Irmo, SC Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
94
Irmo's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
51 out of 98
In South Carolina
2,370 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 Irmo is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Irmo, SC?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Irmo has an overall cost of living index of 94 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Irmo ranks as #2,371 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in South Carolina. By definition, that implies Irmo ranks as the #4,035 most expensive place in the Palmetto State.

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Irmo Cost Of Living Vs. South Carolina

Living Expense Irmo South Carolina National Average
Overall 94 94 100
Services 97 102 100
Groceries 104 102 100
Health 75 95 100
Housing 80 80 100
Transportation 86 90 100
Utilities 127 107 100
For more reading on cost of living around South Carolina, check out:
Irmo Cost of Living Vs. SC

Irmo, 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.

$125,000
Median Home Value
$1,126
Median Rent
$66,313
Median Income
Statistic Irmo South Carolina United States
Median Home Value $125,000 $162,300 $217,500
Median Rent $1,126 $894 $1,062
Median Income $66,313 $53,199 $62,843
Home Value To Income 1.9x 3.1x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.2x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Irmo Services Costs Vs. South Carolina

Item Irmo South Carolina
Shampoo $1.0 $1.01
Movie $11.07 $10.72
Bowling $16.5 $13.86

Detailed Irmo Groceries Costs Vs. South Carolina

Item Irmo South Carolina
Ground Beef $3.71 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.22 $1.4
Milk $2.06 $1.96

Detailed Irmo Health Costs Vs. South Carolina

Item Irmo South Carolina
Haircut $14.0 $17.49
Beauty Salon $38.25 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.82 $2.32

Detailed Irmo Transportation Costs Vs. South Carolina

Item Irmo South Carolina
Potatoes $3.96 $3.18
Pizza $12.35 $10.39
Beer $9.17 $9.23
Optometrist $55.0 $106.34
Doctor $102.0 $115.25
Dentist $63.17 $98.38

Detailed Irmo Utilities Costs Vs. South Carolina

Item Irmo South Carolina
Gasoline $2.33 $2.59
Tire Balancing $40.0 $48.9
All Electricity $246.8 $167.6
Phone $182.56 $163.42

Irmo SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Irmo

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Irmo
Lexington, SC 21,334 99 1.1x
St. Andrews, SC 20,990 89 0.9x
West Columbia, SC 17,641 93 1.0x
Seven Oaks, SC 15,484 93 1.0x
Dentsville, SC 15,153 91 1.0x
Cayce, SC 13,600 92 1.0x
Oak Grove, SC 10,835 93 1.0x
Forest Acres, SC 10,412 99 1.1x
Red Bank, SC 10,106 91 1.0x
Woodfield, SC 9,459 90 1.0x

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