Hurricane, WV Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
Hurricane'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 Hurricane is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Hurricane, WV?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Hurricane has an overall cost of living index of 91 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only West Virginia, Hurricane has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than West Virginia's index of 84.

The standard of living in Hurricane ranks as #1887 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in West Virginia. By definition, that implies Hurricane ranks as the #4520 most expensive place in the Mountain State.

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Hurricane Cost Of Living Vs. West Virginia

Living Expense Hurricane West Virginia National Average
Overall 91 84 100
Services 100 100 100
Groceries 99 91 100
Health 87 88 100
Housing 80 62 100
Transportation 93 87 100
Utilities 88 89 100
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Hurricane Cost of Living Vs. WV

Hurricane, WV Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in West Virginia, 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 Hurricane West Virginia United States
Median Home Value $150,800 $115,000 $204,900
Median Rent $812 $711 $1,023
Median Income $55,266 $44,921 $60,293
Home Value To Income 2.7x 2.6x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.18x 0.19x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Hurricane

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Hurricane
Teays Valley, WV 13,816 97 1.1x
South Charleston, WV 12,686 83 0.9x
St. Albans, WV 10,442 83 0.9x
Cross Lanes, WV 9,619 88 1.0x
Dunbar, WV 7,462 82 0.9x
Pea Ridge, WV 6,215 90 1.0x
Nitro, WV 6,201 82 0.9x

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