Hamilton, AL Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
79
Hamilton's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
1 out of 115
In Alabama
155 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 Hamilton is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Hamilton, AL?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Hamilton has an overall cost of living index of 79 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Hamilton ranks as #155 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Alabama. By definition, that implies Hamilton ranks as the #6,263 most expensive place in the Heart of Dixie.

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Hamilton Cost Of Living Vs. Alabama

Living Expense Hamilton Alabama National Average
Overall 79 90 100
Services 90 98 100
Groceries 85 98 100
Health 82 92 100
Housing 56 73 100
Transportation 88 91 100
Utilities 87 103 100
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Hamilton Cost of Living Vs. AL

Hamilton, 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.

$101,400
Median Home Value
$496
Median Rent
$38,613
Median Income
Statistic Hamilton Alabama United States
Median Home Value $101,400 $149,600 $229,800
Median Rent $496 $811 $1,096
Median Income $38,613 $52,035 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.6x 2.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.15x 0.19x 0.2x

Detailed Hamilton Services Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Hamilton Alabama
Shampoo $0.91 $1.06
Movie $9.75 $10.68
Bowling $10.0 $14.67

Detailed Hamilton Groceries Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Hamilton Alabama
Ground Beef $3.44 $4.22
Fried Chicken $0.95 $1.39
Milk $1.03 $2.05

Detailed Hamilton Health Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Hamilton Alabama
Haircut $16.33 $18.62
Beauty Salon $21.89 $39.05
Toothpaste $1.63 $2.34

Detailed Hamilton Transportation Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Hamilton Alabama
Potatoes $2.86 $3.29
Pizza $10.08 $10.62
Beer $8.7 $9.38
Optometrist $97.78 $108.57
Doctor $58.33 $116.17
Dentist $81.11 $99.13

Detailed Hamilton Utilities Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Hamilton Alabama
Gasoline $1.91 $2.22
Tire Balancing $45.33 $50.07
All Electricity $131.41 $167.67
Phone $181.26 $175.64

Hamilton SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Hamilton

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Hamilton
Tupelo, MS 38,251 82 1.0x
Muscle Shoals, AL 14,379 89 1.1x
Jasper, AL 13,584 89 1.1x
Booneville, MS 8,539 79 1.0x
Amory, MS 6,873 79 1.0x
Aberdeen, MS 5,302 76 1.0x

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