Goldsboro 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.
IndexGoldsboroMarylandNational
Cost of living index97120100
IndexGoldsboroMarylandNational
Goods & Services index105104100
Groceries index105113100
Health care index9692100
Housing index81154100
Transportation index95106100
Utilities index109103100

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  • The cost of living in Goldsboro is 19% lower than the Maryland average.
  • The cost of living in Goldsboro is 3% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Goldsboro is 19% lower than the national average.
  • Maryland general sales tax is 18% higher than the national average.
  • Maryland state income tax is 10% lower 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$62,500$5,208$1,458$1,875
Renters$58,125$4,844$1,356$1,744

Maryland Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Maryland6%6%

Maryland Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Maryland2%5.75%

Goods & Services

ItemGoldsboroNational avg.Difference
Haircut $12.33$15.5620.8%
Beauty Salon $33.33$36.117.7%
Toothpaste $2.63$2.476.2%
Shampoo $1.05$0.968.8%
Movie $11.67$10.1315.2%
Bowling $4.79$4.741.2%

Groceries

ItemGoldsboroNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.77$3.9819.8%
Fried Chicken $1.59$1.4112.8%
Milk $2.02$2.062.3%
Potatoes $3.74$2.9825.3%
Pizza $9.61$9.471.4%
Beer $9.66$8.799.8%

Health Care

ItemGoldsboroNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $131.00$101.0429.6%
Doctor $82.39$107.4423.3%
Dentist $88.34$90.422.3%
Ibuprofen $9.90$9.286.7%
Lipitor $434.08$426.501.8%

Housing

ItemGoldsboroNational avg.Difference
Home Price $135,000.00$175,700.0023.2%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $861.28$1,133.2324.0%
Apartment Rent $845.00$920.008.2%

Transportation

ItemGoldsboroNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.88$1.995.6%
Tire Balancing $43.80$45.764.3%

Utilities

ItemGoldsboroNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$182.99$163.8111.7%
Phone $29.95$28.395.5%
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.
Farmington, DE8888-12%
Henderson, MD19892-8%
Sudlersville, MD41196-4%
Marydel, MD18496-4%
Rodney Village, DE1,32098-2%
Goldsboro, MD16597-3%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Denning, AR16576-24%
Buckingham Courthouse, VA16511515%
Ogema, MN16581-19%
Hickory Valley, TN16576-24%
McCarr, KY16579-21%
Goldsboro, MD16597-3%
Source: The Goldsboro, MD cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.