South Carolina is 12.0% cheaper than Washington.

If you lived in South Carolina instead of Washington, you would:

pay 13.1% less for restaurants

 
Washington
South Carolina
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $15.80
 
$13.60
 
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$9.27
 
$7.61
 
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $2.05
 
$1.82
 

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pay 3.5% more for groceries

 
Washington
South Carolina
Bread
1 loaf
$2.98
 
$2.56
 
Local cheese (8 oz) $6.21
 
$5.05
 
Milk (1 gallon) $3.19
 
$3.03
 

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pay 18.8% less for transportation

 
Washington
South Carolina
Gasoline (1 gallon) $4.87
 
$3.99
 
Monthly public transit pass $64.55
 
$39.50
 
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $24,668.38
 
$21,408.00
 

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pay 8.6% less for housing

 
Washington
South Carolina
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$66.35
 
$65.64
 
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $1,633.92
 
$1,392.69
 
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $1,310.18
 
$904.52
 

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pay 24.6% less for childcare

 
Washington
South Carolina
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $1,045.03
 
$902.20
 
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $18,723.68
 
$12,071.17
 

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pay 18.2% less for entertainment and sports

 
Washington
South Carolina
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $5.55
 
$4.41
 
Cappuccino in mid-range area $4.75
 
$4.11
 
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$9.46
 
$6.56
 

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pay 3.9% less for clothing

 
Washington
South Carolina
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$45.94
 
$39.08
 
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$34.89
 
$33.84
 
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$77.35
 
$76.85
 

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