Fort Mill, SC Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
Fort Mill's Overall Cost Of Living
Higher Than The National Average
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Fort Mill is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Fort Mill, SC?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Fort Mill has an overall cost of living index of 103 which is 1.0x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only South Carolina, Fort Mill has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than South Carolina's index of 94.

The standard of living in Fort Mill ranks as #3524 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in South Carolina. By definition, that implies Fort Mill ranks as the #2882 most expensive place in the Palmetto State.

Fort Mill Cost Of Living Vs. South Carolina

Living Expense Fort Mill South Carolina National Average
Overall 103 94 100
Services 106 102 100
Groceries 103 102 100
Health 101 95 100
Housing 106 80 100
Transportation 94 90 100
Utilities 95 107 100
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Fort Mill, SC Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in South Carolina, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.

Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic Fort Mill South Carolina United States
Median Home Value $259,900 $154,800 $204,900
Median Rent $928 $868 $1,023
Median Income $81,401 $51,015 $60,293
Home Value To Income 3.2x 3.0x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.14x 0.2x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Fort Mill

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Fort Mill
Charlotte, NC 841,611 101 1.0x
Rock Hill, SC 71,903 95 0.9x
Indian Trail, NC 37,983 102 1.0x
Matthews, NC 31,400 107 1.0x
Mint Hill, NC 26,168 105 1.0x
Stallings, NC 15,240 108 1.0x
Waxhaw, NC 14,383 114 1.1x
Lake Wylie, SC 12,569 114 1.1x
Weddington, NC 10,574 141 1.4x
Tega Cay, SC 9,954 119 1.2x

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