10 Most Expensive Cities to Live in North Carolina

10. Wake Forest

Cost of groceries index: 101

Cost of health index: 100

Cost of housing index: 140

Cost of utilities index: 106

Cost of transportation index: 98

The city of Wake Forest, NC has made this list mainly due to its high cost of utilities, which are generally low in the state overall. Transportation is also extremely cheap in North Carolina, even in its most expensive cities like the ones on our list. The category that has had the highest impact on making these cities unaffordable for people with low incomes, is housing. Cost of housing index is particularly high in these cities, so if you are looking to move to houses with low mortgage rates or low rents, you should watch out for Wake Forest and all the cities mentioned ahead.

 Most Expensive Cities to Live in North Carolina

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