Home for the holidays

More reasons to stay in Columbia, SC


Views like this make us glad to call Cola home. | Photo via @afersner

If you’ve been traveling this holiday season and feel like the grass is a little greener on the other side, we’ve got some statistics for you. Turns out, the overall cost of living in Cola is lower than the national average, and lower than the rest of the state.

For example, compared to Raleigh:

  • The cost of living is 21.2% higher in Raleigh.
  • To maintain our standard of living, we would need to bring in $60,592 to our Cola household.
  • The median cost for a two-bedroom apartment is $1,631, which is $310 more than Cola.

There really is no place like home for the holidays.
Looking for more facts about the cost of living in Columbia? We’ve got you right here.

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