Cost of living in Brunswick research summary. The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in the United States. A cost of living index above 100 means Brunswick is expensive. An index value below 100 means the city is a relatively cheap place to live.
On a city-by-city basis in Georgia, home prices and rent have the biggest impact on the cost of living. Here are the key takeaways based on Saturday Night Science:
The cost of living index in Brunswick is 84, with 100 being the average.
The cost of living index in Brunswick is 0.8x lower than the national average.
Brunswick ranks as the #19 cheapest in Georgia out of 154.
Brunswick ranks as the #629 cheapest out of 6,412 in the US.
The median home value in Brunswick is $105,800.
The median income in Brunswick is $29,362.
According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Brunswick has an overall cost of living index of 84, which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.
Compared to Georgia, Brunswick has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Georgia's index of 89.
The standard of living in Brunswick ranks as #19 most affordable out of the 154 places we measured in Georgia. By definition, that implies Brunswick ranks as the #135 most expensive place in the Peach State.
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Six factors go into calculating the cost of living index in Brunswick. Here is how it fairs on each of the criteria:
The Services index in Brunswick is 91.
The Groceries index in Brunswick is 98.
The Health index in Brunswick is 86.
The Housing index in Brunswick is 56.
The Transportation index in Brunswick is 89.
The Utilities index in Brunswick is 99.
|Living Expense||Brunswick||Georgia||National Average|
Housing swings affordability the most between places in Georgia, so we broke down housing costs into more detail. Home and income data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2017-2021. The key points are:
The Median Home Value in Brunswick is $105,800.
The Median Rent in Brunswick is $785.
The Median Income in Brunswick is $29,362.
The Home Value To Income in Brunswick is 3.6x.
The Rent To Monthly Income in Brunswick is 0.32x.
|Median Home Value||$105,800||$206,700||$244,900|
|Home Value To Income||3.6x||3.2x||3.5x|
|Rent To Monthly Income||0.32x||0.2x||0.2x|
The cost of living varies in the cities and towns around Brunswick. Here's a quick look at the cost of living in the most populous nearby places:
Hinesville, GA has a cost of living index of 93, 1.1x Brunswick.
Kingsland, GA has a cost of living index of 88, 1.0x Brunswick.
St. Marys, GA has a cost of living index of 96, 1.1x Brunswick.
|City||Population||Cost Of Living||Vs. Brunswick|
|St. Marys, GA||18,200||96||1.1x|
|St. Simons, GA||15,865||115||1.4x|
|Fernandina Beach, FL||12,697||110||1.3x|
|Country Club Estates, GA||9,423||84||1.0x|
|Dock Junction, GA||8,111||85||1.0x|