Sheffield, AL Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
81
Sheffield's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
9 out of 116
In Alabama
305 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 Sheffield is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Sheffield, AL?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Sheffield has an overall cost of living index of 81 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Sheffield ranks as #305 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Alabama. By definition, that implies Sheffield ranks as the #6,102 most expensive place in the Heart of Dixie.

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Sheffield Cost Of Living Vs. Alabama

Living Expense Sheffield Alabama National Average
Overall 81 89 100
Services 96 98 100
Groceries 91 96 100
Health 77 91 100
Housing 53 72 100
Transportation 89 91 100
Utilities 100 103 100
For more reading on cost of living around Alabama, check out:
Sheffield Cost of Living Vs. AL

Sheffield, 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.

$90,000
Median Home Value
$645
Median Rent
$34,194
Median Income
Statistic Sheffield Alabama United States
Median Home Value $90,000 $142,700 $217,500
Median Rent $645 $792 $1,062
Median Income $34,194 $50,536 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.6x 2.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.23x 0.19x 0.2x

Detailed Sheffield Services Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Sheffield Alabama
Shampoo $1.17 $1.01
Movie $13.13 $10.72
Bowling $15.0 $13.86

Detailed Sheffield Groceries Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Sheffield Alabama
Ground Beef $2.74 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.33 $1.4
Milk $1.51 $1.96

Detailed Sheffield Health Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Sheffield Alabama
Haircut $14.1 $17.49
Beauty Salon $29.4 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.06 $2.32

Detailed Sheffield Transportation Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Sheffield Alabama
Potatoes $2.1 $3.18
Pizza $9.94 $10.39
Beer $9.33 $9.23
Optometrist $75.6 $106.34
Doctor $70.0 $115.25
Dentist $71.0 $98.38

Detailed Sheffield Utilities Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Sheffield Alabama
Gasoline $2.39 $2.59
Tire Balancing $42.6 $48.9
All Electricity $168.39 $167.6
Phone $178.98 $163.42

Sheffield SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
4
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
3
Amenities
8
Education
5
Commute
8.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Sheffield

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Sheffield
Decatur, AL 54,478 87 1.1x
Florence, AL 40,309 85 1.0x
Athens, AL 25,922 88 1.1x
Corinth, MS 14,562 82 1.0x
Hartselle, AL 14,428 87 1.1x
Muscle Shoals, AL 14,103 87 1.1x
Walnut Grove, WA 9,907 118 1.5x
Russellville, AL 9,781 82 1.0x
Booneville, MS 8,637 79 1.0x
Tuscumbia, AL 8,444 83 1.0x

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