Meadowbrook, AL Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-02-06
105
Meadowbrook's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
103 out of 116
In Alabama
3,704 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 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 105 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 89.

The standard of living in Meadowbrook ranks as #3,705 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Alabama. By definition, that implies Meadowbrook ranks as the #2,702 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 105 89 100
Services 88 98 100
Groceries 88 96 100
Health 88 91 100
Housing 139 72 100
Transportation 92 91 100
Utilities 103 103 100
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.

$299,200
Median Home Value
$1,406
Median Rent
$109,650
Median Income
Statistic Meadowbrook Alabama United States
Median Home Value $299,200 $142,700 $217,500
Median Rent $1,406 $792 $1,062
Median Income $109,650 $50,536 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.7x 2.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.15x 0.19x 0.2x

Detailed Meadowbrook Services Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Meadowbrook Alabama
Shampoo $0.78 $1.01
Movie $11.91 $10.72
Bowling $15.0 $13.86

Detailed Meadowbrook Groceries Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Meadowbrook Alabama
Ground Beef $3.89 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.17 $1.4
Milk $1.75 $1.96

Detailed Meadowbrook Health Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Meadowbrook Alabama
Haircut $16.33 $17.49
Beauty Salon $35.0 $38.17
Toothpaste $1.71 $2.32

Detailed Meadowbrook Transportation Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Meadowbrook Alabama
Potatoes $2.73 $3.18
Pizza $9.79 $10.39
Beer $8.65 $9.23
Optometrist $109.0 $106.34
Doctor $80.0 $115.25
Dentist $93.5 $98.38

Detailed Meadowbrook Utilities Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Meadowbrook Alabama
Gasoline $2.32 $2.59
Tire Balancing $48.33 $48.9
All Electricity $179.6 $167.6
Phone $178.98 $163.42

Meadowbrook SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
9.5
Commute
8

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Meadowbrook

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Meadowbrook
Birmingham, AL 212,297 81 0.8x
Hoover, AL 85,175 104 1.0x
Vestavia Hills, AL 34,307 113 1.1x
Bessemer, AL 26,680 80 0.8x
Homewood, AL 25,534 107 1.0x
Pelham, AL 23,428 92 0.9x
Mountain Brook, AL 20,436 137 1.3x
Center Point, AL 16,353 83 0.8x
Hueytown, AL 15,540 84 0.8x
Calera, AL 13,856 89 0.8x

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