Pinehurst, NC Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
Pinehurst's Overall Cost Of Living
Higher Than The National Average
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Pinehurst is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Pinehurst, NC?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Pinehurst has an overall cost of living index of 112 which is 1.1x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only North Carolina, Pinehurst has a cost of living index that's 1.2x higher than North Carolina's index of 95.

The standard of living in Pinehurst ranks as #4292 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in North Carolina. By definition, that implies Pinehurst ranks as the #2114 most expensive place in the Tar Heel State.

Pinehurst Cost Of Living Vs. North Carolina

Living Expense Pinehurst North Carolina National Average
Overall 112 95 100
Services 90 101 100
Groceries 93 98 100
Health 98 108 100
Housing 158 85 100
Transportation 94 94 100
Utilities 91 98 100
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Pinehurst, 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 Pinehurst North Carolina United States
Median Home Value $297,100 $165,900 $204,900
Median Rent $1,547 $877 $1,023
Median Income $80,128 $52,413 $60,293
Home Value To Income 3.7x 3.2x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.23x 0.2x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Pinehurst

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Pinehurst
Fayetteville, NC 209,867 91 0.8x
Holly Springs, NC 33,341 108 1.0x
Fuquay-Varina, NC 25,932 101 0.9x
Asheboro, NC 25,859 85 0.8x
Albemarle, NC 15,889 89 0.8x
Hope Mills, NC 15,762 90 0.8x
Laurinburg, NC 15,253 88 0.8x
Southern Pines, NC 13,694 103 0.9x
Aberdeen, NC 7,419 91 0.8x

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