Walterboro, SC Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-02-06
89
Walterboro's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
23 out of 98
In South Carolina
1,523 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 Walterboro is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Walterboro, SC?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Walterboro has an overall cost of living index of 89 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only South Carolina, Walterboro has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than South Carolina's index of 94.

The standard of living in Walterboro ranks as #1,524 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in South Carolina. By definition, that implies Walterboro ranks as the #4,883 most expensive place in the Palmetto State.

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Walterboro Cost Of Living Vs. South Carolina

Living Expense Walterboro South Carolina National Average
Overall 89 94 100
Services 98 102 100
Groceries 101 102 100
Health 96 95 100
Housing 63 80 100
Transportation 87 90 100
Utilities 121 107 100
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Walterboro Cost of Living Vs. SC

Walterboro, 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.

$107,600
Median Home Value
$593
Median Rent
$32,900
Median Income
Statistic Walterboro South Carolina United States
Median Home Value $107,600 $162,300 $217,500
Median Rent $593 $894 $1,062
Median Income $32,900 $53,199 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.3x 3.1x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.22x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Walterboro Services Costs Vs. South Carolina

Item Walterboro South Carolina
Shampoo $0.95 $1.01
Movie $9.44 $10.72
Bowling $15.0 $13.86

Detailed Walterboro Groceries Costs Vs. South Carolina

Item Walterboro South Carolina
Ground Beef $4.18 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.32 $1.4
Milk $1.94 $1.96

Detailed Walterboro Health Costs Vs. South Carolina

Item Walterboro South Carolina
Haircut $17.0 $17.49
Beauty Salon $50.0 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.32 $2.32

Detailed Walterboro Transportation Costs Vs. South Carolina

Item Walterboro South Carolina
Potatoes $3.75 $3.18
Pizza $8.99 $10.39
Beer $10.59 $9.23
Optometrist $85.0 $106.34
Doctor $123.33 $115.25
Dentist $97.6 $98.38

Detailed Walterboro Utilities Costs Vs. South Carolina

Item Walterboro South Carolina
Gasoline $2.35 $2.59
Tire Balancing $41.16 $48.9
All Electricity $229.77 $167.6
Phone $184.06 $163.42

Walterboro SnackAbility

3
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
4
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
4
Amenities
7
Education
6
Commute
6

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Walterboro

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Walterboro
Charleston, SC 135,257 111 1.2x
Mount Pleasant, SC 86,982 128 1.4x
Summerville, SC 53,037 101 1.1x
Goose Creek, SC 41,978 100 1.1x
Hilton Head Island, SC 40,007 134 1.5x
Hanahan, SC 24,353 101 1.1x
Ladson, SC 15,539 95 1.1x
Port Royal, SC 12,770 106 1.2x
Burton, SC 9,097 95 1.1x
Sangaree, SC 7,840 94 1.1x

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