Scottdale, GA Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
96
Scottdale's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
99 out of 154
In Georgia
2,601 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 Scottdale is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Scottdale, GA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Scottdale has an overall cost of living index of 96 which is 1.0x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Georgia, Scottdale has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than Georgia's index of 91.

The standard of living in Scottdale ranks as #2,601 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Georgia. By definition, that implies Scottdale ranks as the #3,818 most expensive place in the Peach State.

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Scottdale Cost Of Living Vs. Georgia

Living Expense Scottdale Georgia National Average
Overall 96 91 100
Services 100 98 100
Groceries 103 95 100
Health 103 99 100
Housing 89 87 100
Transportation 102 98 100
Utilities 86 91 100
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Scottdale Cost of Living Vs. GA

Scottdale, 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.

$231,900
Median Home Value
$1,165
Median Rent
$63,946
Median Income
Statistic Scottdale Georgia United States
Median Home Value $231,900 $190,200 $229,800
Median Rent $1,165 $1,042 $1,096
Median Income $63,946 $61,224 $64,994
Home Value To Income 3.6x 3.1x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.22x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Scottdale Services Costs Vs. Georgia

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

Detailed Scottdale Groceries Costs Vs. Georgia

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

Detailed Scottdale Health Costs Vs. Georgia

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

Detailed Scottdale Transportation Costs Vs. Georgia

Item Scottdale 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 Scottdale Utilities Costs Vs. Georgia

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

Scottdale SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
10
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
4

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Scottdale

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Scottdale
Sandy Springs, GA 108,180 130 1.4x
Roswell, GA 94,884 116 1.2x
Johns Creek, GA 84,551 124 1.3x
Alpharetta, GA 66,566 122 1.3x
Dunwoody, GA 49,466 124 1.3x
Duluth, GA 29,538 103 1.1x
Decatur, GA 24,814 124 1.3x
Candler-McAfee, GA 24,419 88 0.9x
North Druid Hills, GA 18,074 117 1.2x
North Decatur, GA 15,833 109 1.1x

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