According to the most recent data on the cost of living, James Island has an overall cost of living index of 108 which is 1.1x higher than the national index of 100.
Compared to only South Carolina, James Island has a cost of living index that's 1.2x higher than South Carolina's index of 93.
The standard of living in James Island ranks as #3,955 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in South Carolina. By definition, that implies James Island ranks as the #2,464 most expensive place in the Palmetto State.
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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.