Dahlonega, GA Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-02-06
122
Dahlonega's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
143 out of 153
In Georgia
4,916 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 Dahlonega is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Dahlonega, GA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Dahlonega has an overall cost of living index of 122 which is 1.2x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Georgia, Dahlonega has a cost of living index that's 1.3x higher than Georgia's index of 94.

The standard of living in Dahlonega ranks as #4,919 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Georgia. By definition, that implies Dahlonega ranks as the #1,487 most expensive place in the Peach State.

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Dahlonega Cost Of Living Vs. Georgia

Living Expense Dahlonega Georgia National Average
Overall 122 94 100
Services 98 97 100
Groceries 93 99 100
Health 92 97 100
Housing 183 86 100
Transportation 91 97 100
Utilities 98 93 100
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Dahlonega Cost of Living Vs. GA

Dahlonega, 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.

$285,700
Median Home Value
$990
Median Rent
$46,118
Median Income
Statistic Dahlonega Georgia United States
Median Home Value $285,700 $176,000 $217,500
Median Rent $990 $1,006 $1,062
Median Income $46,118 $58,700 $62,843
Home Value To Income 6.2x 3.0x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.26x 0.21x 0.2x

Detailed Dahlonega Services Costs Vs. Georgia

Item Dahlonega Georgia
Shampoo $0.89 $1.01
Movie $12.62 $10.72
Bowling $15.0 $13.86

Detailed Dahlonega Groceries Costs Vs. Georgia

Item Dahlonega Georgia
Ground Beef $4.07 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.17 $1.4
Milk $1.26 $1.96

Detailed Dahlonega Health Costs Vs. Georgia

Item Dahlonega Georgia
Haircut $14.67 $17.49
Beauty Salon $28.33 $38.17
Toothpaste $1.85 $2.32

Detailed Dahlonega Transportation Costs Vs. Georgia

Item Dahlonega Georgia
Potatoes $3.23 $3.18
Pizza $9.99 $10.39
Beer $9.15 $9.23
Optometrist $94.0 $106.34
Doctor $95.0 $115.25
Dentist $95.5 $98.38

Detailed Dahlonega Utilities Costs Vs. Georgia

Item Dahlonega Georgia
Gasoline $2.62 $2.59
Tire Balancing $37.5 $48.9
All Electricity $163.56 $167.6
Phone $177.9 $163.42

Dahlonega SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
3
Diversity
6
Safety
N/A
Amenities
6
Education
8.5
Commute
8

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Dahlonega

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Dahlonega
Sandy Springs, GA 107,072 131 1.1x
Roswell, GA 94,498 119 1.0x
Johns Creek, GA 83,999 126 1.0x
Alpharetta, GA 65,590 124 1.0x
Gainesville, GA 39,991 98 0.8x
Woodstock, GA 31,437 106 0.9x
Duluth, GA 29,370 104 0.9x
Sugar Hill, GA 23,121 104 0.9x
Suwanee, GA 19,743 115 0.9x
Mountain Park, GA 13,392 104 0.9x

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