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Winston-Salem, NC vs New Bern, NC

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New Bern is 0.7% more expensive than Winston-Salem.
New Bern housing costs are 6.0% more expensive than Winston-Salem housing costs.
Health related expenses are 9.4% more in New Bern.

Cost of Living
 Winston-Salem, NCNew Bern, NCUnited States
 81.381.9100
 95.297.2100
 103.8113.6100
 58.361.8100
 $134,900$142,900$231,200
 96.5100.1100
 75.564.6100
 96.497.3100

100 = National Average (Below 100 means cheaper than the US average. Above 100 means more expensive.)
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Reviews for Winston-Salem    25 Reviews
Beautiful and Quiet - 1/4/2020
I’ve lived here since 2008 and the community is beautiful and quiet. Convenient to everything and if you’re not a lazy person you can walk to Walmart, the bank,... Read More

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Progressive, artsy small city - 6/14/2018
I didn't fully appreciate WS until I left. I still have family and friends there, and when I visit (I've lived in various places, now in the midwest for about 20 years)... Read More

Not My Cup of Tea - 6/13/2018
I lived in W-S for 2 years while my husband was in grad school at Wake Forest. Our first apartment was on the bad side of town where there were strip clubs and bars on... Read More

Reviews for New Bern    9 Reviews
Crime Issues - 3/20/2016
I have never been in New Bern, NC personally but have driven through there on Rte 17, boring roads, crossing their awesome bridge, through Bridgeton. I missed the... Read More

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New Bern NC - 5/24/2015
New Bern has always been a small city, or some would say, a small town. However, it has grown a lot since the 70's. I can remember when the population was less than 14... Read More

Well Rounded Seasons - 11/15/2012
This area of NC is great if you still enjoy the feeling of fall, possibility of snow and cold wintry nights and a nice humid southern summer. Since we've lived here we... Read More

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ZIPS IN WINSTON-SALEM, NORTH CAROLINA
27106, 27107, 27105, 27127, 27103, 27104, 27101, 27040, 27109, 27110, 10 total
ZIPS IN NEW BERN, NORTH CAROLINA
28562 28560

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