Hartselle, AL Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
87
Hartselle's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
39 out of 115
In Alabama
1,101 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 Hartselle is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Hartselle, AL?

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

Compared to only Alabama, Hartselle has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Alabama's index of 90.

The standard of living in Hartselle ranks as #1,101 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Alabama. By definition, that implies Hartselle ranks as the #5,317 most expensive place in the Heart of Dixie.

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Hartselle Cost Of Living Vs. Alabama

Living Expense Hartselle Alabama National Average
Overall 87 90 100
Services 96 98 100
Groceries 94 98 100
Health 84 92 100
Housing 68 73 100
Transportation 90 91 100
Utilities 101 103 100
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Hartselle Cost of Living Vs. AL

Hartselle, 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.

$149,100
Median Home Value
$702
Median Rent
$56,323
Median Income
Statistic Hartselle Alabama United States
Median Home Value $149,100 $149,600 $229,800
Median Rent $702 $811 $1,096
Median Income $56,323 $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 Hartselle Services Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Hartselle Alabama
Shampoo $1.04 $1.06
Movie $10.79 $10.68
Bowling $20.0 $14.67

Detailed Hartselle Groceries Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Hartselle Alabama
Ground Beef $4.5 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.41 $1.39
Milk $1.89 $2.05

Detailed Hartselle Health Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Hartselle Alabama
Haircut $12.44 $18.62
Beauty Salon $37.0 $39.05
Toothpaste $1.89 $2.34

Detailed Hartselle Transportation Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Hartselle Alabama
Potatoes $2.91 $3.29
Pizza $9.49 $10.62
Beer $9.29 $9.38
Optometrist $78.83 $108.57
Doctor $93.78 $116.17
Dentist $82.67 $99.13

Detailed Hartselle Utilities Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Hartselle Alabama
Gasoline $1.99 $2.22
Tire Balancing $43.52 $50.07
All Electricity $166.7 $167.67
Phone $181.81 $175.64

Hartselle SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Hartselle

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Hartselle
Huntsville, AL 199,845 98 1.1x
Decatur, AL 54,344 88 1.0x
Madison, AL 50,717 106 1.2x
Florence, AL 40,652 86 1.0x
Athens, AL 26,686 90 1.0x
Albertville, AL 21,620 89 1.0x
Cullman, AL 16,072 88 1.0x
Muscle Shoals, AL 14,379 89 1.0x
Jasper, AL 13,584 89 1.0x

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