Monroe, GA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
92
Monroe's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
74 out of 154
In Georgia
1,974 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 Monroe is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Monroe, GA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Monroe has an overall cost of living index of 92 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Georgia, Monroe has a cost of living index that's 1.0x higher than Georgia's index of 91.

The standard of living in Monroe ranks as #1,974 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Georgia. By definition, that implies Monroe ranks as the #4,444 most expensive place in the Peach State.

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Monroe Cost Of Living Vs. Georgia

Living Expense Monroe Georgia National Average
Overall 92 91 100
Services 104 98 100
Groceries 106 95 100
Health 101 99 100
Housing 68 87 100
Transportation 101 98 100
Utilities 86 91 100
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Monroe Cost of Living Vs. GA

Monroe, 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.

$146,400
Median Home Value
$937
Median Rent
$37,583
Median Income
Statistic Monroe Georgia United States
Median Home Value $146,400 $190,200 $229,800
Median Rent $937 $1,042 $1,096
Median Income $37,583 $61,224 $64,994
Home Value To Income 3.9x 3.1x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.3x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Monroe Services Costs Vs. Georgia

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

Detailed Monroe Groceries Costs Vs. Georgia

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

Detailed Monroe Health Costs Vs. Georgia

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

Detailed Monroe Transportation Costs Vs. Georgia

Item Monroe 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 Monroe Utilities Costs Vs. Georgia

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

Monroe SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
7
Affordability
4
Diversity
9
Safety
3
Amenities
8
Education
4
Commute
6

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Monroe

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Monroe
Lawrenceville, GA 30,125 97 1.1x
Snellville, GA 19,923 99 1.1x
Winder, GA 17,054 94 1.0x
Conyers, GA 15,705 91 1.0x
Covington, GA 14,113 91 1.0x
Loganville, GA 12,490 99 1.1x
Auburn, GA 7,519 93 1.0x

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