Jacksonville, AL Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
Jacksonville's Overall Cost Of Living
Lower Than The National Average
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 87 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 89.

The standard of living in Jacksonville ranks as #1128 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Alabama. By definition, that implies Jacksonville ranks as the #5279 most expensive place in the Heart of Dixie.

Jacksonville Cost Of Living Vs. Alabama

Living Expense Jacksonville Alabama National Average
Overall 87 89 100
Services 89 98 100
Groceries 85 96 100
Health 79 91 100
Housing 75 72 100
Transportation 87 91 100
Utilities 126 103 100
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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.

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic Jacksonville Alabama United States
Median Home Value $149,800 $137,200 $204,900
Median Rent $603 $772 $1,023
Median Income $40,530 $48,486 $60,293
Home Value To Income 3.7x 2.8x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.18x 0.19x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Jacksonville

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Jacksonville
Rome, GA 36,185 88 1.0x
Gadsden, AL 35,624 79 0.9x
Anniston, AL 21,924 82 0.9x
Talladega, AL 15,609 79 0.9x
Villa Rica, GA 15,124 96 1.1x
Fort Payne, AL 14,006 84 1.0x
Moody, AL 12,752 89 1.0x
Saks, AL 10,763 81 0.9x
Cedartown, GA 9,930 80 0.9x
Bremen, GA 6,311 87 1.0x

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