Williamston, NC Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
93
Williamston's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
63 out of 153
In North Carolina
2,137 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 Williamston is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Williamston, NC?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Williamston has an overall cost of living index of 93 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only North Carolina, Williamston has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than North Carolina's index of 95.

The standard of living in Williamston ranks as #2,137 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in North Carolina. By definition, that implies Williamston ranks as the #4,282 most expensive place in the Tar Heel State.

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Williamston Cost Of Living Vs. North Carolina

Living Expense Williamston North Carolina National Average
Overall 93 95 100
Services 109 102 100
Groceries 100 100 100
Health 110 108 100
Housing 57 87 100
Transportation 108 96 100
Utilities 109 98 100
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Williamston Cost of Living Vs. NC

Williamston, 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.

$87,600
Median Home Value
$770
Median Rent
$36,458
Median Income
Statistic Williamston North Carolina United States
Median Home Value $87,600 $182,100 $229,800
Median Rent $770 $932 $1,096
Median Income $36,458 $56,642 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.4x 3.2x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.25x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Williamston Services Costs Vs. North Carolina

Item Williamston North Carolina
Shampoo $0.94 $1.06
Movie $10.99 $10.68
Bowling $17.82 $14.67

Detailed Williamston Groceries Costs Vs. North Carolina

Item Williamston North Carolina
Ground Beef $4.76 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.0 $1.39
Milk $2.12 $2.05

Detailed Williamston Health Costs Vs. North Carolina

Item Williamston North Carolina
Haircut $12.9 $18.62
Beauty Salon $41.19 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.46 $2.34

Detailed Williamston Transportation Costs Vs. North Carolina

Item Williamston North Carolina
Potatoes $4.28 $3.29
Pizza $11.15 $10.62
Beer $10.06 $9.38
Optometrist $98.67 $108.57
Doctor $130.0 $116.17
Dentist $115.5 $99.13

Detailed Williamston Utilities Costs Vs. North Carolina

Item Williamston North Carolina
Gasoline $2.37 $2.22
Tire Balancing $53.33 $50.07
All Electricity $198.58 $167.67
Phone $179.92 $175.64

Williamston SnackAbility

2
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
5
Affordability
6
Diversity
9
Safety
2
Amenities
8
Education
4
Commute
8.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Williamston

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Williamston
Greenville, NC 92,826 94 1.0x
Rocky Mount, NC 54,330 86 0.9x
Wilson, NC 49,310 92 1.0x
Kinston, NC 20,173 88 0.9x
Tarboro, NC 10,806 88 0.9x
Winterville, NC 10,062 97 1.0x
Washington, NC 9,555 99 1.1x

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