Tuskegee, AL Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-02-06
86
Tuskegee's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
35 out of 116
In Alabama
959 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 Tuskegee is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Tuskegee, AL?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Tuskegee has an overall cost of living index of 86 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Alabama, Tuskegee has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Alabama's index of 89.

The standard of living in Tuskegee ranks as #959 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Alabama. By definition, that implies Tuskegee ranks as the #5,447 most expensive place in the Heart of Dixie.

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Tuskegee Cost Of Living Vs. Alabama

Living Expense Tuskegee Alabama National Average
Overall 86 89 100
Services 108 98 100
Groceries 101 96 100
Health 100 91 100
Housing 48 72 100
Transportation 89 91 100
Utilities 106 103 100
For more reading on cost of living around Alabama, check out:
Tuskegee Cost of Living Vs. AL

Tuskegee, 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.

$77,000
Median Home Value
$608
Median Rent
$28,016
Median Income
Statistic Tuskegee Alabama United States
Median Home Value $77,000 $142,700 $217,500
Median Rent $608 $792 $1,062
Median Income $28,016 $50,536 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.7x 2.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.26x 0.19x 0.2x

Detailed Tuskegee Services Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Tuskegee Alabama
Shampoo $1.22 $1.01
Movie $11.94 $10.72
Bowling $17.5 $13.86

Detailed Tuskegee Groceries Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Tuskegee Alabama
Ground Beef $4.41 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.69 $1.4
Milk $1.82 $1.96

Detailed Tuskegee Health Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Tuskegee Alabama
Haircut $19.67 $17.49
Beauty Salon $39.33 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.84 $2.32

Detailed Tuskegee Transportation Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Tuskegee Alabama
Potatoes $4.78 $3.18
Pizza $11.99 $10.39
Beer $8.99 $9.23
Optometrist $76.33 $106.34
Doctor $101.67 $115.25
Dentist $110.0 $98.38

Detailed Tuskegee Utilities Costs Vs. Alabama

Item Tuskegee Alabama
Gasoline $2.37 $2.59
Tire Balancing $42.33 $48.9
All Electricity $186.13 $167.6
Phone $178.98 $163.42

Tuskegee SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
4
Affordability
6
Diversity
4
Safety
N/A
Amenities
7
Education
6
Commute
8.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Tuskegee

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Tuskegee
Montgomery, AL 199,783 89 1.0x
Columbus, GA 195,739 96 1.1x
Auburn, AL 64,054 106 1.2x
Prattville, AL 35,925 94 1.1x
Opelika, AL 30,232 96 1.1x
Troy, AL 19,112 91 1.1x
Millbrook, AL 15,645 92 1.1x
Eufaula, AL 12,065 88 1.0x

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