Orange Beach, AL Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
106
Orange Beach's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
106 out of 116
In Alabama
3,790 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 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 106 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 89.

The standard of living in Orange Beach ranks as #3,791 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Alabama. By definition, that implies Orange Beach ranks as the #2,616 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 106 89 100
Services 96 98 100
Groceries 102 96 100
Health 98 91 100
Housing 120 72 100
Transportation 94 91 100
Utilities 119 103 100
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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.

$297,800
Median Home Value
$1,117
Median Rent
$81,883
Median Income
Statistic Orange Beach Alabama United States
Median Home Value $297,800 $142,700 $217,500
Median Rent $1,117 $792 $1,062
Median Income $81,883 $50,536 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.6x 2.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.16x 0.19x 0.2x

Detailed Orange Beach Services Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Orange Beach Alabama
Shampoo $0.89 $1.01
Movie $9.25 $10.72
Bowling $13.2 $13.86

Detailed Orange Beach Groceries Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Orange Beach Alabama
Ground Beef $3.71 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.49 $1.4
Milk $2.72 $1.96

Detailed Orange Beach Health Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Orange Beach Alabama
Haircut $24.25 $17.49
Beauty Salon $36.0 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.72 $2.32

Detailed Orange Beach Transportation Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Orange Beach Alabama
Potatoes $4.21 $3.18
Pizza $9.78 $10.39
Beer $9.74 $9.23
Optometrist $76.25 $106.34
Doctor $86.0 $115.25
Dentist $101.8 $98.38

Detailed Orange Beach Utilities Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Orange Beach Alabama
Gasoline $2.52 $2.59
Tire Balancing $44.22 $48.9
All Electricity $221.13 $167.6
Phone $184.74 $163.42

Orange Beach SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
8
Diversity
3
Safety
5
Amenities
6
Education
9
Commute
8.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Orange Beach

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Orange Beach
Pensacola, FL 52,642 95 0.9x
Navarre, FL 37,362 104 1.0x
Ferry Pass, FL 32,376 94 0.9x
Pace, FL 22,860 97 0.9x
Brent, FL 22,337 86 0.8x
Ensley, FL 22,194 90 0.8x
Prichard, AL 21,773 86 0.8x
Bellview, FL 21,515 91 0.9x
Foley, AL 18,533 95 0.9x
Myrtle Grove, FL 16,875 90 0.8x

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