Rock Hill, SC Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
95
Rock Hill's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
58 out of 98
In South Carolina
2,509 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 Rock Hill is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Rock Hill, SC?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Rock Hill has an overall cost of living index of 95 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Rock Hill ranks as #2,510 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in South Carolina. By definition, that implies Rock Hill ranks as the #3,897 most expensive place in the Palmetto State.

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Rock Hill Cost Of Living Vs. South Carolina

Living Expense Rock Hill South Carolina National Average
Overall 95 94 100
Services 106 102 100
Groceries 103 102 100
Health 101 95 100
Housing 78 80 100
Transportation 94 90 100
Utilities 95 107 100
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Rock Hill Cost of Living Vs. SC

Rock Hill, 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.

$155,800
Median Home Value
$967
Median Rent
$50,444
Median Income
Statistic Rock Hill South Carolina United States
Median Home Value $155,800 $162,300 $217,500
Median Rent $967 $894 $1,062
Median Income $50,444 $53,199 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.1x 3.1x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.23x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Rock Hill Services Costs Vs. South Carolina

Item Rock Hill South Carolina
Shampoo $1.14 $1.01
Movie $11.17 $10.72
Bowling $18.5 $13.86

Detailed Rock Hill Groceries Costs Vs. South Carolina

Item Rock Hill South Carolina
Ground Beef $4.24 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.19 $1.4
Milk $2.07 $1.96

Detailed Rock Hill Health Costs Vs. South Carolina

Item Rock Hill South Carolina
Haircut $16.75 $17.49
Beauty Salon $36.5 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.93 $2.32

Detailed Rock Hill Transportation Costs Vs. South Carolina

Item Rock Hill South Carolina
Potatoes $3.29 $3.18
Pizza $10.24 $10.39
Beer $9.12 $9.23
Optometrist $115.5 $106.34
Doctor $113.33 $115.25
Dentist $115.2 $98.38

Detailed Rock Hill Utilities Costs Vs. South Carolina

Item Rock Hill South Carolina
Gasoline $2.52 $2.59
Tire Balancing $44.39 $48.9
All Electricity $157.26 $167.6
Phone $177.09 $163.42

Rock Hill SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
6
Diversity
9
Safety
4
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
7

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Rock Hill

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Rock Hill
Fort Mill, SC 17,692 103 1.1x
Waxhaw, NC 15,237 114 1.2x
Lake Wylie, SC 12,885 114 1.2x
Belmont, NC 12,054 96 1.0x
Weddington, NC 10,794 141 1.5x
Tega Cay, SC 10,412 119 1.3x
Wesley Chapel, NC 8,974 119 1.3x
Pineville, NC 8,749 99 1.0x
Marvin, NC 6,553 171 1.8x
Clover, SC 6,135 93 1.0x

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