Lincoln, AL Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
87
Lincoln'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 Lincoln is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Lincoln, AL?

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

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

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

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Lincoln Cost Of Living Vs. Alabama

Living Expense Lincoln Alabama National Average
Overall 87 89 100
Services 89 98 100
Groceries 85 96 100
Health 79 91 100
Housing 74 72 100
Transportation 87 91 100
Utilities 126 103 100
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Lincoln Cost of Living Vs. AL

Lincoln, 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.

$131,000
Median Home Value
$856
Median Rent
$64,924
Median Income
Statistic Lincoln Alabama United States
Median Home Value $131,000 $142,700 $217,500
Median Rent $856 $792 $1,062
Median Income $64,924 $50,536 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.0x 2.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.16x 0.19x 0.2x

Detailed Lincoln Services Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Lincoln Alabama
Shampoo $0.85 $1.01
Movie $9.25 $10.72
Bowling $10.0 $13.86

Detailed Lincoln Groceries Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Lincoln Alabama
Ground Beef $3.53 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.08 $1.4
Milk $1.51 $1.96

Detailed Lincoln Health Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Lincoln Alabama
Haircut $13.6 $17.49
Beauty Salon $31.0 $38.17
Toothpaste $1.84 $2.32

Detailed Lincoln Transportation Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Lincoln Alabama
Potatoes $2.66 $3.18
Pizza $10.49 $10.39
Beer $8.39 $9.23
Optometrist $77.6 $106.34
Doctor $75.75 $115.25
Dentist $72.25 $98.38

Detailed Lincoln Utilities Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Lincoln Alabama
Gasoline $2.29 $2.59
Tire Balancing $42.74 $48.9
All Electricity $247.64 $167.6
Phone $178.98 $163.42

Lincoln SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
7
Affordability
9
Diversity
8.5
Safety
3
Amenities
6
Education
6
Commute
8

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Lincoln

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Lincoln
Birmingham, AL 212,297 81 0.9x
Gadsden, AL 35,486 79 0.9x
Anniston, AL 21,688 82 0.9x
Oxford, AL 21,323 87 1.0x
Talladega, AL 15,522 79 0.9x
Moody, AL 12,840 89 1.0x
Jacksonville, AL 12,651 87 1.0x
Irondale, AL 12,637 87 1.0x
Sylacauga, AL 12,226 82 0.9x
Fairfield, AL 10,720 81 0.9x

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