Cost of Living

Alamance County has a historically low cost of living index compared to the national average. The ACCRA Cost of Living Index is based on a national index of 100 and has been conducting the quarterly comparison for many years.

Quarter Cost of Living Index
Grocery Items Housing Utilities Transportation Healthcare Misc Goods & Services
2nd Quarter 2015 Burlington NC Metro Area 91 95.5 76.2 95.4 96.8 98.3 97.4

Cost of Living Index

For more information on the ACCRA Cost of Living Index, and details on how to compare your current or a selected location to the Burlington, NC Metropolitan Area, see the ACCRA website here.