Lodge 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.
IndexLodgeSouth CarolinaNational
Cost of living index9097100
IndexLodgeSouth CarolinaNational
Goods & Services index112106100
Groceries index104103100
Health care index103101100
Housing index5280100
Transportation index9092100
Utilities index109111100

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  • The cost of living in Lodge is 7% lower than the South Carolina average.
  • The cost of living in Lodge is 10% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Lodge is 48% lower than the national average.
  • South Carolina general sales tax is 18% higher than the national average.
  • South Carolina state income tax is 100% 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$33,125$2,760$773$994
Renters$0$0$0$0

South Carolina Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
South Carolina6%9%

South Carolina Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
South Carolina0%7%

Goods & Services

ItemLodgeNational avg.Difference
Haircut $22.00$16.0936.8%
Beauty Salon $60.00$37.3360.7%
Toothpaste $2.06$2.4515.8%
Shampoo $0.94$1.006.1%
Movie $10.06$10.282.1%
Bowling $4.99$4.931.2%

Groceries

ItemLodgeNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.61$3.805.0%
Fried Chicken $1.33$1.404.5%
Milk $2.26$2.0112.4%
Potatoes $3.24$3.017.7%
Pizza $9.99$9.891.1%
Beer $8.44$8.905.2%

Health Care

ItemLodgeNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $149.00$102.1645.9%
Doctor $108.33$108.360.0%
Dentist $95.33$92.533.0%
Ibuprofen $8.85$9.284.7%
Lipitor $411.15$425.823.4%

Housing

ItemLodgeNational avg.Difference
Home Price $96,700.00$184,700.0047.6%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,318.40$1,202.449.6%
Apartment Rent $0.00$949.00100.0%

Transportation

ItemLodgeNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.06$2.248.1%
Tire Balancing $40.33$46.2912.9%

Utilities

ItemLodgeNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$181.91$165.969.6%
Phone $31.22$28.688.8%
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.
Islandton, SC821066%
Brunson, SC48575-25%
Olar, SC19081-19%
Branchville, SC1,20988-12%
Ehrhardt, SC45689-11%
Lodge, SC4290-10%

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Magnet, NE4276-24%
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Ferney, SD421000%
Naomi, PA421033%
Lodge, SC4290-10%
Source: The Lodge, SC cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.