Columbia, SC Cost of Living

Columbia cost of living index

IndexColumbiaSouth CarolinaNational
Cost of living index9895100
Goods & Services index102101100
Groceries index111109100
Health care index98100100
Housing index8978100
Transportation index9693100
Utilities index98104100
In the event that the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used.
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  • The cost of living in Columbia is 3.9% greater than the South Carolina average.
  • The cost of living in Columbia is 1.7% less than the national average.
  • 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.

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  • Gas
  • The price of gas in Columbia, SC is $2.00.
  • The price of gas in Columbia is 4.6% lower than the national average.
  • Kodiak, AK is the most expensive city for gas at $3.74 per gallon.
  • Colorado Springs, CO is the least expensive city for gas at $1.62 per gallon.
  • Pizza
  • The price of pizza in Columbia, SC is $7.99.
  • The price of pizza in Columbia is 15.7% lower than the national average.
  • Truckee, CA is the most expensive city for pizza at $15.99.
  • Kennewick, WA is the least expensive city for pizza at $6.99.

South Carolina average prices compared to national average

The average prices for Columbia, SC goods and services that are below the "0" percentile are lower compared to the national average. If the average prices are above the "0" percentile, they are higher compared to the national average.

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Cities near Columbia, SC

CityScoreMiles
Blythewood, SC8215.2
Lexington, SC8111.6
Irmo, SC8110.3
Arcadia Lakes, SC815.6
Springdale, SC785.1
Forest Acres, SC782.9
Camden, SC7829.8
CityScoreMiles
Chapin, SC7721.3
West Columbia, SC772.3
Lake Murray of Richland, SC7715.5
Seven Oaks, SC777.2
Lugoff, SC7625.2
St. Andrews, SC764.7
Boykin, SC7627.2
Cayce, SC763.3
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