Cairo, GA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
88
Cairo'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 Cairo is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Cairo, GA?

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

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

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

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Cairo Cost Of Living Vs. Georgia

Living Expense Cairo Georgia National Average
Overall 88 91 100
Services 98 98 100
Groceries 107 95 100
Health 106 99 100
Housing 64 87 100
Transportation 101 98 100
Utilities 87 91 100
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Cairo Cost of Living Vs. GA

Cairo, 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.

$115,300
Median Home Value
$752
Median Rent
$38,068
Median Income
Statistic Cairo Georgia United States
Median Home Value $115,300 $190,200 $229,800
Median Rent $752 $1,042 $1,096
Median Income $38,068 $61,224 $64,994
Home Value To Income 3.0x 3.1x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.24x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Cairo Services Costs Vs. Georgia

Item Cairo Georgia
Shampoo $1.03 $1.06
Movie $12.06 $10.68
Bowling $12.22 $14.67

Detailed Cairo Groceries Costs Vs. Georgia

Item Cairo Georgia
Ground Beef $4.86 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.56 $1.39
Milk $2.71 $2.05

Detailed Cairo Health Costs Vs. Georgia

Item Cairo Georgia
Haircut $16.53 $18.62
Beauty Salon $36.64 $39.05
Toothpaste $1.9 $2.34

Detailed Cairo Transportation Costs Vs. Georgia

Item Cairo Georgia
Potatoes $4.69 $3.29
Pizza $10.91 $10.62
Beer $10.16 $9.38
Optometrist $69.75 $108.57
Doctor $126.07 $116.17
Dentist $111.09 $99.13

Detailed Cairo Utilities Costs Vs. Georgia

Item Cairo Georgia
Gasoline $2.25 $2.22
Tire Balancing $49.37 $50.07
All Electricity $124.57 $167.67
Phone $189.94 $175.64

Cairo SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
6
Affordability
6
Diversity
9.5
Safety
5
Amenities
8
Education
4
Commute
8

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Cairo

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Cairo
Tallahassee, FL 192,885 100 1.1x
Albany, GA 72,634 87 1.0x
Thomasville, GA 18,530 93 1.1x
Moultrie, GA 14,086 86 1.0x
Bainbridge, GA 12,200 90 1.0x
Sylvester, GA 5,809 86 1.0x
Adel, GA 5,297 86 1.0x
Camilla, GA 5,087 84 1.0x

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