Swainsboro, GA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
74
Swainsboro's Overall Cost Of Living
0.7x
Lower Than The National Average
1 out of 154
In Georgia
23 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 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 74 which is 0.7x 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 91.

The standard of living in Swainsboro ranks as #23 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Georgia. By definition, that implies Swainsboro ranks as the #6,396 most expensive place in the Peach State.

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Swainsboro Cost Of Living Vs. Georgia

Living Expense Swainsboro Georgia National Average
Overall 74 91 100
Services 86 98 100
Groceries 94 95 100
Health 86 99 100
Housing 47 87 100
Transportation 92 98 100
Utilities 95 91 100
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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.

$85,700
Median Home Value
$655
Median Rent
$27,378
Median Income
Statistic Swainsboro Georgia United States
Median Home Value $85,700 $190,200 $229,800
Median Rent $655 $1,042 $1,096
Median Income $27,378 $61,224 $64,994
Home Value To Income 3.1x 3.1x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.29x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Swainsboro Services Costs Vs. Georgia

Item Swainsboro Georgia
Shampoo $0.98 $1.06
Movie $10.79 $10.68
Bowling $13.0 $14.67

Detailed Swainsboro Groceries Costs Vs. Georgia

Item Swainsboro Georgia
Ground Beef $3.93 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.22 $1.39
Milk $2.06 $2.05

Detailed Swainsboro Health Costs Vs. Georgia

Item Swainsboro Georgia
Haircut $16.0 $18.62
Beauty Salon $38.17 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.09 $2.34

Detailed Swainsboro Transportation Costs Vs. Georgia

Item Swainsboro Georgia
Potatoes $2.86 $3.29
Pizza $9.52 $10.62
Beer $9.86 $9.38
Optometrist $105.39 $108.57
Doctor $88.2 $116.17
Dentist $80.0 $99.13

Detailed Swainsboro Utilities Costs Vs. Georgia

Item Swainsboro Georgia
Gasoline $2.12 $2.22
Tire Balancing $39.77 $50.07
All Electricity $155.12 $167.67
Phone $183.73 $175.64

Swainsboro SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
4
Affordability
5
Diversity
8.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
7
Education
4
Commute
8

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Swainsboro

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Swainsboro
Statesboro, GA 32,115 81 1.1x
Dublin, GA 15,762 85 1.1x
Vidalia, GA 10,380 86 1.2x
Sandersville, GA 5,468 82 1.1x
Waynesboro, GA 5,453 77 1.0x

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