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Overall 14%
Goods & Services 8%
Housing 34%
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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.
IndexLott RoadMobileAlabama
Cost of living868888
Goods & Services929294
Groceries979798
Health care10610691
Housing667072
Transportation959593
Utilities9999101

Key findings

  • The cost of living in Lott Road is 2% lower than the Mobile average
  • The cost of living in Lott Road is 14% lower than the national average
  • Lott Road housing is 34% lower than the national average
  • Alabama general sales tax is 21% lower than the national average
  • Alabama state income tax is 19% 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)
      Household$47,815$3,985$1,116$1,435

      Alabama Sales Tax

      StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
      Alabama4%13.5%

      Alabama Income Tax

      StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
      Alabama2%5%

      Goods & Services

      ItemMobileNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $17.20$20.2715.2%
      Beauty Salon $29.66$40.3926.6%
      Toothpaste $1.70$2.3628.1%
      Shampoo $0.98$1.089.0%
      Movie $11.89$10.998.2%
      Bowling $14.78$15.494.6%

      Groceries

      ItemMobileNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $4.33$4.300.8%
      Fried Chicken $1.39$1.400.7%
      Milk $2.61$2.2018.6%
      Potatoes $3.18$3.221.3%
      Pizza $9.24$10.7413.9%
      Beer $9.94$9.603.5%

      Health Care

      ItemMobileNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $130.76$109.7319.2%
      Doctor $112.98$118.344.5%
      Dentist $113.09$100.9412.0%
      Ibuprofen $10.24$9.933.1%
      Lipitor $475.29$469.531.2%

      Housing

      ItemMobileNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $119,500.00$184,700.0035.3%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $739.14$1,229.6239.9%
      Apartment Rent $783.00$949.0017.5%

      Transportation

      ItemMobileNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $2.56$2.715.7%
      Tire Balancing $49.24$51.865.0%

      Utilities

      ItemMobileNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$169.16$170.841.0%
      Phone $185.19$187.181.1%
      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

      CityPopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
      Chunchula, AL192955.0%
      Bucks, AL51955.0%
      Prichard, AL22,3408119.5%
      Gulfcrest, AL2428217.6%
      Chickasaw, AL5,9558316.7%
      Mobile, AL193,7178812.5%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
      Grand Rapids, MI193,8878910.6%
      Sunrise Manor, NV192,873937.0%
      Salt Lake City, UT191,4461087.5%
      Spring Valley, NV190,6611032.9%
      Augusta, GA196,7848118.6%
      Mobile, AL193,7178812.5%
      Source: This data reflects 2021 and was released from C2ER in January, 2022; this is the most current data available.