Valley Falls, SC Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
92
Valley Falls's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
44 out of 99
In South Carolina
1,974 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 Valley Falls is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Valley Falls, SC?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Valley Falls 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, Valley Falls has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than South Carolina's index of 93.

The standard of living in Valley Falls ranks as #1,974 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in South Carolina. By definition, that implies Valley Falls ranks as the #4,444 most expensive place in the Palmetto State.

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Valley Falls Cost Of Living Vs. South Carolina

Living Expense Valley Falls South Carolina National Average
Overall 92 93 100
Services 98 98 100
Groceries 98 105 100
Health 110 95 100
Housing 72 80 100
Transportation 94 94 100
Utilities 97 105 100
For more reading on cost of living around South Carolina, check out:
Valley Falls Cost of Living Vs. SC

Valley Falls, 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.

$158,900
Median Home Value
$740
Median Rent
$39,688
Median Income
Statistic Valley Falls South Carolina United States
Median Home Value $158,900 $170,100 $229,800
Median Rent $740 $918 $1,096
Median Income $39,688 $54,864 $64,994
Home Value To Income 4.0x 3.1x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.22x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Valley Falls Services Costs Vs. South Carolina

Item Valley Falls South Carolina
Shampoo $1.08 $1.06
Movie $8.73 $10.68
Bowling $16.22 $14.67

Detailed Valley Falls Groceries Costs Vs. South Carolina

Item Valley Falls South Carolina
Ground Beef $4.21 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.22 $1.39
Milk $1.57 $2.05

Detailed Valley Falls Health Costs Vs. South Carolina

Item Valley Falls South Carolina
Haircut $18.76 $18.62
Beauty Salon $40.79 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.3 $2.34

Detailed Valley Falls Transportation Costs Vs. South Carolina

Item Valley Falls South Carolina
Potatoes $3.51 $3.29
Pizza $9.67 $10.62
Beer $10.45 $9.38
Optometrist $110.68 $108.57
Doctor $115.7 $116.17
Dentist $115.91 $99.13

Detailed Valley Falls Utilities Costs Vs. South Carolina

Item Valley Falls South Carolina
Gasoline $2.05 $2.22
Tire Balancing $49.34 $50.07
All Electricity $155.03 $167.67
Phone $184.31 $175.64

Valley Falls SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Valley Falls

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Valley Falls
Spartanburg, SC 37,448 89 1.0x
Greer, SC 32,229 92 1.0x
Five Forks, SC 19,399 113 1.2x
Gaffney, SC 12,733 86 0.9x
Boiling Springs, SC 9,953 93 1.0x

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