Sparta 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.
IndexSpartaGeorgiaNational
Cost of living index8094100
IndexSpartaGeorgiaNational
Goods & Services index10399100
Groceries index10399100
Health care index9599100
Housing index4187100
Transportation index7993100
Utilities index8495100

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  • The cost of living in Sparta is 16% lower than the Georgia average.
  • The cost of living in Sparta is 20% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Sparta is 59% 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$33,405$2,784$779$1,002
Renters$22,083$1,840$515$663

Georgia Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Georgia4%8%

Georgia Income Tax

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

Goods & Services

ItemSpartaNational avg.Difference
Haircut $17.18$15.5610.4%
Beauty Salon $33.05$36.118.5%
Toothpaste $3.48$2.4740.6%
Shampoo $0.86$0.9610.9%
Movie $12.00$10.1318.5%
Bowling $4.00$4.7415.5%

Groceries

ItemSpartaNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.42$3.9811.0%
Fried Chicken $1.78$1.4126.7%
Milk $2.03$2.061.8%
Potatoes $3.32$2.9811.3%
Pizza $10.49$9.4710.7%
Beer $8.91$8.791.3%

Health Care

ItemSpartaNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $106.50$101.045.4%
Doctor $95.00$107.4411.6%
Dentist $83.67$90.427.5%
Ibuprofen $8.82$9.284.9%
Lipitor $435.83$426.502.2%

Housing

ItemSpartaNational avg.Difference
Home Price $63,400.00$175,700.0063.9%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $871.30$1,133.2323.1%
Apartment Rent $494.00$920.0046.3%

Transportation

ItemSpartaNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.65$1.9917.3%
Tire Balancing $32.00$45.7630.1%

Utilities

ItemSpartaNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$133.73$163.8118.4%
Phone $24.99$28.3912.0%
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.
Hardwick, GA3,82879-21%
White Plains, GA21981-19%
Sparta, GA2,10380-20%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Geneva, NE2,10378-22%
Cabana Colony, FL2,10397-3%
Rio Verde, AZ2,10213737%
Enetai, WA2,10412929%
Guin, AL2,10476-24%
Sparta, GA2,10380-20%
Source: The Sparta, GA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.