Eclectic 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.
IndexEclecticAlabamaNational
Cost of living index8789100
IndexEclecticAlabamaNational
Goods & Services index9396100
Groceries index9697100
Health care index8287100
Housing index6773100
Transportation index9492100
Utilities index109104100

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  • The cost of living in Eclectic is 3% lower than the Alabama average.
  • The cost of living in Eclectic is 13% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Eclectic is 33% lower than the national average.
  • Alabama general sales tax is 21% lower than the national average.
  • Alabama state income tax is 10% 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$44,375$3,698$1,035$1,331
Renters$27,054$2,255$631$812

Alabama Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Alabama4%10%

Alabama Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Alabama2%5%

Goods & Services

ItemEclecticNational avg.Difference
Haircut $15.00$15.563.6%
Beauty Salon $35.53$36.111.6%
Toothpaste $2.06$2.4716.5%
Shampoo $0.96$0.960.9%
Movie $8.42$10.1316.9%
Bowling $4.22$4.7410.9%

Groceries

ItemEclecticNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.90$3.982.2%
Fried Chicken $1.39$1.411.5%
Milk $2.32$2.0612.6%
Potatoes $2.86$2.984.2%
Pizza $8.49$9.4710.3%
Beer $8.86$8.790.8%

Health Care

ItemEclecticNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $78.60$101.0422.2%
Doctor $74.74$107.4430.4%
Dentist $65.48$90.4227.6%
Ibuprofen $10.22$9.2810.1%
Lipitor $440.71$426.503.3%

Housing

ItemEclecticNational avg.Difference
Home Price $109,300.00$175,700.0037.8%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $964.02$1,133.2314.9%
Apartment Rent $714.00$920.0022.4%

Transportation

ItemEclecticNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.79$1.9910.0%
Tire Balancing $47.11$45.762.9%

Utilities

ItemEclecticNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$183.78$163.8112.2%
Phone $29.99$28.395.6%
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.
Our Town, AL71787-13%
Franklin, AL18487-13%
Tallassee, AL5,01188-12%
Reeltown, AL45690-10%
Wetumpka, AL7,13691-9%
Eclectic, AL83087-13%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
New Bloomfield, MO83087-13%
Mankato, KS83074-26%
Woodridge, NY83198-2%
Spearville, KS82983-17%
Hartland, ME82990-10%
Eclectic, AL83087-13%
Source: The Eclectic, AL cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.