Clarkston, GA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
Clarkston's Overall Cost Of Living
Lower Than The National Average
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Clarkston is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Clarkston, GA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Clarkston has an overall cost of living index of 92 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Georgia, Clarkston has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Georgia's index of 94.

The standard of living in Clarkston ranks as #2060 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Georgia. By definition, that implies Clarkston ranks as the #4346 most expensive place in the Peach State.

Clarkston Cost Of Living Vs. Georgia

Living Expense Clarkston Georgia National Average
Overall 92 94 100
Services 108 97 100
Groceries 104 99 100
Health 109 97 100
Housing 64 86 100
Transportation 108 97 100
Utilities 86 93 100
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Clarkston Cost of Living Vs. GA

Clarkston, 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.

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic Clarkston Georgia United States
Median Home Value $118,600 $166,800 $204,900
Median Rent $965 $968 $1,023
Median Income $38,283 $55,679 $60,293
Home Value To Income 3.1x 3.0x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.3x 0.21x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Clarkston

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Clarkston
Sandy Springs, GA 105,411 131 1.4x
Roswell, GA 94,257 119 1.3x
Johns Creek, GA 83,637 126 1.4x
Alpharetta, GA 64,672 124 1.3x
Dunwoody, GA 49,016 128 1.4x
Duluth, GA 29,239 104 1.1x
Decatur, GA 23,054 125 1.4x
Suwanee, GA 19,215 115 1.2x
North Decatur, GA 17,298 112 1.2x
North Druid Hills, GA 17,287 120 1.3x

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