Talmo cost of living index

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. 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. The breakdown for each index is as follows: goods and services (33%), groceries (13%), health care (5%), housing (30%), transportation (9%) and utilities (10%). In the event that the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used.
IndexTalmoGeorgiaNational
Cost of living10094100
IndexTalmoGeorgiaNational
Goods & Services10897100
Groceries10499100
Health care10997100
Housing9086100
Transportation10897100
Utilities8693100

Key findings

  • The cost of living in Talmo is 7% higher than the Georgia average
  • The cost of living in Talmo is equal to the national average
  • Talmo housing is 10% 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$59,375$4,948$1,385$1,781
      Renters$0$0$0$0

      Georgia Sales Tax

      StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
      Georgia4%8%

      Georgia Income Tax

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

      Goods & Services

      ItemTalmoNational 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

      ItemTalmoNational 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

      ItemTalmoNational 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

      ItemTalmoNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $164,600.00$184,700.0010.9%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,321.35$1,273.323.8%
      Apartment Rent $867.00$949.008.6%

      Transportation

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

      Utilities

      ItemTalmoNational 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.
      Russell, GA1,39588-12%
      Arcade, GA1,44289-11%
      Commerce, GA6,60187-13%
      Homer, GA1,22687-13%
      Maysville, GA2,30989-11%
      Talmo, GA1941000%

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      Talmo, GA1941000%
      Source: The Talmo, GA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.