Covington, GA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
91
Covington's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
68 out of 154
In Georgia
1,804 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 Covington is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Covington, GA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Covington has an overall cost of living index of 91 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Covington ranks as #1,804 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Georgia. By definition, that implies Covington ranks as the #4,614 most expensive place in the Peach State.

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Covington Cost Of Living Vs. Georgia

Living Expense Covington Georgia National Average
Overall 91 91 100
Services 101 98 100
Groceries 107 95 100
Health 102 99 100
Housing 67 87 100
Transportation 102 98 100
Utilities 87 91 100
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Covington Cost of Living Vs. GA

Covington, 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.

$178,800
Median Home Value
$952
Median Rent
$39,818
Median Income
Statistic Covington Georgia United States
Median Home Value $178,800 $190,200 $229,800
Median Rent $952 $1,042 $1,096
Median Income $39,818 $61,224 $64,994
Home Value To Income 4.5x 3.1x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.29x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Covington Services Costs Vs. Georgia

Item Covington Georgia
Shampoo $1.0 $1.06
Movie $14.15 $10.68
Bowling $17.17 $14.67

Detailed Covington Groceries Costs Vs. Georgia

Item Covington Georgia
Ground Beef $4.61 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.3 $1.39
Milk $1.99 $2.05

Detailed Covington Health Costs Vs. Georgia

Item Covington Georgia
Haircut $21.0 $18.62
Beauty Salon $47.13 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.66 $2.34

Detailed Covington Transportation Costs Vs. Georgia

Item Covington Georgia
Potatoes $3.16 $3.29
Pizza $10.06 $10.62
Beer $10.05 $9.38
Optometrist $110.27 $108.57
Doctor $119.8 $116.17
Dentist $105.78 $99.13

Detailed Covington Utilities Costs Vs. Georgia

Item Covington Georgia
Gasoline $2.23 $2.22
Tire Balancing $52.08 $50.07
All Electricity $120.82 $167.67
Phone $185.08 $175.64

Covington SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
4
Diversity
9
Safety
4
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
3

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Covington

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Covington
Sandy Springs, GA 108,180 130 1.4x
Roswell, GA 94,884 116 1.3x
Johns Creek, GA 84,551 124 1.4x
Alpharetta, GA 66,566 122 1.3x
Duluth, GA 29,538 103 1.1x
Decatur, GA 24,814 124 1.4x
Sugar Hill, GA 23,994 103 1.1x
Suwanee, GA 20,444 110 1.2x
Conyers, GA 15,705 91 1.0x
Mountain Park, GA 13,176 103 1.1x

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