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.
|Living Expense||Orange Beach||Alabama||National Average|
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.
|City||Population||Cost Of Living||Vs. Orange Beach|
|Ferry Pass, FL||32,376||94||0.9x|
|Myrtle Grove, FL||16,875||90||0.8x|