Lexington, SC Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
99
Lexington's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
75 out of 99
In South Carolina
3,027 out of 6,412
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Lexington is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Lexington, SC?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Lexington has an overall cost of living index of 99 which is 1.0x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only South Carolina, Lexington has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than South Carolina's index of 93.

The standard of living in Lexington ranks as #3,027 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in South Carolina. By definition, that implies Lexington ranks as the #3,392 most expensive place in the Palmetto State.

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Lexington Cost Of Living Vs. South Carolina

Living Expense Lexington South Carolina National Average
Overall 99 93 100
Services 93 98 100
Groceries 107 105 100
Health 75 95 100
Housing 99 80 100
Transportation 88 94 100
Utilities 126 105 100
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Lexington Cost of Living Vs. SC

Lexington, 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.

$199,400
Median Home Value
$1,080
Median Rent
$71,850
Median Income
Statistic Lexington South Carolina United States
Median Home Value $199,400 $170,100 $229,800
Median Rent $1,080 $918 $1,096
Median Income $71,850 $54,864 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.8x 3.1x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.18x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Lexington Services Costs Vs. South Carolina

Item Lexington South Carolina
Shampoo $1.01 $1.06
Movie $11.12 $10.68
Bowling $13.83 $14.67

Detailed Lexington Groceries Costs Vs. South Carolina

Item Lexington South Carolina
Ground Beef $4.57 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.4 $1.39
Milk $2.19 $2.05

Detailed Lexington Health Costs Vs. South Carolina

Item Lexington South Carolina
Haircut $14.0 $18.62
Beauty Salon $41.63 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.26 $2.34

Detailed Lexington Transportation Costs Vs. South Carolina

Item Lexington South Carolina
Potatoes $3.78 $3.29
Pizza $10.72 $10.62
Beer $10.3 $9.38
Optometrist $51.67 $108.57
Doctor $102.0 $116.17
Dentist $59.0 $99.13

Detailed Lexington Utilities Costs Vs. South Carolina

Item Lexington South Carolina
Gasoline $2.0 $2.22
Tire Balancing $40.0 $50.07
All Electricity $248.45 $167.67
Phone $185.81 $175.64

Lexington SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Lexington

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Lexington
St. Andrews, SC 21,355 87 0.9x
West Columbia, SC 17,782 94 0.9x
Seven Oaks, SC 16,743 92 0.9x
Dentsville, SC 15,537 88 0.9x
Cayce, SC 13,964 90 0.9x
Irmo, SC 12,397 94 0.9x
Oak Grove, SC 12,040 93 0.9x
Forest Acres, SC 10,300 99 1.0x
Red Bank, SC 9,971 93 0.9x
Woodfield, SC 9,361 90 0.9x

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