Rocky Point 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.
IndexRocky PointNorth CarolinaNational
Cost of living index8797100
IndexRocky PointNorth CarolinaNational
Goods & Services index98101100
Groceries index101100100
Health care index111104100
Housing index5187100
Transportation index111102100
Utilities index111100100

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  • The cost of living in Rocky Point is 10% lower than the North Carolina average.
  • The cost of living in Rocky Point is 13% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Rocky Point is 49% 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$47,713$3,976$1,113$1,432
Renters$45,938$3,828$1,072$1,378

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

ItemRocky PointNational avg.Difference
Haircut $14.33$14.591.8%
Beauty Salon $39.50$34.6813.9%
Toothpaste $2.36$2.474.6%
Shampoo $1.13$1.0210.6%
Movie $10.50$9.876.4%
Bowling $3.40$4.3922.6%

Groceries

ItemRocky PointNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $5.49$4.4822.6%
Fried Chicken $1.57$1.467.2%
Milk $2.72$2.3615.4%
Potatoes $3.69$3.0620.5%
Pizza $8.66$9.246.3%
Beer $8.49$8.631.7%

Health Care

ItemRocky PointNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $105.67$99.785.9%
Doctor $126.33$105.0320.3%
Dentist $96.67$88.709.0%
Ibuprofen $9.24$9.411.8%
Lipitor $321.54$298.507.7%

Housing

ItemRocky PointNational avg.Difference
Home Price $78,700.00$175,700.0055.2%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,000.22$1,081.037.5%
Apartment Rent $593.00$920.0035.5%

Transportation

ItemRocky PointNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.23$2.096.4%
Tire Balancing $55.32$45.2922.2%

Utilities

ItemRocky PointNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$173.54$170.801.6%
Phone $35.01$28.2623.9%
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, NC1197-3%
Watha, NC27587-13%
Northwest, NC88190-10%
Navassa, NC1,91993-7%
Sandy Creek, NC31994-6%
Rocky Point, NC1,90187-13%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Rainier, WA1,9011099%
North Warren, PA1,90082-18%
Harwich Center, MA1,90214040%
Castle Dale, UT1,89989-11%
Wapello, IA1,90382-18%
Rocky Point, NC1,90187-13%
Source: The Rocky Point, NC cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.