Fountain Inn, SC Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
92
Fountain Inn's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
40 out of 98
In South Carolina
2,059 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 Fountain Inn is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Fountain Inn, SC?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Fountain Inn has an overall cost of living index of 92 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only South Carolina, Fountain Inn has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than South Carolina's index of 94.

The standard of living in Fountain Inn ranks as #2,060 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in South Carolina. By definition, that implies Fountain Inn ranks as the #4,346 most expensive place in the Palmetto State.

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Fountain Inn Cost Of Living Vs. South Carolina

Living Expense Fountain Inn South Carolina National Average
Overall 92 94 100
Services 102 102 100
Groceries 105 102 100
Health 107 95 100
Housing 71 80 100
Transportation 97 90 100
Utilities 93 107 100
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Fountain Inn Cost of Living Vs. SC

Fountain Inn, 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.

$155,600
Median Home Value
$847
Median Rent
$67,886
Median Income
Statistic Fountain Inn South Carolina United States
Median Home Value $155,600 $162,300 $217,500
Median Rent $847 $894 $1,062
Median Income $67,886 $53,199 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.3x 3.1x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.15x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Fountain Inn Services Costs Vs. South Carolina

Item Fountain Inn South Carolina
Shampoo $0.92 $1.01
Movie $11.89 $10.72
Bowling $14.2 $13.86

Detailed Fountain Inn Groceries Costs Vs. South Carolina

Item Fountain Inn South Carolina
Ground Beef $4.81 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.15 $1.4
Milk $1.92 $1.96

Detailed Fountain Inn Health Costs Vs. South Carolina

Item Fountain Inn South Carolina
Haircut $20.29 $17.49
Beauty Salon $49.0 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.01 $2.32

Detailed Fountain Inn Transportation Costs Vs. South Carolina

Item Fountain Inn South Carolina
Potatoes $4.53 $3.18
Pizza $9.74 $10.39
Beer $9.79 $9.23
Optometrist $108.2 $106.34
Doctor $111.75 $115.25
Dentist $108.67 $98.38

Detailed Fountain Inn Utilities Costs Vs. South Carolina

Item Fountain Inn South Carolina
Gasoline $2.45 $2.59
Tire Balancing $50.67 $48.9
All Electricity $148.2 $167.6
Phone $179.56 $163.42

Fountain Inn SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
7
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
9
Safety
5
Amenities
8
Education
7
Commute
8.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Fountain Inn

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Fountain Inn
Greenville, SC 67,737 106 1.2x
Greer, SC 30,854 95 1.0x
Mauldin, SC 25,217 97 1.1x
Simpsonville, SC 22,234 97 1.1x
Taylors, SC 22,230 94 1.0x
Wade Hampton, SC 20,906 97 1.1x
Five Forks, SC 17,844 114 1.2x
Gantt, SC 15,138 89 1.0x
Berea, SC 14,652 89 1.0x
Powdersville, SC 9,632 97 1.1x

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