Cost Of Living In The Carolinas

One of the first questions everyone asks when they’re considering relocating or retiring to North Carolina and South Carolina is how the cost of living there, compares to the cost of living where they’re moving from.

Cost Of Living In The CarolinasIt seems as though this one question will determine if a location makes their NC or SC Best Places to Live list.

The ACCRA Cost of Living Index includes housing, food, clothing, transportation, healthcare, utilities, and miscellaneous goods and services.

In this Cost Of Living In The Carolinas section, I include information on how the costs in different places to live in North Carolina and South Carolina compare to the Cost of Living Index.

The differences in the amount of taxes you’ll pay, and the cost of housing.


At the end of the day, we all want to find the NC and SC best places for us to live. We want to find a place we can afford and be happy.

I can provide you with all the stats you want to give you some idea.   But in the end, you will have to make a decision. And trust where you have selected will be your NC or SC best place to live.  If nothing else but for this phase of your life.

So, take a look!

But remember, the most important step once you’ve narrowed down the list of your best places to live in North Carolina or South Carolina…

Go and visit the areas.

Some things will be less expensive and some may be more.

All things considered, do the things that define what your looking for in your best place to relocate or retire out weigh one or two things that may be more expensive?

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Bob Bencivenga is a professional site locator and location analyst for major corporations.Bob researches the growth of NC and SC to find the Best Places to Retire or Relocate that are still affordable. Bob Does Not Sell Real Estate!

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