale, NC 16,798 99 1.2x

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