Greensboro, NC Cost of Living


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Greensboro cost of living score
84.2
Less expensive
15.8% lower
than the US average
7.5% lower
than the North Carolina average
Greensboro, North Carolina gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 84.2, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 15.8% lower than the U.S. average and 7.5% higher than the average for North Carolina.

Greensboro, NC

Housing costs in Greensboro?
A typical home costs $229,900, which is 32.0% less expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 20.5% less expensive than the average North Carolina home, at $289,300. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Greensboro costs $1,090 per month, which is 23.8% cheaper than the national average of $1,430 and close to the state average of $1,110.

Can I afford Greensboro?
To live comfortably in Greensboro, North Carolina, a minimum annual income of $43,920 for a family, and $38,400 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Greensboro?
Greensboro, North Carolina is quickly becoming one of America's premier destinations for those looking for excellent quality-of-life without breaking the bank. Homeowners can select among various housing choices ranging from low cost single family homes to high end townhouses - while renters also have access to lots of great deals nowadays too. In addition, food and transportation costs are much lower than other major US cities - giving you more value for your dollar if you decide on Greensboro as your home.
   Cost of living score
     CategoriesGreensboroNorth CarolinaUnited States
  84.291.0100.0
  95.896.5100
  93.1107.2100.0
  66.483.1100.0
  $229,900$289,300$338,100
  95.5%99.2%100.0%
  75.383.9100.0
  110.389.2100.0

   100=National Average

   Average Rent by Bedroom Size
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I have lived in Greensboro for almost 30 years. Moved here in the 8th grade from Long Beach California. We literally fell in love with this great state and Greensboro in  More

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Born and raised here. Yes some crime like everywhere else, but overall, I'm not afraid to be out at night. You might like some areas right outside of the city..  More

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Can no longer afford the cost of living in Austin, Tx. Searching for a medium size town to move to in North Carolina. Family of 2 middle aged adults, one college age  More

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