Milton, GA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
139
Milton's Overall Cost Of Living
1.4x
Higher Than The National Average
152 out of 153
In Georgia
5,558 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 Milton is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Milton, GA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Milton has an overall cost of living index of 139 which is 1.4x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Georgia, Milton has a cost of living index that's 1.5x higher than Georgia's index of 94.

The standard of living in Milton ranks as #5,562 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Georgia. By definition, that implies Milton ranks as the #845 most expensive place in the Peach State.

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Milton Cost Of Living Vs. Georgia

Living Expense Milton Georgia National Average
Overall 139 94 100
Services 108 97 100
Groceries 104 99 100
Health 109 97 100
Housing 219 86 100
Transportation 108 97 100
Utilities 86 93 100
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Milton Cost of Living Vs. GA

Milton, 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.

$541,000
Median Home Value
$1,359
Median Rent
$128,559
Median Income
Statistic Milton Georgia United States
Median Home Value $541,000 $176,000 $217,500
Median Rent $1,359 $1,006 $1,062
Median Income $128,559 $58,700 $62,843
Home Value To Income 4.2x 3.0x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.13x 0.21x 0.2x

Detailed Milton Services Costs Vs. Georgia

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

Detailed Milton Groceries Costs Vs. Georgia

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

Detailed Milton Health Costs Vs. Georgia

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

Detailed Milton Transportation Costs Vs. Georgia

Item Milton 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 Milton Utilities Costs Vs. Georgia

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

Milton SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Milton

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Milton
Sandy Springs, GA 107,072 131 0.9x
Roswell, GA 94,498 119 0.9x
Johns Creek, GA 83,999 126 0.9x
Alpharetta, GA 65,590 124 0.9x
Peachtree Corners, GA 43,057 115 0.8x
Kennesaw, GA 33,960 101 0.7x
Woodstock, GA 31,437 106 0.8x
Duluth, GA 29,370 104 0.7x
Canton, GA 28,166 101 0.7x
Sugar Hill, GA 23,121 104 0.7x

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