Meadowbrook, AL Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
112
Meadowbrook's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
110 out of 115
In Alabama
4,296 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 Meadowbrook is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Meadowbrook, AL?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Meadowbrook has an overall cost of living index of 112 which is 1.1x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Alabama, Meadowbrook has a cost of living index that's 1.2x higher than Alabama's index of 90.

The standard of living in Meadowbrook ranks as #4,298 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Alabama. By definition, that implies Meadowbrook ranks as the #2,121 most expensive place in the Heart of Dixie.

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Meadowbrook Cost Of Living Vs. Alabama

Living Expense Meadowbrook Alabama National Average
Overall 112 90 100
Services 99 98 100
Groceries 95 98 100
Health 94 92 100
Housing 140 73 100
Transportation 96 91 100
Utilities 99 103 100
For more reading on cost of living around Alabama, check out:
Meadowbrook Cost of Living Vs. AL

Meadowbrook, 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.

$293,200
Median Home Value
$1,188
Median Rent
$120,625
Median Income
Statistic Meadowbrook Alabama United States
Median Home Value $293,200 $149,600 $229,800
Median Rent $1,188 $811 $1,096
Median Income $120,625 $52,035 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.4x 2.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.12x 0.19x 0.2x

Detailed Meadowbrook Services Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Meadowbrook Alabama
Shampoo $0.88 $1.06
Movie $12.74 $10.68
Bowling $15.0 $14.67

Detailed Meadowbrook Groceries Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Meadowbrook Alabama
Ground Beef $4.35 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.38 $1.39
Milk $1.92 $2.05

Detailed Meadowbrook Health Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Meadowbrook Alabama
Haircut $16.76 $18.62
Beauty Salon $33.83 $39.05
Toothpaste $1.8 $2.34

Detailed Meadowbrook Transportation Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Meadowbrook Alabama
Potatoes $3.0 $3.29
Pizza $9.76 $10.62
Beer $9.12 $9.38
Optometrist $95.8 $108.57
Doctor $77.78 $116.17
Dentist $106.79 $99.13

Detailed Meadowbrook Utilities Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Meadowbrook Alabama
Gasoline $2.03 $2.22
Tire Balancing $50.9 $50.07
All Electricity $172.23 $167.67
Phone $181.81 $175.64

Meadowbrook SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
9
Diversity
5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
9.5
Commute
6

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Meadowbrook

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Meadowbrook
Birmingham, AL 210,928 87 0.8x
Hoover, AL 85,386 110 1.0x
Vestavia Hills, AL 34,482 117 1.0x
Bessemer, AL 26,063 84 0.8x
Homewood, AL 25,170 112 1.0x
Pelham, AL 23,707 99 0.9x
Mountain Brook, AL 20,178 145 1.3x
Center Point, AL 15,971 90 0.8x
Hueytown, AL 15,446 91 0.8x
Calera, AL 14,327 97 0.9x

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