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Cost of Living in North Carolina

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

North Carolina cost of living is 96.2

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.

See the North Carolina housing market:  Homes For Sale,  Apartments,  Single Family Rentals

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COST OF LIVINGNorth CarolinaUnited States
  Overall96100
  Grocery96.6100
  Health110100
  Housing92100
  Median Home Cost$171,500$216,200
  Utilities99100
  Transportation95100
  Miscellaneous96100
100=National Average
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    Reviews for North Carolina    89 Reviews
    Retirement living - 2/10/2018
    Lots of scenery, slow moving, minor crime and mostly friendly people. Natives only want your money: was told I needed to spend my money locally and not else ware. If you... Read More

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    From California, living in North Carolina - 9/14/2017
    I was born and raised in California, and lived there a total of 24 years. I've lived in North Carolina for a total of 12 years, and have traveled extensively through... Read More

    North Carolina is not safe. - 2/8/2017
    To Best Places: Due to an archaic discriminatory common law North Carolina is not a good place to move to or to live in. It is known as the 1% contributory negligence... Read More


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