Attalla, AL Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
81
Attalla's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
6 out of 115
In Alabama
290 out of 6,412
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Attalla is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Attalla, AL?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Attalla has an overall cost of living index of 81 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Alabama, Attalla has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Alabama's index of 90.

The standard of living in Attalla ranks as #290 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Alabama. By definition, that implies Attalla ranks as the #6,129 most expensive place in the Heart of Dixie.

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Attalla Cost Of Living Vs. Alabama

Living Expense Attalla Alabama National Average
Overall 81 90 100
Services 91 98 100
Groceries 88 98 100
Health 80 92 100
Housing 46 73 100
Transportation 86 91 100
Utilities 128 103 100
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Attalla Cost of Living Vs. AL

Attalla, AL Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Alabama, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.

Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.

$92,300
Median Home Value
$538
Median Rent
$42,744
Median Income
Statistic Attalla Alabama United States
Median Home Value $92,300 $149,600 $229,800
Median Rent $538 $811 $1,096
Median Income $42,744 $52,035 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.2x 2.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.15x 0.19x 0.2x

Detailed Attalla Services Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Attalla Alabama
Shampoo $1.0 $1.06
Movie $10.95 $10.68
Bowling $10.0 $14.67

Detailed Attalla Groceries Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Attalla Alabama
Ground Beef $3.44 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.3 $1.39
Milk $1.54 $2.05

Detailed Attalla Health Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Attalla Alabama
Haircut $14.06 $18.62
Beauty Salon $31.0 $39.05
Toothpaste $1.98 $2.34

Detailed Attalla Transportation Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Attalla Alabama
Potatoes $2.7 $3.29
Pizza $10.32 $10.62
Beer $8.1 $9.38
Optometrist $78.37 $108.57
Doctor $82.92 $116.17
Dentist $77.58 $99.13

Detailed Attalla Utilities Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Attalla Alabama
Gasoline $1.95 $2.22
Tire Balancing $43.17 $50.07
All Electricity $246.01 $167.67
Phone $181.81 $175.64

Attalla SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
4
Affordability
9
Diversity
8
Safety
N/A
Amenities
7
Education
4
Commute
8.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Attalla

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Attalla
Gadsden, AL 35,224 81 1.0x
Anniston, AL 21,518 84 1.0x
Cullman, AL 16,072 88 1.1x
Talladega, AL 15,405 80 1.0x
Scottsboro, AL 14,452 92 1.1x
Fort Payne, AL 14,063 85 1.0x
Irondale, AL 13,068 91 1.1x
Moody, AL 13,004 92 1.1x
Jacksonville, AL 12,796 86 1.1x
Saks, AL 10,175 83 1.0x

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