Lumber City 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.
IndexLumber CityGeorgiaNational
Cost of living index7593100
IndexLumber CityGeorgiaNational
Goods & Services index8396100
Groceries index9599100
Health care index9496100
Housing index3886100
Transportation index8996100
Utilities index11197100

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  • The cost of living in Lumber City is 20% lower than the Georgia average.
  • The cost of living in Lumber City is 25% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Lumber City is 62% 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$30,511$2,543$712$915
Renters$22,500$1,875$525$675

Georgia Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Georgia4%8%

Georgia Income Tax

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

Goods & Services

ItemLumber CityNational avg.Difference
Haircut $16.28$16.091.2%
Beauty Salon $20.88$37.3344.1%
Toothpaste $2.00$2.4518.3%
Shampoo $1.00$1.000.2%
Movie $9.58$10.286.9%
Bowling $4.01$4.9318.7%

Groceries

ItemLumber CityNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.49$3.808.1%
Fried Chicken $1.15$1.4017.4%
Milk $1.65$2.0118.0%
Potatoes $2.78$3.017.6%
Pizza $10.93$9.8910.6%
Beer $8.77$8.901.4%

Health Care

ItemLumber CityNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $87.07$102.1614.8%
Doctor $74.66$108.3631.1%
Dentist $106.45$92.5315.0%
Ibuprofen $8.38$9.289.7%
Lipitor $411.04$425.823.5%

Housing

ItemLumber CityNational avg.Difference
Home Price $53,800.00$184,700.0070.9%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $690.69$1,202.4442.6%
Apartment Rent $562.00$949.0040.8%

Transportation

ItemLumber CityNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.02$2.2410.1%
Tire Balancing $40.91$46.2911.6%

Utilities

ItemLumber CityNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$158.42$165.964.5%
Phone $37.03$28.6829.1%
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.
Satilla, GA49991-9%
Denton, GA20971-29%
Graham, GA26172-28%
Alamo, GA3,37674-26%
Scotland, GA39274-26%
Lumber City, GA1,27175-25%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Enlow, PA1,27190-10%
Elkhart, TX1,27182-18%
Rough and Ready, CA1,27111919%
Boswell, PA1,27184-16%
Milford, NJ1,27111111%
Lumber City, GA1,27175-25%
Source: The Lumber City, GA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.