King, NC Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
King's Overall Cost Of Living
Lower Than The National Average
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 92 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 #2060 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in North Carolina. By definition, that implies King ranks as the #4346 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 92 95 100
Services 100 101 100
Groceries 101 98 100
Health 121 108 100
Housing 76 85 100
Transportation 91 94 100
Utilities 94 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.

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic King North Carolina United States
Median Home Value $152,700 $165,900 $204,900
Median Rent $710 $877 $1,023
Median Income $63,913 $52,413 $60,293
Home Value To Income 2.4x 3.2x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.13x 0.2x 0.2x

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Salinas, CA 156,550 117 1.3x
Hollister, CA 37,835 125 1.4x
Seaside, CA 34,077 127 1.4x
Monterey, CA 28,512 180 2.0x
Soledad, CA 25,597 111 1.2x
Marina, CA 21,608 127 1.4x
Coalinga, CA 16,538 107 1.2x
Gonzales, CA 8,402 111 1.2x
Cambria, CA 5,725 164 1.8x

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