Wentworth 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.
IndexWentworthNorth CarolinaNational
Cost of living index8697100
IndexWentworthNorth CarolinaNational
Goods & Services index96101100
Groceries index96100100
Health care index88104100
Housing index7287100
Transportation index90102100
Utilities index80100100

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  • The cost of living in Wentworth is 11% lower than the North Carolina average.
  • The cost of living in Wentworth is 14% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Wentworth is 28% 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$55,972$4,664$1,306$1,679
Renters$18,162$1,514$424$545

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

ItemWentworthNational avg.Difference
Haircut $13.75$14.595.8%
Beauty Salon $25.00$34.6827.9%
Toothpaste $1.92$2.4722.4%
Shampoo $0.88$1.0213.9%
Movie $7.50$9.8724.0%
Bowling $3.00$4.3931.7%

Groceries

ItemWentworthNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $5.42$4.4821.1%
Fried Chicken $1.63$1.4611.3%
Milk $2.05$2.3613.0%
Potatoes $3.25$3.066.2%
Pizza $10.00$9.248.2%
Beer $8.75$8.631.4%

Health Care

ItemWentworthNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $70.00$99.7829.8%
Doctor $84.67$105.0319.4%
Dentist $67.67$88.7023.7%
Ibuprofen $10.65$9.4113.2%
Lipitor $323.25$298.508.3%

Housing

ItemWentworthNational avg.Difference
Home Price $129,300.00$175,700.0026.4%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $751.57$1,081.0330.5%
Apartment Rent $624.00$920.0032.2%

Transportation

ItemWentworthNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.86$2.0911.3%
Tire Balancing $42.49$45.296.2%

Utilities

ItemWentworthNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$142.68$170.8016.5%
Phone $21.25$28.2624.8%
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.
Sandy Level, VA39577-23%
Mayodan, NC2,75679-21%
Stoneville, NC1,17780-20%
Eden, NC15,54381-19%
Ruffin, NC38491-9%
Wentworth, NC2,78286-14%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Landmark, AR2,78287-13%
Frisco, CO2,78214141%
Lisbon, OH2,78276-24%
Green Harbor-Cedar Crest, MA2,78215050%
Hartford, SD2,78196-4%
Wentworth, NC2,78286-14%
Source: The Wentworth, NC cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.