Waynesboro, GA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
80
Waynesboro's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
2 out of 153
In Georgia
226 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 Waynesboro is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Waynesboro, GA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Waynesboro has an overall cost of living index of 80 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Waynesboro ranks as #226 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Georgia. By definition, that implies Waynesboro ranks as the #6,180 most expensive place in the Peach State.

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Waynesboro Cost Of Living Vs. Georgia

Living Expense Waynesboro Georgia National Average
Overall 80 94 100
Services 102 97 100
Groceries 100 99 100
Health 91 97 100
Housing 42 86 100
Transportation 87 97 100
Utilities 87 93 100
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Waynesboro Cost of Living Vs. GA

Waynesboro, 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.

$100,200
Median Home Value
$561
Median Rent
$29,408
Median Income
Statistic Waynesboro Georgia United States
Median Home Value $100,200 $176,000 $217,500
Median Rent $561 $1,006 $1,062
Median Income $29,408 $58,700 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.4x 3.0x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.23x 0.21x 0.2x

Detailed Waynesboro Services Costs Vs. Georgia

Item Waynesboro Georgia
Shampoo $0.78 $1.01
Movie $12.0 $10.72
Bowling $15.0 $13.86

Detailed Waynesboro Groceries Costs Vs. Georgia

Item Waynesboro Georgia
Ground Beef $4.49 $3.9
Fried Chicken $2.43 $1.4
Milk $1.69 $1.96

Detailed Waynesboro Health Costs Vs. Georgia

Item Waynesboro Georgia
Haircut $14.0 $17.49
Beauty Salon $34.33 $38.17
Toothpaste $3.11 $2.32

Detailed Waynesboro Transportation Costs Vs. Georgia

Item Waynesboro Georgia
Potatoes $3.58 $3.18
Pizza $11.99 $10.39
Beer $8.95 $9.23
Optometrist $175.0 $106.34
Doctor $95.0 $115.25
Dentist $77.33 $98.38

Detailed Waynesboro Utilities Costs Vs. Georgia

Item Waynesboro Georgia
Gasoline $2.63 $2.59
Tire Balancing $32.0 $48.9
All Electricity $128.84 $167.6
Phone $182.56 $163.42

Waynesboro SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
4
Affordability
5
Diversity
8
Safety
4
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
8

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Waynesboro

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Waynesboro
Evans, GA 37,114 109 1.4x
Martinez, GA 34,844 94 1.2x
Statesboro, GA 31,495 81 1.0x
Aiken, SC 30,671 96 1.2x
North Augusta, SC 22,908 92 1.1x
Grovetown, GA 14,053 94 1.2x
Thomson, GA 6,593 85 1.1x
Sandersville, GA 5,546 85 1.1x

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