Scottdale, GA Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-02-06
99
Scottdale's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
105 out of 153
In Georgia
3,077 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 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 99 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 94.

The standard of living in Scottdale ranks as #3,078 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Georgia. By definition, that implies Scottdale ranks as the #3,329 most expensive place in the Peach State.

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Scottdale Cost Of Living Vs. Georgia

Living Expense Scottdale Georgia National Average
Overall 99 94 100
Services 108 97 100
Groceries 104 99 100
Health 109 97 100
Housing 87 86 100
Transportation 108 97 100
Utilities 86 93 100
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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.

$197,000
Median Home Value
$1,123
Median Rent
$56,832
Median Income
Statistic Scottdale Georgia United States
Median Home Value $197,000 $176,000 $217,500
Median Rent $1,123 $1,006 $1,062
Median Income $56,832 $58,700 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.5x 3.0x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.24x 0.21x 0.2x

Detailed Scottdale Services Costs Vs. Georgia

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

Detailed Scottdale Groceries Costs Vs. Georgia

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

Detailed Scottdale Health Costs Vs. Georgia

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

Detailed Scottdale Transportation Costs Vs. Georgia

Item Scottdale 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 Scottdale Utilities Costs Vs. Georgia

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

Scottdale SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
5
Diversity
10
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
7
Commute
5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Scottdale

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Scottdale
Sandy Springs, GA 107,072 131 1.3x
Roswell, GA 94,498 119 1.2x
Johns Creek, GA 83,999 126 1.3x
Alpharetta, GA 65,590 124 1.3x
Dunwoody, GA 49,371 128 1.3x
Duluth, GA 29,370 104 1.1x
Candler-McAfee, GA 24,011 91 0.9x
Decatur, GA 24,002 125 1.3x
North Druid Hills, GA 18,002 120 1.2x
North Decatur, GA 16,701 112 1.1x

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