Broomtown 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.
Cost of living index9689100
Goods & Services index9596100
Groceries index9397100
Health care index9186100
Housing indexn/a72100
Transportation index9691100
Utilities index105108100

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  • The cost of living in Broomtown is 8% higher than the Alabama average.
  • The cost of living in Broomtown is 4% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Broomtown is equal to the national average.
  • Alabama general sales tax is 21% lower than the national average.
  • Alabama state income tax is 10% lower than the national average.

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Goods & Services

ItemBroomtownNational avg.Difference
Haircut $13.33$16.0917.1%
Beauty Salon $29.25$37.3321.7%
Toothpaste $2.56$2.454.6%
Shampoo $0.86$1.0014.0%
Movie $10.60$10.283.1%
Bowling $4.50$4.938.8%


ItemBroomtownNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.19$3.8010.2%
Fried Chicken $1.64$1.4017.2%
Milk $1.56$2.0122.5%
Potatoes $3.16$3.015.0%
Pizza $9.37$9.895.2%
Beer $8.86$8.900.4%

Health Care

ItemBroomtownNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $94.00$102.168.0%
Doctor $90.56$108.3616.4%
Dentist $82.72$92.5310.6%
Ibuprofen $7.63$9.2817.8%
Lipitor $454.95$425.826.8%


ItemBroomtownNational avg.Difference
Home Price $0.00$184,700.00100.0%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $923.15$1,202.4423.2%
Apartment Rent $0.00$949.00100.0%


ItemBroomtownNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.21$2.241.7%
Tire Balancing $42.11$46.299.0%


ItemBroomtownNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$176.53$165.966.4%
Phone $29.99$28.684.6%
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.
Pine Ridge, AL20479-21%
Lyerly, GA44380-20%
Menlo, GA44680-20%
Summerville, GA4,40880-20%
Trion, GA2,27380-20%
Broomtown, AL12296-4%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Adak, AK1221011%
Hunt, NY12281-19%
Rosendale, MO12270-30%
Crouch, ID12297-3%
Butlerville, OH12292-8%
Broomtown, AL12296-4%
Source: The Broomtown, AL cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.