North Decatur, GA Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-02-06
112
North Decatur's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
135 out of 153
In Georgia
4,290 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 North Decatur is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in North Decatur, GA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, North Decatur has an overall cost of living index of 112 which is 1.1x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Georgia, North Decatur has a cost of living index that's 1.2x higher than Georgia's index of 94.

The standard of living in North Decatur ranks as #4,292 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Georgia. By definition, that implies North Decatur ranks as the #2,114 most expensive place in the Peach State.

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North Decatur Cost Of Living Vs. Georgia

Living Expense North Decatur Georgia National Average
Overall 112 94 100
Services 108 97 100
Groceries 104 99 100
Health 109 97 100
Housing 129 86 100
Transportation 108 97 100
Utilities 86 93 100
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North Decatur Cost of Living Vs. GA

North Decatur, 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.

$295,800
Median Home Value
$1,205
Median Rent
$79,449
Median Income
Statistic North Decatur Georgia United States
Median Home Value $295,800 $176,000 $217,500
Median Rent $1,205 $1,006 $1,062
Median Income $79,449 $58,700 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.7x 3.0x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.18x 0.21x 0.2x

Detailed North Decatur Services Costs Vs. Georgia

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

Detailed North Decatur Groceries Costs Vs. Georgia

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

Detailed North Decatur Health Costs Vs. Georgia

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

Detailed North Decatur Transportation Costs Vs. Georgia

Item North Decatur 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 North Decatur Utilities Costs Vs. Georgia

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

North Decatur SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around North Decatur

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. North Decatur
Sandy Springs, GA 107,072 131 1.2x
Roswell, GA 94,498 119 1.1x
Johns Creek, GA 83,999 126 1.1x
Alpharetta, GA 65,590 124 1.1x
Brookhaven, GA 53,819 128 1.1x
Dunwoody, GA 49,371 128 1.1x
Duluth, GA 29,370 104 0.9x
Decatur, GA 24,002 125 1.1x
North Druid Hills, GA 18,002 120 1.1x
Belvedere Park, GA 15,441 94 0.8x

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