Tuscumbia, AL Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
83
Tuscumbia's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
19 out of 116
In Alabama
522 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 Tuscumbia is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Tuscumbia, AL?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Tuscumbia has an overall cost of living index of 83 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Tuscumbia ranks as #522 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Alabama. By definition, that implies Tuscumbia ranks as the #5,884 most expensive place in the Heart of Dixie.

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Tuscumbia Cost Of Living Vs. Alabama

Living Expense Tuscumbia Alabama National Average
Overall 83 89 100
Services 96 98 100
Groceries 91 96 100
Health 77 91 100
Housing 59 72 100
Transportation 89 91 100
Utilities 100 103 100
For more reading on cost of living around Alabama, check out:
Tuscumbia Cost of Living Vs. AL

Tuscumbia, 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.

$110,100
Median Home Value
$694
Median Rent
$44,088
Median Income
Statistic Tuscumbia Alabama United States
Median Home Value $110,100 $142,700 $217,500
Median Rent $694 $792 $1,062
Median Income $44,088 $50,536 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.5x 2.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.19x 0.19x 0.2x

Detailed Tuscumbia Services Costs Vs. Alabama

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

Detailed Tuscumbia Groceries Costs Vs. Alabama

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

Detailed Tuscumbia Health Costs Vs. Alabama

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

Detailed Tuscumbia Transportation Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Tuscumbia 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 Tuscumbia Utilities Costs Vs. Alabama

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

Tuscumbia SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8
Diversity
8.5
Safety
5
Amenities
8
Education
5
Commute
9

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Tuscumbia

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Tuscumbia
Decatur, AL 54,478 87 1.0x
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 1.0x
Muscle Shoals, AL 14,103 87 1.0x
Lawrenceburg, TN 10,877 79 1.0x
Walnut Grove, WA 9,907 118 1.4x
Russellville, AL 9,781 82 1.0x
Sheffield, AL 8,986 81 1.0x

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