Point Clear 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.
IndexPoint ClearAlabamaNational
Cost of living index11389100
IndexPoint ClearAlabamaNational
Goods & Services index10798100
Groceries index10196100
Health care index10991100
Housing index13572100
Transportation index9491100
Utilities index102103100
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  • The cost of living in Point Clear is 26% higher than the Alabama average.
  • The cost of living in Point Clear is 13% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Point Clear is 35% higher 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$79,706$6,642$1,860$2,391
Renters$28,079$2,340$655$842

Alabama Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Alabama4%13.5%

Alabama Income Tax

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

Goods & Services

ItemPoint ClearNational avg.Difference
Haircut $15.00$17.4914.2%
Beauty Salon $37.75$38.171.1%
Toothpaste $1.71$2.3226.3%
Shampoo $0.83$1.0118.0%
Movie $12.51$10.7216.7%
Bowling $18.00$13.8629.9%

Groceries

ItemPoint ClearNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.58$3.9017.4%
Fried Chicken $1.28$1.408.3%
Milk $2.40$1.9622.3%
Potatoes $4.20$3.1832.0%
Pizza $9.79$10.395.8%
Beer $9.47$9.232.6%

Health Care

ItemPoint ClearNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $134.60$106.3426.6%
Doctor $117.00$115.251.5%
Dentist $113.50$98.3815.4%
Ibuprofen $9.98$9.267.8%
Lipitor $493.71$466.475.8%

Housing

ItemPoint ClearNational avg.Difference
Home Price $245,700.00$184,700.0033.0%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $890.75$1,273.3230.0%
Apartment Rent $1,320.00$949.0039.1%

Transportation

ItemPoint ClearNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.41$2.597.2%
Tire Balancing $47.74$48.902.4%

Utilities

ItemPoint ClearNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$174.87$167.604.3%
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.
Bon Secour, AL6501000%
Mobile, AL193,71793-7%
Belle Fontaine, AL64994-6%
Robertsdale, AL5,77695-5%
Loxley, AL1,83797-3%
Point Clear, AL2,27211313%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
West Lafayette, OH2,27279-21%
Village of Four Seasons, MO2,2721044%
Oak Hills, PA2,2721022%
South Congaree, SC2,27291-9%
Decatur, AR2,27278-22%
Point Clear, AL2,27211313%
Source: The Point Clear, AL cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.
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