Girard 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.
IndexGirardGeorgiaNational
Cost of living index7894100
IndexGirardGeorgiaNational
Goods & Services index10297100
Groceries index10099100
Health care index9197100
Housing index3486100
Transportation index8797100
Utilities index8793100
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  • The cost of living in Girard is 17% lower than the Georgia average.
  • The cost of living in Girard is 22% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Girard is 66% 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$15,500$1,292$362$465
Renters$21,250$1,771$496$638

Georgia Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Georgia4%8%

Georgia Income Tax

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

Goods & Services

ItemGirardNational avg.Difference
Haircut $14.00$17.4920.0%
Beauty Salon $34.33$38.1710.1%
Toothpaste $3.11$2.3234.0%
Shampoo $0.78$1.0122.9%
Movie $12.00$10.7211.9%
Bowling $15.00$13.868.2%

Groceries

ItemGirardNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.49$3.9015.1%
Fried Chicken $2.43$1.4074.1%
Milk $1.69$1.9613.9%
Potatoes $3.58$3.1812.5%
Pizza $11.99$10.3915.4%
Beer $8.95$9.233.0%

Health Care

ItemGirardNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $175.00$106.3464.6%
Doctor $95.00$115.2517.6%
Dentist $77.33$98.3821.4%
Ibuprofen $8.99$9.262.9%
Lipitor $450.51$466.473.4%

Housing

ItemGirardNational avg.Difference
Home Price $55,000.00$184,700.0070.2%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $955.22$1,273.3225.0%
Apartment Rent $425.00$949.0055.2%

Transportation

ItemGirardNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.63$2.591.4%
Tire Balancing $32.00$48.9034.6%

Utilities

ItemGirardNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$128.84$167.6023.1%
Phone $182.56$163.4211.7%
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.
Perkins, GA23087-13%
Sardis, GA87571-29%
Hiltonia, GA51172-28%
Snelling, SC32581-19%
Girard, GA15678-22%

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City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Alger, WA15613030%
Quitman, LA15681-19%
Glenwood, MO15678-22%
Bruce, SD15676-24%
Palmer, IA15678-22%
Girard, GA15678-22%
Source: The Girard, GA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.
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