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 #4,292 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in North Carolina. By definition, that implies Pinehurst ranks as the #2,114 most expensive place in the Tar Heel State.
|Living Expense||Pinehurst||North Carolina||National Average|
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.
|City||Population||Cost Of Living||Vs. Pinehurst||Fayetteville, NC||210,432||91||0.8x||Holly Springs, NC||34,874||108||1.0x||Fuquay-Varina, NC||27,426||101||0.9x||Asheboro, NC||25,852||85||0.8x||Albemarle, NC||15,980||89||0.8x||Hope Mills, NC||15,769||90||0.8x||Laurinburg, NC||15,119||88||0.8x||Southern Pines, NC||14,022||103||0.9x||Aberdeen, NC||7,595||91||0.8x|