Orange Beach, AL Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-08
107
Orange Beach's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
106 out of 115
In Alabama
3,867 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 Orange Beach is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Orange Beach, AL?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Orange Beach has an overall cost of living index of 107 which is 1.1x higher than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Orange Beach ranks as #3,868 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Alabama. By definition, that implies Orange Beach ranks as the #2,551 most expensive place in the Heart of Dixie.

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Orange Beach Cost Of Living Vs. Alabama

Living Expense Orange Beach Alabama National Average
Overall 107 90 100
Services 96 98 100
Groceries 95 98 100
Health 94 92 100
Housing 121 73 100
Transportation 97 91 100
Utilities 122 103 100
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Orange Beach Cost of Living Vs. AL

Orange Beach, 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.

$325,700
Median Home Value
$1,248
Median Rent
$81,295
Median Income
Statistic Orange Beach Alabama United States
Median Home Value $325,700 $149,600 $229,800
Median Rent $1,248 $811 $1,096
Median Income $81,295 $52,035 $64,994
Home Value To Income 4.0x 2.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.18x 0.19x 0.2x

Detailed Orange Beach Services Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Orange Beach Alabama
Shampoo $0.91 $1.06
Movie $10.11 $10.68
Bowling $13.56 $14.67

Detailed Orange Beach Groceries Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Orange Beach Alabama
Ground Beef $4.78 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.12 $1.39
Milk $2.74 $2.05

Detailed Orange Beach Health Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Orange Beach Alabama
Haircut $20.99 $18.62
Beauty Salon $40.18 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.54 $2.34

Detailed Orange Beach Transportation Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Orange Beach Alabama
Potatoes $4.2 $3.29
Pizza $10.82 $10.62
Beer $10.29 $9.38
Optometrist $67.63 $108.57
Doctor $93.0 $116.17
Dentist $100.33 $99.13

Detailed Orange Beach Utilities Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Orange Beach Alabama
Gasoline $2.29 $2.22
Tire Balancing $40.98 $50.07
All Electricity $223.75 $167.67
Phone $188.77 $175.64

Orange Beach SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Orange Beach

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Orange Beach
Pensacola, FL 52,918 94 0.9x
Navarre, FL 37,390 104 1.0x
Ferry Pass, FL 32,016 95 0.9x
Pace, FL 21,898 98 0.9x
Brent, FL 21,816 87 0.8x
Prichard, AL 21,618 82 0.8x
Ensley, FL 21,397 91 0.9x
Bellview, FL 21,314 92 0.9x
Foley, AL 19,337 94 0.9x
Myrtle Grove, FL 17,140 87 0.8x

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