Grafton, WV Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-02-06
79
Grafton's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
2 out of 32
In West Virginia
161 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 Grafton is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Grafton, WV?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Grafton has an overall cost of living index of 79 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only West Virginia, Grafton has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than West Virginia's index of 84.

The standard of living in Grafton ranks as #161 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in West Virginia. By definition, that implies Grafton ranks as the #6,245 most expensive place in the Mountain State.

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Grafton Cost Of Living Vs. West Virginia

Living Expense Grafton West Virginia National Average
Overall 79 84 100
Services 100 100 100
Groceries 91 91 100
Health 88 88 100
Housing 44 62 100
Transportation 87 87 100
Utilities 89 89 100
For more reading on cost of living around West Virginia, check out:
Grafton Cost of Living Vs. WV

Grafton, WV Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in West Virginia, 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.

$78,500
Median Home Value
$551
Median Rent
$36,951
Median Income
Statistic Grafton West Virginia United States
Median Home Value $78,500 $119,600 $217,500
Median Rent $551 $725 $1,062
Median Income $36,951 $46,711 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.1x 2.6x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.18x 0.19x 0.2x

Detailed Grafton Services Costs Vs. West Virginia

Item Grafton West Virginia
Shampoo $1.17 $1.01
Movie $12.53 $10.72
Bowling $13.33 $13.86

Detailed Grafton Groceries Costs Vs. West Virginia

Item Grafton West Virginia
Ground Beef $4.23 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.34 $1.4
Milk $1.53 $1.96

Detailed Grafton Health Costs Vs. West Virginia

Item Grafton West Virginia
Haircut $15.62 $17.49
Beauty Salon $33.53 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.22 $2.32

Detailed Grafton Transportation Costs Vs. West Virginia

Item Grafton West Virginia
Potatoes $2.7 $3.18
Pizza $9.85 $10.39
Beer $8.85 $9.23
Optometrist $99.07 $106.34
Doctor $90.46 $115.25
Dentist $89.59 $98.38

Detailed Grafton Utilities Costs Vs. West Virginia

Item Grafton West Virginia
Gasoline $2.46 $2.59
Tire Balancing $36.67 $48.9
All Electricity $139.66 $167.6
Phone $174.84 $163.42

Grafton SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
3
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
4
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
7

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Grafton

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Grafton
Morgantown, WV 30,712 93 1.2x
Fairmont, WV 18,458 84 1.1x
Clarksburg, WV 15,553 81 1.0x
Uniontown, PA 9,837 80 1.0x
Cheat Lake, WV 9,251 104 1.3x
Bridgeport, WV 8,556 98 1.2x
Centerville, SC 7,173 90 1.1x
Brookhaven, WV 6,043 93 1.2x
Buckhannon, WV 5,486 86 1.1x
New Martinsville, WV 5,162 82 1.0x

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