Calypso cost of living index

In the event that the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used. Each cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. If the amount is below 100, it is lower than the national average. If the amount is above 100, it is higher than the national average.
IndexCalypsoNorth CarolinaNational
Cost of living index8595100
IndexCalypsoNorth CarolinaNational
Goods & Services index107100100
Groceries index9699100
Health care index105105100
Housing index4887100
Transportation index9494100
Utilities index9697100

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  • The cost of living in Calypso is 10% lower than the North Carolina average.
  • The cost of living in Calypso is 15% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Calypso is 52% lower than the national average.
  • North Carolina general sales tax is 7% lower than the national average.
  • North Carolina state income tax is 159% higher than the national average.

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Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
Owners$36,250$3,021$846$1,088
Renters$38,333$3,194$894$1,150

North Carolina Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
North Carolina4.75%7.5%

North Carolina Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
North Carolina5.75%5.75%

Goods & Services

ItemCalypsoNational avg.Difference
Haircut $21.94$15.5640.9%
Beauty Salon $33.93$36.116.0%
Toothpaste $2.90$2.4717.5%
Shampoo $0.98$0.961.1%
Movie $10.95$10.138.2%
Bowling $7.61$4.7460.8%

Groceries

ItemCalypsoNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.75$3.985.8%
Fried Chicken $1.70$1.4120.7%
Milk $1.96$2.065.3%
Potatoes $2.98$2.980.1%
Pizza $8.36$9.4711.8%
Beer $9.36$8.796.4%

Health Care

ItemCalypsoNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $110.99$101.049.8%
Doctor $101.25$107.445.8%
Dentist $105.89$90.4217.1%
Ibuprofen $8.70$9.286.2%
Lipitor $421.18$426.501.2%

Housing

ItemCalypsoNational avg.Difference
Home Price $62,900.00$175,700.0064.2%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $807.44$1,133.2328.7%
Apartment Rent $716.00$920.0022.2%

Transportation

ItemCalypsoNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.85$1.997.2%
Tire Balancing $44.22$45.763.4%

Utilities

ItemCalypsoNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$167.65$163.812.3%
Phone $24.96$28.3912.1%
Although the cost of living data is updated regularly, this cost of living information is to be used as estimates only as prices can change on an ongoing basis.

Nearby cities with low cost of living

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Warsaw, NC3,16284-16%
Faison, NC1,18485-15%
Turkey, NC39785-15%
Mount Olive, NC4,69387-13%
Seven Springs, NC11889-11%
Calypso, NC53885-15%

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City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Erskine, MN53882-18%
Scotch Meadows, NC53899-1%
Galien, MI53881-19%
Monterey, LA53894-6%
Tuxedo Park, NY538211111%
Calypso, NC53885-15%
Source: The Calypso, NC cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.