Roanoke, AL Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-08
82
Roanoke's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
10 out of 115
In Alabama
377 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 Roanoke is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Roanoke, AL?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Roanoke has an overall cost of living index of 82 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Alabama, Roanoke has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Alabama's index of 90.

The standard of living in Roanoke ranks as #377 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Alabama. By definition, that implies Roanoke ranks as the #6,041 most expensive place in the Heart of Dixie.

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Roanoke Cost Of Living Vs. Alabama

Living Expense Roanoke Alabama National Average
Overall 82 90 100
Services 97 98 100
Groceries 96 98 100
Health 102 92 100
Housing 47 73 100
Transportation 110 91 100
Utilities 86 103 100
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Roanoke Cost of Living Vs. AL

Roanoke, 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.

$109,000
Median Home Value
$611
Median Rent
$42,360
Median Income
Statistic Roanoke Alabama United States
Median Home Value $109,000 $149,600 $229,800
Median Rent $611 $811 $1,096
Median Income $42,360 $52,035 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.6x 2.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.17x 0.19x 0.2x

Detailed Roanoke Services Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Roanoke Alabama
Shampoo $1.67 $1.06
Movie $10.78 $10.68
Bowling $4.12 $14.67

Detailed Roanoke Groceries Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Roanoke Alabama
Ground Beef $3.7 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.27 $1.39
Milk $2.03 $2.05

Detailed Roanoke Health Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Roanoke Alabama
Haircut $9.85 $18.62
Beauty Salon $40.32 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.62 $2.34

Detailed Roanoke Transportation Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Roanoke Alabama
Potatoes $2.87 $3.29
Pizza $8.66 $10.62
Beer $8.35 $9.38
Optometrist $75.39 $108.57
Doctor $139.84 $116.17
Dentist $78.43 $99.13

Detailed Roanoke Utilities Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Roanoke Alabama
Gasoline $2.19 $2.22
Tire Balancing $66.19 $50.07
All Electricity $145.53 $167.67
Phone $25.14 $175.64

Roanoke SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8
Diversity
8.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
6
Education
5
Commute
8

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Roanoke

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Roanoke
Newnan, GA 40,227 99 1.2x
Opelika, AL 30,589 96 1.2x
LaGrange, GA 30,494 88 1.1x
Carrollton, GA 26,857 89 1.1x
Anniston, AL 21,518 84 1.0x
Oxford, AL 21,282 88 1.1x
Villa Rica, GA 15,803 92 1.1x
Talladega, AL 15,405 80 1.0x
Saks, AL 10,175 83 1.0x
Bremen, GA 7,057 89 1.1x

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