Marietta, GA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
107
Marietta's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
128 out of 153
In Georgia
3,873 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 Marietta is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Marietta, GA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Marietta has an overall cost of living index of 107 which is 1.1x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Georgia, Marietta has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than Georgia's index of 94.

The standard of living in Marietta ranks as #3,874 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Georgia. By definition, that implies Marietta ranks as the #2,532 most expensive place in the Peach State.

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Marietta Cost Of Living Vs. Georgia

Living Expense Marietta Georgia National Average
Overall 107 94 100
Services 108 97 100
Groceries 104 99 100
Health 109 97 100
Housing 114 86 100
Transportation 108 97 100
Utilities 86 93 100
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Marietta Cost of Living Vs. GA

Marietta, 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.

$287,600
Median Home Value
$1,102
Median Rent
$57,452
Median Income
Statistic Marietta Georgia United States
Median Home Value $287,600 $176,000 $217,500
Median Rent $1,102 $1,006 $1,062
Median Income $57,452 $58,700 $62,843
Home Value To Income 5.0x 3.0x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.23x 0.21x 0.2x

Detailed Marietta Services Costs Vs. Georgia

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

Detailed Marietta Groceries Costs Vs. Georgia

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

Detailed Marietta Health Costs Vs. Georgia

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

Detailed Marietta Transportation Costs Vs. Georgia

Item Marietta 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 Marietta Utilities Costs Vs. Georgia

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

Marietta SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
4
Diversity
9.5
Safety
4
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Marietta

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Marietta
Sandy Springs, GA 107,072 131 1.2x
Roswell, GA 94,498 119 1.1x
Alpharetta, GA 65,590 124 1.2x
Smyrna, GA 56,268 108 1.0x
Dunwoody, GA 49,371 128 1.2x
Mableton, GA 41,487 99 0.9x
Kennesaw, GA 33,960 101 0.9x
Woodstock, GA 31,437 106 1.0x
Decatur, GA 24,002 125 1.2x
Acworth, GA 22,534 101 0.9x

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