Georgetown 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.
IndexGeorgetownGeorgiaNational
Cost of living index10195100
IndexGeorgetownGeorgiaNational
Goods & Services index10196100
Groceries index99100100
Health care index10094100
Housing index10089100
Transportation index10096100
Utilities index10897100

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  • The cost of living in Georgetown is 7% higher than the Georgia average.
  • The cost of living in Georgetown is 1% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Georgetown is equal to 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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Georgia Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Georgia4%8%

Georgia Income Tax

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

Goods & Services

ItemGeorgetownNational avg.Difference
Haircut $15.00$14.592.8%
Beauty Salon $35.83$34.683.3%
Toothpaste $2.22$2.4710.2%
Shampoo $0.86$1.0215.9%
Movie $10.20$9.873.4%
Bowling $4.07$4.397.3%

Groceries

ItemGeorgetownNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.98$4.4811.2%
Fried Chicken $1.34$1.468.5%
Milk $2.70$2.3614.6%
Potatoes $3.34$3.069.1%
Pizza $8.50$9.248.0%
Beer $8.78$8.631.7%

Health Care

ItemGeorgetownNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $73.40$99.7826.4%
Doctor $115.33$105.039.8%
Dentist $83.60$88.705.8%
Ibuprofen $8.43$9.4110.4%
Lipitor $318.09$298.506.6%

Housing

ItemGeorgetownNational avg.Difference
Home Price $170,900.00$181,400.005.8%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $677.37$1,081.0337.3%
Apartment Rent $1,002.00$889.0012.7%

Transportation

ItemGeorgetownNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.00$2.094.6%
Tire Balancing $51.51$45.2913.7%

Utilities

ItemGeorgetownNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$156.94$170.808.1%
Phone $37.04$28.2631.1%
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.
Garden City, GA8,86891-9%
Port Wentworth, GA5,48497-3%
Savannah, GA137,69097-3%
Bloomingdale, GA2,69998-2%
Midway, GA2,03398-2%
Georgetown, GA11,8191011%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Pennsville, NJ11,8191055%
Trenton, OH11,82395-5%
Mandeville, LA11,8271088%
Fortuna, CA11,83012424%
Hasbrouck Heights, NJ11,83015656%
Georgetown, GA11,8191011%
Source: The Georgetown, GA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.