Duluth, GA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
104
Duluth's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average
121 out of 153
In Georgia
3,612 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 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 104 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 94.

The standard of living in Duluth ranks as #3,613 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Georgia. By definition, that implies Duluth ranks as the #2,794 most expensive place in the Peach State.

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Duluth Cost Of Living Vs. Georgia

Living Expense Duluth Georgia National Average
Overall 104 94 100
Services 108 97 100
Groceries 104 99 100
Health 109 97 100
Housing 105 86 100
Transportation 108 97 100
Utilities 86 93 100
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.

$229,600
Median Home Value
$1,366
Median Rent
$71,220
Median Income
Statistic Duluth Georgia United States
Median Home Value $229,600 $176,000 $217,500
Median Rent $1,366 $1,006 $1,062
Median Income $71,220 $58,700 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.2x 3.0x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.23x 0.21x 0.2x

Detailed Duluth Services Costs Vs. Georgia

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

Detailed Duluth Groceries Costs Vs. Georgia

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

Detailed Duluth Health Costs Vs. Georgia

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

Detailed Duluth Transportation Costs Vs. Georgia

Item Duluth 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 Duluth Utilities Costs Vs. Georgia

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

Duluth SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
10
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
4

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Duluth

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Duluth
Sandy Springs, GA 107,072 131 1.3x
Roswell, GA 94,498 119 1.1x
Johns Creek, GA 83,999 126 1.2x
Alpharetta, GA 65,590 124 1.2x
Peachtree Corners, GA 43,057 115 1.1x
Lawrenceville, GA 29,719 98 0.9x
Decatur, GA 24,002 125 1.2x
Sugar Hill, GA 23,121 104 1.0x
Suwanee, GA 19,743 115 1.1x
Norcross, GA 16,458 101 1.0x

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