The Council for Community and Economic Research (CCER) has released its Cost of Living Index.

The data is based on the first three quarters of 2016, analyzing 264 metros across the country. The index weighs multiple costs, including groceries, housing, utilities, transportation, health care, and miscellaneous goods and services.

The accompanying gallery breaks down the Cost of Living Index for North Carolina’s metros, and their national rankings.

North Carolina’s most expensive metro just…