Cost of Living in Rocky Mount, NC

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1737
$4795
🛋️ Without rent
$597
$1970
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1140
$2826
🍽️ Food
$429
$1134
🚐 Transport
$40.4
$109
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3470
😀 Quality of life
63
🏙️ Population
54.3K

The average cost of living in Rocky Mount is $1737, which is in the top 23% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 2117th out of 9294 in our global list, 1881st out of 2202 in the United States, and 39th out of 50 in North Carolina.

The median after-tax salary is $3470, which is enough to cover living expenses for 2 months. Ranked 4525th (TOP 49%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 1654th best city to live in the United States, and 37th most liveable city in North Carolina. With an estimated population of 54.3K, Rocky Mount is the 796th largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport 13 km Rocky Mount Wilson Regional Airport
😷 Air quality Good 10.2 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 5624 North Carolina Wesleyan College
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Prices in Rocky Mount

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$60.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.95
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.02
 Cappuccino
$4.32
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.49
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1021
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$940
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2901
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2496
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$127
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$192
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$56.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.7%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1103
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$918
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.26
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$39.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$12.4
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.08
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.78
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.03
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.79
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.58
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.78
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.4
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.85
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.32
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.17
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.74
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.58
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.96
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.16
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.5
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.05
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.21
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.52
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.98
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.45
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.97
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.62
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.91
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$19.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$9.59
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$110
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$33.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$78.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$573
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14387

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