Unadilla 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.
IndexUnadillaGeorgiaNational
Cost of living index7994100
IndexUnadillaGeorgiaNational
Goods & Services index9499100
Groceries index10399100
Health care index10599100
Housing index3587100
Transportation index10493100
Utilities index9595100
Here we can see a simple outline of the cost of living in Unadilla, GA. As you can see, with the average cost of living in Unadilla, GA being 79, that puts it 16% lower than the average of Georgia and 21% 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 Unadilla, GA, the price of goods and services are 5% lower than the average of Georgia as well as 6% lower than the nation's average.

Did you know?

  • The cost of living in Unadilla is 16% lower than the Georgia average.
  • The cost of living in Unadilla is 21% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Unadilla is 65% 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$32,477$2,706$758$974
Renters$14,496$1,208$338$435
How much of your monthly income goes to housing can tell you whether or not you can afford housing in Unadilla, GA, as well as what the average cost of living is. Generally, a good rule to follow is that the debt-to-income (DTI) level you want to maintain is 28 percent or less of your income on your rent or mortgage payment and not more than 36 percent of income on all expenses and debts. In Unadilla, GA homeowners have a median income of $32,477. Using that number, you will come up with a maximum of $758 per month that can be spent on the cost of housing. For those who are renting instead of owning, the median income is $14,496, which means there is a maximum of $338 to be spent on the costs of renting a home or apartment.

Georgia Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Georgia4%8%

Georgia Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Georgia1%6%
For those who live in Unadilla, GA and want to know what the true cost of living is, they ought to look at both the Georgia income tax rate and the Georgia sales tax rate. By sales tax, we mean the taxes that are included whenever a person is purchasing any goods or services. The amount that is taxed depends upon the particular state, where some states have a sales tax of zero percent while others can have a tax higher than seven percent. In Georgia, the sales tax is 4%, while the most you'll pay in surtax is 8%. There is also income tax to consider, which is based upon the amount of money made in a year. Just like sales tax, income tax depends upon the particular state but also depends upon what tax bracket the person is in. Income tax for the state can be higher than nine percent in some states to zero percent in others. For those that live in Georgia, the income tax rate ranges between 1% to 6%.

Goods & Services

ItemUnadillaNational avg.Difference
Haircut $15.00$15.563.6%
Beauty Salon $26.00$36.1128.0%
Toothpaste $2.44$2.471.4%
Shampoo $0.95$0.961.6%
Movie $10.43$10.133.0%
Bowling $4.16$4.7412.1%

Groceries

ItemUnadillaNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.06$3.981.9%
Fried Chicken $1.43$1.411.4%
Milk $2.23$2.067.9%
Potatoes $3.20$2.987.2%
Pizza $7.99$9.4715.7%
Beer $8.98$8.792.2%

Health Care

ItemUnadillaNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $95.00$101.046.0%
Doctor $97.50$107.449.3%
Dentist $103.33$90.4214.3%
Ibuprofen $10.26$9.2810.6%
Lipitor $446.03$426.504.6%

Housing

ItemUnadillaNational avg.Difference
Home Price $63,900.00$175,700.0063.6%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $793.51$1,133.2330.0%
Apartment Rent $288.00$920.0068.7%

Transportation

ItemUnadillaNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.90$1.994.8%
Tire Balancing $56.56$45.7623.6%

Utilities

ItemUnadillaNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$167.14$163.812.0%
Phone $24.78$28.3912.7%
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.
Lilly, GA23776-24%
Pineview, GA59279-21%
Pinehurst, GA49379-21%
Vienna, GA3,88081-19%
Byromville, GA69482-18%
Unadilla, GA3,71679-21%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
St. Charles, MN3,71696-4%
White City, FL3,7161033%
Hohenwald, TN3,71682-18%
Wrightsville, GA3,71776-24%
Hebron, IN3,71491-9%
Unadilla, GA3,71679-21%
Source: The Unadilla, GA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.