Sawmills, NC Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
90
Sawmills'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 Sawmills is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Sawmills, NC?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Sawmills 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, Sawmills has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than North Carolina's index of 95.

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

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Sawmills Cost Of Living Vs. North Carolina

Living Expense Sawmills North Carolina National Average
Overall 90 95 100
Services 106 102 100
Groceries 103 100 100
Health 104 108 100
Housing 55 87 100
Transportation 104 96 100
Utilities 97 98 100
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Sawmills Cost of Living Vs. NC

Sawmills, 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.

$114,700
Median Home Value
$632
Median Rent
$55,296
Median Income
Statistic Sawmills North Carolina United States
Median Home Value $114,700 $182,100 $229,800
Median Rent $632 $932 $1,096
Median Income $55,296 $56,642 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.1x 3.2x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.14x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Sawmills Services Costs Vs. North Carolina

Item Sawmills North Carolina
Shampoo $1.0 $1.06
Movie $10.0 $10.68
Bowling $22.35 $14.67

Detailed Sawmills Groceries Costs Vs. North Carolina

Item Sawmills North Carolina
Ground Beef $3.88 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.46 $1.39
Milk $1.69 $2.05

Detailed Sawmills Health Costs Vs. North Carolina

Item Sawmills North Carolina
Haircut $16.9 $18.62
Beauty Salon $39.1 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.27 $2.34

Detailed Sawmills Transportation Costs Vs. North Carolina

Item Sawmills North Carolina
Potatoes $3.65 $3.29
Pizza $9.09 $10.62
Beer $10.42 $9.38
Optometrist $119.06 $108.57
Doctor $121.12 $116.17
Dentist $112.88 $99.13

Detailed Sawmills Utilities Costs Vs. North Carolina

Item Sawmills North Carolina
Gasoline $2.35 $2.22
Tire Balancing $45.59 $50.07
All Electricity $158.05 $167.67
Phone $179.94 $175.64

Sawmills SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
5
Affordability
9
Diversity
6
Safety
N/A
Amenities
7
Education
3
Commute
8.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Sawmills

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Sawmills
Hickory, NC 41,067 97 1.1x
Lenoir, NC 17,909 87 1.0x
Morganton, NC 16,517 95 1.1x
Newton, NC 13,106 92 1.0x
St. Stephens, NC 9,298 88 1.0x
Conover, NC 8,488 91 1.0x

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