Durham’s reasonable cost of living is one of the reasons businesses and individuals decide to relocate here each year. Our low cost of living is usually far below other major technology centers in the United States.

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Source: ACCRA Cost of Living Index, 2013 Annual Average

Note: The national average of all participating cities is 100; only select cities are shown for the purpose of comparison. Cost differences are calculated as a percentage change from the original city to the destination.

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