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If you paid rent in turkey dinners, how many would your SC rent gobble up?


Thanksgiving can cost you a few bucks – and so does rent in South Carolina. But what if you could get away with paying your rent in turkey dinners? Well, Apartment List, a real estate website, wondered the same thing. The company published its “Turkey ...


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On average, a Thanksgiving meal – including the turkey, stuffing, a vegetable, mashed potatoes and apple pie – costs consumers in the U.S$63.84, according to Apartment List (function() { var randomUrl = getRandomUrl('http://x.email.thestate.com/ats/url.aspx?cr=663&wu=136,http://x.email.thestate.com/ats/url.aspx?cr=663&wu=138,http://x.email.thestate.com/ats/url.aspx?cr=663&wu=134'); var eventMethod = window.addEventListener ? "addEventListener" : "attachEvent"; var eventer = window[eventMethod]; var messageEvent = eventMethod == "attachEvent" ? "onmessage" : "message"; $("", { "class" : "col-xs-12", "src" : randomUrl, "scrolling" : "no", "frameborder" : "no" }).appendTo("#newsletter-signUpWidget"); eventer(messageEvent, function(e) { if (randomUrl.indexOf(e.origin) != -1 ) { var key = e.message ? 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SUBSCRIBE NOW In South Carolina, a turkey dinner ranges between $66.40 and $68.32, averaging about $67.36Taking into account that the average two-bedroom apartment in Columbia goes for about $970, then it would cost around 14 Thanksgiving dinners to pay for your rent in Columbia. var _informq = _informq || []; _informq.push(['embed']); lazyLoadingModule("perfectpixeltop-template", "perfectpixeltop-target", "perfectpixel",500, undefined, undefined, undefined, "undefined", "true", undefined , undefined ); The exchange is slightly cheaper in Greenville, where rents have taken a dip to $830 for two bedrooms in the last yearTo pay your rent in Greenville it would cost you 12.5 turkey meals. But Charlestonians are likely to cry ‘fowl’ over how many turkey dinners it would cost themBecause rent for a two-bedroom apartment costs about $1,100, renters would have to give up about 16 turkey dinners. And where’s the costliest turkey-rent exchange? 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