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.
An overview of the general cost of living index for Ashburn, GA is displayed above for your reference. Residents in Ashburn, GA enjoy a cost of living index of 82. This index is 13% lower than the Georgia average, and 18% 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 Ashburn, GA, the average cost of goods and services is 3% lower than it is in Georgia, and it is 7% lower than the national average.
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The cost of living in Ashburn is 13% lower than the Georgia average.
The cost of living in Ashburn is 18% lower than the national average.
The cost of housing in Ashburn is 54% 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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Use the salary calculator to compare your current income in Ashburn, GA to any other city in the country. The calculator will tell you how much income you would need to make in a particular city to live at the same level based on the cost of living in each city. For example, if the cost of living in the city you are looking to move to is higher than that of Ashburn, GA, then you would need to earn a higher salary in order to enjoy the same standard of living. To use the Ashburn, GA salary calculator, enter the name of the new city, then move the slider to your current salary level. The salary calculator will do the rest and let you know if your salary would need to increase or decrease for the new city. You will also see a complete overview of the cost of living.
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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 Ashburn, 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. Ashburn, GA has a median income of about $33,764 for people who own homes. Based on that number, a person should spend a maximum of $788 on expenses related to housing. Renters have a slightly different median income, which is $10,604. Based on this average, renters should spend no more than $247 on all of their rental costs if they want to maintain a non-impoverished standard of living.
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When assessing the complete cost of living in Ashburn, GA, the Georgia income tax and the Georgia sales tax percentages should unquestionably be taken into consideration. Sales taxes aren't just levies imposed onto sold goods, but they also include taxes that are charged when services are provided for a fee. The rates are different from state to state and can run has high as 7 percent. Some states have no sales tax at all. The Georgia maximum surtax is 8%, and the Georgia sales tax is 4%. By contrast, income tax is an unfortunate obligation that is charged by the government against earnings. Just like sales taxes, the rates for income taxes differ from state to state. They also decrease or increase according to the individual's tax bracket. Tax rates can run as high as 9 percent, with a minimum of zero. Income tax rates range from 1% to 6% in Georgia.
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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.