Kernersville, NC Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
96
Kernersville's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
80 out of 151
In North Carolina
2,651 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 Kernersville is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Kernersville, NC?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Kernersville has an overall cost of living index of 96 which is 1.0x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only North Carolina, Kernersville has a cost of living index that's 1.0x higher than North Carolina's index of 95.

The standard of living in Kernersville ranks as #2,652 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in North Carolina. By definition, that implies Kernersville ranks as the #3,754 most expensive place in the Tar Heel State.

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Kernersville Cost Of Living Vs. North Carolina

Living Expense Kernersville North Carolina National Average
Overall 96 95 100
Services 100 101 100
Groceries 101 98 100
Health 121 108 100
Housing 87 85 100
Transportation 91 94 100
Utilities 94 98 100
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Kernersville Cost of Living Vs. NC

Kernersville, 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.

$181,300
Median Home Value
$795
Median Rent
$51,645
Median Income
Statistic Kernersville North Carolina United States
Median Home Value $181,300 $172,500 $217,500
Median Rent $795 $907 $1,062
Median Income $51,645 $54,602 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.5x 3.2x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.18x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Kernersville Services Costs Vs. North Carolina

Item Kernersville North Carolina
Shampoo $1.04 $1.01
Movie $8.61 $10.72
Bowling $17.2 $13.86

Detailed Kernersville Groceries Costs Vs. North Carolina

Item Kernersville North Carolina
Ground Beef $4.44 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.16 $1.4
Milk $1.54 $1.96

Detailed Kernersville Health Costs Vs. North Carolina

Item Kernersville North Carolina
Haircut $21.67 $17.49
Beauty Salon $45.0 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.67 $2.32

Detailed Kernersville Transportation Costs Vs. North Carolina

Item Kernersville North Carolina
Potatoes $3.43 $3.18
Pizza $11.99 $10.39
Beer $9.16 $9.23
Optometrist $114.6 $106.34
Doctor $159.8 $115.25
Dentist $136.33 $98.38

Detailed Kernersville Utilities Costs Vs. North Carolina

Item Kernersville North Carolina
Gasoline $2.45 $2.59
Tire Balancing $43.0 $48.9
All Electricity $159.04 $167.6
Phone $166.8 $163.42

Kernersville SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
7
Affordability
7
Diversity
8.5
Safety
5
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
8.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Kernersville

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Kernersville
Greensboro, NC 291,303 93 1.0x
Winston-Salem, NC 244,115 93 1.0x
High Point, NC 111,714 93 1.0x
Clemmons, NC 20,313 101 1.1x
Jamestown, ND 15,289 90 0.9x
Lewisville, NC 13,861 98 1.0x
Archdale, NC 11,510 88 0.9x
Summerfield, NC 11,151 116 1.2x
King, NC 6,961 92 1.0x
Oak Ridge, NC 6,901 115 1.2x

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