According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Lexington has an overall cost of living index of 99 which is 1.0x lower than the national index of 100.
Compared to only South Carolina, Lexington has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than South Carolina's index of 94.
The standard of living in Lexington ranks as #3078 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in South Carolina. By definition, that implies Lexington ranks as the #3329 most expensive place in the Palmetto State.
|Living Expense||Lexington||South Carolina||National Average|
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.
|City||Population||Cost Of Living||Vs. Lexington||St. Andrews, SC||21,494||89||0.9x||West Columbia, SC||17,296||93||0.9x||Seven Oaks, SC||15,559||93||0.9x||Dentsville, SC||14,887||91||0.9x||Cayce, SC||13,621||92||0.9x||Irmo, SC||12,087||94||0.9x||Oak Grove, SC||10,993||93||0.9x||Forest Acres, SC||10,433||99||1.0x||Woodfield, SC||9,730||90||0.9x||Red Bank, SC||9,623||91||0.9x|