North Augusta, SC Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-08
North Augusta's Overall Cost Of Living
Lower Than The National Average
38 out of 99
In South Carolina
1,804 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 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 91 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 93.

The standard of living in North Augusta ranks as #1,804 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in South Carolina. By definition, that implies North Augusta ranks as the #4,614 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 91 93 100
Services 97 98 100
Groceries 91 105 100
Health 87 95 100
Housing 80 80 100
Transportation 85 94 100
Utilities 88 105 100
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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 $170,000 $170,100 $229,800
Median Rent $810 $918 $1,096
Median Income $63,795 $54,864 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.7x 3.1x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.15x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed North Augusta Services Costs Vs. South Carolina

Item North Augusta South Carolina
Shampoo $0.93 $1.06
Movie $13.01 $10.68
Bowling $14.9 $14.67

Detailed North Augusta Groceries Costs Vs. South Carolina

Item North Augusta South Carolina
Ground Beef $4.13 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.71 $1.39
Milk $1.4 $2.05

Detailed North Augusta Health Costs Vs. South Carolina

Item North Augusta South Carolina
Haircut $16.42 $18.62
Beauty Salon $33.99 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.27 $2.34

Detailed North Augusta Transportation Costs Vs. South Carolina

Item North Augusta South Carolina
Potatoes $3.19 $3.29
Pizza $9.96 $10.62
Beer $9.67 $9.38
Optometrist $173.63 $108.57
Doctor $94.91 $116.17
Dentist $76.94 $99.13

Detailed North Augusta Utilities Costs Vs. South Carolina

Item North Augusta South Carolina
Gasoline $2.01 $2.22
Tire Balancing $31.72 $50.07
All Electricity $124.29 $167.67
Phone $185.79 $175.64

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Martinez, GA 34,912 90 1.0x
Aiken, SC 31,428 90 1.0x
Grovetown, GA 14,777 89 1.0x
Belvedere, SC 5,557 81 0.9x

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