Bennettsville, SC Cost Of Living

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

What is the cost of living in Bennettsville, SC?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Bennettsville has an overall cost of living index of 86 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only South Carolina, Bennettsville has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than South Carolina's index of 94.

The standard of living in Bennettsville ranks as #959 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in South Carolina. By definition, that implies Bennettsville ranks as the #5447 most expensive place in the Palmetto State.

Bennettsville Cost Of Living Vs. South Carolina

Living Expense Bennettsville South Carolina National Average
Overall 86 94 100
Services 106 102 100
Groceries 103 102 100
Health 101 95 100
Housing 50 80 100
Transportation 94 90 100
Utilities 95 107 100
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Bennettsville, SC Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in South 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 Bennettsville South Carolina United States
Median Home Value $81,900 $154,800 $204,900
Median Rent $567 $868 $1,023
Median Income $30,008 $51,015 $60,293
Home Value To Income 2.7x 3.0x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.23x 0.2x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Bennettsville

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Bennettsville
Florence, SC 37,802 94 1.1x
Lumberton, NC 21,198 89 1.0x
Pinehurst, NC 15,821 112 1.3x
Hope Mills, NC 15,762 90 1.0x
Laurinburg, NC 15,253 88 1.0x
Southern Pines, NC 13,694 103 1.2x
Hartsville, SC 7,658 88 1.0x
Aberdeen, NC 7,419 91 1.1x
Darlington, SC 6,034 85 1.0x
Cheraw, SC 5,701 89 1.0x

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