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  COST OF LIVING OVERVIEW
  

Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Apex, North Carolina is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Apex, North Carolina is more expensive.

Overall, Apex, North Carolina cost of living is 112.90.

  COST OF LIVINGApex, North CarolinaUnited States
  Overall  113100
  Grocery  101100
  Health  100100
  Housing  144100
  Utilities  106100
  Transportation  98100
  Miscellaneous  95100
  COST OF LIVING COMMENTS
  
No Jobs
Unfortunately like so many other cities and states the beautiful city in which I currently reside has no jobs. I am currently looking to relocate but would prefer a... (read more)
Traffic is awful
Any time of day or night. There is obviously no recession here. Everybody here drives for ANY reason. Gotta eat - drive there! Gotta drink - drive there! Gotta calm... (read more)
Education
The triangle area is a great place for those seeking higher education. Three major universities and many other colleges are within the triangle area (Raleigh, Durham,... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
Be Careful what you wish for
We moved here from western NY last year. It was hard to leave a solid school system, a house almost paid for, with a yard, and NO HOA. However, jobs were just not there... (read more)
re: My heart belongs to Apex - 6/10/2014
congratulations on your move, we are also planning to move to Apex this Summer, please can you tell me more about this place. Employment (not for me, i work from home),... (read more)
My heart belongs to Apex
My introduction to Apex, NC came in July 2009 I was on my way to Florida. On the third day, plans changed due to friend's vehicle malfunction. I stayed in Apex for 9... (read more)
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