Nashville, NC Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
90
Nashville's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
39 out of 153
In North Carolina
1,633 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 Nashville is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Nashville, NC?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Nashville has an overall cost of living index of 90 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Nashville ranks as #1,633 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in North Carolina. By definition, that implies Nashville ranks as the #4,785 most expensive place in the Tar Heel State.

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Nashville Cost Of Living Vs. North Carolina

Living Expense Nashville North Carolina National Average
Overall 90 95 100
Services 104 102 100
Groceries 89 100 100
Health 106 108 100
Housing 66 87 100
Transportation 95 96 100
Utilities 97 98 100
For more reading on cost of living around North Carolina, check out:
Nashville Cost of Living Vs. NC

Nashville, 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.

$151,600
Median Home Value
$840
Median Rent
$57,536
Median Income
Statistic Nashville North Carolina United States
Median Home Value $151,600 $182,100 $229,800
Median Rent $840 $932 $1,096
Median Income $57,536 $56,642 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.6x 3.2x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.18x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Nashville Services Costs Vs. North Carolina

Item Nashville North Carolina
Shampoo $0.95 $1.06
Movie $10.04 $10.68
Bowling $17.13 $14.67

Detailed Nashville Groceries Costs Vs. North Carolina

Item Nashville North Carolina
Ground Beef $4.93 $4.22
Fried Chicken $0.97 $1.39
Milk $1.61 $2.05

Detailed Nashville Health Costs Vs. North Carolina

Item Nashville North Carolina
Haircut $18.07 $18.62
Beauty Salon $48.42 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.04 $2.34

Detailed Nashville Transportation Costs Vs. North Carolina

Item Nashville North Carolina
Potatoes $3.88 $3.29
Pizza $11.04 $10.62
Beer $9.99 $9.38
Optometrist $98.89 $108.57
Doctor $145.22 $116.17
Dentist $99.0 $99.13

Detailed Nashville Utilities Costs Vs. North Carolina

Item Nashville North Carolina
Gasoline $2.27 $2.22
Tire Balancing $37.07 $50.07
All Electricity $162.8 $167.67
Phone $179.92 $175.64

Nashville SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Nashville

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Nashville
Raleigh, NC 469,698 105 1.2x
Cary, NC 169,177 114 1.3x
Greenville, NC 92,826 94 1.0x
Rocky Mount, NC 54,330 86 1.0x
Wake Forest, NC 44,068 110 1.2x
Garner, NC 30,345 99 1.1x
Clayton, NC 23,179 97 1.1x
Knightdale, NC 16,798 99 1.1x
Roanoke Rapids, NC 14,562 90 1.0x
Winterville, NC 10,062 97 1.1x

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