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Cost of Living

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

Overall, Fayetteville, North Carolina cost of living is 89.70.

  COST OF LIVINGFayetteville, North CarolinaUnited States
  Overall  90100
  Grocery  106.4100
  Health  104100
  Housing  61100
  Utilities  103100
  Transportation  99100
  Miscellaneous  104100


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It depends on what your looking for
We have watched Fayetteville grow by leaps and bounds in the 7 years we have been here. Due to the majority of the city being military the economy booms and will... (read more)
Hot / Cold
August is blazing hot. Dec freezing One extreme to the... (read more)
not enough
This is a military town so ultimately the focus is more restaurants, bars, and clubs. Not enough educational activities to advance your mind on other cultures, religions... (read more)
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Overall Experience
I would not choose to live here again, if I wasn't a military, cause I there mostly nothing to do in Fayetteville, NC, it just a military town, that why there is mostly... (read more)
God Bless Our Troops
Fayetteville is a transient location. Given it's proximity to Ft. Bragg the roads and the restaurants for that matter are full of young people. Put a 19 year old, likely... (read more)
Fayetteville has major issues (including a bickeri
At this time, I don’t think I would recommend Fayetteville as a “good place to live”. They need to work on a myriad of issues and wheels turn slower than pond water. I... (read more)
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