Valdosta, GA Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
90
Valdosta's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
62 out of 154
In Georgia
1,633 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 Valdosta is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Valdosta, GA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Valdosta has an overall cost of living index of 90 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Georgia, Valdosta has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Georgia's index of 91.

The standard of living in Valdosta ranks as #1,633 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Georgia. By definition, that implies Valdosta ranks as the #4,785 most expensive place in the Peach State.

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Valdosta Cost Of Living Vs. Georgia

Living Expense Valdosta Georgia National Average
Overall 90 91 100
Services 95 98 100
Groceries 97 95 100
Health 103 99 100
Housing 69 87 100
Transportation 103 98 100
Utilities 97 91 100
For more reading on cost of living around Georgia, check out:
Valdosta Cost of Living Vs. GA

Valdosta, 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.

$129,800
Median Home Value
$788
Median Rent
$33,583
Median Income
Statistic Valdosta Georgia United States
Median Home Value $129,800 $190,200 $229,800
Median Rent $788 $1,042 $1,096
Median Income $33,583 $61,224 $64,994
Home Value To Income 3.9x 3.1x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.28x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Valdosta Services Costs Vs. Georgia

Item Valdosta Georgia
Shampoo $0.91 $1.06
Movie $11.33 $10.68
Bowling $8.03 $14.67

Detailed Valdosta Groceries Costs Vs. Georgia

Item Valdosta Georgia
Ground Beef $5.07 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.15 $1.39
Milk $2.32 $2.05

Detailed Valdosta Health Costs Vs. Georgia

Item Valdosta Georgia
Haircut $15.6 $18.62
Beauty Salon $45.2 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.38 $2.34

Detailed Valdosta Transportation Costs Vs. Georgia

Item Valdosta Georgia
Potatoes $4.26 $3.29
Pizza $10.82 $10.62
Beer $9.78 $9.38
Optometrist $113.5 $108.57
Doctor $125.0 $116.17
Dentist $94.0 $99.13

Detailed Valdosta Utilities Costs Vs. Georgia

Item Valdosta Georgia
Gasoline $2.23 $2.22
Tire Balancing $49.99 $50.07
All Electricity $155.96 $167.67
Phone $183.73 $175.64

Valdosta SnackAbility

3
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
6
Affordability
4
Diversity
9
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
7
Commute
9

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Valdosta

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Valdosta
Thomasville, GA 18,530 93 1.0x
Tifton, GA 17,189 93 1.0x
Moultrie, GA 14,086 86 1.0x
Adel, GA 5,297 86 1.0x

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