Tifton, GA Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-02-06
89
Tifton's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
45 out of 153
In Georgia
1,523 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 Tifton is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Tifton, GA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Tifton has an overall cost of living index of 89 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Georgia, Tifton has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Georgia's index of 94.

The standard of living in Tifton ranks as #1,524 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Georgia. By definition, that implies Tifton ranks as the #4,883 most expensive place in the Peach State.

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Tifton Cost Of Living Vs. Georgia

Living Expense Tifton Georgia National Average
Overall 89 94 100
Services 93 97 100
Groceries 103 99 100
Health 101 97 100
Housing 69 86 100
Transportation 104 97 100
Utilities 93 93 100
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Tifton Cost of Living Vs. GA

Tifton, 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.

$119,200
Median Home Value
$716
Median Rent
$38,316
Median Income
Statistic Tifton Georgia United States
Median Home Value $119,200 $176,000 $217,500
Median Rent $716 $1,006 $1,062
Median Income $38,316 $58,700 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.1x 3.0x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.22x 0.21x 0.2x

Detailed Tifton Services Costs Vs. Georgia

Item Tifton Georgia
Shampoo $0.91 $1.01
Movie $11.32 $10.72
Bowling $4.25 $13.86

Detailed Tifton Groceries Costs Vs. Georgia

Item Tifton Georgia
Ground Beef $4.24 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.46 $1.4
Milk $2.25 $1.96

Detailed Tifton Health Costs Vs. Georgia

Item Tifton Georgia
Haircut $14.33 $17.49
Beauty Salon $28.0 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.38 $2.32

Detailed Tifton Transportation Costs Vs. Georgia

Item Tifton Georgia
Potatoes $2.96 $3.18
Pizza $9.32 $10.39
Beer $8.97 $9.23
Optometrist $105.0 $106.34
Doctor $92.5 $115.25
Dentist $105.0 $98.38

Detailed Tifton Utilities Costs Vs. Georgia

Item Tifton Georgia
Gasoline $2.14 $2.59
Tire Balancing $56.62 $48.9
All Electricity $164.26 $167.6
Phone $24.78 $163.42

Tifton SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
6
Affordability
6
Diversity
9.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
4
Commute
9

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Tifton

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Tifton
Albany, GA 73,478 86 1.0x
Valdosta, GA 56,095 88 1.0x
Moultrie, GA 14,069 83 0.9x
Douglas, GA 11,556 84 0.9x
Cordele, GA 10,752 83 0.9x
Fitzgerald, GA 8,812 83 0.9x
Sylvester, GA 5,865 83 0.9x
Adel, GA 5,289 84 0.9x
Camilla, GA 5,126 82 0.9x

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