Swainsboro, GA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
75
Swainsboro's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
1 out of 153
In Georgia
54 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 Swainsboro is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Swainsboro, GA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Swainsboro has an overall cost of living index of 75 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Georgia, Swainsboro has a cost of living index that's 0.8x lower than Georgia's index of 94.

The standard of living in Swainsboro ranks as #54 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Georgia. By definition, that implies Swainsboro ranks as the #6,353 most expensive place in the Peach State.

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Swainsboro Cost Of Living Vs. Georgia

Living Expense Swainsboro Georgia National Average
Overall 75 94 100
Services 82 97 100
Groceries 98 99 100
Health 80 97 100
Housing 45 86 100
Transportation 84 97 100
Utilities 97 93 100
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Swainsboro Cost of Living Vs. GA

Swainsboro, 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.

$71,900
Median Home Value
$633
Median Rent
$26,975
Median Income
Statistic Swainsboro Georgia United States
Median Home Value $71,900 $176,000 $217,500
Median Rent $633 $1,006 $1,062
Median Income $26,975 $58,700 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.7x 3.0x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.28x 0.21x 0.2x

Detailed Swainsboro Services Costs Vs. Georgia

Item Swainsboro Georgia
Shampoo $0.86 $1.01
Movie $11.79 $10.72
Bowling $11.0 $13.86

Detailed Swainsboro Groceries Costs Vs. Georgia

Item Swainsboro Georgia
Ground Beef $3.81 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.13 $1.4
Milk $2.2 $1.96

Detailed Swainsboro Health Costs Vs. Georgia

Item Swainsboro Georgia
Haircut $15.33 $17.49
Beauty Salon $36.67 $38.17
Toothpaste $1.88 $2.32

Detailed Swainsboro Transportation Costs Vs. Georgia

Item Swainsboro Georgia
Potatoes $3.25 $3.18
Pizza $5.0 $10.39
Beer $9.36 $9.23
Optometrist $92.5 $106.34
Doctor $72.8 $115.25
Dentist $74.5 $98.38

Detailed Swainsboro Utilities Costs Vs. Georgia

Item Swainsboro Georgia
Gasoline $2.44 $2.59
Tire Balancing $33.74 $48.9
All Electricity $159.64 $167.6
Phone $180.9 $163.42

Swainsboro SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
4
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
6
Education
4
Commute
8

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Swainsboro

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Swainsboro
Statesboro, GA 31,495 81 1.1x
Dublin, GA 15,828 86 1.1x
Vidalia, GA 10,409 88 1.2x
Sandersville, GA 5,546 85 1.1x
Waynesboro, GA 5,487 80 1.1x

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