Simpsonville, SC Cost Of Living

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

What is the cost of living in Simpsonville, SC?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Simpsonville 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, Simpsonville has a cost of living index that's 1.0x higher than South Carolina's index of 94.

The standard of living in Simpsonville ranks as #2809 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in South Carolina. By definition, that implies Simpsonville ranks as the #3597 most expensive place in the Palmetto State.

Simpsonville Cost Of Living Vs. South Carolina

Living Expense Simpsonville South Carolina National Average
Overall 97 94 100
Services 102 102 100
Groceries 105 102 100
Health 107 95 100
Housing 87 80 100
Transportation 97 90 100
Utilities 93 107 100
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Simpsonville, 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 Simpsonville South Carolina United States
Median Home Value $164,100 $154,800 $204,900
Median Rent $997 $868 $1,023
Median Income $67,456 $51,015 $60,293
Home Value To Income 2.4x 3.0x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.18x 0.2x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Simpsonville

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Simpsonville
Greenville, SC 65,727 106 1.1x
Greer, SC 29,717 95 1.0x
Mauldin, SC 25,009 97 1.0x
Taylors, SC 21,923 94 1.0x
Wade Hampton, SC 20,925 97 1.0x
Easley, SC 20,784 93 1.0x
Five Forks, SC 18,004 114 1.2x
Gantt, SC 15,178 89 0.9x
Powdersville, SC 8,991 97 1.0x
Fountain Inn, SC 8,684 92 0.9x

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