Americus, GA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-08
88
Americus's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
43 out of 154
In Georgia
1,278 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 Americus is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Americus, GA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Americus has an overall cost of living index of 88 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Georgia, Americus has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Georgia's index of 91.

The standard of living in Americus ranks as #1,278 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Georgia. By definition, that implies Americus ranks as the #5,140 most expensive place in the Peach State.

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Americus Cost Of Living Vs. Georgia

Living Expense Americus Georgia National Average
Overall 88 91 100
Services 102 98 100
Groceries 108 95 100
Health 103 99 100
Housing 54 87 100
Transportation 96 98 100
Utilities 93 91 100
For more reading on cost of living around Georgia, check out:
Americus Cost of Living Vs. GA

Americus, GA Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Georgia, 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.

$93,400
Median Home Value
$715
Median Rent
$33,405
Median Income
Statistic Americus Georgia United States
Median Home Value $93,400 $190,200 $229,800
Median Rent $715 $1,042 $1,096
Median Income $33,405 $61,224 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.8x 3.1x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.26x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Americus Services Costs Vs. Georgia

Item Americus Georgia
Shampoo $0.94 $1.06
Movie $10.98 $10.68
Bowling $13.42 $14.67

Detailed Americus Groceries Costs Vs. Georgia

Item Americus Georgia
Ground Beef $5.33 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.11 $1.39
Milk $2.86 $2.05

Detailed Americus Health Costs Vs. Georgia

Item Americus Georgia
Haircut $16.93 $18.62
Beauty Salon $38.75 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.34 $2.34

Detailed Americus Transportation Costs Vs. Georgia

Item Americus Georgia
Potatoes $4.12 $3.29
Pizza $9.51 $10.62
Beer $9.07 $9.38
Optometrist $103.21 $108.57
Doctor $117.47 $116.17
Dentist $102.38 $99.13

Detailed Americus Utilities Costs Vs. Georgia

Item Americus Georgia
Gasoline $2.08 $2.22
Tire Balancing $46.31 $50.07
All Electricity $148.46 $167.67
Phone $183.73 $175.64

Americus SnackAbility

2
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
5
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
3
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
9.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Americus

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Americus
Columbus, GA 195,418 95 1.1x
Warner Robins, GA 76,967 91 1.0x
Albany, GA 72,634 87 1.0x
Perry, GA 17,235 93 1.1x
Cordele, GA 10,600 84 1.0x
Fort Valley, GA 8,817 84 1.0x
Centerville, GA 7,821 95 1.1x
Knoxville, IA 7,154 83 0.9x
Sylvester, GA 5,809 86 1.0x
Hawkinsville, GA 5,320 91 1.0x

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