Duluth, GA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
103
Duluth's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average
123 out of 154
In Georgia
3,487 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 Duluth is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Duluth, GA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Duluth has an overall cost of living index of 103 which is 1.0x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Georgia, Duluth has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than Georgia's index of 91.

The standard of living in Duluth ranks as #3,487 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Georgia. By definition, that implies Duluth ranks as the #2,932 most expensive place in the Peach State.

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Duluth Cost Of Living Vs. Georgia

Living Expense Duluth Georgia National Average
Overall 103 91 100
Services 101 98 100
Groceries 106 95 100
Health 100 99 100
Housing 106 87 100
Transportation 101 98 100
Utilities 83 91 100
For more reading on cost of living around Georgia, check out:
Duluth Cost of Living Vs. GA

Duluth, 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.

$254,200
Median Home Value
$1,423
Median Rent
$74,377
Median Income
Statistic Duluth Georgia United States
Median Home Value $254,200 $190,200 $229,800
Median Rent $1,423 $1,042 $1,096
Median Income $74,377 $61,224 $64,994
Home Value To Income 3.4x 3.1x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.23x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Duluth Services Costs Vs. Georgia

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

Detailed Duluth Groceries Costs Vs. Georgia

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

Detailed Duluth Health Costs Vs. Georgia

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

Detailed Duluth Transportation Costs Vs. Georgia

Item Duluth 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 Duluth Utilities Costs Vs. Georgia

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

Duluth SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
10
Safety
8
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
4

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Duluth

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Duluth
Sandy Springs, GA 108,180 130 1.3x
Roswell, GA 94,884 116 1.1x
Johns Creek, GA 84,551 124 1.2x
Alpharetta, GA 66,566 122 1.2x
Peachtree Corners, GA 43,516 114 1.1x
Lawrenceville, GA 30,125 97 0.9x
Decatur, GA 24,814 124 1.2x
Sugar Hill, GA 23,994 103 1.0x
Suwanee, GA 20,444 110 1.1x
Norcross, GA 16,876 97 0.9x

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