Midfield, AL Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-02-06
80
Midfield's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
6 out of 116
In Alabama
226 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 Midfield is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Midfield, AL?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Midfield has an overall cost of living index of 80 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Alabama, Midfield has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Alabama's index of 89.

The standard of living in Midfield ranks as #226 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Alabama. By definition, that implies Midfield ranks as the #6,180 most expensive place in the Heart of Dixie.

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Midfield Cost Of Living Vs. Alabama

Living Expense Midfield Alabama National Average
Overall 80 89 100
Services 88 98 100
Groceries 88 96 100
Health 88 91 100
Housing 56 72 100
Transportation 92 91 100
Utilities 103 103 100
For more reading on cost of living around Alabama, check out:
Midfield Cost of Living Vs. AL

Midfield, 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.

$73,600
Median Home Value
$911
Median Rent
$38,750
Median Income
Statistic Midfield Alabama United States
Median Home Value $73,600 $142,700 $217,500
Median Rent $911 $792 $1,062
Median Income $38,750 $50,536 $62,843
Home Value To Income 1.9x 2.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.28x 0.19x 0.2x

Detailed Midfield Services Costs Vs. Alabama

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

Detailed Midfield Groceries Costs Vs. Alabama

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

Detailed Midfield Health Costs Vs. Alabama

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

Detailed Midfield Transportation Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Midfield 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 Midfield Utilities Costs Vs. Alabama

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

Midfield SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
6
Affordability
7
Diversity
8
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
8

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Midfield

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Midfield
Birmingham, AL 212,297 81 1.0x
Bessemer, AL 26,680 80 1.0x
Homewood, AL 25,534 107 1.3x
Pelham, AL 23,428 92 1.1x
Center Point, AL 16,353 83 1.0x
Hueytown, AL 15,540 84 1.1x
Gardendale, AL 14,016 90 1.1x
Chelsea, AL 13,098 103 1.3x
Irondale, AL 12,637 87 1.1x
Fairfield, AL 10,720 81 1.0x

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