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Overall 16%
Goods & Services 8%
Housing 44%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects 2019 and was released from C2ER in January, 2020; this is the most current data available.
The cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. For example, if the cost of living is 90, then it is 10% lower than average. If the cost of living is 110, then it is 10% higher than average. The breakdown for each index is as follows: goods & services (33%), groceries (13%), health care (5%), housing (30%), transportation (9%) and utilities (10%). If the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used.
IndexGraysonGeorgiaNational
Cost of living11694100
Goods & Services10897100
Groceries10499100
Health care10997100
Housing14486100
Transportation10897100
Utilities8693100

Key findings

  • The cost of living in Grayson is 24% higher than the Georgia average
  • The cost of living in Grayson is 16% higher than the national average
  • Grayson housing is 44% higher than the national average
  • Georgia general sales tax is 21% lower than the national average
  • Georgia state income tax is 59% 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$98,269$8,189$2,293$2,948
      Renters$36,731$3,061$857$1,102

      Georgia Sales Tax

      StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
      Georgia4%8%

      Georgia Income Tax

      StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
      Georgia1%5.75%

      Goods & Services

      ItemGraysonNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $20.90$17.4919.5%
      Beauty Salon $48.30$38.1726.5%
      Toothpaste $2.89$2.3224.5%
      Shampoo $1.04$1.012.8%
      Movie $14.66$10.7236.7%
      Bowling $16.40$13.8618.3%

      Groceries

      ItemGraysonNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $4.64$3.9019.0%
      Fried Chicken $1.32$1.405.4%
      Milk $2.09$1.966.5%
      Potatoes $3.00$3.185.7%
      Pizza $11.39$10.399.6%
      Beer $9.74$9.235.5%

      Health Care

      ItemGraysonNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $109.20$106.342.7%
      Doctor $119.75$115.253.9%
      Dentist $123.40$98.3825.4%
      Ibuprofen $8.35$9.269.8%
      Lipitor $463.28$466.470.7%

      Housing

      ItemGraysonNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $265,500.00$184,700.0043.7%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,321.35$1,273.323.8%
      Apartment Rent $1,364.00$949.0043.7%

      Transportation

      ItemGraysonNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $2.70$2.594.3%
      Tire Balancing $56.89$48.9016.4%

      Utilities

      ItemGraysonNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$124.35$167.6025.8%
      Phone $182.25$163.4211.5%
      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.
      Lakeview Estates, GA2,75181-19%
      Lithonia, GA2,09389-11%
      Stone Mountain, GA6,10291-9%
      Redan, GA34,10093-7%
      Monroe, GA13,25393-7%
      Grayson, GA3,00811616%

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      City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
      Mount Morris, IL3,00884-16%
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      Winnebago, IL3,00891-9%
      Clarcona, FL3,00882-18%
      Strasburg, OH3,00791-9%
      Grayson, GA3,00811616%
      Source: The Grayson, GA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.