Jacksonville, AL Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
86
Jacksonville's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
32 out of 115
In Alabama
938 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 Jacksonville is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Jacksonville, AL?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Jacksonville has an overall cost of living index of 86 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Jacksonville ranks as #938 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Alabama. By definition, that implies Jacksonville ranks as the #5,481 most expensive place in the Heart of Dixie.

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Jacksonville Cost Of Living Vs. Alabama

Living Expense Jacksonville Alabama National Average
Overall 86 90 100
Services 90 98 100
Groceries 88 98 100
Health 80 92 100
Housing 76 73 100
Transportation 90 91 100
Utilities 124 103 100
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Jacksonville Cost of Living Vs. AL

Jacksonville, 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.

$150,000
Median Home Value
$634
Median Rent
$41,530
Median Income
Statistic Jacksonville Alabama United States
Median Home Value $150,000 $149,600 $229,800
Median Rent $634 $811 $1,096
Median Income $41,530 $52,035 $64,994
Home Value To Income 3.6x 2.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.18x 0.19x 0.2x

Detailed Jacksonville Services Costs Vs. Alabama

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

Detailed Jacksonville Groceries Costs Vs. Alabama

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

Detailed Jacksonville Health Costs Vs. Alabama

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

Detailed Jacksonville Transportation Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Jacksonville 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 Jacksonville Utilities Costs Vs. Alabama

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

Jacksonville SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Jacksonville

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Jacksonville
Rome, GA 36,518 90 1.0x
Gadsden, AL 35,224 81 0.9x
Anniston, AL 21,518 84 1.0x
Villa Rica, GA 15,803 92 1.1x
Talladega, AL 15,405 80 0.9x
Fort Payne, AL 14,063 85 1.0x
Moody, AL 13,004 92 1.1x
Saks, AL 10,175 83 1.0x
Cedartown, GA 10,062 82 1.0x
Bremen, GA 7,057 89 1.0x

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