Riverdale, GA Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
88
Riverdale's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
43 out of 154
In Georgia
1,278 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 Riverdale is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Riverdale, GA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Riverdale has an overall cost of living index of 88 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Riverdale ranks as #1,278 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Georgia. By definition, that implies Riverdale ranks as the #5,140 most expensive place in the Peach State.

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Riverdale Cost Of Living Vs. Georgia

Living Expense Riverdale Georgia National Average
Overall 88 91 100
Services 100 98 100
Groceries 106 95 100
Health 103 99 100
Housing 58 87 100
Transportation 101 98 100
Utilities 83 91 100
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Riverdale Cost of Living Vs. GA

Riverdale, 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.

$109,900
Median Home Value
$994
Median Rent
$55,972
Median Income
Statistic Riverdale Georgia United States
Median Home Value $109,900 $190,200 $229,800
Median Rent $994 $1,042 $1,096
Median Income $55,972 $61,224 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.0x 3.1x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Riverdale Services Costs Vs. Georgia

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

Detailed Riverdale Groceries Costs Vs. Georgia

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

Detailed Riverdale Health Costs Vs. Georgia

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

Detailed Riverdale Transportation Costs Vs. Georgia

Item Riverdale 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 Riverdale Utilities Costs Vs. Georgia

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

Riverdale SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
7
Affordability
8
Diversity
7
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9
Education
5
Commute
5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Riverdale

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Riverdale
Mableton, GA 41,647 98 1.1x
East Point, GA 35,031 91 1.0x
Redan, GA 34,870 92 1.0x
Decatur, GA 24,814 124 1.4x
Forest Park, GA 19,884 85 1.0x
North Druid Hills, GA 18,074 117 1.3x
Fayetteville, GA 17,902 103 1.2x
North Decatur, GA 15,833 109 1.2x
Belvedere Park, GA 15,028 91 1.0x
College Park, GA 14,479 93 1.1x

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