Tybee Island 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.
IndexTybee IslandGeorgiaNational
Cost of living index13394100
IndexTybee IslandGeorgiaNational
Goods & Services index10697100
Groceries index10399100
Health care index9997100
Housing index20486100
Transportation index9697100
Utilities index10593100

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  • The cost of living in Tybee Island is 43% higher than the Georgia average.
  • The cost of living in Tybee Island is 33% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Tybee Island is 104% higher 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$96,786$8,066$2,258$2,904
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%6%

Goods & Services

ItemTybee IslandNational avg.Difference
Haircut $18.50$17.495.8%
Beauty Salon $60.00$38.1757.2%
Toothpaste $2.13$2.328.2%
Shampoo $0.90$1.0111.1%
Movie $10.00$10.726.8%
Bowling $15.00$13.868.2%

Groceries

ItemTybee IslandNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.99$3.902.3%
Fried Chicken $1.42$1.401.7%
Milk $2.01$1.962.4%
Potatoes $3.49$3.189.6%
Pizza $9.69$10.396.8%
Beer $9.82$9.236.4%

Health Care

ItemTybee IslandNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $157.50$106.3448.1%
Doctor $107.50$115.256.7%
Dentist $99.00$98.380.6%
Ibuprofen $8.86$9.264.3%
Lipitor $413.48$466.4711.4%

Housing

ItemTybee IslandNational avg.Difference
Home Price $434,300.00$184,700.00135.1%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,474.06$1,273.3215.8%
Apartment Rent $1,238.00$949.0030.5%

Transportation

ItemTybee IslandNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.58$2.590.4%
Tire Balancing $45.00$48.908.0%

Utilities

ItemTybee IslandNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$181.91$167.608.5%
Phone $181.06$163.4210.8%
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.
Savannah, GA144,71794-6%
Montgomery, GA4,22296-4%
Thunderbolt, GA2,60696-4%
Wilmington Island, GA15,0051055%
Whitemarsh Island, GA6,92211111%
Tybee Island, GA3,06813333%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Wallburg, NC3,06893-7%
Mount Healthy Heights, OH3,06889-11%
Ocean Grove, NJ3,06915151%
Weston Lakes, TX3,06913838%
Pine City, MN3,06795-5%
Tybee Island, GA3,06813333%
Source: The Tybee Island, GA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.
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