Clarkston, GA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
92
Clarkston's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
63 out of 153
In Georgia
2,059 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 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 #2,060 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Georgia. By definition, that implies Clarkston ranks as the #4,346 most expensive place in the Peach State.

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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.

$122,900
Median Home Value
$1,024
Median Rent
$41,070
Median Income
Statistic Clarkston Georgia United States
Median Home Value $122,900 $176,000 $217,500
Median Rent $1,024 $1,006 $1,062
Median Income $41,070 $58,700 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.0x 3.0x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.3x 0.21x 0.2x

Detailed Clarkston Services Costs Vs. Georgia

Item Clarkston Georgia
Shampoo $1.04 $1.01
Movie $14.66 $10.72
Bowling $16.4 $13.86

Detailed Clarkston Groceries Costs Vs. Georgia

Item Clarkston Georgia
Ground Beef $4.64 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.32 $1.4
Milk $2.09 $1.96

Detailed Clarkston Health Costs Vs. Georgia

Item Clarkston Georgia
Haircut $20.9 $17.49
Beauty Salon $48.3 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.89 $2.32

Detailed Clarkston Transportation Costs Vs. Georgia

Item Clarkston Georgia
Potatoes $3.0 $3.18
Pizza $11.39 $10.39
Beer $9.74 $9.23
Optometrist $109.2 $106.34
Doctor $119.75 $115.25
Dentist $123.4 $98.38

Detailed Clarkston Utilities Costs Vs. Georgia

Item Clarkston Georgia
Gasoline $2.7 $2.59
Tire Balancing $56.89 $48.9
All Electricity $124.35 $167.6
Phone $182.25 $163.42

Clarkston SnackAbility

3
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
7
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
4
Amenities
9
Education
5
Commute
3

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Clarkston

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Clarkston
Sandy Springs, GA 107,072 131 1.4x
Roswell, GA 94,498 119 1.3x
Johns Creek, GA 83,999 126 1.4x
Alpharetta, GA 65,590 124 1.3x
Dunwoody, GA 49,371 128 1.4x
Duluth, GA 29,370 104 1.1x
Decatur, GA 24,002 125 1.4x
Suwanee, GA 19,743 115 1.2x
North Druid Hills, GA 18,002 120 1.3x
North Decatur, GA 16,701 112 1.2x

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