Simpsonville, SC Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
94
Simpsonville's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
57 out of 99
In South Carolina
2,290 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 Simpsonville is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Simpsonville, SC?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Simpsonville has an overall cost of living index of 94 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only South Carolina, Simpsonville has a cost of living index that's 1.0x higher than South Carolina's index of 93.

The standard of living in Simpsonville ranks as #2,290 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in South Carolina. By definition, that implies Simpsonville ranks as the #4,129 most expensive place in the Palmetto State.

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Simpsonville Cost Of Living Vs. South Carolina

Living Expense Simpsonville South Carolina National Average
Overall 94 93 100
Services 98 98 100
Groceries 102 105 100
Health 98 95 100
Housing 89 80 100
Transportation 97 94 100
Utilities 97 105 100
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Simpsonville Cost of Living Vs. SC

Simpsonville, 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.

$188,000
Median Home Value
$1,100
Median Rent
$75,535
Median Income
Statistic Simpsonville South Carolina United States
Median Home Value $188,000 $170,100 $229,800
Median Rent $1,100 $918 $1,096
Median Income $75,535 $54,864 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.5x 3.1x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.17x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Simpsonville Services Costs Vs. South Carolina

Item Simpsonville South Carolina
Shampoo $1.04 $1.06
Movie $12.2 $10.68
Bowling $15.55 $14.67

Detailed Simpsonville Groceries Costs Vs. South Carolina

Item Simpsonville South Carolina
Ground Beef $4.78 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.27 $1.39
Milk $1.99 $2.05

Detailed Simpsonville Health Costs Vs. South Carolina

Item Simpsonville South Carolina
Haircut $21.58 $18.62
Beauty Salon $51.88 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.26 $2.34

Detailed Simpsonville Transportation Costs Vs. South Carolina

Item Simpsonville South Carolina
Potatoes $4.05 $3.29
Pizza $10.17 $10.62
Beer $10.15 $9.38
Optometrist $99.73 $108.57
Doctor $92.16 $116.17
Dentist $99.94 $99.13

Detailed Simpsonville Utilities Costs Vs. South Carolina

Item Simpsonville South Carolina
Gasoline $1.96 $2.22
Tire Balancing $56.25 $50.07
All Electricity $153.67 $167.67
Phone $182.81 $175.64

Simpsonville SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8
Diversity
8.5
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
8.5
Commute
8

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Simpsonville

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Simpsonville
Greenville, SC 69,648 106 1.1x
Greer, SC 32,229 92 1.0x
Mauldin, SC 25,829 94 1.0x
Taylors, SC 23,107 92 1.0x
Easley, SC 21,149 91 1.0x
Wade Hampton, SC 20,192 94 1.0x
Five Forks, SC 19,399 113 1.2x
Gantt, SC 14,556 89 0.9x
Fountain Inn, SC 10,127 91 1.0x
Powdersville, SC 9,436 97 1.0x

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