According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Darlington has an overall cost of living index of 85 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.
Compared to only South Carolina, Darlington has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than South Carolina's index of 94.
The standard of living in Darlington ranks as #795 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in South Carolina. By definition, that implies Darlington ranks as the #5,611 most expensive place in the Palmetto State.
|Living Expense||Darlington||South Carolina||National Average|
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.
|City||Population||Cost Of Living||Vs. Darlington||Sumter, SC||39,800||92||1.1x||Florence, SC||38,487||94||1.1x||Laurinburg, NC||15,119||88||1.0x||Lugoff, SC||8,243||91||1.1x||Bennettsville, SC||8,062||86||1.0x||Hartsville, SC||7,616||88||1.0x||Camden, SC||7,100||94||1.1x||Marion, SC||6,466||88||1.0x||Hamlet, NC||6,331||87||1.0x||Wadesboro, NC||5,305||90||1.1x|