North Augusta, SC Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
North Augusta's Overall Cost Of Living
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 North Augusta is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in North Augusta, SC?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, North Augusta 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, North Augusta has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than South Carolina's index of 94.

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

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North Augusta Cost Of Living Vs. South Carolina

Living Expense North Augusta South Carolina National Average
Overall 92 94 100
Services 102 102 100
Groceries 100 102 100
Health 91 95 100
Housing 82 80 100
Transportation 87 90 100
Utilities 87 107 100
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North Augusta Cost of Living Vs. SC

North Augusta, 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.

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic North Augusta South Carolina United States
Median Home Value $161,100 $162,300 $217,500
Median Rent $810 $894 $1,062
Median Income $59,931 $53,199 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.7x 3.1x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.16x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed North Augusta Services Costs Vs. South Carolina

Item North Augusta South Carolina
Shampoo $0.78 $1.01
Movie $12.0 $10.72
Bowling $15.0 $13.86

Detailed North Augusta Groceries Costs Vs. South Carolina

Item North Augusta South Carolina
Ground Beef $4.49 $3.9
Fried Chicken $2.43 $1.4
Milk $1.69 $1.96

Detailed North Augusta Health Costs Vs. South Carolina

Item North Augusta South Carolina
Haircut $14.0 $17.49
Beauty Salon $34.33 $38.17
Toothpaste $3.11 $2.32

Detailed North Augusta Transportation Costs Vs. South Carolina

Item North Augusta South Carolina
Potatoes $3.58 $3.18
Pizza $11.99 $10.39
Beer $8.95 $9.23
Optometrist $175.0 $106.34
Doctor $95.0 $115.25
Dentist $77.33 $98.38

Detailed North Augusta Utilities Costs Vs. South Carolina

Item North Augusta South Carolina
Gasoline $2.63 $2.59
Tire Balancing $32.0 $48.9
All Electricity $128.84 $167.6
Phone $182.56 $163.42

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around North Augusta

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. North Augusta
Evans, GA 37,114 109 1.2x
Martinez, GA 34,844 94 1.0x
Aiken, SC 30,671 96 1.0x
Grovetown, GA 14,053 94 1.0x

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