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Overall 25%
Goods & Services 12%
Housing 62%
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.
IndexParrishAlabamaNational
Cost of living7589100
Goods & Services8898100
Groceries8896100
Health care8891100
Housing3872100
Transportation9291100
Utilities103103100

Key findings

  • The cost of living in Parrish is 16% lower than the Alabama average
  • The cost of living in Parrish is 25% lower than the national average
  • Parrish housing is 62% lower than 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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      Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

      Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
      Owners$37,670$3,139$879$1,130
      Renters$22,031$1,836$514$661

      Alabama Sales Tax

      StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
      Alabama4%13.5%

      Alabama Income Tax

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

      Goods & Services

      ItemParrishNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $16.33$17.496.6%
      Beauty Salon $35.00$38.178.3%
      Toothpaste $1.71$2.3226.3%
      Shampoo $0.78$1.0122.9%
      Movie $11.91$10.7211.1%
      Bowling $15.00$13.868.2%

      Groceries

      ItemParrishNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $3.89$3.900.3%
      Fried Chicken $1.17$1.4016.2%
      Milk $1.75$1.9610.8%
      Potatoes $2.73$3.1814.2%
      Pizza $9.79$10.395.8%
      Beer $8.65$9.236.3%

      Health Care

      ItemParrishNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $109.00$106.342.5%
      Doctor $80.00$115.2530.6%
      Dentist $93.50$98.385.0%
      Ibuprofen $7.98$9.2613.8%
      Lipitor $457.00$466.472.0%

      Housing

      ItemParrishNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $57,000.00$184,700.0069.1%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $955.18$1,273.3225.0%
      Apartment Rent $530.00$949.0044.2%

      Transportation

      ItemParrishNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $2.32$2.5910.6%
      Tire Balancing $48.33$48.901.2%

      Utilities

      ItemParrishNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$179.60$167.607.2%
      Phone $178.98$163.429.5%
      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.
      Carbon Hill, AL1,73974-26%
      Oakman, AL66675-25%
      Cordova, AL2,03076-24%
      Sipsey, AL41677-23%
      Dora, AL2,36278-22%
      Parrish, AL91475-25%

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      Smithfield, PA91483-17%
      Cameron, WV91479-21%
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      Source: The Parrish, AL cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.