Dobson 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.
IndexDobsonNorth CarolinaNational
Cost of living index9094100
IndexDobsonNorth CarolinaNational
Goods & Services index9898100
Groceries index9998100
Health care index115107100
Housing index6285100
Transportation index11098100
Utilities index11096100

Find Real Estate Listings In Dobson

Location
Price
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
 

New Real Estate Listings In Dobson

How would you rate the cost of living in Dobson?View resultsWrite a review to give others more information about this area.
Is the cost of living increasing or decreasing in Dobson?View resultsWrite a review to give others more information about this area.

Did you know?

  • The cost of living in Dobson is 4% lower than the North Carolina average.
  • The cost of living in Dobson is 10% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Dobson is 38% 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.

Real Estate Listings In Dobson

Compare Dobson, NC Cost of living To Other Cities

Salary Calculator

This is how much you would need to earn in
Price difference in compared to
Cost of living index
Goods & Services index
Groceries index
Health care index
Housing index
Transportation index
Utilities index

Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
Owners$44,107$3,676$1,029$1,323
Renters$13,828$1,152$323$415

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

ItemDobsonNational avg.Difference
Haircut $21.09$16.0931.1%
Beauty Salon $42.13$37.3312.9%
Toothpaste $2.46$2.450.4%
Shampoo $1.33$1.0032.9%
Movie $10.48$10.281.9%
Bowling $4.87$4.931.3%

Groceries

ItemDobsonNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.37$3.8011.3%
Fried Chicken $1.58$1.4013.4%
Milk $1.67$2.0116.8%
Potatoes $3.42$3.0113.6%
Pizza $9.06$9.898.4%
Beer $8.65$8.902.7%

Health Care

ItemDobsonNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $122.89$102.1620.3%
Doctor $129.71$108.3619.7%
Dentist $113.03$92.5322.2%
Ibuprofen $9.01$9.282.9%
Lipitor $420.49$425.821.3%

Housing

ItemDobsonNational avg.Difference
Home Price $120,600.00$184,700.0034.7%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $783.13$1,202.4434.9%
Apartment Rent $519.00$949.0045.3%

Transportation

ItemDobsonNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.20$2.242.0%
Tire Balancing $62.94$46.2936.0%

Utilities

ItemDobsonNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$155.87$165.966.1%
Phone $37.04$28.6829.1%
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.
Ronda, NC58185-15%
Jonesville, NC2,23587-13%
Cana, VA1,38788-12%
Toast, NC1,35289-11%
Pleasant Hill, NC67191-9%
Dobson, NC1,49890-10%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Gearhart, OR1,49812020%
Antelope Valley-Crestview, WY1,4981022%
Duxbury, MA1,498219119%
Hurt, VA1,49884-16%
Indian Shores, FL1,49811818%
Dobson, NC1,49890-10%
Source: The Dobson, NC cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.