According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Laurel Bay has an overall cost of living index of 97 which is 1.0x lower than the national index of 100.
Compared to only South Carolina, Laurel Bay has a cost of living index that's 1.0x higher than South Carolina's index of 94.
The standard of living in Laurel Bay ranks as #2809 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in South Carolina. By definition, that implies Laurel Bay ranks as the #3597 most expensive place in the Palmetto State.
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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.