Euharlee 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.
IndexEuharleeGeorgiaNational
Cost of living index9994100
IndexEuharleeGeorgiaNational
Goods & Services index10296100
Groceries index107100100
Health care index10394100
Housing index8987100
Transportation index10996100
Utilities index9197100
An overview of the general cost of living index for Euharlee, GA is displayed above for your reference. Residents in Euharlee, GA enjoy a cost of living index of 99. This index is 5% higher than the Georgia average, and 1% lower than the national average. The following categories are used when determining the cost of living index for any given city: health care (5%), transportation (9%), utilities (10%), groceries (13%), housing (30%), and goods/services (33%). Clearly, housing and goods/services make up the majority of the formula for calculating the cost of living index. Because of this, the general cost of living for any given area can be estimated by looking at the cost of everyday goods in that area. For those living in Euharlee, GA, the average cost of goods and services is 6% higher than it is in Georgia, and it is 2% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The cost of living in Euharlee is 5% higher than the Georgia average.
  • The cost of living in Euharlee is 1% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Euharlee is 11% 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$70,944$5,912$1,655$2,129
Renters$47,361$3,947$1,105$1,421
The percent of monthly income spent on housing can be a good indicator of the affordability of housing in Euharlee, GA as well as the overall cost of living. As a general rule of thumb, the debt-to-income ratio (DTI) for homeowners or renters should be not more than 28 percent of gross income to be spent on housing related costs and not more than 36 percent of income on all expenses, including debts. The median income for Euharlee, GA homeowners, is $70,944. This would allow for a maximum of $1,655 per month to be spent on housing costs. For renters, the median monthly income is $47,361 which would result in a maximum of $1,105 to be spent on rental costs.

Georgia Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Georgia4%8%

Georgia Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Georgia1%6%
The Georgia sales tax and Georgia income tax rates should definitely be considered when determining the overall cost of living in Euharlee, GA. Sales taxes are taxes that are imposed onto goods and services sold. Sales taxes do vary by state and can range from no tax at all to upwards of 7%. The Georgia sales tax is 4% and the maximum surtax is 8%. Income tax is the tax imposed on income by the government. The income tax rates will vary by state and will also increase or decrease depending on the corresponding tax bracket. State income tax rates can range from anywhere from no tax at all to more than 9%. The Georgia income tax rates range from 1% to 6%.

Goods & Services

ItemEuharleeNational avg.Difference
Haircut $17.70$14.5921.3%
Beauty Salon $43.70$34.6826.0%
Toothpaste $2.57$2.473.9%
Shampoo $0.75$1.0226.6%
Movie $12.24$9.8724.0%
Bowling $5.21$4.3918.6%

Groceries

ItemEuharleeNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.74$4.485.9%
Fried Chicken $1.54$1.465.2%
Milk $2.42$2.362.7%
Potatoes $3.74$3.0622.2%
Pizza $8.09$9.2412.5%
Beer $8.97$8.633.9%

Health Care

ItemEuharleeNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $88.57$99.7811.2%
Doctor $96.50$105.038.1%
Dentist $105.50$88.7018.9%
Ibuprofen $6.29$9.4133.2%
Lipitor $324.65$298.508.8%

Housing

ItemEuharleeNational avg.Difference
Home Price $147,100.00$175,700.0016.3%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,027.50$1,081.035.0%
Apartment Rent $945.00$920.002.7%

Transportation

ItemEuharleeNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.25$2.097.8%
Tire Balancing $51.19$45.2913.0%

Utilities

ItemEuharleeNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$146.37$170.8014.3%
Phone $27.94$28.261.1%
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.
Shannon, GA1,86281-19%
Lindale, GA4,26685-15%
Rockmart, GA4,17490-10%
White, GA74085-15%
Kingston, GA78586-14%
Euharlee, GA4,17299-1%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Key Center, WA4,17212020%
Mojave, CA4,17288-12%
Williamstown, MA4,17312222%
Pocomoke City, MD4,17099-1%
Rockmart, GA4,17490-10%
Euharlee, GA4,17299-1%
Source: The Euharlee, GA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.