St. Andrews 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.
IndexSt. AndrewsSouth CarolinaNational
Cost of living index9195100
IndexSt. AndrewsSouth CarolinaNational
Goods & Services index102101100
Groceries index111109100
Health care index98100100
Housing index6678100
Transportation index9693100
Utilities index98104100

Did you know?

  • The cost of living in St. Andrews is 4% lower than the South Carolina average.
  • The cost of living in St. Andrews is 9% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in St. Andrews is 34% 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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Compare St. Andrews, SC Cost of living To Other Cities

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

ItemSt. AndrewsNational avg.Difference
Haircut $17.33$14.5918.8%
Beauty Salon $38.33$34.6810.5%
Toothpaste $3.46$2.4739.9%
Shampoo $1.34$1.0231.1%
Movie $13.26$9.8734.4%
Bowling $3.88$4.3911.7%

Groceries

ItemSt. AndrewsNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $5.49$4.4822.6%
Fried Chicken $1.49$1.461.8%
Milk $2.77$2.3617.5%
Potatoes $3.59$3.0617.3%
Pizza $7.99$9.2413.6%
Beer $8.41$8.632.6%

Health Care

ItemSt. AndrewsNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $97.50$99.782.3%
Doctor $97.50$105.037.2%
Dentist $85.00$88.704.2%
Ibuprofen $9.49$9.410.8%
Lipitor $319.22$298.506.9%

Housing

ItemSt. AndrewsNational avg.Difference
Home Price $106,700.00$181,400.0041.2%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $734.00$1,081.0332.1%
Apartment Rent $723.00$889.0018.7%

Transportation

ItemSt. AndrewsNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.00$2.094.4%
Tire Balancing $44.00$45.292.8%

Utilities

ItemSt. AndrewsNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$178.74$170.804.7%
Phone $24.99$28.2611.6%
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.
Hopkins, SC2,66591-9%
Woodfield, SC10,20093-7%
Dentsville, SC14,04193-7%
South Congaree, SC2,19293-7%
Cayce, SC12,58494-6%
St. Andrews, SC20,48891-9%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Pace, FL20,47698-2%
Bayou Cane, LA20,50591-9%
Bethany, OR20,50513939%
Leesburg, FL20,46392-8%
Golden Valley, MN20,45411414%
St. Andrews, SC20,48891-9%
Source: The St. Andrews, SC cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.