King, NC Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
91
King's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
46 out of 153
In North Carolina
1,804 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 King is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in King, NC?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, King has an overall cost of living index of 91 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in King ranks as #1,804 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in North Carolina. By definition, that implies King ranks as the #4,614 most expensive place in the Tar Heel State.

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King Cost Of Living Vs. North Carolina

Living Expense King North Carolina National Average
Overall 91 95 100
Services 100 102 100
Groceries 102 100 100
Health 118 108 100
Housing 76 87 100
Transportation 98 96 100
Utilities 95 98 100
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King Cost of Living Vs. NC

King, 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.

$163,800
Median Home Value
$760
Median Rent
$66,691
Median Income
Statistic King North Carolina United States
Median Home Value $163,800 $182,100 $229,800
Median Rent $760 $932 $1,096
Median Income $66,691 $56,642 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.5x 3.2x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.14x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed King Services Costs Vs. North Carolina

Item King North Carolina
Shampoo $1.29 $1.06
Movie $8.5 $10.68
Bowling $16.67 $14.67

Detailed King Groceries Costs Vs. North Carolina

Item King North Carolina
Ground Beef $4.93 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.27 $1.39
Milk $1.55 $2.05

Detailed King Health Costs Vs. North Carolina

Item King North Carolina
Haircut $22.99 $18.62
Beauty Salon $35.48 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.63 $2.34

Detailed King Transportation Costs Vs. North Carolina

Item King North Carolina
Potatoes $3.43 $3.29
Pizza $10.32 $10.62
Beer $9.95 $9.38
Optometrist $109.7 $108.57
Doctor $124.74 $116.17
Dentist $139.81 $99.13

Detailed King Utilities Costs Vs. North Carolina

Item King North Carolina
Gasoline $2.12 $2.22
Tire Balancing $53.98 $50.07
All Electricity $158.18 $167.67
Phone $169.63 $175.64

King SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around King

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. King
Salinas, CA 156,177 119 1.3x
Hollister, CA 40,100 123 1.4x
Seaside, CA 34,063 126 1.4x
Monterey, CA 28,575 180 2.0x
Soledad, CA 25,667 109 1.2x
Marina, CA 21,966 129 1.4x
Coalinga, CA 17,252 108 1.2x
Gonzales, CA 8,348 113 1.2x
Cambria, CA 5,555 165 1.8x

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