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Overall 18%
Goods & Services 7%
Housing 57%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects 2020 and was released from C2ER in January, 2021; this is the most current data available.
The cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. For example, if the cost of living is 90, then it is 10% lower than average. If the cost of living is 110, then it is 10% higher than average. The breakdown for each index is as follows: goods & services (33%), groceries (13%), health care (5%), housing (30%), transportation (9%) and utilities (10%). If the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used.
IndexSalleySouth CarolinaNational
Cost of living8294100
Goods & Services9399100
Groceries106103100
Health care7394100
Housing4380100
Transportation8792100
Utilities128107100

Key findings

  • The cost of living in Salley is 13% lower than the South Carolina average
  • The cost of living in Salley is 18% lower than the national average
  • Salley housing is 57% 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$23,250$1,938$542$698
      Renters$21,250$1,771$496$638

      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

      ItemSalleyNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $14.00$18.6224.8%
      Beauty Salon $41.63$39.056.6%
      Toothpaste $2.26$2.343.3%
      Shampoo $1.01$1.064.1%
      Movie $11.12$10.684.1%
      Bowling $13.83$14.675.7%

      Groceries

      ItemSalleyNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $4.57$4.228.3%
      Fried Chicken $1.40$1.390.8%
      Milk $2.19$2.056.9%
      Potatoes $3.78$3.2914.8%
      Pizza $10.72$10.620.9%
      Beer $10.30$9.389.8%

      Health Care

      ItemSalleyNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $51.67$108.5752.4%
      Doctor $102.00$116.1712.2%
      Dentist $59.00$99.1340.5%
      Ibuprofen $11.05$9.6814.2%
      Lipitor $328.00$466.9229.8%

      Housing

      ItemSalleyNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $66,100.00$184,700.0064.2%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $845.84$1,197.4229.4%
      Apartment Rent $556.00$949.0041.4%

      Transportation

      ItemSalleyNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $2.00$2.2210.0%
      Tire Balancing $40.00$50.0720.1%

      Utilities

      ItemSalleyNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$248.45$167.6748.2%
      Phone $185.81$175.645.8%
      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.

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      City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
      Windsor, SC6792-8%
      Elko, SC16176-24%
      Neeses, SC31881-19%
      Livingston, SC15781-19%
      Norway, SC29782-18%
      Salley, SC30482-18%

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      Source: The Salley, SC cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2020.