Fultondale, AL Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
87
Fultondale's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
44 out of 116
In Alabama
1,128 out of 6,399
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Fultondale is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Fultondale, AL?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Fultondale has an overall cost of living index of 87 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Alabama, Fultondale has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Alabama's index of 89.

The standard of living in Fultondale ranks as #1,128 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Alabama. By definition, that implies Fultondale ranks as the #5,279 most expensive place in the Heart of Dixie.

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Fultondale Cost Of Living Vs. Alabama

Living Expense Fultondale Alabama National Average
Overall 87 89 100
Services 88 98 100
Groceries 88 96 100
Health 88 91 100
Housing 78 72 100
Transportation 92 91 100
Utilities 103 103 100
For more reading on cost of living around Alabama, check out:
Fultondale Cost of Living Vs. AL

Fultondale, 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.

$147,700
Median Home Value
$993
Median Rent
$62,825
Median Income
Statistic Fultondale Alabama United States
Median Home Value $147,700 $142,700 $217,500
Median Rent $993 $792 $1,062
Median Income $62,825 $50,536 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.4x 2.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.19x 0.19x 0.2x

Detailed Fultondale Services Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Fultondale Alabama
Shampoo $0.78 $1.01
Movie $11.91 $10.72
Bowling $15.0 $13.86

Detailed Fultondale Groceries Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Fultondale Alabama
Ground Beef $3.89 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.17 $1.4
Milk $1.75 $1.96

Detailed Fultondale Health Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Fultondale Alabama
Haircut $16.33 $17.49
Beauty Salon $35.0 $38.17
Toothpaste $1.71 $2.32

Detailed Fultondale Transportation Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Fultondale Alabama
Potatoes $2.73 $3.18
Pizza $9.79 $10.39
Beer $8.65 $9.23
Optometrist $109.0 $106.34
Doctor $80.0 $115.25
Dentist $93.5 $98.38

Detailed Fultondale Utilities Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Fultondale Alabama
Gasoline $2.32 $2.59
Tire Balancing $48.33 $48.9
All Electricity $179.6 $167.6
Phone $178.98 $163.42

Fultondale SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Fultondale

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Fultondale
Birmingham, AL 212,297 81 0.9x
Bessemer, AL 26,680 80 0.9x
Trussville, AL 21,876 101 1.2x
Center Point, AL 16,353 83 1.0x
Hueytown, AL 15,540 84 1.0x
Gardendale, AL 14,016 90 1.0x
Moody, AL 12,840 89 1.0x
Irondale, AL 12,637 87 1.0x
Leeds, AL 12,600 87 1.0x
Fairfield, AL 10,720 81 0.9x

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