Bennettsville, SC Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
86
Bennettsville's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
11 out of 98
In South Carolina
959 out of 6,399
In America
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 6,522 places we measured in South Carolina. By definition, that implies Bennettsville ranks as the #5,447 most expensive place in the Palmetto State.

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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 Cost of Living Vs. SC

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.

$79,600
Median Home Value
$643
Median Rent
$30,440
Median Income
Statistic Bennettsville South Carolina United States
Median Home Value $79,600 $162,300 $217,500
Median Rent $643 $894 $1,062
Median Income $30,440 $53,199 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.6x 3.1x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.25x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Bennettsville Services Costs Vs. South Carolina

Item Bennettsville South Carolina
Shampoo $1.14 $1.01
Movie $11.17 $10.72
Bowling $18.5 $13.86

Detailed Bennettsville Groceries Costs Vs. South Carolina

Item Bennettsville South Carolina
Ground Beef $4.24 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.19 $1.4
Milk $2.07 $1.96

Detailed Bennettsville Health Costs Vs. South Carolina

Item Bennettsville South Carolina
Haircut $16.75 $17.49
Beauty Salon $36.5 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.93 $2.32

Detailed Bennettsville Transportation Costs Vs. South Carolina

Item Bennettsville South Carolina
Potatoes $3.29 $3.18
Pizza $10.24 $10.39
Beer $9.12 $9.23
Optometrist $115.5 $106.34
Doctor $113.33 $115.25
Dentist $115.2 $98.38

Detailed Bennettsville Utilities Costs Vs. South Carolina

Item Bennettsville South Carolina
Gasoline $2.52 $2.59
Tire Balancing $44.39 $48.9
All Electricity $157.26 $167.6
Phone $177.09 $163.42

Bennettsville SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Bennettsville

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Bennettsville
Florence, SC 38,487 94 1.1x
Lumberton, NC 20,928 89 1.0x
Pinehurst, NC 16,050 112 1.3x
Hope Mills, NC 15,769 90 1.0x
Laurinburg, NC 15,119 88 1.0x
Southern Pines, NC 14,022 103 1.2x
Hartsville, SC 7,616 88 1.0x
Aberdeen, NC 7,595 91 1.1x
Darlington, SC 6,043 85 1.0x
Cheraw, SC 5,657 89 1.0x

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