Blackshear cost of living index

In the event that the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used. Each cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. If the amount is below 100, it is lower than the national average. If the amount is above 100, it is higher than the national average.
IndexBlackshearGeorgiaNational
Cost of living index8493100
IndexBlackshearGeorgiaNational
Goods & Services index9496100
Groceries index10199100
Health care index9896100
Housing index5486100
Transportation index9996100
Utilities index9697100

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  • The cost of living in Blackshear is 10% lower than the Georgia average.
  • The cost of living in Blackshear is 16% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Blackshear is 46% lower than the national average.
  • Georgia general sales tax is 21% lower than the national average.
  • Georgia state income tax is 55% lower than the national average.

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Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
Owners$50,227$4,186$1,172$1,507
Renters$15,385$1,282$359$462

Georgia Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Georgia4%8%

Georgia Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Georgia1%6%

Goods & Services

ItemBlackshearNational avg.Difference
Haircut $14.00$16.0913.0%
Beauty Salon $38.28$37.332.5%
Toothpaste $2.50$2.452.3%
Shampoo $0.91$1.008.7%
Movie $10.50$10.282.1%
Bowling $4.25$4.9313.8%

Groceries

ItemBlackshearNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.52$3.8018.8%
Fried Chicken $1.47$1.405.5%
Milk $2.41$2.0119.9%
Potatoes $3.19$3.015.8%
Pizza $8.66$9.8912.4%
Beer $8.85$8.900.6%

Health Care

ItemBlackshearNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $92.83$102.169.1%
Doctor $110.00$108.361.5%
Dentist $83.00$92.5310.3%
Ibuprofen $10.18$9.289.7%
Lipitor $437.49$425.822.7%

Housing

ItemBlackshearNational avg.Difference
Home Price $98,400.00$184,700.0046.7%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,006.86$1,202.4416.3%
Apartment Rent $539.00$949.0043.2%

Transportation

ItemBlackshearNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.12$2.245.5%
Tire Balancing $50.88$46.299.9%

Utilities

ItemBlackshearNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$154.02$165.967.2%
Phone $28.67$28.680.0%
Although the cost of living data is updated regularly, this cost of living information is to be used as estimates only as prices can change on an ongoing basis.

Nearby cities with low cost of living

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Sunnyside, GA1,19680-20%
Offerman, GA45976-24%
Waycross, GA14,18881-19%
Screven, GA84476-24%
Hoboken, GA65683-17%
Blackshear, GA3,54684-16%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Cottondale, AL3,54685-15%
Bryn Mawr, PA3,54512222%
St. Augusta, MN3,5471044%
Houston, MS3,54771-29%
Woodstown, NJ3,5481099%
Blackshear, GA3,54684-16%
Source: The Blackshear, GA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.