Spanish Fort, AL Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
106
Spanish Fort's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
104 out of 115
In Alabama
3,772 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 Spanish Fort is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Spanish Fort, AL?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Spanish Fort has an overall cost of living index of 106 which is 1.1x higher than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Spanish Fort ranks as #3,773 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Alabama. By definition, that implies Spanish Fort ranks as the #2,646 most expensive place in the Heart of Dixie.

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Spanish Fort Cost Of Living Vs. Alabama

Living Expense Spanish Fort Alabama National Average
Overall 106 90 100
Services 98 98 100
Groceries 95 98 100
Health 100 92 100
Housing 128 73 100
Transportation 92 91 100
Utilities 101 103 100
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Spanish Fort Cost of Living Vs. AL

Spanish Fort, 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.

$227,000
Median Home Value
$1,199
Median Rent
$86,505
Median Income
Statistic Spanish Fort Alabama United States
Median Home Value $227,000 $149,600 $229,800
Median Rent $1,199 $811 $1,096
Median Income $86,505 $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 Spanish Fort Services Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Spanish Fort Alabama
Shampoo $1.01 $1.06
Movie $11.99 $10.68
Bowling $18.0 $14.67

Detailed Spanish Fort Groceries Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Spanish Fort Alabama
Ground Beef $4.15 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.23 $1.39
Milk $2.47 $2.05

Detailed Spanish Fort Health Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Spanish Fort Alabama
Haircut $16.6 $18.62
Beauty Salon $36.9 $39.05
Toothpaste $1.84 $2.34

Detailed Spanish Fort Transportation Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Spanish Fort Alabama
Potatoes $3.49 $3.29
Pizza $9.81 $10.62
Beer $9.62 $9.38
Optometrist $127.1 $108.57
Doctor $104.19 $116.17
Dentist $107.84 $99.13

Detailed Spanish Fort Utilities Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Spanish Fort Alabama
Gasoline $2.01 $2.22
Tire Balancing $48.1 $50.07
All Electricity $164.41 $167.67
Phone $181.81 $175.64

Spanish Fort SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
8
Diversity
8
Safety
N/A
Amenities
6
Education
9
Commute
8

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Spanish Fort

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Spanish Fort
Mobile, AL 189,994 88 0.8x
Daphne, AL 26,578 99 0.9x
Fairhope, AL 22,035 105 1.0x
Prichard, AL 21,618 82 0.8x
Saraland, AL 14,561 90 0.8x
Bay Minette, AL 9,297 87 0.8x
Robertsdale, AL 6,776 93 0.9x
Satsuma, AL 6,163 96 0.9x
Chickasaw, AL 5,757 86 0.8x

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