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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 Beaufort, South Carolina is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Beaufort, South Carolina is more expensive.

Overall, Beaufort, South Carolina cost of living is 100.70.

  COST OF LIVINGBeaufort, South CarolinaUnited States
  Overall  101100
  Grocery  104.8100
  Health  101100
  Housing  92100
  Utilities  110100
  Transportation  100100
  Miscellaneous  108100
Seems like the salaries are lower than what they should be for the high cost of living for the... (read more)
Horrible for Young People
This place is exactly what you'd expect for a small town. Great for old people who like a slow lifestyle of fishing and pig pickings. Horrible for young people --... (read more)
Special needs education in Beaufort and Port Royal
We are relocating to the area and I am wondering about the elementary school special needs programs. I will i appreciate any... (read more)
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re: Life in the Lowcountry - 6/14/2010
??swamp?? SWAMP??" No no no, here it is called "MARSHLAND" Loao...All the things the chamber neglects to mentioin the pamphlets..flood insurance--wind insurance-HIGHER... (read more)
A Small Paradise
After living in some of the largest cities in the world, Beaufort was a much needed change of pace. The slow southern life style is perfect for anyone wishing to build a... (read more)
Life in the Lowcountry
The cost of living is way over what it should be. A house near a swamp can cost over $300,000 just for the "Water front view". Besides realty, Beaufort is pretty awesome... (read more)
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