Hightsville 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.
IndexHightsvilleNorth CarolinaNational
Cost of living index9895100
IndexHightsvilleNorth CarolinaNational
Goods & Services index99100100
Groceries index10399100
Health care index113105100
Housing index9087100
Transportation index10194100
Utilities index10097100

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  • The cost of living in Hightsville is 2% higher than the North Carolina average.
  • The cost of living in Hightsville is 2% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Hightsville is 10% 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$50,357$4,196$1,175$1,511
Renters$0$0$0$0

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

ItemHightsvilleNational avg.Difference
Haircut $14.22$15.568.6%
Beauty Salon $41.53$36.1115.0%
Toothpaste $2.12$2.4714.3%
Shampoo $1.00$0.963.3%
Movie $11.29$10.1311.5%
Bowling $3.90$4.7417.7%

Groceries

ItemHightsvilleNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.72$3.9818.5%
Fried Chicken $1.36$1.413.1%
Milk $1.97$2.064.5%
Potatoes $3.34$2.9812.0%
Pizza $9.13$9.473.6%
Beer $8.69$8.791.1%

Health Care

ItemHightsvilleNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $110.28$101.049.1%
Doctor $140.44$107.4430.7%
Dentist $101.50$90.4212.3%
Ibuprofen $8.83$9.284.9%
Lipitor $427.77$426.500.3%

Housing

ItemHightsvilleNational avg.Difference
Home Price $157,400.00$175,700.0010.4%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $958.55$1,133.2315.4%
Apartment Rent $0.00$920.00100.0%

Transportation

ItemHightsvilleNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.96$1.991.6%
Tire Balancing $48.95$45.767.0%

Utilities

ItemHightsvilleNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$167.71$163.812.4%
Phone $28.00$28.391.4%
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.
Blue Clay Farms, NC111011%
Rocky Point, NC1,90186-14%
Bolivia, NC29288-12%
Northwest, NC88189-11%
Navassa, NC1,91992-8%
Hightsville, NC70098-2%

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Shickshinny, PA70086-14%
Pomona Park, FL70083-17%
Brownstown, IL70076-24%
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Wanamie, PA70090-10%
Hightsville, NC70098-2%
Source: The Hightsville, NC cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.