Glennville 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.
IndexGlennvilleGeorgiaNational
Cost of living index8494100
IndexGlennvilleGeorgiaNational
Goods & Services index9199100
Groceries index9199100
Health care index8399100
Housing index6787100
Transportation index8493100
Utilities index9995100
Here we can see a simple outline of the cost of living in Glennville, GA. As you can see, with the average cost of living in Glennville, GA being 84, that puts it 11% lower than the average of Georgia and 16% lower than our nation's average. This simple outline of the cost of living index was formulated using prices of: goods and services (weighted 33%), housing prices (weighted 30%), groceries (weighted 13%), utilities (weighted 10%), transportation (weighted 9%), and health care (weighted 5%). Thus, goods/services, along with housing influences the majority of the cost of living index. The price of daily goods and services is a valuable and reliable number to be aware of when considering the general price of the city's goods. In the case of Glennville, GA, the price of goods and services are 7% lower than the average of Georgia as well as 9% lower than the nation's average.

Did you know?

  • The cost of living in Glennville is 11% lower than the Georgia average.
  • The cost of living in Glennville is 16% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Glennville is 33% 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$56,250$4,688$1,312$1,688
Renters$32,500$2,708$758$975
A good way to judge both the affordability of the housing and the cost of living is by simply calculating the maximum that a person should spend on housing in Glennville, GA, otherwise known as the debt-to-income ratio (DTI). The safest way to live in the city is to avoid spending more than 28 percent of the gross income that one earns on costs that pertain to housing and no more than 36 percent on all expenses and debts. Glennville, GA has a median income of about $56,250 for people who own homes. Based on that number, a person should spend a maximum of $1,312 on expenses related to housing. Renters have a slightly different median income, which is $32,500. Based on this average, renters should spend no more than $758 on all of their rental costs if they want to maintain a non-impoverished standard of living.

Georgia Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Georgia4%8%

Georgia Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Georgia1%6%
When you are determining the total cost of living in Glennville, GA you will want to make sure you consider both the Georgia sales tax and the Georgia income tax rates. Sales tax come in the form of taxes levied on both services and goods that are sold. The sales tax rates are different state to state and range from zero sales tax to higher than 7%. The sales tax in Georgia is 4%, with the highest surtax being 8%. Tax that is on income by the government is income tax. Different states have different income tax rates and these rates can be higher or lower dependent on the corresponding tax bracket. The state income tax rates are different state to state and range from no income tax to more than 9% income tax. The income tax rates in Georgia have a range from 1% to 6%.

Goods & Services

ItemGlennvilleNational avg.Difference
Haircut $16.46$15.565.8%
Beauty Salon $33.50$36.117.2%
Toothpaste $1.80$2.4727.3%
Shampoo $0.95$0.961.9%
Movie $10.50$10.133.7%
Bowling $5.20$4.749.9%

Groceries

ItemGlennvilleNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.93$3.981.4%
Fried Chicken $1.18$1.4116.5%
Milk $1.89$2.068.6%
Potatoes $3.05$2.982.3%
Pizza $7.20$9.4724.0%
Beer $8.90$8.791.2%

Health Care

ItemGlennvilleNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $78.67$101.0422.1%
Doctor $72.83$107.4432.2%
Dentist $74.50$90.4217.6%
Ibuprofen $8.66$9.286.6%
Lipitor $420.28$426.501.5%

Housing

ItemGlennvilleNational avg.Difference
Home Price $122,700.00$175,700.0030.2%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $839.43$1,133.2325.9%
Apartment Rent $552.00$920.0040.0%

Transportation

ItemGlennvilleNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.82$1.998.8%
Tire Balancing $30.55$45.7633.2%

Utilities

ItemGlennvilleNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$159.63$163.812.6%
Phone $28.72$28.391.2%
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.
Mendes, GA6377-23%
Gumbranch, GA20884-16%
Reidsville, GA2,61878-22%
Daisy, GA11981-19%
Hagan, GA88486-14%
Glennville, GA5,16684-16%

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Williams, CA5,1661055%
Winterset, IA5,16588-12%
Glendive, MT5,16793-7%
Woodstock, VA5,1641011%
Sawmills, NC5,16487-13%
Glennville, GA5,16684-16%
Source: The Glennville, GA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.