Construction Costs

Construction Costs in the U.S.

The table below was compiled by comparing the construction cost of buildings in nearly 600 communities throughout the United States and North America.

United States1.00 Texas.99
Hawaii1.24Delaware.98
Alaska1.21Wyoming.98
New Jersey1.14Tennessee.97
Massachusetts1.13Arizona.96
D.C.1.12Georgia.96
Connecticut1.12Kentucky.96
Idaho1.09Missouri.96
New York1.09Montana.96
California1.08South Carolina.96
Rhode Island1.06Utah.96
North Dakota1.05North Carolina.95
Illinois1.05Oregon.95
Nevada1.04Vermont.95
Maryland1.02Virginia.95
Delaware1.02West Virginia.95
Michigan1.01Alabama.94
Wisconsin1.01Oklahoma.94
Colorado1.01Arkansas.93
Pennsylvania1.01Florida.93
Louisiana1.00Kansas.93
Minnesota1.00Maine.93
Ohio1.00Mississippi.92
New Hampshire1.00South Dakota.92
Washington1.00Nebraska.91
Colorado.99New Mexico.90

Source:  2015 National Building Cost Manual, 39th Edition.


Construction Costs in North Carolina

The table below shows the metro areas in North Carolina and their respective construction costs in comparison to the state average (1.00).

Asheville.92Greenville.93
Charlotte1.06Hickory.90
Durham1.01Kinston.90
Elizabeth City.92Raleigh1.02
Fayetteville.93Rocky Mount.93
Goldsboro.99Wilmington.92
Greensboro.96Winston-Salem.94

Source:  2015 National Building Cost Manual, 39th Edition.