Ethelsville 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.
IndexEthelsvilleAlabamaNational
Cost of living index7389100
IndexEthelsvilleAlabamaNational
Goods & Services index8998100
Groceries index8798100
Health care index9685100
Housing index3773100
Transportation index9692100
Utilities index7899100

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  • The cost of living in Ethelsville is 18% lower than the Alabama average.
  • The cost of living in Ethelsville is 27% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Ethelsville is 63% 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$47,500$3,958$1,108$1,425
Renters$17,188$1,432$401$516

Alabama Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Alabama4%10%

Alabama Income Tax

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

Goods & Services

ItemEthelsvilleNational avg.Difference
Haircut $14.80$14.591.4%
Beauty Salon $25.98$34.6825.1%
Toothpaste $1.68$2.4732.1%
Shampoo $0.80$1.0221.7%
Movie $9.25$9.876.3%
Bowling $3.50$4.3920.3%

Groceries

ItemEthelsvilleNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.90$4.4812.9%
Fried Chicken $1.08$1.4626.2%
Milk $2.36$2.360.1%
Potatoes $2.81$3.068.2%
Pizza $9.95$9.247.6%
Beer $7.64$8.6311.5%

Health Care

ItemEthelsvilleNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $99.67$99.780.1%
Doctor $80.67$105.0323.2%
Dentist $97.00$88.709.4%
Ibuprofen $7.64$9.4118.8%
Lipitor $299.58$298.500.4%

Housing

ItemEthelsvilleNational avg.Difference
Home Price $45,000.00$175,700.0074.4%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $781.10$1,081.0327.7%
Apartment Rent $585.00$920.0036.4%

Transportation

ItemEthelsvilleNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.93$2.097.8%
Tire Balancing $47.96$45.295.9%

Utilities

ItemEthelsvilleNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$119.71$170.8029.9%
Phone $25.01$28.2611.5%
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.
Macedonia, AL14668-32%
Reform, AL2,04479-21%
Kennedy, AL43175-25%
Millport, AL94275-25%
Carrollton, AL1,13881-19%
Ethelsville, AL8173-27%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Mineral Bluff, GA8193-7%
Whalan, MN8181-19%
Stonewall Gap, CO811088%
Nimrod, MN8191-9%
Lignite, ND8189-11%
Ethelsville, AL8173-27%
Source: The Ethelsville, AL cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.